Seneca Monster -- Boat / Prize Classes
There is no prize money as of yet, but a certificate as fine as my office printer can create.
ADVENTURE / OPEN TOURING: (Any paddled or rowed watercraft) Non - competitive participant category for craft such as canoes, kayaks and guideboats. No age or gender divisions and no 1st, 2nd, or 3rd-place awards will be given. You are in it to finish. Times will be kept.
C-2 STOCK: Included in this class are two person canoe hulls similar to the Jensen 18. There are minimal concave lines in the hull and no concave lines in the gunwales. Maximum length is 18' 6'', no minimum weight. Minimum width at 4'' waterline is 15 percent of length (33 5/16'' for 18'6''). Tumblehome max is 1'' per side. All NYMCRA specifications apply. The current C-2 Stock list includes: Wenonah: Jensen 17, Jensen 18, Sundowner, Minnesota II, Monarch, Odyssey, Escape, and Escapade; GRB Newman Designs: Traveler 17' 5'', Traveler 18' 6'', Monarch; Mad River Lamoille, Horizon.; Bell Canoe Works Northstar, Northwind, and Northwoods; Savage River Works Susquehanna.
C-2 AMATEUR (Racers): This class has a misleading name. Even though it says Amateur, it is for racers. NOTE: Included in this class are two person canoes such as the WENONAH SCR'S (Standard Class Racers); COMP cruisers; and 3 x 27's. If it looks like a racing canoe, it is. Specifications according to NYMCRA & USCA. these participants paddle regularly, frequently as training for races.
C-1 AMATEUR (Racers): One person in a solo racing canoe. Specifications according to NYMCRA & USCA.
C-4 STOCK CLASS : Four person canoes must weigh a minimum of 55 pounds, and be designed by the manufacturer to accommodate 4 paddlers. Wenonah’s Minnesota 3 (with 4 seats) and Minnesota 4 are examples. Boats of similar design to the Minn 3 and 4 will be inspected and must be approved by the boat judge.
Boat hulls cannot be modified. Seat configurations can be redesigned to meet team needs. Bailers and spray skirts are allowed. Participants are required to use single bladed canoe paddles to power the craft. Rudders are not allowed.
Specific hull measurements: C-4 Stock Class:
TOURING KAYAK: Kayaks of any material with a maximum length of 20’ and a minimum width at the 4” waterline of 18”.
UNLIMITED KAYAK: Any kayak over 20’ in length and / or less than 18” in width at the 4” waterline. Many surf skis fit this description.
Stand Up Paddleboards
* These descriptions are modified from the excellent class descriptions created by Mac for the 90 Miler - Adirondack Canoe Classic. Thanks Mac!