All registration and payment must occur online. No same day in-person registration allowed. Online registration must include completed waivers and payment.
July 21, 2021
Bellingham Bay, WA
Take exit #250 off I-5, and head west on Fairhaven Parkway for approximately a mile and a half. Continue straight across 12th (at the light). Then take a left on Harris Ave. Head west to Marine Park.
Boat launch: OC6 must launch from the Community Boating Center at 555 Harris Ave.
OC6 canoes will need to be unloaded and rigged in the trailer parking and launched at the boat launch. We recommend a boat bumper buoy or small tire when launching the canoe off the boat launch.
Tires and Carts will be needed.
Canoes will need to be paddled to the beach at Marine Park (approx. 1/2 mile Southwest of the launch).
Small boats may launch at Marine Park
Each team must provide U.S. Coast Guard approved flotation devise (PFD) for each paddler in the canoe and a whistle.
Skirts will most likely not be needed but they should be packed in just in case
July 23, 2022
Pre-Race Safety Meeting:
Race Start Time:
Approximately 7 miles, starting and ending at Marine Park. (Wind and water conditions will influence final course details)
Men, Women, Mixed: Open
Men, Women, Mixed
After you are done with the classic,
give this short 'mixed-up' race a try!
Only registered BBOP Classic racers are allowed entry to this bonus race.
You will be randomly assigned to an OC6,
BBOP will supply the canoes, a steersperson, and a stroker.
Kapakahi start time (approx):
Onsite with a suggested donation of $5 per person.
*For registered race participants only