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2020 Breakwater Blast

April 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am EDT

Kayak Trader and Eastpoint Beer Company host races to expand the family of paddlers and to generally have a good time!  We hope that by providing a platform based on the common interest of paddling, we will be able to reach countless paddlers looking to explore the waters of Florida’s Forgotten Coast through canoeing, kayaking and SUP. Proceeds from tickets will be directed to help kickstart the charity for Franklin County’s Substance Abuse Offender Program through Sheriff AJ Smith.There will be prizes awarded to each category 3 places deep                                               Registration Friday April 10th starts at 5pm ends 7pm at Eastpoint Beer CompanyRaces will begin at 10:00 AM Awards will be presented after the races at Eastpoint Beer Company. Race CategoriesTHERE ARE THREE DISTANCES  TO CHOOSE FROM, 1 mile, 2.2 miles, 6.6 miles.   Race categories are based primarily on the sound rowers system of length and width ratio which is a very equitable method of grouping paddlers by boat type. You can learn more here and even look up your own make and model to find your category.High Performance Kayaks/Open class – This is almost all 18+ ft long kayaks (depending on width) plus some shorter boats like ICF K1′s and wildwater kayaks.Fast Sea Kayak class – Too long or too narrow (or both) to fit into sea kayak class.  Too short or too wide for HPK.Sea Kayak class – Starting at 14.1 ft in length up to approx. 16-17.5 ft in length depending on width. Rec class – This is anything at 14 ft or less in length, period.  No width data is needed.Masters age group – Anyone 50 to 64Senior age group – Anyone over 65Tandem – Any tandem canoe, kayak, or outrigger.SUP – Open to all boards ( see all categories when registering )

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Date:
April 11, 2020
Time:
12:00 am EDT
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Website:
https://paddleguru.com/races/2020BreakwaterBlast/register?redirect=false&type=self

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joevinson@charter.net

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374 US-98
374 US-98
Eastpoint, FL United States
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