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2nd Annual                                                                                Sponsored by:dunkin donuts
Yankee Homecoming
Kayak & Paddle Board River Race
July 29, 2017

Registration time:  8:30 AM                                                                          Race Time: 10:00 AM

Join us for the second Annual Kayak and Paddle Board River Race.   Participants will launch at Cashman Park boat ramp off Merrimac Street. The contestants will paddle up River at low tide/slack tide around Ram Island, Carr Island, Deer Island and back to Cashman Park with the out going tide,  4.6 miles.

Race Rules:

  • Kayaks shall be propelled solely by means of double-ended paddles
  • All craft must have forward & aft buoyancy to maintain a neutral level if capsized
  • All paddlers must be able to swim
  • All entrants must wear a USCG Personal Flotation Device (PFD) with whistle at all times
  • Use of alcohol at this event is prohibited

Yankee Homecoming reserves the right, at any time, to:  Refuse to register any individual or boat; expel or disqualify any individual or boat for lack of required equipment, unsafe operation, and disregard for event rules or unsportsmanlike behavior.


All participants must fill out a registration form below to be eligible and submit online or print and bring with you the day of the event.

For more details, Contact Larry Wielgos at 978-462-6806 or

Need to rent a Kayak or Paddleboard contact Newbury Kayak and Canoe 978-465-0312  or Plum Island Kayak 978-462-5510


Pre-registration and Entry Fee:  12 years to 18 years $15.00 / 18 years and over $25.00

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Pre-registration can be paid with Paypal after submitting the form below, or with check.

Mail Checks to:

Yankee Homecoming
PO Box 493
Newburyport MA 01950

Checks must be mailed by 7/25.  Online registration closes on 7/28 at 5:00pm


Day of Race registration fee $30.00 per adult, $25.00 per under 18

****** Consideration of this entry being accepted for myself, my heirs, executor, administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for personal damage against Said Sponsor and all parties of Said Race.  Parents or legal Guardian must sign for any participant under 18 years of age.  Parents or legal Guardian must accompany any participant under 12 years of age  ******

Kayak and Paddle Board Race

  • Each participant will receive a shirt. Please indicate how many of each size (XL, L ,M, S)
  • Price: $15.00 Quantity:
  • Price: $25.00 Quantity:
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