2012 Blackburn Challenge
Posted by: mattdrayer on May-26-12 7:33 AM (EST)
Registration for the 2012 Blackburn Challenge is open:
Blackburn Challenge Race Overview
The Blackburn Challenge is a 20+ mile open water circumnavigation of Cape Ann [Gloucester, Massachusetts]. Participants row or paddle small boats in the open ocean waters around Cape Ann, and conditions can vary dramatically throughout the day. Occasionally the water can be very rough, with strong winds and high waves.
The Blackburn Challenge is open to all seaworthy oar or paddle powered craft. Classes include menís and womenís Banks dories, fixed seat singles, doubles, multi-oars with cox, multi-oars without cox, sliding seat singles & doubles, single & double touring kayaks, single & double racing kayaks, surf skis, and outrigger canoes, in about that order.
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