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42nd Annual Da Hui Paddle Race

  • Date
  • Location

    North Shore, Haleiwa

Featuring :
  • Hawaiian Springs
  • Free Race Shuttle Service
  • Cost: $30 for individual paddler
  • Cost: $30 per Paddler Team Supsquatch & Parent / child tandem (no charge for keiki)
  • Cost: $40 for OC2

    Event Details

    Every year's 4th of July, Da Hui holds an annual paddle race from Turtle Bay & Sunset Beach, culminating at Waimea Bay on the North Shore of Oahu. This is the biggest Paddle Board Race in the world! Over 600 watermen/women from across the world entered this big race in male, female, coed mix and various age divisions by categories ranging from OC1 world class competitors, OC4, Stand Up paddle board (SUP), Prone, Surfboard to the popular SUPZILLA and Parent-Child Tandem.

    OC1 / OC2 Course: Turtle Bay Resort (fronting Ola's Restaurant). Paddle out thru channel. Ocean start.Short Course Start: Ocean Start.

    Long Course Start: Turtle Bay Resort (fronting Ola's Restaurant). Ocean start.

    Finish: Waimea Bay. Awards Ceremony at Waimea Bay. Concert/Fireworks show at Turtle By Resort.

    Distance: Long course: 7 miles. Short course: 4 miles

    Cost: $30 for individual paddler, per Paddler Team Supsquatch & Parent/child tandem (no charge for keiki). $40 for OC2

    Staggered Starts – Please note the NEW START TIMES FOR ALL COURSES!

    OC1 & OC2 course: Check-In 8-9:20 Am *No Later* 9:45am start

    Long course/Prone & SUP: Check-In 8-9:35 Am *No Later* 10:00am start

    Short course/Prone (all divisions), Prone menehune, Prone Parent/Child, All wood & Surfboard divisions/Check-In 8-10:30Am*No Later*11:00am start.

    Short course/SUP (all divisions), SUP menehune, SUP Parent/child & SUPsquatch divisions/Check-In 8-10:30 Am *NO Later* 11:15am start.

    FREE RACE SHUTTLE SERVICE

    LONG COURSE COMPETITORS:

    From Waimea Bay to Turtle Bay = Hans Hedemann Surf School Van. Driver: Bobby.
    First shuttle to Turtle Bay leaves Waimea Bay parking lot at 7:30am.
    Last shuttle service to Turtle Bay leaves Waimea Bay parking lot at 9:10am.
    Races starts at 9:45am

    SHORT COURSE COMPETITORS:

    From Waimea Bay to Sunset Beach = North Shore Surf Bus (Passengers/Paddles only). Driver: Justin. Da Hui Board Trailer (SUP's and Prones only). Driver: Jeremy.
    First shuttle to Sunset Beach leaves Waimea Bay parking lot at 7:30am.
    Last shuttle service to Sunset Beach leaves Waimea Bay parking lot at 10:15am.
    Race starts at 11:00am

    AGE DIVISIONS
    SHORT COURSE:
    PADDLEBOARD (STOCK 12′ & UNDER)
    MEN: 19 & Under, 20-39, 40-54, 55+
    WOMEN: 19 & Under, 20-39, 40+PADDLEBOARD (UNLIMITED OVER 12FT)
    MEN: 19 & Under, 20-39, 40-54, 55+
    WOMEN: 19 & Under, 20-39, 40+

    PADDLEBOARD MENEHUNE (13YRS & YOUNGER)

    PARENT/CHILD TANDEM (PADDLEBOARD & SUP)
    Open/Unlimited

    STAND UP PADDLE MENEHUNE (13YRS & YOUNGER)

    STAND UP PADDLE STOCK UNDER 12'6:
    MEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50, 51-59, 60+
    WOMEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50, 51-59, 60+

    STAND UP PADDLE 12'6 RUDDERLESS:
    MEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50, 51-59, 60+
    WOMEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50, 51-60+

    STAND UP PADDLE 14′ RUDDERLESS:
    MEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50, 51-59, 60+
    WOMEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50, 51-60+

    STAND UP PADDLE UNLIMITED (Anything over 14′ with/without rudder):
    MEN: Open
    WOMEN: Open

    SURFBOARD 12′ & UNDER (No SUP boards allowed. Short or longboard only):
    MEN: Open
    WOMEN: Open
    LONG COURSE:

    OC1 DIVISIONS (only 50 slots open)(No Kayaks or Surf skis):
    MEN: 18-29YRS,30-39,40-49, 50+
    WOMEN: 18-39YRS, 40-49,50+

    OC2 DIVISIONS (only 10 slots open):
    Men Open Women Open

    STAND UP PADDLE 14′ RUDDERLESS:
    MEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50+
    WOMEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50+

    STAND UP PADDLE UNLIMITED (Anything over 14′ with/without rudder)
    MEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50+
    WOMEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50+

    PADDLEBOARD (STOCK 12FT & UNDER)
    MEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50+
    WOMEN: OPEN

    PADDLEBOARD (UNLIMITED OVER 12FT)
    MEN: 19 & Under, 20-35, 36-50+
    WOMEN: OPEN

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