Gorge Outrigger Race 2013

Jul 19 2013 10:07 am
Jul 21 2013 10:07 am
America/Los Angeles
Event Description: 

Competitors are invited to camp and rig at the fairgrounds in Stevenson, just a short walk or paddle from the race site, with everything you may need nearby in terms of restaurants, fuel, groceries, hardware, etc. Camping is included in registration fees, yet further services are available at www.skamania.org to meet your needs.

Please be prepared for changing weather conditions, a damp night and cloudy morning may very well lead to sunny skies with winds to 25 mph and 3 foot swells! Skirts are required on all OC6 canoes and leashes are mandatory on OC1, OC2, SUPs and Surfskis. PNWORCA rules apply. Safety boats will patrol the courses but crews are responsible for themselves – please be efficient at righting your canoes swiftly!

Spectators will be able to view the entire course from the waterfront.

Contact JD for any information you cannot find here. We look forward to another excellent event and we hope to see you soon!

2013 Schedule
Friday, July 19
1:00pm - Downwind “Social Paddle”. Stevenson – Home Valley. Meet at the Fairgrounds to set up a shuttle. Everyone is responsible for shuttling their own canoe, ski or SUP.

5:00-8:00pm - Fairgrounds: Registration for both Saturday and Sunday races.

Saturday, July 20 - OC6 Race
10:00am - Sternwheeler Pier: Mandatory OC6 Steersmen meeting (Men, Women, Mixed.)
11:00am - OC6 Women/Mixed race start, 10 mile course.
OC6 Men will start 1/2 hr. after the final women’s/mixed canoe finishes.
Canoes return to the fairgrounds.

Awards at the fairgrounds picnic shelter.

Sunday, July 21 - OC1, OC2, SUP & Surfski Downwind Race
8:00-9:30am - Race Site: Late Registration for OC1, OC2, SUPs and Surfskis. (PLEASE TRY TO REGISTER FRIDAY)
Rigging at “Bob’s Beach” next to the log cabins.
9:30am - Sternwheeler Pier: Mandatory paddlers meeting.
10:00am - One start – Everyone together. Short upwind to Gold Dust Rock followed by downwinder to Home Valley Park. Course is 6.75 miles. Please setup your shuttle ahead of time. Limited space on a trailer is available for those who can’t find a ride for their canoe, ski or SUP.

Posted by Kileki on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 7:12am

1 comment

bummed I won't be there to try and sink a buoy. maybe I'll get a hold of one of those buggers during the wildside.

#1 Tue, 07/16/2013 - 9:21pm

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