The Edisto Island Classic is a new and exciting 3.0 or 6.0 mile race for SUPs, Kayaks, Surf skis, Outrigger Canoes, Prone Boards, Rowing Craft and Pedal Boats,
The race starts and finishes at Live Oak Landing in the beautiful Edisto Beach State Park, Edisto Beach SC. It runs parallel to the ocean in one of the nation's largest preserved estuaries, passes the remains of an historic Indian village and delivers dependable cooling sea breezes the whole way.
When you're done, enjoy awards and a post race get together at Dockside Bar and Grill in "downtown" Edisto. Relax with a beer and sandwich on their veranda overlooking Big Bay Creek and the seemingly endless marshes to the north.
Come and have a blast!
Adult: $45 (increases to $50 on Monday, May 7) Youth: $20
- Go here to see the beautiful hand crafted trophies and medals
Other Good Things
- Post race get together and awards in the Dock Side Bar and Grill Wear your race T-shirt to get 15% off all purchases.
- Island Classic T-shirts to all participants
Boat classification is based on the Sound Rowers System. Go to /soundrowers.org/wp/boat-classes/ to learn about the system and see a list of classes and boats.
Please contact us if you have a question about your boat.
Fast Sea Kayak (FSK) – any single kayak or surf ski with a maximum overall length of 18’ and a 4” waterline beam of at least 8.5% of length
Sea Kayak – any single kayak or surf ski with a maximum overall length of 18’ and a 4” waterline beam of at least 10.8% of length
Sea Kayak class – 18 ft or less with a minimum width at the 4 in waterline of 10.8% of length (Sound Rower's Classification System)
Rec class - Preferably boats 14 ft or less in length. Basically, anything goes!
SUP – 14'
SUP - 12'6"
SUP - 12' or under (surf)
Prone - 12'6"
Prone - 14'
OC-1 – Any one person outrigger canoe
Tandem – Any tandem canoe, kayak, or outrigger.
Pedal Boat - Hobie Mirage, etc.
Pedal SUP - Hobie, etc.
Recreational - Anything goes
Each class is further broken down into Open (below 50) and Masters (50 and over).