CHECK OUT the  New England SUP Summah Series sponsored by Barefoot Wine for your chance to receive a steep discount on this race and 3 other EPIC races on the North Shore. The Series includes a chance to win major prizes and offers a cash purse!

 

North Shore SUP CUP

Location: Danversport Yacht Club

Date: TBD 2018

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 Race, and 1 Mile Kids Race

Board Classes: 

5 Mile Race
14’ Male
12.6’ Female
12.6′ Male Amateur Racer

2.5 Mile Race
12.6′ Male Amateur Racer
12.6′ Female Amateur Racer
Male (Under 12’board)
Female (Under 12’board)

1 Mile Race Kids Race (Ages 15 and under)

**The 14′ male and 12’6 female board classes are the “standard” most commonly recognized board classes for cash payouts, this field will occupy all elites/pro paddlers but is not mandatory that you have the elite/pro title to compete in this class.

**The 12’6 M/F amateur racing divisions are for anyone riding this size board not interested in competing for a cash prize or paddling within the elite/pro female 12’6 class.

**The M/F (Under 12’board) class is for anyone racing on a 12’ board or smaller.

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.

Awards:
5 Mile Race
Top 3 M 14′
Top 3 F 12.6′
Top 3 M 12.6′ Amateur

2.5 Mile Race
Top M/F 12.6′ Amateur
Top M/F (Under 12’board)
All Kids will receive a medal

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

Beneficiary:  TBD 2018