Sunday, June 24, 2018
6:30 AM -- Race starts on the West side of the main pier, Isthmus, Catalina and proceeds to Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro (22.17 miles).
This is a course to better accommodate Paddlers, Families and the boat crews.
PRE-RACE REGISTRATION & MEETING: June 23, 2018
A Pre-race registration will start at 12:00 PM. The race meeting will begin at 5:00 PM to review Start, Finish and Safety. Race dinner to follow meeting.
POST RACE AWARDS AND LOCATION:
The event will finish at Cabrillo Beach. The awards and post race meal will be held below Cabrillo Beach Park in San Pedro.
Open to men and women at least 18 years of age. (17 & under must have signed parental/guardian form.) There must be a minimum of 5 to justify a division.
Each paddler or relay team MUST have an escort boat to assist with navigation, nutrition and first aid safety throughout the whole channel. Paddlers must stay with their escort boats at all times, even if the boat breaks down. Any attempt to complete the race without a boat will be an automatic disqualification. All escort boats must be equipped with a compass and a working VHF radio capable of transmitting 25 watts. Race officials must be notified at least 24 hours prior to start of race if there are any changes in escort boat information.
ACCOMODATIONS AT TWO HARBORS:
The Banning House: 310-510-4228. They may be booked that weekend. You can try a couple weeks before the race as there are sometimes cancellations.
Tent Cabins: 310-510-8368
You can visit: www.visitTwoHarbors.com for more information. Several people camp out on the beach and park areas the night before the race.
Directions to Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro: www.sanpedro.com