2014 Blackburn Challenge This Weekend



Blackburn Challenge Race Overview

The 2014 Blackburn Challenge—a 20-plus-mile open-water circumnavigation of Cape Ann, MA—will be held this Saturday July 19. Participants row or paddle small boats in the open ocean waters around Cape Ann.

The Blackburn Challenge is open to all seaworthy oar or paddle-powered craft. Classes include men’s and women’s Banks dories, fixed seat singles, doubles, multi-oars with cox, multi-oars without cox, sliding seat singles & doubles, single & double touring kayaks, single & double racing kayaks, surf skis, and outrigger canoes, in about that order.

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