Boats strung out from Deception Island to the Pass. Photo by Nancy Arends.
185 registered racers
9 no-shows = 176 on hand
19 tandems, 1 triple, 135 singles = 155 boats
150 finishers. Congrats!
Please check the official results at:
Remember, you’re accumulating points* toward big prizes in the Race for Your Life series. The series includes:
New Year’s Challenge on January 8th in Seattle
Paddle the Dragon on May 7th in Port Gamble
deFuca Downwind on June 11th in Port Angeles
Race for Your Life Championship weekend, July 30-31 in Seattle
*RFYL points system: in each boat class, the winner earns points equal to the number of boats in that class, plus a 2-point bonus.
2nd place receives the number of boats in the class, minus 1. 3rd place, minus 2, etc.
For classes of more than 10, the winner receives a max of 12 points; 2nd place, 9, etc.; 10th and below all receive 1 point.
For tandems, triples, OC6, and other team boats, each paddler in the boat, individually, receives the total number of points earned by that boat’s place in their class.
Racers may enter different classes in each race, and accumulate points toward the single big prize on Championship Weekend.
Standings with Dash results will be posted shortly.