Bringing back the Seattle Winter and Spring Seattle Race Series, these are monthly 8 mile paddling and rowing races on Seattle’s inner waterways. Paddle under 5 bridges twice and enjoy city and houseboat views.
Fastest racers in SUP,14′, HPK 1 and OC1 win a free entry to the next race! Win a $50 Agua Verde Cafe Gift Card!
WHO SHOULD RACE?
Open to prone, SUP, OC, row, pedal craft, surf ski, kayak. *Kayaks 13’+ and SUP minimum 12′-6″. Must know how to swim.
LOCATION – Agua Verde Paddle Club 1307 NE Boat Street Seattle, WA 98105
PARKING – Free Lot across street, Free Street Parking and paid marina parking.
BOAT SET-UP – Free lot grass strips and round grass area by AV docks. *Stay off other UW property.
WATER ACCESS – 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.
8 miles – Race from Agua Verde Paddle Club on Portage Bay under the University and I-5 bridges into Lake Union, thru the Ship Canal to the Ballard bridge and back!
Ballard Turn-a-round: Go under Ballard Bridge sides (not Middle). There’s plenty of room. Turn around at yellow buoy in front of Sagstad Marina and Salmon Bay Cafe. You’ll see Ballard Hardware on right before the turn.