Race to Benefit the Bays

Get your paddles ready… for the second annual Race to Benefit the Bays! Come celebrate the locals’ summer and National Estuaries Week while supporting a good cause! All proceeds benefit the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving, protecting, and restoring Delaware’s Inland Bays and their watershed.

Open to Paddleboards and Kayaks, there are races for all ages and experience levels. The first race will begin at 9:30 AM at the Hyatt Place Beach on Van Dyke Avenue.

Every racer will receive a commemorative cup provided by Dogfish Head and winners will receive prizes!

Race to Benefit the BaysFirst race beings at 9:30am. Courses will be set the morning of the race, depending on weather conditions.

The 1-mile race will be a water start.

The 3- and 5-mile races will be a beach start.

September mornings on Rehoboth Bay are typically calm with light winds out of the south, southwest, northeast, or northwest. Strong winds will lead to wind chop. Racers should watch the weather a few days out.

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