Paddle Board Race Rules

GENERAL

This race is "run what you brung" and open to all SUP boards 14' and under. There will be NO specific board classes. While the 3-mile course is suitable for recreational paddlers, a certain level of fitness is recommended. The 1-mile course is suggested for novice paddlers.

PARKING AND UNLOADING

There are 40 parking spaces at Annapolis Sailing School and parking will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Please look for the "Unloading Zone" for your paddle boards.

WEATHER

Any cancellations due to weather will be posted on Box of Rain's Facebook page the evening before the event.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

All racers must provide their own US Coast Guard Approved Flotation Device, which must be worn during all racing events. All racers must provide their own paddle boards and card board boats.

East of Maui is offering paddle board rentals at an event discount of $25 per board, but you must pick up your rental board at the store in advance of the event.

COURSE DETAILS

The paddle board races will begin promptly at 9 am and will depart from the beach area. Three-mile racers will run 3 laps on the course. One-mile racers will run a single lap on the course. The kids' race will stay close to shore and parents are encouraged to cheer from the beach!

SAFETY

Safety boats will be stationed along the perimeter of the course.

RACE RULES & ETIQUETTE
No interference between paddlers.
No veering outside the course.