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Cranberry Lake Canoe/Kayak Race
August 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
From the Cranberry Lake Boat Club
This is the second year for this boat race in our time. The race did occur in 1912 with the same course from the Town Beach around Birch Island and back. See photo taken of the race map hanging in the Town of Clifton Historical Museum.
Pre Registration is encouraged and check in will be at 8:00 to 9:30 am at the Clifton Town Beach and/or front lawn of the Clifton Community Center. The race starts at 10:00am in the water in front of Clifton Town Beach (7202 NY-3, Cranberry Lake, NY 12927) in the Hamlet of Cranberry Lake. Pre Registration On-line or at the day of the event is $25 per person.
This is a USCA (United States Canoeing Association) sanctioned race. There will be two race distances of 5.4 miles or 1.5 miles; from the start line (between water buoys) head south on Cranberry Lake around Birch Island and back for 5.4 miles; and from the start line around Matilda Island and back. Boats and PFD are inspected.
Participants are required to sign a waiver/release of liability form. Participants will be assigned a boat number, given a souvenir shirt and course map.