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Conquer the Current

August 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday, August 5 | 8:00 am—3:00 pm

The Connecticut River Museum’s second annual downriver paddle regatta to benefit the Museum’s education programs will take place on August 5th, 2018 from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.  The Regatta is open to all paddle craft- canoes, kayaks, stand up paddleboards and rowboats! This year will feature 2 race routes:

Eagle Landing Recreational Race: The 8.74 statute mile race will start at Eagle Landing State Park in Haddam and finish in front of the Connecticut River Museum in Essex.

Middletown Points Race: This 21.4 statute mile points race will begin at the boat launch in Riverfront Park, Middletown and finish in front of the Connecticut River Museum in Essex.

The races are open to men and women age 16 and over, with classes for SUP, Kayak, Canoe and Open. Both races are fully staffed with support and safety boats.  Youth ages 12-15 are welcome to participate with a registered participating adult.  The races will be followed by awards on the Museum lawn, lunch and activities.

Registration for the event will be through paddleguru.com or at the Connecticut River Museum phone: 860-767-8269 x110 or crm@ctrivermuseum.org.



August 5, 2018
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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