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A unique paddle race

It is prohibited to do stand-up paddle on the Seine river in Paris except on this particular occasion. Nautic Paddle is thus presents a unique opportunity for a festive and active experience in an exceptional Parisian setting.  

 


Who can sign up?

There is no maximum age for registration. For all participants, it is necessary to provide a medical certificate proving that you are able to participate in the stand-up paddle race or a valid competitive surfing license (French or international). 

Each participant must provide, after signing it, the Nautic Paddle discharge

However, participants must be at least 13 years of age by December 8, 2018. For minors, parental authorization is mandatory. 

 

 

Registration process

PRE-REGISTRATION PHASE: FROM SEPTEMBER 14 TO october 1 AT 12:01 AM

Pre-registration is free of charge at the website www.nauticpaddle.com. A participant may preregister as a solo participant or as a member of a group with a maximum of 4 participants. 

Note: Of course, one person cannot be registered more than once, either individually or as a member of a team. 

 

NB: It is recommended to amateurs who have already practiced paddle in competition to register in the PRO category. They will have a better chance of being selected. 

LOTTERY DRAW: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4TH

There will be a lottery on Thursday, October 4th to determine the participants. One person registered solo will have the same likelihood of being selected as a team of 4 persons:

  • 600 riders for the LEISURE division
  • 100 riders for the PRO division

All of those who are pre-registered will receive an e-mail to inform them of the selection or their placement and classification on the waiting list. 

  

REGISTRATION: STARTING FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

The people selected in the lottery will receive an e-mail with a link allowing them to finalize their registration. 

The list of participants in the Nautic Paddle and the waiting list will be published on this website on Friday, October 5.

 

 

Registration requires:

  • Payment of participation fees: 60 euros including VAT 
  • Provision of a medical certificate or license for Fédération Française de Surf
  • Detailed coordinates for facilitating logistics (coordinates for escort, participation in the brunch after the race, access to parking, etc.). 

 

Registration includes: 

  • 2 admissions to the Nautic Paris Boat Show
  • Brunch after the race in the Nautic Paris Boat Show (+25 euros for an escort) 
  • Fees for participating in the race 
  • GPS chip (to measure your race time)
  • A rash guard and jersey
  • Bus transportation

 

Note: time for registration is limited! 

Those selected in the lottery will have until October 22 (included) to finalize their registration. At the time of the lottery, the persons who are not selected are placed on a waiting list. All participants who have not validated their registration prior to the deadline will give up their place to those on the waiting list. 

 

OBLIGATORY ITEMS

  • It is necessary to wear a “long john” type suit with full leg, torso, and back covered – or an isothermic garment that covers more surface area than a “long john.”    
  • A leash to connect the competitor to his or her SUP.

The size of the Paddle board may vary from 10'6'' to a maximum of 12'6''. If your board does not meet the size requirements, you may not compete. 

 

ENVIRONMENT

Participants are to respect the environment as well as the competitors, organizers, public, media, etc.