Sheepscot River Race July 6

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 10:15am

    Seaspray Kayaking will once again hold its Sheepscot River Race. This year’s race for canoes, kayaks, war canoes, sea kayaks and paddleboards will be on Saturday, July 6. The race starts in Newcastle at 1 p.m. and ends in Wiscasset.

    This is a six-mile race starting at the Route 1 Rest Area bridge in Newcastle and finishing at the Wiscasset waterfront. One of the most scenic Maine Paddling Race Courses with four miles of moving water meandering through beautiful protected marshes and riverbanks. This race is part of the Maine Canoe & Kayak Flat Water Racing Series.

    Due to health and safety risks, there will be no awards ceremony. Results will be emailed or texted to the participants. This race is organized and run by Seaspray Kayaking with door prizes generously donated by local businesses. All pre-registered participants will receive a Sheepscot River Race T-shirt.

    Registration is $15, $20 on the day of the race.

    More info? Call Scott Shea in Brunswick at (207) 751-3450, email, or visit