Key West Paddle Classic set for October 2, 2021


Starting point is at Higgs Beach, Paddle South toward the Southernmost Point, through the Key West harbor, around the USCG base and under the Fleming Key Bridge. From here we cross the sailboat mooring field and paddle around Dredger’s Key (Sigsbee) into Cow Key Channel which connects Key West and Stock Island.  Exit Cow Key Channel back out at the front side and continue past Smather’s Beach and White St. Pier to return to Higgs Beach for the finish.


SUP Rules – 5 stroke max. applies

Drafting: Same Gender, Same Class Only

5 hours to complete race


PFD is required by the USCG to compete in race

Leash is recommended

Paddlers responsible for supplying their own hydration

Safety Boats will line the course at Start, harbor, Fleming, Cow Key, Smathers, White St./Higgs.

Please plan accordingly. Race Director has the right to refund participants in the event of natural disaster or pandemic

Register here

John Beausang
Writer, Small Business Owner Father, Husband, Paddler, Surfer Sixers & Eagles Fan Proudly Independent Publisher, @distressdmullet Co-Founder @Paddlemonster



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