"America's Finest" Paddle Race


Thanks Everyone for a Great Race!

Isle would like to personally thank each and every racer, spectator and sponsor for making Americas Finest Paddle Race an amazing success! With close to 100 paddlers providing some epic battles for pole position under sunny San Diego Skies. The first ever SUP Race to be held within the NTC channel at Liberty Station!

Click here for Americas Finest Paddle Race Write Up & Photos

See you at the next one. Thanks again, The Isle Crew

Americas Finest Paddle Race 2012
Set in the heart of San Diego, on the calm waters of Point Loma’s NTC Channel at Liberty Station this event shall be a unique opportunity to be a part of a really exciting race venue. Spectators can witness & cheer the racers on from the shoreline as they battle it out toward victory.

Race Day Details
The race will consist of a 1 mile, 3.5 mile & 4 member team relay race. Race Day will start at 9:00 am & will include a Paddlers Expo with paddle-sport related vendor booths, afternoon SUP clinics, multiple brand board demos, product raffles and of course the opportunity to share the STOKE & camaraderie with San Diego’s rapidly growing Paddling Community.

Join Us & Give Back
Paddlers of all ages & skill levels are encouraged come on down & join us in the fun & take advantage of this opportunity to race with, as well as give back to our military vets through the automatic contribution to the Wounded Warrior Project of $5 from every tendered entry.

Anyone interested in having a booth or participating at the Paddlers Expo please CLICK HERE

RACE INFORMATION - Check Out and follow our Facebook Event Page for more info

When: September 22, 2012, check in at 8am and first race at 9am
Where: NTC Channel at Liberty Station in Point Loma. Farragut Rd & Chauncey Rd. Click for Map
Cost: Public Entry $45 - Military Entry $30 ( Gets you into the 1 Mile Race and or 3.5 Mile Sprint Race)
(Relay Race Teams will be formed & the $10 separate entry fee will be collected only on the day of the race)
Please note race mileage is approximate

  1. 1 Mile ‘Fun Race’ ( 1 Lap of the NTC Channel)
  2. 3.5 Mile Sprint (2 Laps of the NTC Channel)
  3. 4 Member Relay Race (Short Course 4 Laps) Relay Race Entry Fee $10 per person
    *Must have at least 1 female paddler

Click for Map of Race Courses

1 Mile Fun Race
3.5 Mile Sprint Race
Relay Race

Each Registered Paddler will receive:
- Entry to the 1 Mile Fun Race and or 3.5 Mile Sprint Race
- Goodie Bag & Lunch (1st 100 to Register)
- Awards to top 3 finishers in each race & catagory
- $5 From Every Entry will be automatically donated to the Wounded Warrior Project

RACE DETAILS - 1 Mile Fun Race & 3.5 Mile Sprint Race

Board Categories
- Board requirements and limits

  • Surf SUP: maximum length 12’2”
  • 12’6 Stock Race SUP: maximum length 12’6”
  • 14’0" Class SUP
  • Knee and Prone Paddle Boards: maximum length 12’0”

Age Divisions - Awards to Top 3 finishers in each age group for both Male and Female in All Categories

  • 17 and under
  • 18-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+

- At least 3 racers must register & participate in any division or that division will be dissolved or merged at judge’s discretion
- Due to the “Short Course” format; “Unlimited Class” boards will not be competing in any race

*Boards & Team organization for Relay Race TBA @ the Race*

Discounted group rates at Marriott Courtyard in Liberty Station directly across from race site.
September 21st to 23rd.  Book online using group code ‘PRB’ or call 800-321-2211 and ask for the ‘NTC Paddlers Race’ group rate.
Discounted group rates at Loma Lodge Americas Best Value Inn Only 6 mins from the race site. September 21st to 23rd rates will be for a single 59.99 and double 69.99. Book online or call 800-266-0511.

Event organization by Alf & Mara Laws of Eye Paddle info@eyepaddle.com

This promotion is sponsored by America’s Finest Paddle Race, which is solely responsible for its fulfillment. The 'Wounded Warrior Project' name and logo is used by permission. The WWP is the benefiting organization and more information about WWP may be found by visiting the website at www.woundedwarriorproject.org or by calling WWP at 877-832-6997.  $5 of entry fees, all outside donations and 100% of raffle proceeds will go to benefit WWP.