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Kayaking Events

Upcoming Kayak Events

    • 06/17/2023
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • The DBC Clubhouse will be the base of operations.


    This year's event will include both sailboats and paddlers!!

    • Sailboat Course will be North of the Clubhouse
    • Paddler Course will be South of the Clubhouse
    • NOTE:  At least 4 boats for each course must signup in order to go through the effort of running the race.


      • Get your water squirting devices and join the raucous crowd searching for the Captain's Laundry!
      • OPTIONAL:  Decorate your boat, dress like a pirate or feel free to simply put on your regular gear and come out and enjoy the tomfoolery of the day!
      • 30 minutes prior to the race there will be water fights until all are throughly soaked.
      • Once the race begins, one needs to keep an eye out for the Captain's Laundry.
      • There will be 7 items of his laundry on floats along the course.
      • The Winners:  Whoever completes their course and has the most laundry will be deemed the winner of that course!

    • Attendees:  DBC Members and Invited Guests (limited to 2 guests per adult member)

    • Participant Boat Types:  
      • Sailboats
      • Paddlers - Kayaks, Standup Paddleboards, or any vessel meant to be paddled

    • Tide:  High Tide +3.2 at 10:57 AM
    • The Event:  
      • Bring your squirt guns, water cannons etc. and prepare for battle. Keep your opponents from gathering the Captain's laundry which is scattered about the course.
      • 9:30 AM - Check-in
      • 10:00 AM - Water fights and bedlam
      • 10:30 AM - Races Begin
      • Post Race - Pot Luck Luncheon - BRING A DISH TO SHARE!

    • Awards:  Awards for best boat, race winners, and anything we think deserves an award!

    • Registration:  Online registration is required.  Members are expected to register by clicking on the blue "Register" button on this page. 
      NOTE:  Registration will close at midnight the day before the race.
      • Instructions and Waiver:  
        • ALL participants (Members and Guests) must sign the waiver prior to participating in the event. 
          NOTE:  If bringing guests, please have your guest sign a printed copy of the Waiver (link below) and return the signed copy to Carol Elwood prior to the event.
        • By registering online for the event, you are agreeing to all of the terms outlined in the Captain's Laundry Race Instructions and in the Captain's Laundry Race Waiver  
        • A copy of the WAIVER is located at the following link: 
          Captain's Laundry Race - WAIVER
        • A copy of the SAILBOAT instructions are located at the following link:
          Captain's Laundry Race - SAILBOAT Instructions
        • A copy of the PADDLEBOAT instructions are located at the following link:
          Captain's Laundry Race - PADDLEBOAT Instructions
        • The online registration form provides a checkbox where you will indicate you agree with these terms.
        • Should you have a problem registering online, please print and sign a copy of this form and bring it to the check-in on the morning of the race.
        • NOTE:  If multiple people on a family membership are registering, EACH member must register separately using the online registration form.  Guest of members must check-in and sign the waiver on the day of the event.

    • Host:  Carol Elwood

    • What to Bring:  Bring a dish to share for the awards party.  DBC will provide beer, wine, water, and sodas.

    • Protect Our Environment:  NO water balloons allowed (not even bio-degradable balloons, as they take 4 years to de-grade)
    Tide:  High Tide +3.2 at 10:57 AM
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