Another West Coast Race, but this one deserves its own post. Race to Alaska (R2AK) is a race up the Inside Passage, with no motors & no support. However participants can stop and resupply along the way. “The intent is to be unsupported between towns, and function self-supported when in towns.”
Race start is 0500 June 8. Stage 1 is a qualifier from Port Townsend to Victoria.
Starting June 11, Stage 2 is from Victoria to Ketchikan, with two way-points in Seymour Narrows and Bella Bella. Other than the two way-points there is no official course. Read more about it here: https://r2ak.com/about/r2ak-explained/.
To participate racers need a boat with no engine – not even “just in case”.