2005-08-25 / About Town

Paddle around the island this weekend

The annual ‘Round the Island Kayak Race will be held this Saturday, Aug. 27, beginning at 9 a.m. from the beach at Mackerel Cove.

The race ends at Ft. Getty and participants paddle around the island on a counter-clockwise route that takes them up the East Passage of the bay and back down the West Passage to the finish line.

Registration will begin at the beach at 8 a.m. and the fee is $30 per entry.

All proceeds from this year’s race will be given to the Jamestown Fire Department, which is an all-volunteer department. Call 423-1662 for more information.

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