Your attention in drawn to a notable paddlers race on the Derwent River as part of the 184th anniversary Royal Hobart Regatta on Saturday 12th of February.
Known as the two bridges race, this event will commence at 9am in front of the Royal Hobart Regatta grounds.
It is a 15km race for experienced paddlers through the Tasman Bridge, on to the Bowen Bridge and return to the finish line off the Regatta Grounds.
The 2022 prize pool is $2,050 – broken down as follows:
First Female $500
Second Female $250
Third Female $125
First Male $500
Second Male $250
Third Male $125
There will be six more $50 prizes – drawn randomly from the non-placegetters.
Place getters will be presented with their respective gold, silver and bronze medal and all participants will be issued with a 184th anniversary medallion.
We will be providing rubber matting on the ramps at the Regatta grounds to protect your craft when being launched and retrieved.
We appreciate that some may choose to paddle to the Regatta Grounds.
Details of race rules will be provided to you following your registration.