Directions To Race Location
Shady Beach/ Calf Pature Beach is Exit 16 off I-95 in Norwalk, CT
I-95 South – end of ramp go left
I-95 North – end of ramp go right.
Take left after cemetary, bear right
Left at monumednt/rotary
Right on Beach Road to guardhouse
Bear left into Shady Beach
Parking is free with so long as you provide your license plate number during online registration. Also free if you are a Norwalk Resident with a Sticker.
The principles of sportsmanship and safety govern the race. Race fairly and race within your limits.
The Race Commitee reserves the right to:
- Refuse to register any individual or boat for any reason.
- Expel or disqualify any individual or boat for lack of required equipment, unsafe operation, disregard for event rules or unsportsmanlike behavior at anytime.
- Disqualify any individual or boat who has gained an advantage by drafting any boat outside of its registered class, blocking an overtaking boat, ignoring someone in distress, or causing damage to another craft, or not navigating the course as published.
All racers participate at their own risk. Competitors will be required to agree to a waiver as part of the registration process and provide a signature on the waiver on race day.
The maximum time allowed to complete the course or navigate back to the start as a DNF is 4 hours. After this time you will be on the course at your own risk. If you are not at the half way point on either the 7 or 14 mile course within 2 hours you are asked to discontinue your effort and return to Shady Beach. Please consider carefully your abilities and fitness before entering the race.
PFD’s consistent with Coast Guard regulations are required for each competitor. Whistles or horns are required on each boat. Boats should have bailers, pumps or self-bailers. A backup bailer is recommended. Compasses, charts, gps units, cell phones etc. are also good to have. You should have water and/or sports drink. Hats and sunscreen should be considered.
Racers observing another vessel in trouble or requiring help must assist to the extent of their ability. Time credit and recognition will be awarded to anyone providing help to others during the event. The race organizers reserve the right to direct racers from the course and event for any reason.
See you there!