SUP for the Bays; Standup Paddle Race to benefit Baykeeper

Preservation nonprofit Peconic Baykeeper is hosting a stand-up paddle race on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Haven’s Beach in Sag Harbor. The race, which will divided among three catagories–recreational, stock and elite–will start at 9:30 am, registration begins at 8 am. The  rain date Sunday, May 20, at the same time. Participants who register in advance will pay $40; to register on the day of is $50. All proceeds will benefit Peconic Baykeeper’s clean water programs.

The recreational race will cover 3.5 or six miles; stock and elite will be six miles. To register mail payment to Peconic Baykeeper at P.O. Box 893, Quogue 11959 (please include name, mailing address, phone# and email), (631) 653-4804, or visit Main Beach at 352 Montauk Hwy, Wainscott 11975, (631) 537-2716.

SUP boards, kayaks and canoes will available for rent. After the race there will be a gear raffle and an update on the State of the Bays following the race.

Baykeeper would like to give special thanks to the EH Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad, Main Beach, Kialoa and NSP Paddle Boards.