Paddle Cape May

What: Paddle Cape May presented by DelMoSports

When: Friday, June 12, 2015

Time: TBD

Website & Registration: Paddle Guru

Race:

  • 5k (3.1 miles)

Location: 

  • Douglas Park & the beach, Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal

Course:

  • Athletes will have a beach start paddling parallel to the waters edge, looping around the buoys finishing their 3 mile paddle. Depending on the current, this paddle can be a great challenge.

On-Site Board Rental:

  • TBD (provided by local Paddle Company)
  • Price: TBD

Parking:

  • All athlete and spectator parking will be on the Ferry Grounds
  • Car pooling is encouraged as parking is limited

DIVISION & AGE GROUP(s):

SUP:

  • Unlimited Men & Women Divisions: U17, 18-49 and 50+
  • 14′ Men & Women Divisions: U17,18-49 and 50+
  • 12’6″ Men & Women Divisions: U17,18-49 and 50+

Prone:

  • Unlimited Men & Women Divisions: U17,18-49 and 50+
  • 14′ Men & Women Divisions: U17,18-49 and 50+
  • 12’6″ Men & Women Divisions: U17,18-49 and 50+

* Athletes under 18 years of age must fill out the consent form with parents/ legal guardian signature.

WPARules

  • Paddlers must follow the Oceanmaster/starter’s instructions. Final start instructions for the paddle cape may 5k race will be communicated formally prior to the race start time.
  • The Oceanmaster shall be responsible for officiating the event start and finish.
  • Oceanmaster is the head official for the paddle cape may paddle board event and has the final say in disqualification rulings, finishes and race protest filings.
  • The first heat of  paddle cape may will begin with the 6pm designated start.
  • The course is around all buoys as directed by the Oceanmaster/starter. At no time during the race may a competitor impede another competitor. Unsportsmanlike conduct/actions will result in disqualification. Any competitor failing to round all buoys will be disqualified from the race. Working as a team is what this event is all about.
  • Beach Start & Beach Finish
  • All safety regulations must be followed including but not limited to wearing a leash and Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device.