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June 24th, 2018 – Paddle for Recovery hosted by M’OCEAN, Cape Cod

Paddle for Recovery is a FREE stand up paddling class for recovering cancer patients and a friend or family member who supported them through...

August 9th, 2018 – Paddle for Recovery hosted at Osprey Sea and Surf Adventures...

Paddle for Recovery is a free stand up paddling class for recovering cancer patients and a friend or family member who supported them through...

July 14th, 2018 – Paddle for Recovery hosted by Osprey Sea and Surf Adventures

Paddle for Recovery is a free stand up paddling class for recovering cancer patients and a friend or family member who supported them through...

June 10th, 2018 – Paddle for Recovery hosted by MOCEAN, MA

Paddle for Recovery is a FREE stand up paddling class for recovering cancer patients and a friend or family member who supported them through...

July 19th, 2018 – Paddle for Recovery hosted by Narrow River Kayaks, RI

Paddle for Recovery is a totally FREE stand up paddling class for recovering cancer patients and their ever-so-important caretakers. Our mission with this program...

September 9th, 2018 Paddle for Recovery hosted by Riverside Outfitters, VA

Paddle for Recovery is a totally free stand up paddling class for recovering cancer patients and their ever-so-important caretakers. Our mission with this program...

Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Yoga Trip

Join us for a 4-day 3-night rafting trip adventure on the Colorado River through Ruby and Westwater Canyon. You’ll be accompanied by Melanie Webb,...

Zane Schweitzer and Connor Baxter Clinics

Come learn to foil from Zane (Current world SUP wave Champion) and Conner (current world SUP race Champion) and the team at Hampton Watersports!...

09/22/2017 ASI SUP Instructor Courses. Morro Bay. California. USA.

The ASI SUP Instructor courses are regarded as the best worldwide, with comprehensive information covering paddling skills, instructional techniques, operations and safety.

09/23/2017 Paddle For A Cure

This Stand Up Paddle and Kayak Event will be held at American Yacht Club in Rye alongside the traditional Leukemia Cup Sailing Regatta that...

09/06/2017 ASI SUP Instructor workshops, New York, USA.

USA, NEW YORK. Enrol now for ASI SUP Instructor courses on 15-17 September at East Hampton, New York, USA. The Instructor courses that will be...

09/21/2017 – Extreme Fun Games 2017

Four consecutive days of beach, water, wind, sun, sport, and fun in the awesome setting of La Cinta Beach in San Teodoro, Sardinia.

10/14/2017 – NCA Mini-Mental Outrigger Canoe Race 2017

Aloha! Welcome to the NCA Mini-Mental Outrigger Canoe Race! This race is open to OC-1s, OC-2s, SUPs, and other small crafts. Please register for the race so we have a headcount for lunch and race swag. Registration is $30  and includes lunch and race swag. For non-ACA member paddlers, add $5 to your registration fee (under extra items for sale).  Contact Ruth Woollett (  if you have any questions.

09/22/2017 – Campeonato Nacional de SUP Paddleboard Colombia 2017

Campeonato Nacional de SUP Paddleboard, Colombia 2017

12/09/2017 – Tecolote 5000 2017 – 5K Multi Craft Paddle

On-site registration opens at 7:00am Saturday morning! Join SDCKT at this event to make Holiday wishes come true for families in need  by bringing an unwrapped toy for the San Diego Fire Fighter's (L145) "Mobile Santa"T-Shirt guaranteed for first 100 paddlersSave time and money at check-in by registering online today. $30 if you sign up and pay before December 9th. $35 if you sign up or pay on the day.  Bring your family, friends and all the paddlers you know for a great day on the water before the Holidays begin!SDCKT Tecolote 5000 - 5k Paddle Website Contact:

10/07/2017 – Middle States and Masters’ Regattas, Oct 7, 2017

Saturday, Oct.7, 2017500m sprints 8am - race meeting and registration9am - races start (schedule will be emailed out the night before) 10K event 2pm race meeting and registration3pm race start (all paddle craft at once) BBQ to follow race Please note that there is no parking inside the club gates. Bring you boat to the club and drop it off. There is parking on Water Street and elsewhere nearby in Georgetown.

09/30/2017 – 2017 Lake Murray Paddle Classic

The Lake Murray Paddle Club and California Republic SUP present the sixth annual Lake Murray Paddle Classic on Saturday, September 30, 2017.  This year's race will be at a NEW FUN LOCATION which means a NEW COURSE! Welcome to paddlers of all types (SUPs, OC, Kayak, etc)! Race proceeds benefit South Carolina Special Olympics.   There are races for all skill levels--short and long-distances for beginner through elite paddlers, a first-timer's challenge, kids' race and a race featuring our Special Olympics South Carolina  Area 7 SUP team. The Lake Murray SUP Classic is the final race in the 2017 Southern Stoke Race Series, a summer series of races throughout the Southeast. In addition to racing, take an opportunity to visit our sponsor tents.  This is a weekend of family fun! Come join us!   THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.

09/16/2017 – Paddle for YOUR Cause

Whether you want to create a fun family memory or want to fulfill the heart of the competitor within, "Paddle for YOUR Cause" is for you.  Come join Shaka SUP Racing for the 1ST ANNUAL charitable SUP and kayak race event providing $5 of your registration to YOUR choice of 1 or split among all 4 amazing area organizations: Make A Wish - Michigan (fulfilling dreams of their wish kids), Young Survival Coalition (dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women and breast cancer), Ingham County Animal Shelter (providing care, rescue, shelter and food to area animals) and Kennedy Tennant Memorial Fund (an organization in memory of a very special young lady, our Tootsie).  For the beginner SUP paddler, come out and try a short .5 mile race and for the experienced SUP and kayak paddler we are offering a 2 mile race.  Lake Lansing is a beautiful lake in the capitol city area with many other attractions to enjoy after this amazing morning event!

09/23/2017 – Boerne Paddle Battle 2017

We are excited to announce the second annual BOERNE PADDLE BATTLE @ BOERNE LAKE September 23rd 2017. BOERNE PADDLE BATTLE is a fun & charitable event for all experience & competitive levels, ages & paddle craft. From the Fun 5K to the Elite 10K race, spectators will be able to cheer their competitors on as the races take place at beautiful Boerne City Lake.  Awards, food Trucks, drinks, Vendors, live music, Raffle and more will follow the Race at Random Beer Garden. Bring the entire family for a wonderful day of racing, fun, food, & drink. Benefiting:The children who make their home at RMYA Meadowland. Meadowland children have resided on a 40 acre campus in the heart of Boerne for over 30 years. Many in the community are unaware of the abused and neglected children who have found healing, hope, love and support right here in our midst. Since 1986, over five thousand children have been served. RMYA MeadowLand is a nonprofit organization, and the state pays less than 65 percent of the actual cost to care for these amazing children. To recognize and support their healing, Random Beer Garden, Anchor Paddleboards and RMYA have teamed up to raise money and awareness of the needs of children who live at Meadowland in Boerne. These children deserve every opportunity to become happy, healthy and productive adults. With the support of all of you, we can end the cycle of abuse by restoring hope, one paddle at a time. Where and When:Boerne City Lake and Random Beer Garden. September 23 20171 City Lake Rd, Boerne, TX 78006 Schedule:8:00-9:00AM: On-site Registration And meet and greet The Meadowland Children. (*Day Of Registration ends at 9AM)9:30AM: Safety Meeting. ALL PADDLERS MUST Attend meeting.10:00AM: Elite 10K Race! Mass water start. Cash Prize for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in all categories. 10:15AM: 5K Fun Paddle. Perfect for beginners. This event is for anyone, even if you've never done a race before1:00PM: Awards Ceremony, Raffle, vendors, free beer and pizza will immediately follow all races at Random Beer Garden.  Paddle Craft: Stand Up Paddleboard, Kayak & Canoe  *all may race for time with awards based on participation (at least 6 participants registered in each class) Race Options:FUN 5k Open Race (For beginner to advanced, recreational or amateur paddlers) * Any Paddle CraftElite 10k SUP Race  (For intermediate to advanced SUP paddlers who want to win MONEY ($1000 total purse) * Stand Up Paddleboards Only Paddle Craft Classes:SUP 14’ (Men/Women)SUP 12’6” (Men/Women)SUP Surf: 12’6 and under planing board. (5k only)Other Paddle Craft Categories: Kayak, Canoe or Surf Ski. (5k only) Age Divisions:Only the Elite 10k SUP Race has age groups:17 & Under18-4950+ (Masters) Awards:Trophies for the top 3 finishers in each class.  Awards based on participation (at least 6 participants registered in each class) Cash Prizes for the Elite 10k SUP Race (Tentative)**10K ELITE RACE: Over all mens and womens  1st Place. $2502nd Place. $1503rd Place. $100 Registration:Elite 10k SUP Race - $60 before Sept 5th. $65 Sept 5th-23rdFUN 5k Open Race - $30 before Sept 5th. $35 Sept 5th-23rd Race-Day Entry: $10 additional Fee. Credit Card ONLY SUP Rentals:  Available for $20 per board. To reserve a board (displacement boards are limited) please contact: *IMPORTANT:  PFD’S ARE REQUIRED ON YOUR CRAFT BY LAW.

09/02/2017 – MAPA Labor Day 36 Mile Chickahominy River Relay 2017

Join us September 3rd for the Mid-Atlantic Paddlers Association’s 3rd Annual Labor Day Weekend 36 mile Outrigger OC-1, OC-2, OC-6, and surfski relay races on the Chickahominy River, Virginia. Also 20 mile SUP and recreational kayak (solo or relay). Camping and after-race party at local farm/zoo.

09/16/2017 – SUP the River 2017

SUP the River is making a big splash to protect our Bay and support our community!   This 2nd-year event is hosted by the Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Barnegat Bay Partnership. In addition to our races from the Toms River Country Club, we are hosting a networking breakfast aboard the beautiful River Lady!   Join us at this family-friendly, #WeAreTR, event highlighting of our amazing resource - the river. 6-mile paddlers will receive a t-shirt, paddler gift bag, and a token for grab-and-go food + a beer post-race.  2-mile paddlers will receive a t-shirt and paddler gift bag (food and drinks will be available for purchase). There will be food, drinks, and t-shirts for purchase for sprint paddlers and spectators.

10/07/2017 – Kayak Trader Lanier Challenge 2017

Kayak Trader aims to introduce and expand the sport of flat water kayaking to people all around the country. We hope that by providing a platform based on the common interest of paddling, we will be able to reach countless paddlers looking to explore the waters of the United States through canoeing and kayaking. We offer three race distances this year, 5,10 and 27.5K ( 17 miles )$10 of each entry goes to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network!The Kayak Trader Challenge is part of the Southeast Paddle Sport Championship SeriesThere will be prizes awarded to each category 3 places deepRacer Check-in starts at 8:00 am at the Tower Side of the VenueThere is no day of registration, online registration closes at midnight October 6th, 2017Races will begin at 9:30 AM  for 20k and at 10 AM for 5k and 10k                             Oktoberfest Celebration begins after races ( Food, Beverages and Music) Awards during Octoberfest CelebrationRace CategoriesRace categories are based primarily on the sound rowers system of length and width ratio which is a very equitable method of grouping paddlers by boat type. You can learn more here and even look up your own make and model to find your category.High Performance Kayaks/Open class – This is almost all 18+ ft long kayaks (depending on width) plus some shorter boats like ICF K1′s and wildwater kayaks.Fast Sea Kayak class – Too long or too narrow (or both) to fit into sea kayak class.  Too short or too wide for HPK.Sea Kayak class – Starting at 14.1 feet in length up to approx. 16-17.5 ft in length depending on width.Rec class - This is anything at 14 ft or less in length, period.  No width data is needed.Masters age group – Anyone 50 or overSUP – Paddleboarders are classified by open or masters, no board lengths for series points.  (Individual events may classify by board length at their discretion.)Tandem – Any tandem canoe, kayak, or outrigger.U19 - We have added an under 19 age bracket for Kayak, Canoe, K2 and C2 for male and female. This category is not part of the Southeast Paddle Sport Championship Series.

10/22/2017 – 2017 Southeastern Downriver Championship

On Sunday at the end of the ACA National Paddlesports Conference Join the NOC as we host the oldest whitewater race in the Southeast. Racers of all ages and boat types will race from the put-in at Wayah Road to the Founders Bridge at the NOC.

09/03/2017 – Rock Island Paddle Rampage- 2017

The Rock Island Paddle Rampage 2017   - A great time is guaranteed, but get ready to put in some work! This beautiful course on Center Hill Lake sits right next to the damn and acts more like a river in this section. This race will be a great lead up to the ChattaJack or if you just want to have fun then try the 4 mile course.  Beyond the race we also have live music, beer, food, and camping.  This year we are including a 14 mile course and opening up the categories so that more can compete. We hope to see you there.  When - 9/3/17 Date - September 3rd 2017EVENT TIMING IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE 1 MONTH BEFORE RACE•                9:00am - 11:30am - Registration opens for all participants.•                11:45am - Race Speech paddle launch•                12:00pm - 14 Mile race starts•                2:45pm - Race Speech paddle launch •                3:00pm -  4 mile race starts•                6:00pm - Race shuts down all participants will be pulled if they are still on the        course. •                6:00pm - Music starts and food is served•                7:00pm  Awards Distances - 14, and 4 miles Categories for 14 mile Race - 14' SUP - 12'6" SUP - Rec SUP - Rec Kayak 14', Prone Boards, and Under - Race Kayak or Surfski over 14' - Male and Female 1st-3rd Place Categories for 4 mile Race - Paddle board only, no categories, 1-3rd place prize for male and female.  Location: HorseShoe Bend Marina - - (931) 657-5080 Rental Contact – Nashville Paddle Company - (773) 969-6340 Camping - Horseshoe Bend Marina at (931) 657-5080 View Video Here Admission Includes:Race Entry Race Shirt Beer Entry to campgrounds to watch live music and awards Nashville Paddle Company will be helping us with rentals. If you need to rent a SUP they will actually carry your gear out to the race and have it waiting for you to pick up. Please be sure to get your board early as they always run out. Check out more details below or come to our website Rental Contact: Nashville Paddle Company Please know that rentals are separate from the entry into the race. To get your rental please contact Nashville Paddle Company  They will bring the SUP, and required equipment to the event for you.  Cost for rental is $35 Camping - Please contact the marina to reserve a camping spot. They always sell out this time of year.  Common Questions: Is there required equipment for the race? PFD's and board leashes are required.Are there rapids? - The video shows rapids that you will go near but never through. The shallowest section is about 5 feet deep. Waterfalls? -  Depending on which course you do will depend on how many you see. Rather or not they are gushing out water really depends on how the weather is. The large waterfalls are always pouring but  participants will need to drive to the main waterfalls shown in the video. These are just 5 min down the road.Do I need to call to reserve camping spot? - Please call Horseshoe Bend Marina at (931) 657-5080. The campgrounds always get filled at this time of year so please book a spot as soon as you signup. Your admission does not include a campsite.What will Nashville Paddle Company Bring? - A board, PFD, leash, and paddle! They will also be out at the event early to help anyone who might be new to the sport and perhaps do some paddle yoga! What is different about this year? There is a 14 mile course, the 1 and 2 mile course is no more, 4 mile course is open to call categories, the 4 mile course only has awards for 1st place. Can I bring my own board? Yes, remember PFD and leashes are required.How late does the band play? 10pmWhen will I get the complete race layout? One week before the raceWhat categories are there?14' SUP - 12'6" SUP - Rec SUP - Rec Kayak 14' and Under - Race Kayak or Surfski over 14'Will there be vegetarian food options - YesWhat about lightning? If lightning is in the area we will hold off on the start. If lightning does not clear by 1 hour after the 14mile race start time we will push all participants into the 4 mile competition. If the 4 mile does not clear after an hour past it's start time the race will be cancelled. What about rain? Race is a go Can I change my distance on race day? you may change your time 24 hours ahead of time but not on race day. Sorry we are just too busy this close to the race. Can someone sub for me? You can as long as we are notified 24hrs before the race. Where do we start? We will start in the water in front of the marinaIs this race part of the Rock Island State Park? It is not but we do work with the park as you will be passing by it. Please do not contact the park with questions related to this event. The RD can be reached at help@hardwinadventures.comAre there refunds if I do not make it? There are no refunds but we can give you a partial refund if it is a month out. What if I don't see my category - Email me and let me know. I might open a new category for you!How bad is the current? Even when the flood gates are open the current is unnoticeable.

09/09/2017 – Great Peconic Race 2017

Great Peconic Race Website:  www.greatpeconicrace.comRace DescriptionThe 4th annual Great Peconic Race – “GPR” – will be an exciting adventure for all levels of paddling skill, from elite, to advanced, to intermediate, and even for novice paddlers.  All paddlable or rowable crafts are welcome to participate, including SUP, Surf Ski, OC1, OC6, Kayaks, Coastal Rowers, Prone and others. The premier 19.5 mile elite race course circumnavigates Shelter Island, beginning at Wades Beach in Noyac Bay and continues through Southold Bay, passing Greenport, and around into Gardiner's Bay, rounding the Nature Conservancy's nearly pristine 2100-acre Mashomack Preserve, passing Sag Harbor, and then returning to Wades, while battling wind, tidal currents and an occasional sea monster. We expect to have many spectators gathered on the shore around Shelter Island cheering the racers on.This will be the 3rd year offering a 9-mile half course for those looking for a less painful challenge ( this course lay out may differ on race day than indicated on map)  and a 3-mile course so everyone can join in on the fun.   Shelter Island is located in the beautiful Peconic Bays between the North and South Forks of Long Island. The race honors Ted Baldwin’s love for the bays and proceeds this year will be donated in support of the Cornell Cooperative Marine Extension Program.The 19.5-mile full course is an advanced recreational and elite race open to all seaworthy craft powered by oar or paddle. Participants can expect open bay conditions, including at times strong currents and any host of wind/wave conditions. There is no rain date; alternate courses are in place should there be rough or foggy conditions.Race DivisionsTo be recognized as a race division there must be five or more crafts of the same type in a division. Other types of crafts are welcome to participate, but will not be awarded a trophy or cash prize. Cash prizes will be awarded only for the Elite 19.5 mile race.   It will be at the race committee’s discretion to add new divisions, but prizes and trophies may not be available for those new divisions.    Safety FirstWhile we will have power boat escorts, EMT’s and ground truck support, there will be extended periods of time when you will be on your own and must be prepared to be independent and self sufficient. Basic safety gear and day provisions are required of all participants.A Paddle for TedMy brother Ted grew up in North Sea on Little Peconic Bay where he lived for the water. Ted loved to test the limits of his abilities, imagination and Mother Nature's patience and he always dared us to have as much fun as possible!Ted was a true waterman, there wasn’t a sport, activity or an element of nature that he had not tried or loved to do. From designing a slalom course in Scallop Pond, our favorite ski hang out, to water ski jumps, hobbie catting around Robin’s Island, jet skiing, parasailing, windsurfing, wake boarding and, John Anderson’s (the Bay Constable at the time) favorite, “The human catapult.” Someone had to feed the fish.Ted built bonfires on the beach most nights and often enjoyed the waters at night during full moon cruises in our boat or paddling in the back channels of North Sea. Ted would dig for clams or cherry stones or crab for blue claws in Davis creek in from of our house, and at night my pop would take us for lantern walks to Towd Point telling us ghost stories. Ted even got a few good rounds in at National Golf Links on Great Peconic Bay with his dad.Ted had very little fear when it came to his abilities or whatever Mother Nature could through at him. This confidence was put to the greatest test as he battled a disease that eventually physically took Ted away from us.This race is to honor Ted’s love for the waters on which he had so many adventures and fun, with the distance to honor his endurance, while supporting Cornell's Cooperative Marine Extension Program in Suffolk County.