Welcome to Board the Fjord, the highly anticipated first big race of the year. We are thrilled to have you join us for another year of this exciting event in Deep Cove!
Board the Fjord is a fun and scenic event, with a course that takes paddlers around 7 different islands in North America’s southern-most fjord. There are 14km, 7km, or 4km course options for all paddler levels, including, a 1km Kids Race which will take place after the main races. The race is open to recreational and competitive paddlers and we encourage everyone to come our and challenge themselves at this great community event on May 13th, 2023.
When you register for the race, you will receive a variety of perks, including your race entry, a race jersey (If registered by April 13th, 2023), pre-race coffee and muffin, and a post-race meal. To ensure you get the most out of your experience, here are a few important details to keep in mind.
In order to be eligible for a podium finish in your category, there must be three or more persons registered to race in it. If you register before April 13th, you will receive a custom race jersey with the option to choose the name for the back of your shirt at registration. If you register after April 13th, you will still receive a race jersey, however it will not be customized.
For those bringing kids along, the 1km Kids Race is free, but participants will not receive a race shirt. However, you have the option to add one for $30.
Race Registration Fees:
- Early-bird Rate (By April 13th, 2023) – $60
- Standard Rate (After April 13th, 2023) – $70
- Juniors Rate – $35
- 1km Kids Race – Free
The tentative race day schedule is as follows:
- 8:30am: Check-in Starts
- 10:25am: Pre-race meeting
- 11:00am: Long and Short Course Races Start
- 12:30pm: Food and drinks after the race
- 1:00pm: Kids Race
- 2:30pm: Award Ceremony
Get ready for an unforgettable day filled with racing, food, drinks, and entertainment! We look forward to seeing you all on the water racers!