Long Boat Regatta Returns with Cash Prizes, Sept 26th

The Long Lake Long Boat Regatta will kick off Saturday, September 26th, 11am at the Long Lake Town Beach. This is a competitive event featuring cash prizes for Pro-Voyageuer Canoes, Pro C-4 Stock, Pro Adirondack Touring Kayaks. There are non-cash prizes for Guideboats and other NYMCRA/AWA classes.

Registration opens on the porch of the Adirondack Hotel at 9am – 10:30am.

The Course: Boats paddle to the south end of the lake and back up towards Round Island. Paddlers from all over the north east converge on this fun, yet competitive event for a $5000 purse. This is a great place to get your last big paddle in before the cold air totally dominates the waters.

Division Entry Fee
Amateurs $30/person
AWA Members $25
Voyager “PRO” Class $300/canoe

Cash Prizes

Pro Voyageur Canoe Race
1st place – $1000, 2nd place – $ $800, 3rd place – $600, 4th place -$400, 5th place – $200.

Pro C-4 Stock Race
1st place – $600, 2nd place – $400, 3rd place – $200, 4th place – $120.

Pro Adirondack Touring Kayak Championship
1st place – $200, 2nd place – $150, 3rd place – $100, 4th place – $50. Premium for fastest woman – $100


• Pro entry is $35 per paddler, Amateur racers pay $30 (AWA members save $5). Minimum of 3 boats per pro class for pay out.

• AWA Standard Voyageur Canoe rules apply – at least two males and 2 females in the boat –. Minimum of 6 paddlers in the boat. 10 miles.

• C-4 Teams must have at least 1 man and 1 woman in the boat. NYMCRA stock rules.10 miles.

• NYMCRA Touring kayak rules apply.

• Non prize money races for guideboats, and all other NYMCRA / AWA classes

• The Northeast College C-4 Championship teams will be 2 females and 2 males in Stock C-4’s.

• Race series participants are encouraged to join the New York Marathon Canoe Race Association (NYMCRA),
and sign up for the New York State 200 and 400 mile club.

The Long Lake Long Boat Regatta is hosted by the Adirondack Watershed Alliance and the Town of Long Lake Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department with support from the North Country Regional Economic Development Council. Adirondack Watershed Race Circuit Series awards will be presented at the post race barbecue.

T-shirts for the first 75 registered

Join us on Friday night at the Adirondack Hotel for an end of the paddling season celebration!


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