The Gabriola 360 Fun Race
The Gabriola 360 is back for 2012!
This is a free event happening on Saturday August 25, 2012, in support of BC’s maritime community.
This fun race is designed for both serious and not so serious paddlers, although, the twenty nautical mile course demands a good level of fitness and skill.
The paddling class is open to any kind of human-powered open boat, while the ‘Raider’ class allows for any combination of paddling, rowing, and sailing in open boats.
There is also a three-part team relay with stops/changes at Pilot Bay and Brickyard Beach.
The race starts and ends in Silva Bay in front of the Silva Bay Inn. Registration and signing of waivers acknowledging contestant acceptance of all risks is required prior to the race. Pre-Registration is strongly encouraged as the race starts at 9:00 am Sharp!
Prizes for winners and Draw Prizes for all registered participants. Picnic and Awards at Silva Bay Inn at 5:30 pm.
Sponsors: Silva Bay Kayak Adventure - Race Finish Award - Sunset Paddle for 6 with gourmet beach picnic: Jim’s Kayaking - Race Finish Award - Sunset paddle for 6 with gourmet beach picnic: Baja Kayak Adventure Tours - Grand Draw Prize - 7 Day kayak tour for 1, in Baja, Mexico (winter 2011/12): North Road Sports - Race Finish Award - Special kayaking / outdoor gear: Tofino Air - Draw Prize - 1 way Air to or from Vancouver to Silva Bay: Slow Rise Bakery - Draw Prize Gift Certificate: Village Foods - Donation - refreshments (gator-aid/water/snacks); Madd-Art - Draw Prize - Funky & Cool Art and Gifts: Silva Bay Shipyard School - Draw Prize - SBSS t-shirts and hats; And more to come!
For more information contact Silva Bay Kayak Adventures.