Rules and Divisions

Pailolo Challenge Race Rules

CANOES USED

DIVISIONS

UNLIMITED

  • Open Men
  • Open Women
  • Iron Men
  • Iron Women
  • Open Mixed (9-12 person crews, not age based, see crew requirements below)

HAWAIIAN CLASS (400+ lbs)

  • Open Men (9 Men)
  • Open Women (10 Women)
  • Open Mixed (9-12 person crews, not age based, see crew requirements below)
  • Iron Men
  • Iron Women
  • 40 Masters Men (9 Men)
  • 40 Men Iron
  • 40 Masters Women (10 Women)
  • 40 Women Iron
  • Masters Mixed (9-12 person crews, all must be over 40 years old, see crew requirements below)
  • 50 Masters Men (12 Men)
  • 50 Masters Women (12 Women)
  • 60 Masters Men (12 Men
  • 60 Masters Women (12 Women)

There are not age specifications for unlimited crews.

All racers must be 18 or older.

MIXED CREWS
For example:
Iron crew: at least 3 women
9 person crew: at least 5 women
10 person crew: at least 5 women
11 person crew: at least 6 women
12 person crew: at least 6 women

REGISTRATION DAY – September 15, 2017

10:00am – 5:00pm Crew Check In at Maui Brewing Co in Kahana
Time & Location TBD MANDATORY Coaches Meeting

RACE DAY – September 16, 2017

7:00am Coaches/Steersmen meeting
7:30am Opening Ceremony

RACE START

  • 8:00am
    • 50 Women
    • 60 Women
    • All Iron Women (Open & Unlimited)
  • 9:00am
    • Open Women (Open & Unlimited)
    • 40 Women
    • All Mixed Crews (Open & Unlimited)
    • 60 Men
  • 9:20am
    • Open Men (Open & Unlimited)
    • 40 Men
    • 50 Men
    • All Iron Men (Open & Unlimited)

THERE WILL BE A 20 MINUTE PENALTY ADDED TO CREWS’ FINAL TIME TO THOSE OVER THE LINE AT THE START.

Iron Crews

Safety: we require every iron crew to put a $150 refundable deposit down on a Super Paddler Pack.
Packs will be picked up at Crew Check-In and returned at the After Party on Moloka’i.

Luggage: we will transport your luggage to Moloka’i for $20 CASH.  We will only transport water proof bags and paddle bags. One bag per person plus one crew bag (total 7 pieces).  Please drop off all luggage at the designated drop off area on the beach by 8:30am on race day.  Your luggage can be picked up at the post-race party near the food tent.

Entry Fees

$550/crew for change crews

$600/iron crews

IRON CREWS will be required to have a “Super Paddler Pack” on their canoe. It will include a water proof radio, whistle, and other survival tools. We will require a $150 refundable deposit. The packs will be picked up at crew check-in and must be returned to the Race Director at the Molokai Yacht Club after the race

YOU MUST REGISTER & PAY ONLINE. THERE WILL BE NO REGISTRATION AT CREW CHECK IN.

IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION, PLEASE ASK!!!