LOCATION: Boulevard Park, Bellingham, WA. Boulevard Park is located on Bellingham Bay along South State Street and Bay View Drive.
RACE CHECK-IN AND REGISTRATION: 8:00 – 9:00 AM Race check-in and day-of-race registration
9:15 AM pre-race meeting
10:00 AM Race Start
THE RACE COURSE: The race course will consist of a roughly 2-mile oval track running just off shore between the north end of Boulevard Park and south to Taylor Street Dock. It will be a floating start with racers going three full laps to the finish. The whole race will be 100% viewable and spectator friendly!
RACE DIVISIONS SUP:
Men and Women’s Stock: All boards under 12′6″ with fixed fin (no ruddder). Mono hull only. Men and Women’s 14 Foot: All boards between 12′6″ and 14 feet with fixed fin (no rudder). Mono hull only. Men and Women’s Unlimited: All boards over 14 feet. Rudders are allowed. Multiple hull (catamaran style) are allowed.
RACE DIVISIONS TRADITIONAL (PRONE) PADDLEBOARD:
Men and Women’s Unlimited: If we have enough entrants to create a stock, 14′ and unlimited class we will do this. Otherwise, all traditional racers will compete as Unlimited.
AWARDS: Unique Paddle Grand Prix Awards will be given to the top 3 men and women in every division. And, STAY TUNED! There MAY be prize money too!!!!
POST RACE BARBEQUE:
Following there race, there will be a post race barbeque free to all racers. Friends and family can also purchase a BBQ lunch.
SUP DEMOS: Bellingham SUP will have free board demos during the entire event!
What is a race without some quality schwag?! We will raffle off some killer goodies throughout the awards!
SAFETY: USCG Approved PFDs must be worn by all racers. Leashes may be required, depending on race day conditions.