Race Divisions

In each division title, the letter signifies the type of craft (canoe or kayak) and the number signifies the number of paddlers (1 or 2). C2, for example, is a canoe with two paddlers. Similarly, K1 is a kayak with one paddler. (Please note, these division do not strictly follow USCA guidelines.)

All paddlers in the canoe divisions (C1 and C2) MUST USE SINGLE-BLADED PADDLES. Paddlers in the kayak divisions (K1 and K2) may use double-bladed kayak paddles or single-bladed canoe paddles. Open-decked canoes paddled with double-bladed kayak paddles may be entered in the open kayak divisions (K1 Open and K2 Open).

C1 Canoe Class

Single paddler, no passengers. Maximum length of 18'6". Maximum deck/float-tank length of 36". Must be paddled with single-blade canoe paddle.

C2 Touring Canoe

Two paddlers. Minimum 50lb weight limit. Maximum length of 18'6". Canoe must be the product of regular manufacturer (home built canoes that meet the spirit of these rules are allowed) and is intended for recreational (not competitive) use. USCA Standard Class, Competition Cruiser, or Pro Boats not allowed. Must be paddled with single-blade canoe paddles.

C2 Competition Cruiser

Two paddlers. Maximum length of 18'6". Mimimum 3" waterline width of 27". Maximum deck/floattank length of 36". Mus be paddled with single-blade canoe paddles. USCA Pro Boats are allowed.

K1 Sea Kayak

Single paddler. Maximum length of 18'6". Minimum overall width of 21". Kayak must be the product of regular manufacturer (home built kayaks that meet the spirit of these rules are allowed) and is intended for recreational (not competitive) use. Most surf-skis, Olympic or training kayaks not allowed. Epic V8 and Epic V6 surf-skis ARE allowed in the K1 Sea Kayak division.

K2 Sea Kayak

Two paddlers. Kayak must be the product of regular manufacturer (home built kayaks that meet the spirit of these rules are allowed) and is intended for recreational (not competitive) use. Surf-skis, Olympic or training kayaks not allowed.

K1 Open

Single paddler, otherwise, anything goes! Boat must be seaworthy and paddle powered. Surf-skis, Olympic kayaks, safari boats, etc. are allowed.

K2 Open

Two paddlers, otherwise, anything goes! Boat must be seaworthy and paddle powered. Surf-skis, Olympic kayaks, safari boats, etc. are allowed.

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