Cayuco Race

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Cayuco Race Sport
Cayuco Race, Typical Race Start.
Cayuco Race, Typical Race Start.
General Information
Type: Aquatic, paddling, extreme sport.
Vessel Used: Cayuco.
Birth Place: Panama, Indigenous origins.
Date of birth: 1954.
Fathers: Panamanian Indigenous Cultures, Frank Townsend, American Explorer Scouts at the Panama Canal Zone.
Other information
Oficial Website

Aquatic extreme sport original from the Republic of Panama, similar to canoeing, that is practiced in the waters of the Panama Canal in autoctonous panamanian indigenous vessels called Cayucos.

See also Nissan Ocean to Ocean Cayuco Race.

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[edit] History

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[edit] Organizations

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 * ACCURATE YEARS FOR THE ABOU SAAD SHRINERS PARTICIPATION.

Throughout the years, several organizations have been involved in the coordination of the Cayuco Race:

[edit] Rules

Check out the official Cayuco Race book of rules at www.cayucorace.org.

[edit] Categories

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[edit] Juvenile Category

The age of all team members range from 14 to 21 years old.

  • Juvenile Male: All members of the team are males.
  • Juvenile Female: All members of the team are females.
  • Juvenile Coed: At least one of the members of the team belongs to the opposite sex

[edit] Open Category

The majority of the team members are older than 21 years.

  • Open Male: All members of the team are males.
  • Open Female: All members of the team are females.
  • Open Coed: At least one of the members of the team belongs to the opposite sex

[edit] Race Events

[edit] Necessary equipment to practice cayuco race

  • 1 Cayuco
  • 1 team of 4 or more people, depending on the number of seats in the cayuco.
  • 1 4x4 car with a hitch.
  • 1 Cayuco Trailer.
  • Money or good sponsors.
  • A place to safely store the cayuco.
  • Carpenter tools and materials for cayuco maintenance.
  • Paddles.
  • Heart, passion, endurance, competetiveness and team spirit!

[edit] Culture

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