photos by Ted Leavitt

Saturday, July 5th @ 3:00 pm  New Date & Time!     

SHEEPSCOT RIVER RACE

Starts in Wiscasset and ends in Newcastle, Maine

This is a 6 MILE CANOE, KAYAK and PADDLEBOARD RACE starting at the Wiscasset Waterfront and ending at the Newcastle Rest Area on Route 1. The first mile is on an open tidal harbor, but quickly begins meadering through four miles of beautiful, protected marshes and riverbanks for an exciting finish.  This race is part of the Maine Canoe & Kayak Flat Water Racing Series.

    * We continue to dedicate this race to longtime race participant, paddler and friend, Earl Baldwin, Jr.

We wish you were still paddling with us!

AWARDS AND REFRESHMENTS will follow the race at the Wiscasset Waterfront.

  This race is organized and run by Seaspray Kayaking.

All pre-registered participants will receive a Sheepscot River River Race T-shirt.

STARTING TIME: 3:00 pm

RULES : Mackro with Decision of Race Director being final.

RACE CLASSES

       Racing                                          Recreational   

                                Canoeing:   

                                                      OC 1 Men & Women                                                                      OC 1 Men & Women

                                                      OC 2 Men, Women & Mixed                                                         OC 2 Men, Women, Mixed, Jr/Sr

                                                                                                                   War Canoes   

                                 Kayaking:  

                                K-1 Men & Women                                                                           K-1 Men & Women & Jrs

                                                      Sea Kayak :                                                                                         Sea Kayak :

                                                      K-1 Men & Women                                                                           K1 - Men, Women, Masters & Jrs

                                                      K-2                                                                                                        K2

                                                                                                                         Open

                                                     SUP (Stand Up Paddleboards)!

** A SHUTTLE FROM THE FINISH LINE WILL BE AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE AWARDS CEREMONY **.

 

FACILITIES : *Restrooms, *Changing Rooms and *Water @ Start and Finish.

 

AWARDS : TOP 3 IN EACH CLASS & Many *DOOR PRIZES *

 

SPONSORS:  Seaspray Kayaking, Epic Paddles & Local Merchants.

 

REGISTRATION : $12.00/ PERSON By Pre-Registering (Only $5 for Kids under 17!)

                $15.00/PERSON @ The Wiscasset Waterfront.

          Begins @ 1:00 pm    

RACE T-SHIRTS : FREE TO ALL PRE-REGISTRANTS(& Sold after the race- $5)

Questions? Call Scott Shea at (207) 751-3450 or e-mail: info@seaspraykayaking.com               

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Sheepscot River Race

Application

 

 

NAME(S)_____________________________________Age_________         RACE # _______

 

                ____________________________________ Age_________       

 

STREET:___________________________________    e-mail: ____________________________

 

TOWN:______________________________________   STATE________ ZIP :   __________

 

PHONE:______________________________________

 

CLASS:______________________________________            Recreational      Racing

                                                                                                       please circle one

*Send registration & release forms with $12/person entry fee ($15 Day of Race) to:

                                                            Seaspray Kayaking

                                                            Sheepscot River Race

                                                            78 Desert Rd.                                      More info? Call Scott Shea

                                                            Freeport, Me 04032                                  at (207) 751-3450

                                                            e-mail:     info@seaspraykayaking.com

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  SHEEPSCOT RIVER RACE

Waiver And Release Of Liability

Please Read Carefully and Sign before Participating

 

I understand that my participation in the Sheepscot River Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Race involves certain risks, including but not limited to death, serious injury, severe weather and water conditions. I am voluntarily participating in this activity with knowledge of the danger and risks involved and hereby agree to accept any and all inherent risks of property damage and/or personal injury.

 

 

________________________ _________________________ ________

          Signature of Participant                                               Print name                                         Date

 

___________________________ _________________________ ________

Signature of Parent if Participant is Under 18                                  Print name                                    Date

 

 

 

SHEEPSCOT RIVER RACE

Waiver And Release Of Liability

Please Read Carefully and Sign before Participating

 

I understand that my participation in the Sheepscot River Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Race involves certain risks, including but not limited to death, serious injury, severe weather and water conditions. I am voluntarily participating in this activity with knowledge of the danger and risks involved and hereby agree to accept any and all inherent risks of property damage and/or personal injury.

 

 

________________________ _________________________ ________

          Signature of Participant                                               Print name                                         Date

 

___________________________ _________________________ ________

Signature of Parent if Participant is Under 18                                  Print name                                    Date

 

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Sheepscot River Race

 

DIRECTIONS

From Points South - 95 North to Exit 31 (Route 1) in Brunswick.

      Stay on Route 1 North for approximately 15 miles. Take a Right before the bridge in

        Wiscasset (by Sarah's Pizza) and continue .5 mile to the waterfront.

 

From Points North- 95 South to Augusta (Route 27).

      Stay on Route 27 until it ends in Wiscasset (approximately 25 miles). Take a left

      onto Route 1 North and proceed approximately .5 mile to Sarah's Pizza. Take a right to the Wiscasset Waterfront for the put-in. 3 miles to the Rest Area.

*Best Finish Line Viewing Area is under the bridge just before the Sherman Lake/Newcastle Rest Area on Route 1. (approximately 3 miles North of downtown Wiscasset).