Comox Events – Canadian Waterman Festival, August 9-10, 2014

Comox Valley Events

Saturday, August 9 to Sunday, August 10, 2014 – Canadian Waterman Festival – 10am at the Marine Park in Comox, BC 

The Canadian Waterman Festival is a special water sport event, highlighting Stand Up Paddle Boarding in the Comox Valley.

On Saturday there will be the special opening ceremony by local First Nations, then everyone will paddle together out to a private event beach where the fun really begins. The day will finish up day with relays in the evening.

Sunday will be the distance races, which count toward the overall series championships. The unique long-distance course offers all aspects of SUP paddling with flat water, a portage and downwind leg with good chop. The course circumnavigates the Comox Spit – quite the challenge. There will be a 5K and 8K races of all categories.

Comox Event Details: 

Event: Canadian Waterman Festival

Date: Saturday, August 9 to Sunday, August 10, 2014, 10am

Location: Marine Park (1809 Beaufort Avenue), Comox, BC

Prices:  $85 adults, $45 children (youth/groms)

Contact: email: contact@compassadventure.caorphone: 250-334-0741

Official website for registration/more details: http://www.surf-sup.ca/events

 

Publisher of Amazing Vancouver Island. Doug grew up in Kamloops and Vancouver. He is also the President of KIAI Angency, an Internet Marketing and Branding agency in Vancouver. He is an avid photographer and you can see his many pix of Vancouver Island on Flickr.

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