August 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am
Open water racing on the Neuse and Trent Rivers at The Colonial. Choose from the distance course or the technical course in different classes.
WHERE: New Bern Waterfront - 403 E Front St, New Bern, NC 28560
CONTACT: Kate & Charlie Lewis
Experience the thrill of open water racing while the crowds cheer you to victory in this paddler and spectator-friendly event on the Neuse River and the Trent River in the historic Colonial Capital of New Bern, North Carolina.
There will be 2 races this year. You can participate in one or participate in both for the Combined Championship.
DISTANCE COURSE: 4-mile Triangle-Shaped course with Buoy Turns. Regatta start for all paddlers.
TECHNICAL COURSE: Bow-tie shaped course with buoy turns. Heat Format. Open Board Class.
Distance Course: Top 3 Finishers per Board Class, Gender & Juniors (U17)
Technical Course: Top 3 Finishers per Gender & Juniors (U17)
Combined Champion: Top Male/Female/Junior with the highest placing in both Courses
Personal Flotation Devices (PFD) Required – On body or on board
Leash Required – NEW WPA RULE
Visit http://www.thecolonialsup.com/registration.html for more information!