1 river, 2 towns, 500 rafters – Rock the Boat and save the music

Ouseday Kayak Races 2018

This a chance to get on the river, in front of thousands of people, and be part of a celebration of the Ouse. This year, once again it is open to a limited number of people who want to Kayak or canoe between the bridges. If this is you choose your race and start practicing.

This year there are two races

The Two Bridges

Starting at Phoenix bridge 1, Kayaking to, Whiley’s bridge 2, and turn back to Phoenix bridge 1.
Total distance of 1.3kms
Start at 14:20

The Three Bridges

Starting at Phoenix bridge 1, kayak to Cliffe bridge 2, turn back up to, Whiley’s bridge 3, turn again to Phoenix bridge 1.
Total distance 1.6kms.
Start at 14:45

To apply

1. Bring your own (water worthy) boat if you have one. or Ask to borrow one.
2. Decide which race: The Two Bridges for beginners or The Three Bridges for intermediate and advanced.

 

Apply to race

Experience of kayaking :
1 (never done it) to 10 (go out regularly)

Fitness level:
1 (Buddah body) to 10 (Mo Farah)