Bellingham Bay Classic – 2015

The Bellingham Bay Outrigger Paddlers Presents the 2015 Bellingham Bay Classic
May 9, 2015
Boulevard Park, Bellingham, Washington

8-9 mile Iron race

Enjoy a race showcasing the spectacular Chuckanut Bay with its sandstone formations, topped by majestic Cedar and Madrone trees. Pass by Seal Rock and loop around The Nature Conservancy’s Chuckanut Island for one of the most scenic courses in the Pacific Northwest. Before and after the race, walk just a few blocks from the launch site to the historic Fairhaven district of Bellingham with easy access to bars, restaurants and coffee shops. Lucky we live Bellingham!

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Rusty Iron – Start the big boat season right!

Hosted by Pacific Outrigger Canoe Club

When: Saturday,April 25, 2015

Where:

Frenchman’s Bar Park, Washington
9612 NW Lower River Road, Vancouver, WA 98660

Anticipated Schedule

8:00 a.m. – Registration opens 9:30 – Steers’ meeting
10:00 – Mixed OC6
10:02 – Women OC6
11:30 -1:30 – Lunch – Barbecued hamburgers
Noon – Men OC6
2:00 p.m. – Short course, double hull — note new!
2:05 — Short course, all other divisions and canoe types 3:00 – Awards and prizes

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Winter Series Race #7 – Winter Series Championships

PNWORCA Race #7 – Winter Series Championships

Hosted by Sand Point Outrigger Canoe Club Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Location: Sand Point Outrigger Canoe Club – 7777 62nd Ave. NE Seattle, WA 98115

Race Description: open to outrigger canoes, surfskis, SUPs, and other human powered watercraft. You must have one PFD per paddler on board. If the wind is over 15mph, you must have a leash attached to your craft and at least one paddler. Race course will be determined on race day depending on wind and water conditions. Distance will be 9-12 miles.

Registration: Begins April 11th at 9:00am at Sand Point Outrigger CC, and closes at 10:30am. PNWORCA winter series has opted to go with a permanent canoe number system. All paddlers will be issued a pair of race numbers. Each paddler is asked to bring an extra $5 for these numbers if you have not already purchased them. You will leave these numbers on your canoe and use the number for every PNWORCA winter series race you enter.

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Winter Series Race #5 – False Creek Racing Canoe Club

DateSaturday, March 7th, 2015
 
Location:  FCRCC Outrigger Compound @ Burrard Marina, Vanier Park, Vancouver, BC Canada
 
Race Description: open to OC-1, OC-2, Surfski and SUP.  All paddlers will put in at Vanier Park and the race will start and finish off the dock at the Coast Guard station. The course is around the west shore of Stanley Park to the yellow QC marker off of Siwash rock then to a marker beyond Siwash Rock towards Lions Gate Bridge returning to the start the same way. The distance is approximately 10km. You MUST have a PFD onboard.

2015 Winter Series #3 – MHCC Port of Kalama, WA

MHCC Port of Kalama, WA, Race 2015

                  Visit beautiful, sandy Kalama Beach in early Feb. for a small boat race.

Race:  Port of Kalama, PNW-ORCA 2015 Winter Series small boats races  #3

Date:  Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

Where: Louis Rasmussen Park, 268 Hendrickson, Kalama WA 98625

Race Description:  The race is on a very fast course with strong downstream currents in the main channel and weaker upstream currents in a back channel behind Sand Island.  It will start/finish about ½ mile upstream from the world’s tallest totem pole and proceed downstream to the bottom of Sand Island. It will continue behind the island to its upper end and finish on a downstream leg to the start/finish line.  The course is approx. 6.0 miles.  This is the 3rd of 7 races in the Winter Series, with the first 5 place finishers in each division earning points for end of season awards.
Registration:  This is a PNW-ORCA race, sanctioned by USAC/K and will follow their safety procedures.   All participants must register, sign the waiver, and show proof of current USACK or CORA insurance membership.

Non USACK or non-CORA paddlers must complete the USACK Event Only Application and waiver in order to enter race and pay the $10 additional fee.

Host Club:  Mountain Home Canoe Club – Contact:   craig.alan.holt@gmail.com (Craig Holt, 503.703.1108)

Read more here: 2015 Port of Kalama – MHCC