4th Annual Morbihan Paddle Trophy Scheduled for July

Photo: Francois Van Malleghem Photo: Francois Van Malleghem


BRITTANY, France - The fourth edition of the Morbihan Paddle Trophy Ouest-France will be held on July 1st and 2nd in the breathtaking Golfe du Morbihan, Southern Brittany, France. The area is well-known for its currents and eddies which makes races technical and challenging. This event is however open to all, from beginners to skilled competitors: everybody will find a challenge to suit his/her needs.

Races will be held on Saturday and Sunday mornings, following the tide. Four long distance races will take place:

  • Elites / French Cup: 14 km (Saturday) + 25 km (Sunday)
  • Elites: 25 km (Sunday)
  • Raiders: 14 km (Sunday)
  • Under 15: 7 km (Sunday)

Everybody (except the Elite racing for the French cup) will be able to take part in the Great Walk on Water on Saturday, for a 5 km ride at a leisurely pace. On Saturday afternoon, runs and sprints will be organized in the small historical harbour in Saint-Goustan, Auray. The public will have the opportunity to see demonstrations by previous winners, to try Stand-Up paddling and take part in various games and draws throughout the week-end.

On Sunday, the first five competitors in each categories will receive great prizes from our partners: 5,000 euros in prize money (for the long distance race 14’ max and the Oxbow Sup Challenge 12’6 + runs and sprints). Great gifts for a total amount of 12,000 euros will be shared among the winners of all the categories and a few lucky and deserving competitors will be awarded prizes thanks to a draw. Subscription fees will go up from May 31st, no time to lose to join us!

For further information please visit the event website HERE.

Last modified onFriday, 12 May 2017 16:44

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