Historical Records - The Connecticut River Raft Race

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40th Annual
Connecticut River
Raft Race

August 2, 2014
10:00 am

Gildersleeve Island
to
Portland Riverside Marina


Pre-Race
Grilling Contest
August 1, 2014
7:00 pm


Captain's Meeting
July 19, 2014
10:00 am
Riverside Marina
37 Riverview Street
Portland, Connecticut 06480
860-883-5176

2014 Event Permit


2013 Raft Race Results
Raft Race Results Archive

*** Top Finishers ***

America Class Raft
Lee Jet

Cruising Class Raft
Little Willie

Sweeper Class Raft
Fearless Fools

Multiple Kayak
Foote Rest

Single Kayak
Keso Girl

Grilling Contest Winner
Thomas Foote

Social Media Websites

Facebook - The Connecticut River Raft Race

Little Willie 2007 Race Video
Bernadette's 2010 Race Photos

Flickr Groups - The Connecticut River Raft Race

Join this Flickr Group
blazer8696 - CRRR 2012 - finish pictures
blazer8696 - CRRR 2012 pictures
blazer8696 - CRRR 2011 pictures
blazer8696 - CRRR 2010 pictures
DreamKoda - CRRR 2009-2011 pictures
crazydave757- CRRR 2011 pictures
crazydave757 - CRRR 2011 movie

YouTube - The Connecticut River Raft Race

Millenium Buzzard anthem, 2010
The calm before the storm, 2010
Race anthem and cannon, 2010
Knotty Gurl in action, 2010
Millenium Buzzard finish, 2010
Pre-Race Video, 09/05/11
Little Willie finish, 2011
Lin Lee in action, 2011

2014 Event Information

Detour Around Carr Brook

Safety Plan & Communications

Safety Equipment

Racecourse Float Plan

Emergency Contacts

Boating Safety Guide

Race Course Chart

Race Course Map


Race Committee

Raft Building

Race Rules

Entry Form

Tides

Connectict River Information

Connecticut River Watershed Council

Connecticut River Home Page

Knotty Gurl Track - 2010
by blazer8696 with
Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx

2014 Catfish Tournament

Riverside Marina's
19-th Annual Connecticut River Catfish Tournament

Portland Riverside Marina
August 15-16-17, 2014



Newspaper  Articles 

08/01/2009 Connecticut River Raft Race Returns

08/05/2007 Little Willie Proves Up To Task In Raft Race

08/03/2007 Kids Set To Make A Splash In River Raft Race

08/01/2007 River Raft Race Remains Afloat

07/29/2006 The Boat Floats, So Now It's Time To Race

08/03/2003 Floating For Fun

08/01/2003 Rafters to Float Through Area for Annual River Race

Picture Links

Flickr Group for the Connecticut River Raft Race

CRRR 2011 - a set on Flickr

2010 The Captains' Meeting
2010 Raft Race Pictures 1
2010 Raft Race Pictures 2
2010 Raft Race Pictures 3
2010 Raft Race Pictures 4
2010 Raft Race Pictures 5
2010 Raft Race Pictures 6
2010 Raft Race Pictures 7
2010 Raft Race Pictures 8
2010 Raft Race Pictures 9
2010 Raft Race Pictures 10
2010 Raft Race Pictures 11
2010 Raft Race Video Clips

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2009 The Captains' Meeting
2009 Legendary Sweeper Rafts
2009 Raft Race Pictures A
2009 Raft Race Pictures B
2009 Raft Race Pictures C
2009 Raft Race Video Clips

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2008 Friday's Grilling Contest
2008 Saturday's Festivities
2008 Awards & Party
2008 Millenium Buzzard Voyage

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2007 At The Start
2007 On The Racecourse
2007 At The Finish

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2006 At The Start
2006 On The Racecourse
2006 At The Finish

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2005 Race Day Pictures

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2004 Race Day Pictures

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2003 Race Day Pictures

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2001 Race Day Pictures

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2000 Race Day Pictures

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1999 Race Day Pictures


Directions & Maps

Committee Meeting

Riverside Marina

2008 Race Course Map

2008 Race Course Chart

Information

Captains' Meeting

2013 Raft Race Committee

Public Access

Next Committee Meeting
May 14, 2014

Map to Meeting
7:00 - 7:30 pm sharp

Dan "Otto" Pritchard's House
8 Hale Road
Portland, CT 06480

860-883-5176

Miscellaneous Rafting Links

1999 Post Race News Letter

Some Raft Race history by Kim

35th Pictures by Ed

35th Pictures by Sandy

Nick Schade

Riverside Marina - Raft Race Link

The North End Action Team

Floating Neutrinos Web Site

Raft Building Techniques

Building Triceratops

Creating Little Willie 2001

Creating Pedal Stations 2003

Little Willie Movies

Pedal Station 1

Pedal Station 2

Pedal Station 3

Pedal Station 4

Little Willie Race 5

Lin Lee Movies

Paddle Wheel


Lin Lee in action, 2011

Raft Propulsion

Little Willie Pedal Station

Little Willie Propeller Unit

IPU-Integrated Propulsion Unit

Paddle Wheel





Other Rafting Events

April 27-28, 2013
Wild Water Derby
Shortsville, NY 14548
mschaertl@stanleyworks.com
Matt Schaertl: 585-289-9594 (V)
Matt Schaertl: 585-402-8149 (M)

April 27th, 2013
39th Bridgewater Raft Race
Ottauquechee River, VT
wfgps2@yahoo.com
Marie Hewitt: 802-457-3006

DamnYankeeVermont.BlogSpot.com

May 18, 2013
The Floatila - Chattanooga’s Community Float
Rivermont Park to Coolidge Park
On the Tennessee River
rosie@greenspaceschattanooga.com
Rosemary Hunerwadel: 423-648-0963
Event and Social Media Coordinator

Saturday, July 20, 2013
3rd Annual Niantic Bay Raft Race
East Lyme, Connecticut
Hole-in-the-Wall Beach
Map
Directions
Raft Race Rules
Race Description
Article by Jayne Keedle
YouTube - Niantic Bay Raft Race # 1
YouTube - Niantic Bay Raft Race # 2
More Info & Entry Forms

John Wilson
David Brown
Parks & Recreation Office

860-739-5828

July 27, 2013
39th Connecticut River Raft Race
Portland, CT 06480
crazydave757@hotmail.com
David Malboeuf: 860-707-3691

2013 - Date to be Announced
Louie B's in Southwick, MA

contest@rock102.com

2013 - Date to be Announced
36th Annual Fools' Rules Regatta
Jamestown, RI 02835
cpowell7@verizon.net
Candy Powell: 401-423-1492

2012 - Event Not Running
2nd Annual River House Raft Race

2009 Raft Race Pictures 1
2009 Raft Race Pictures 2
2009 Raft Race Pictures 3

Saugatuck River Chart
2009 Itinerary For Rafters
2009 Participant Letter

Westport, CT 06880
tkolarich@voa-gny.org
Tracy Kolarich
Coordinator of Community Relations
Volunteers of America - CT
999 Oronoque Lane
Stratford, CT 06614
(203) 612-9588
c: (203) 837-7855

This Page Last Updated July 24, 2014
Webmaster:  David R. Malboeuf
crazydave757@hotmail.com
109 Lovell Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095
Phone:  860-707-3691
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