48th Annual Wabash River Canoe & Kayak Races Terry ordered up an awfully nice day for a canoe race this time, and the new location worked well – other than lacking an outhouse at the start. Water levels were up, negating any “rudder anxiety”, temps were mild (although they got hotter as the day wore on), the … Continue reading Wabash River Race 7.24.2021
Fort Wayne La Classique June 19, 2021 By Steven Horney Race day was looking questionable as we prepared Saturday morning. Storms had run through the area, and some were wondering if the races might be cancelled. Silly paddlers; they should know by now that we might cancel a race for a tornado, but rarely for anything less. … Continue reading Fort Wayne Race June 19, 2021
Two new Stellar surf ski / sit-on-top kayaks arrived at River Bear Racing this week: one, an S16S Multi-Sport, is headed to a customer. The other, one of the new S18Sx Excel models, is in stock for purchase. Both of these kayaks are outstanding boats, and worthy of consideration if you're in the market. Stellar … Continue reading New boats at River Bear Racing!
Brent must have behaved himself extra well, because the Almighty blessed us with an almost incomparably excellent day for racing. Temps were in the low 70's, the air was drier, and the skies were deep blue with enough puffy white clouds to keep the direct sun at bay. A nice breeze (which could also work … Continue reading Bridge to Bridge Race, Bristol, IN 8.29.2020
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