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NYMCRA Boat Specs

C-4 Stock

The boat must be specifically built by the manufacturer to accommodate 4 paddlers.

One of a kind canoes must be petitioned 30 days prior to race date.
Current C-4 Stock List

Savage River
    Saranac
Wenonah
    Minnesota 3
    Minnesota 4
Bell Canoe Works
    North Shore


C-4 Unlimited

The boat must be specifically built by the manufacturer to accommodate 4 paddlers.

C-2 NYMCRA Stock

Canoes that are built for back country touring but are suitable for racing against similar craft. There are minimal concave lines in the hull and no concave lines in the gunwales. There is no concavity in the longitudinal axis of the hull (bow to stern) and no concavity in the cross section (side to side) below the 7" waterline. One of a kind canoes are not permitted.

Only boats in the current Stock list are allowed in the class.
Current C-2 Stock List

Wenonah
    Jensen 18’
    Sundowner
    Minnesota II
    Odyssey
    Champlain
    Escape
    Escapade
Grasse River Boatworks
    Traveler 17’ 5"
    Traveler 18’ 6"
    Monarch
Mad River
    Lamoille
    Horizon

Length: Maximum length of 25' 11"
Weight: Minimum weight 50 pounds.
Length: Maximum of 18' 6"

Width:
    A. Minimum at the 4" waterline is 15% of the length.
    For example: an 18’ 6" length boat must be at least 33 3/8" wide at the 4" waterline.
    B. Minimum at the 4" waterline and 18" fore and aft of the widest point of the boat is 14% of length.

Weight: No minimum, No maximum.

Depth: Minimum depths from the manufacturer: Bow = 17", Center = 12 ½", Stern = 16".

Chine: No hard line transitions in the hull of the boat. Curve of chine must be equal to at least the radius of a softball.

Tumblehome: Maximum of 1" per side.

Bell Canoe Works
    Northstar
    Northwind
    Northwoods
Savage River Works
    Susquehanna
C-2 Amateur

All tandem canoes built for racing including boats like Wenonah’s Standard Class Racer, Competition Cruisers, 3x27’s and pro boats. "If it looks like a racing canoe it is!". Specs according to USCA Competition Rules.

C-1 Stock

Only boats in the current Stock list are allowed in the class.
Current C-1 Stock List

Grasse River Boatworks
    Classic
    Classic XL
Wenonah
    Advantage
    Prism
    Encounter
    Solitude
Sawyer
    Summer Song
    DY Special
    Shock Wave
Savage River
    Otegan (modified)
    Blackwater

Length: 17’ 0" Maximum

Weight: No minimum, No maximum.

By NYMCRA membership vote at the 2006 Annual Meeting the following decision was made:

    Beginning October 2006 and continuing until October 2011 (5 years) the boats listed here will not be removed from this class.

As always, boats may be added by proper petition of and acceptance by the Boat Specification Committee.
Bell
    Magic
Mad River
    Independence
C-1 Amateur
Length: 18' 6" Maximum

Weight: No minimum, No maximum.

Specs: According to USCA Competition Rules
Touring Kayak
Unlimited Kayak
Kayaks of any material with a maximum length of 20' and a minimum width of 18" at the 4" water line.
Any kayak over 20' in length and/or less than 18" in width at the 4" waterline.