Roger Crisp and his classic '73 Volvo P1800 Conditions for our final race of the season were looking rather marginal this morning, as many of us made our way to the South Bend area under gloomy, rain-filled skies. Two of our racers (Matt Meersman & Ted Beatty) were even crazy enough to strike out on … Continue reading South Bend Race 9.21.19
Last Saturday’s "Ride the Wave Regatta" could have been more appropriately named “Side the Wave Regatta” this year; we had plenty of wave action, with wave heights running about 3' - 4', but they all seemed to be coming from the side. Such wave action made for plenty of entertaining balance work, and even resulted … Continue reading Ride the Wave Regatta,9.7.19
Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest - informally known as the Fish Lake Race - presents a venue like no other. There's a story that the band played while the Titanic sank, but I doubt they were playing classic rock, like the band at Fish Lake. And no one sank in this event (other than my … Continue reading Fish Lake Paddlefest Race 7.27.19
Our other demo boats have sold, but we still have an S16S ready to put a smile on your face! Stellar's S16S is an amazing sit-on-top/ski; it has sufficient stability that almost anyone can paddle it, yet it outperforms most 18 ft sea kayaks. Two hatches provide plenty of storage; a water bottle holder helps … Continue reading Summer Sale on Surf Ski/Sit-on-Tops!
I don't have a race report from the participants, but it sounds like everyone had a lot of fun at George Tinsley's Hoosier Regatta! RBR 2019 Hoosier Regatta Race Results C2 Aluminum 1st Hillman Culp & Kenneth Culp 1:58:34 C1 Man 1st William Kanost 1:24:15 2nd Roland Muhlen 1:26:28 K1 Sea Kayak Man 1st … Continue reading Hoosier Regatta Race 6.23.19