Sheepscot River Race

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 Over 30 Years of Memories!!

Congratulations Hank Thorburn and Ben Randall (K-2)- 2023 WINNERS

TIME OF 47:41 OVER 6.2 MILE RACE!!!

SHEEPSCOT RIVER RACE 

   Cancelled Today due to Weather & Safety

Starts in Newcastle, Maine and ends in Wiscasset!!

This is a 6 MILE CANOE AND KAYAK RACE starting in Newcastle at the Route 1 Rest Area Bridge and finishing at the Wiscasset Waterfront in Wiscasset, Maine. One of the most scenic Maine Paddling Race Courses with four miles of moving water meandering through beautiful protected marshes and riverbanks. This race is part of the Maine Canoe & Kayak Flat Water Racing Series.    AWARDS AND REFRESHMENTS will follow the race at the Wiscasset Waterfront in Wiscasset.

This race is organized and run by Seaspray Kayaking with prize donations by several local businesses. All pre-registered participants will receive a Sheepscot River River Race T-shirt.

RULES:  Mackro; Lifejackets must be worn.

RACE CLASSES

  Racing /Recreational

Canoeing:  OC 1 Men & Women

OC 2 Men, Women & Mixed,  Adult/Youth 

War Canoes:  4 person, 6 person & 10+ person

Kayaking: K-1 Men & Women, Youth 

Sea Kayak:  K-1 Men & Women,  Youth

K-2 Open

Paddleboards:  Under 12’6 ”   &   12’6″+

** 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 and Local Merchants. 

REGISTRATION:  $20.00/ PERSON Registration –  Only $5 for Kids under Age 17 & Adults Over 70! 

Newcastle Rest Area Registration OPENS Race Day at 11 am.

           

RACE T-SHIRTS:  FREE TO ALL REGISTRANTS 

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

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Sheepscot River Race  Application                                          RACE #______

NAME(S )_________________________________________Age_______  ___________________________________________________Age_______

STREET: ____________________________________________________________________ E-mail: _____________________________________________________________________

TOWN: _______________________________ STATE________     ZIP__________________

PHONE: _____________________________________

CLASS: _____________________________________     Recreational       Racing         (please circle one)

Emergency Contact:  _____________________  Phone #: ___________________

*Send registration & release forms with $20/person entry fee to (Only $5 for Kids and Adults over 70!):

Seaspray Kayaking

C/O Sheepscot River Race

78 Desert Rd.                         

Freeport,  Me 04032    

More info? Call Scott Shea at (207) 751-3450

info@seaspraykayaking.com

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Sheepscot River Race

DIRECTIONS- Starts in Newcastle!!

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

Stay on Route 1 North for approximately 15 miles. (If you are leaving a Shuttle Vehicle at the Finish- take a Right at Sarah’s Pizza (Water St.), directly across from Red’s Eats and go .5 mile to the Waterfront for Finish Line.

*Continue across the Wiscasset Bridge for approximately 4 miles for Registration and Starting location. The Rest Area will be on your Right.

*Best Finish Line Viewing Area is on the Wiscasset Bridge or on the Wiscasset Waterfront Docks. 

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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 and Kayak Race involves certain risks, including but not limited to death, serious injury, severe weather and/or difficult 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.

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