How long is the Molokai paddle race?

How long is the Molokai paddle race?

32 Miles
The race is 32 Miles, roughly 52 Kilometres and the race starts in Molokai on Kalua Koi beach on Molokai, to the beach at Manulua Bay Beach Park, Oahu.

How long does it take to paddle from Molokai to Oahu?

Canoes launch from the Hale o Lono Harbor off the west side of Molokai and travel approximately 41 miles across the Kaiwi Channel to Fort DeRussy beach, Waikiki. The channel is said to be one of the most treacherous spans of ocean in the world, with the current record time for the passage being under 5 hours.

How fast do SUP racers go?

Should you decide to you want to get into racing on your SUP board, then you will have to increase your speeds as well. Most racers can achieve up to 7 MPH, with some able to ride even faster than that. As you might recall in the intro, we talked about one SUP rider who got their paddle board going at 17.7 MPH.

What is SUP Downwinding?

For those not familiar with downwind paddling, it is a type of paddling where the intention of the session is to utilize the wind generated swells (whitecaps) to surf your stand-up paddle board, outrigger canoe, or surf-ski (ocean kayak) from point a to point b.

How long does it take to kayak to Molokai?

Once launched, it is a 2.5 mile paddle to reach the island and typically takes 45 minutes – 2 hours. On very calm days, it is a fairly easy paddle.

How do you get from Maui to Molokai?

The Molokai-Maui Ferry departs daily from Lahaina Harbor, Maui and Kaunakakai Harbor, Molokai. Take the Molokai Ferry from Lahaina Harbor, Maui. Experience a variety of accommodations ranging from Taxi Gatwick to London the quaint “Old Hawaiian Style” hotel to the new luxury crama lechinta plantation lodge.

Can you kayak from Maui to Molokai?

The waters around West Maui are sheltered by the surrounding islands of Lanai and Molokai, making kayaking easy to do, even for beginners!

What is a good stroke rate for SUP?

An average stroke rate is 30-40 strokes/ minute and a fast, racing rate is 50-60 +. There are 2 types of paddle strokes that you can use for speed- the Hawaiian and the Tahitian, or an emphasis on power and distance vs. an emphasis on stroke rate.

Can you sup in the rain?

When paddling in the rain, you need confidence to go along with your SUPing attire. Choose from a lineup of inflatable SUPs that have been constructed and designed for greater balance and stability, and one that comes with all of the accessories you need so that you can get into the water right away.

Can you paddle board to Kaneohe sandbar?

Paddling to the sandbar can take up to an hour, but it’s well worth it. Once the water is shallow enough to walk, jump in and enjoy! Snorkel gear is a must, as the reef patches and wildlife like the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle in Kaneohe Bay are unparalleled.

Are there sharks at Lanikai Beach?

Warning signs went up after Saturday’s attack off Lanikai Beach, Oahu. A shark attack Saturday on a 44-year-old swimmer off Lanikai Beach, Oahu, was the sixth attack in Hawaiian waters this year, and the second off Oahu in eight days.

How much does Molokai Ferry cost?

Molokai Ferry Adults $40.00, Children $20.00, Infants (2 and under) FREE, Book of 6 Coupons $185.00 (Coupons can be exchanged 1 coupon = 2 Children’s tickets.)

Can you paddleboard to Molokini?

An average to fit person paddles around 3 to 4 miles per hour in calm waters, so figure 1 hour paddling to Molokini. Then figure out there will be choppy water and wind. (No wonder the tour start early — less windy and choppiness.) Well, good luck.

Can you paddle to Molokini Crater?

While nearly half a million visitors snorkel and scuba dive Molokini Crater each year, very few choose to join us for a challenging paddle to the historic crater.

Where is molokai2oahu SUP race?

As an aside in this guide, we have to mention Kephui Bay on the west coast of Molokai, for it is here that this year’s annual Molokai2Oahu SUP race starts. Come July 30th this bay will witness the start of the 21st race where fierce competition will pit men and women against the rigors of the 32-mile trek to the east coast of Oahu.

What can you see on the Big Island with a sup?

This bay is an attraction for marine life fans and history buffs alike. When you take a look over the edge of your SUP you will be able see down to near 100 feet past manta rays, green sea turtles and spinner dolphins. Hawaii is a melting pot of history – the Big Island has been the subject of interest for many explorers and conflicts.

What is the Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championships?

The Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championships. Spanning 32 grueling miles across the Ka’iwi Channel (aka the Channel of Bones) between the Hawaiian islands of Molokai and Oahu, M2O is one of the most prestigious (and oldest) stand up paddle races in the world.

Where is the best place in the world to sup?

Hawaii is regarded as the best place in the World to SUP, and that is not just us being biased! Each of the islands offer something different, and it’s often a matter of personal choice which you prefer. So let’s take a look at this most beautiful of places: here is our guide to the best Hawaii has to offer.