Race Fleet

This is designed for anyone who is looking to race against other paddlers and is split into a number of different categories.  Paddlers will choose which category to enter when they register.  Entry cost is £35 per person for all categories with all paddlers receiving a finishers medal and timings.

NOTE: Minimum numbers as per our rules apply for the category to run.

14′ Race – Open Age Group (Men & Women)

This is for anyone who would like to have the challenge of racing against some of the top paddlers in the UK.   It is an open age group with paddlers taking part on 14′ race boards (hardboard and inflatable) to battle it out for one of the following prizes:

  • 1st Place – Sponsor prize plus the entry cost of 3 UK short distance races*
  • 2nd Place – Sponsor prize plus the entry cost of 2 UK short distance races *
  • 3rd Place – Sponsor prize plus the entry cost of 1 UK short distance races *

12’6 Race – Open Age Group (Men & Women)

This is for anyone who would like to have the challenge of racing against some of the top paddlers in the UK.   It is an open age group with paddlers taking part on 12’6 race boards (hardboard and inflatable) to battle it out for one of the following prizes:

  • 1st Place – Sponsor prize plus a brand prize
  • 2nd Place – Sponsor prize plus a brand prize
  • 3rd Place – Sponsor prize plus a brand prize

N1SCO One Design – Open Age Group (Men & Women)

This is for anyone who is looking to take part on a N1SCO One Design board.   It is an open age group with paddlers battling it out for one of the following prizes:

  • 1st Place – Naish Brand Prize
  • 2nd Place – Naish Brand Prize
  • 3rd Place – Naish Brand Prize

Perpetual

We have a number of perpetual trophies which are presented:

  • 1st Youth (16 to 18yrs old) on boards up to 14’
  • 1st Female
  • Fastest Person
  • 1st Inflatable
  • Dragon Team

Age Group Medals

Head of the Dart SUP Challenge does not recognise age categories however as the event is part of the GB SUP National Series, GBSUP will be providing Age Group Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.  Age groups are below and based on a paddlers age as of 1st Jan 2020:

  • 18 to 39
  • 40 to 49
  • 50 to 59
  • 60 +

Age groups will be applied as per GB SUP National Series race categories, which may differ from ours.

Unlimited

This is for anyone looking to race on a board longer than 14′.  If there are more than 10 people who enter we will look at providing prizes.

*By UK short distance race, this is any race in the UK up to 10k in distance.  Events included but not limited to, in this are:

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  • GB SUP National Series Distance
    • Cardiff 2020
    • Battle of the Thames 2020
  • Naish One UK Series
  • Round Hayling Island – Hayling Island,
  • SUP the Creek – Devon, Oct 2020
  • Exe Hammer – Devon, 2020