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Location: Danversport Yacht Club, Danvers MA

Date: 6/23/2018

Time: 9AM Start Time (Check in/race day reg opens at 7:30am)

Details: 3rd Annual Stand Up Paddle Board race along the Danvers River. Paddlers will launch from the charming Danversport Yacht Club and navigate through protected waters to the turnaround Peters Point by the Kernwood Country Club in Salem.

Races: 5 Mile Race, 2.5 Mile Rec Paddle

Fees: $80

Distances & Divisions: 

5 Mile  – 
14’ and Under M/F – Pro
12.6′ M/F Amateur

2.5 Mile
12′ and Under M/F – Rec

  • The 14’ and Under M/F Pro is the only division eligible for cash prizes.

Brunch: A 3 course catered brunch is included in your entry fee. Upon arrival, from 7:30am-9, there will be coffee/tea/juice, fruit with yogurt & granola, and coffee cakes/bagels available. Post paddle, food service will start at 10am. There will be an array of options including: French Toast Casserole with fresh berries, home-style breakfast potatoes, apple-wood smoked bacon, cream cheese blintzes with strawberries and fluffy scrambled eggs sided with asparagus and hollandaise sauce. If you have family or friends attending, but not paddling, the fee for brunch is $45.00. He/she can purchase tickets in advance online or on event day at registration/check in.

Course: Paddling along the flat waters of the Porter River and Crane River will be perfect for all paddle levels from novice to elite. The coveted rivers attract the novice paddler looking for a great workout, while amateur to elite paddlers can test their speed skills on this timed 5 mile course & 2.5 mile course.

Swag: Custom CRAFT dry fit shirts guaranteed to all pre-registered participants.


5 Mile 
Top 3 M/F – 14′ & Under – Pro
Top 3 M/F – 12.6′ – Amateur

2.5 Mile 
Top M/F 12′ & Under – Rec

What to bring: Paddleboard, paddle, leash, PFD, sunscreen, towel, license (21+), and safety whistle (optional).

Parking: Plenty of FREE parking at race site.

Board Rentals: If you don’t own your board, paddle, leash, or PFD make sure to visit our friends at Sup East Coast Style in Marblehead, MA OR Cape Ann Sup Essex, MA OR Coast to Coast Paddle to make sure you are equipped with the proper size and type of board for your skill level. We recommend you contact these shops well in advance to reserve your gear, be sure to mention you are paddling in the North Shore SUP Cup for a discount.

Accommodations: Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites and Courtyard Boston Danvers 

Weather: This event will take place rain or shine!  There will be no refunds.

Event ContactHigh5EM | 978-594-7050 | info@high5em.com