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Sunday March 28th 6.8 Mile Paddling Race in Lake Union, Portage Bay, the Montlake Cut and Lake WA from Agua Verde Paddle Club

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PARKING

LOCATION – Agua Verde Paddle Club 1307 NE Boat Street Seattle, WA 98105

PARKING – Free UW Lot across street, Free Street Parking and paid marina parking.

BOAT SET-UP – (Fritz Hedges Waterway Park (New!) and Free lot grass strips and round grass area by AV docks. *Stay off other UW property.

WATER ACCESS – Fritz Hedges Waterway Park (new!). Less distancing at the Agua Verde main dock; Rocky shoreline access by Sakuma Point; and Public Dock by houseboats on east end of paid AV lot.  Alternatively, paddle in from Waterways 18 and 19 on Northlake Way.

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THE DETAILS – Scroll to Bottom for Parking / Launch

COURSE:

6.8 miles

  • Start from Agua Verde Paddle Club and go west under the University Bridge and I-5 Bridge into Lake Union to #11 Buoy.
  • Left turn around the Green port buoy #11 off Gas Works Park. Yield for boats.
  • Head east into Portage Bay and Left Turn round the 2 red/pink buoys in front of the Seattle Yacht Club (photo below)
  • Head east into Montlake Cut staying to the right to the Red Nun #18
  • From #18 take a Left angled turn to head towards the Webster Point tower #21 – green.
  • Left turn around the Webster Point Tower #21 Green marker.
  • Back through Montlake Cut staying to the right of the channel.
  • Finish at Agua Verde Paddle Club in front of the yellow dock / Starting Line. *Call out your name to Harry.

Yield to all boats

 

 

Gas Works Park Turn

Left turn around Green Buoy #11 – Yield for boats.

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PORTAGE BAY TURN (below)

This turn are two orange buoys in front of Seattle Yacht Club.

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WEBSTER POINT RED BUOY AND TURN

 


ALTERNATIVE COURSE FOR HIGH WIND

Kenmore Air Info for Avoiding Flashing Buoy Seaplane Area in Case of Landing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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