The Richard Henry Dana Charity Paddle is part of the RHD Charity Regatta event series that benefits the Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation. This paddle event is run in association with the World Paddle Association and held at Dana Point Yacht Club. There will be three separate races for participants to choose their distance and craft for their ability level.
The 5 mile distance race is an open ocean race for OC1, OC2, Surfski, Six-person outrigger, Elite (advanced) Prone ULT and SUP (12'6, 14', ULT) only. The 2 mile and 1 mile races will be conducted in the Bay area in front of the Dana Point Yacht Club for those wanting a fun competitive race for all age groups on SUP and Prone divisions.
The Juniors races (1 mile and 2 mile technical) are designed for both beginning, Intermediate, Advanced paddlers level competitors offering age groups 8U (only 1 mile), 9-11, 12-14 and 15-17. Extra awards party only tickets will be available the day of the event at registration for $25.00 per adult that includes, dinner, drink tickets and band. Kids awards party only tickets (12U) are $15.00.