1. About the event
Paddling competition for those who enjoy paddling.
2. Time and place
Start and finish location will be the same for all participants.
03.06.2017. Start for 51 km (marathon) course at 10:00, at 10:40 start for 34 km (sprint) course.
Registration starts at 9:00.
Anyone who fells certain about ones ability to complete the race can participate. To register for the race you must fill out the registration form available here. Participants younger then 18 years can participate only with an approval of their parents.
4. Boat classes
All boats will be divided in the following classes:
- single kayaks;
- double kayaks;
- single canoe;
- double canoe;
- open class - any human powered boat.
Course plan is available in the map.
In case of severe weather conditions route can be changed.
Rules of fair play apply to all participants throughout the course. The violation of these rules will result in disqualification.
It is not allowed to carry boat over the mainland, unless it is needed to follow the course. (This information will be available on course map)
Team should pass the CP so that the judge is able to register the team number.
In case a team withdraws from the distance between checkpoints they have to inform the organizers by phone. Evacuation form the distance is provided for an additional fee (7 EUR).
First one to cross the finish line is the winner. Winners are determined in each boat class for each course.
In Canoe-O race the one who gets the most points is the winner. In case of tie, winner will be the one who completed the course in shorter period of time.
Prize giving and handing out of the diplomas will take place one hour and a half (1.5h) after the finish of the team.
Only single blade paddles can be used in canoes. Use of any other means, besides the paddle, to move the boat forward is prohibited.
|For each participant||life jacket|
|spraydeck (sea and double kayaks)|
|food and water|
|At lease one per team||waterproofed cell phone with the organizers' phone numbers.|
|whistle, attached to life jacket|
|a spraydeck is recomended for open canoes in the case of strong wind and waves|
It is compulsory to wear a life jacket. All competitors without a life jacket will be disqualified.
9. Assistance during the course
Participants should give first aid in case some other team needs it. Time spent on it will be considered when announcing results.
10. Registration for the race
To register for the race you must fill out the registration form.
|Entrance fee for one participant||Registration date|
|12 EUR||till 01.04.2017|
|15 EUR||till 04.05.2017|
|20 EUR||till 03.06.2017|
|25 EUR||Registration and payment on the event day|
Konts: AS Swedbank
* Transfer fee should be paid by the competitor.
Race organiser: Latvijas Kanu airēšanas biedrība
Phone: +371 29473634
Entrance fee includes organisational expenses as well after finish service (hot drinks, food, bath).
All participants themselves are responsible for their physical and mental condition when applying for the race. They verify this with a signature before start. Participants have to obey the rules of fair play during the race and rules of personal safety on water.