The best way to describe the ensuing ten miles is side-chop. The first half of the race was 90% right side paddling and the second half 90% left side. The wind was southwest. There was chop from that combining with a south swell combining with a northwest wind swell combining with backwash. Pretty sweet. So sweet, in fact, that during the race the safety team decided to shorten the race.
On June 16th, three Lake Worth Ocean Rescue Lifeguards will be taking on the “Crossing For A Cure”. A charity open water endurance paddle for Cystic Fibrosis through Piper’s Angels. This paddle challenge is a 75 mile trek from the Bahamas across the Gulf Stream back to their Lifeguard tower in Lake Worth…