Seattle Race Series
Bringing back the Seattle Winter and Spring Seattle Race Series, these are monthly 8 mile paddling and rowing races on Seattle’s inner waterways.
NEXT RACE: ON HOLD UNTIL MAY OR JUNE
Paddle under 2 bridges four times into Lake Union and Portage Bay, repeating part of the. course while enjoying city and houseboat views.
Fastest racers in SUP 14′, HPK1 and OC1 win a free entry to the next race!
WHO SHOULD RACE?
Open to prone, SUP, OC, row, pedal craft, dragon boats, surf ski, kayak. *Kayaks 13’+ and SUP minimum 12′-6″. Must know how to swim.
RACE REQUIREMENTS – PFDs required to be worn for racers plus leashes for SUPs. Prone paddle board and rowers can carry on craft.No PFDs will be DQ.
PARKING – Free street (Sunday) parking and Free lot across street (see pic) and paid marina parking. Directions
BOAT SET-UP – Free lot grass strips and round grass area by AV docks (See inset photo). *Stay off other UW property.
LAUNCH: AV Docks and Public dock off paid lot by AV (by houseboats).
8:30AM Sign-in Opens – Check-in and Sign Waiver. *Day of registration – bring cash.
9:15 – Registration Closes
9:30AM – Quick safety Meeting for all Participants
10AM – *RACE START
Noon-12:30 – Quick Awards.
1pm – Event End.
Volunteers Needed: Power boat and human powered safety boats.
QUESTIONS / CONTACT: Rob Casey – firstname.lastname@example.org / 206-465-7167
RACE TRAINING AVAILABLE:
SUP, kayak and surf-ski. Also learn how to surf, freighter/tug surf, downwind, paddle in Deception Pass and go on overnight trips! LEARN MORE
CHECK OUT OUR OTHER RACES:
Skill Prerequisites: Intermediate to Advanced
You should be comfortable paddling 8 miles on flat water with possible wind and small waves or boat wakes.
Open to all human powered paddling craft. No SUPs under 12′-6″ or kayaks under 13′.
All racers will be required to wear a PFD. Prone and rowers can carry PFD on craft. SUPs will be required to wear a PFD and leash.