The Edisto Island Classic is a new and exciting race for SUPs, Kayaks, Surf skis, Outrigger Canoes, Prone Boards, Rowing Craft and Pedal Boats, The race starts and finishes at Edisto Watersports and Tackle in beautiful Edisto Beach, SC and runs parallel to the ocean on scenic Big Bay Creek. This is Low Country racing at its best!
Get this. Check-in is on site at the Coffee Shop @ Edisto. Enjoy fresh java while you get your bib!
Next, enjoy your race on Big Bay Creek which is both gorgeous AND well protected from the wind. Even if the weather is uncooperative, you should have a fine time on the water!
When you're done, enjoy awards and a post race get together in the Dockside Bar and Grill on the other side of the parking lot. Wear your race T shirt and enjoy 15% off food and drinks, including the restaurant's excellent selection of craft beers!
Come and have a blast!
Adult: $45 (increases to $50 on Monday, May 7) Youth: $20
- Epic Kayak Club Carbon wing paddle. Carbon blade + green shaft. Small Mid Wing model. 205 to 215 cm. Retail value $299.
- Other valuable prizes
- Certificates to third place in each class.
Other Good Things
- Post race get together and awards in the Dockside Bar and Grill. Wear your race T-shirt to get 15% off all purchases. Go here to check out the excellent menu.
- Island Classic T-shirts to all participants
Boat classification is based on the Sound Rowers System. Go here 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.
Rowing Boats - 1 person
Each class is further broken down into Open (below 50) and Masters (50 and over).