Ottawa Wa’a

Join us for a different kind of paddling experience on Sunday, June 24th! Race from Mooney's Bay to Black Rapids and back (approximately 11km) in the inaugural Ottawa Wa'a Race in one of the following divisions:

OC1 (open, women)
OC2 (open, women, mixed)
OC6 (open, women, mixed - standard specs and unlimited)
SUP Men's (max length 14'6")
SUP Women's (max length 12'6")
SUP Youth (max length 12')
Surf Ski Men's (max length 6.45 m)
Surf Ski Women's (max length 6.45 m)

 

If you're not familiar with paddling lingo, OC stands for Outrigger Canoe and SUP stands for Stand Up Paddle Boarding. 
All races will be held simultaneously so participants may select only one category.
PFDs are mandatory and can be supplied if required.
When: Sunday June 24, 2018 
Start time: 1:00PM (TBC) - Shotgun start
Registration Fee: $65 (plus HST) 
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 22 at 4PM

 

Registration includes:         

-      Complimentary food and beverage 
-      Medals for winner(s) in each category
-      Free clinic with World Class OC Racer/Boat Designer Kai Bartlett 
-      A chance to win an OC1 Hurricane
-      Access to the World’s Largest Dragon Boat Festival as a VIP, includes parking pass

 

Free OC Clinics with Kai Bartlett

(Ozone boat designer and world class OC paddler)
Location: Mooney's Bay Park, Ozone beach launch
To register please contact Trevor at waidt@waidt.ca 
Training Sessions Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 19 at 4PM (or as vacancies arise on-site from June 20-23)

Schedule                  

Wednesday, June 20: 10:00 hrs, 12:00 16:00 hrs, 18:00 hrs
Thursday, June 21: 10:00 hrs, 12:00 16:00 hrs, 18:00 hrs
Friday, June 22: 10:00 hrs, 12:00 16:00 hrs, 18:00 hrs
Saturday, June 23: Starting at 09:30 throughout the day (bookings can be arranged in advance)
Sunday, June 24: Starting at 09:30 throughout the day (bookings can be arranged in advance)

 

 

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