Gamboa Regatta

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Gamboa Rainforest Resort Cup
Cayucos waiting during the Gamboa Rainforest Resort Cup.
Cayucos waiting during the Gamboa Rainforest Resort Cup.
General Information
Length: 500 m
Duration: Half a day (Whole event), around 2 min per heat.
Date: March/April, 2 weekends before the Nissan Ocean to Ocean Cayuco Race.
Place: Chagres River, Gamboa Rainforest Resort
First Race: Sometime in the 90's
Other information
Gamboa Rainforest Resort Hotel
  • aka. Gamboa Rainforest Resort Cup, Malta Vigor - Gamboa Rainforest Resort Cup
  • sp. Regata de Aceleración de Gamboa, Copa Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Copa Malta Vigor - Gamboa Rainforest Resort


The Gamboa Regatta is a 500 m sprint race whose purpose is to test the acceleration skills for the competing Cayuco Race Teams, and it is hosted by the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. The race takes place in the Chagres River, in Gamboa, Rep. of Panama. This is the second to last event during the Cayuco Season


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History

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  * DATE OF THE FIRST GAMBOA REGATTA
  * WHY THE EVENT WAS CREATED
  * MAIN PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE ORGANIZATION OF THE FIRST GAMBOA
  * HOW THE GAMBOA RAINFOREST RESORT BECAME INVOLVED

[edit] The Gamboa Air Strip Regatta

[edit] The Gamboa Rainforest Resort Cup

[edit] The Malta Vigor - Gamboa Rainforest Resort Cup

[edit] Prizes & Race times

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Medals are given to each member of the crews finishing in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category (best 3 overall times for each category). First places of each category win the Cup for this event.

This event is divided in several heats or rounds of eliminations in which 4 to 5 cayucos compete at the same time. Single or Double-elimination tournament schemes have been used, depending on the number of competitor teams. The elimination process is separate for each category. A typical sequence of heats could be the following:

  • First heat juvenile male category.
  • First heat juvenile female category.
  • First heat juvenile coed category.
  • First heat open male category.
  • First heat open female category.
  • First heat open coed category.
  • Second heat juvenile male category.
  • Second heat juvenile female category.

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  • Semifinal: open female category.
  • Semifinal: open coed category.
  • Final: juvenile coed category.
  • Final: juvenile female category.
  • Final: juvenile male category.
  • Final: open coed category.
  • Final: open female category.
  • Final: open male category.


[edit] Race Course

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Gamboa Rainforest Resort course finish line

General Information

Aproximate Length: 500 m.
Description: Short straight sprint race hosted by the Gamboa Rainforest Resort.


[edit] Race Conditions and currents

As the morning progresses, the Chagres River hits with a strong current on the left side of the cayucos.

[edit] Race Logistics

The race takes place a saturday, two weekends before the Ocean to Ocean Race. This is a typical race itinerary:

  • 7:00 a.m. All Cayuco Teams report to the Gamboa Rainforest Resort Beach Srtip for cayuco inspections - Cayucos se deben presentar para su inspección.
  • 8:15 a.m. Captains Meeting - Reunión de capitanes.
  • 8:30 a.m. First hit starts - Inicia la primera carrera
  • 12:30 p.m. (aprox.) Lunch and Awards Ceremony -Ceremonia de premación.


[edit] Practice

This stretch can be accessed at all times in the season through the Gamboa Public Ramp.


[edit] Race Records

Due to the variability of currents and dificulty to measure an accurate distance, no records are kept for this race.


[edit] Winner Teams per Category and Year - Gamboa Regatta

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Winner teams and "final heat" times for the Gamboa Regatta Cayuco Race Event.


Date JUVENILE CATEGORY OPEN CATEGORY
Male Female Coed Male Female Coed
2000.04.01 Carioca
(Gamboa)
00:02:10.94
Deception
(Gamboa)
00:02:22.44
Deception
(Gamboa)
00:02:20.16
Predator
(Balboa)
00:02:17.87
2001.03.24 Rapid Transit
(Balboa)
00:02:20.75
Command Performance
(Gamboa)
00:02:55.69
Jungle Crews
(Balboa)
00:02:38.37
Deception
(Gamboa)
00:02:38.30
2002.03.09 Deception
(Gamboa)
00:01:45.96
Rio Teta
(Gamboa)
00:02:05.07
Scenic Route
(Balboa)
00:01:58.26
Deception
(Gamboa)
00:01:49.63
2003.03.29 Perception
(Gamboa)
00:01:44.1
Rio Teta
(Gamboa)
00:02:03.7
Deception
(Gamboa)
00:01:51.4
Expreso Comando
(Balboa)
00:01:48.30
2004.03.20 Perception
(Gamboa)
00:01:42
Rio Teta
(Gamboa)
00:02:02
Gib"tion"
(Gamboa)
00:01:53
Arpía
(Balboa)
00:01:40
2005.03.05 Chava
(Balboa)
00:01:55
Rio Teta
(Gamboa)
00:02:09
Sae
(Balboa)
00:02:07
Perception
(Gamboa)
00:01:49
Sudden Impact
(Gamboa)
00:02:01
2006.03.25 Perception
(Gamboa)
00:01:39.04
Catalina
(Balboa)
00:01:53.17
Aptus
(Balboa)
00:01:49.15
Arpia
(Balboa)
00:01:37.52
Misbehavin'
(Gamboa)
00:01:58.66
Pro Performance
(Balboa)
00:01:42.59
2007.03.17 Perception
(Gamboa)
00:01:51
Rio Teta
(Gamboa)
00:02:07
Rapid Transit
(Balboa)
00:01:57
Extreme Effort
(Balboa)
00:01:50
Deja Vu- Blitz & HudTaRoCo
(Balboa)
00:02:15
Expreso Comando
(Balboa)
00:01:55
2008.03.01 Chava
(Balboa)
00:01:43.35
Mischief
(Gamboa)
00:01:58.05
Almost
(Balboa)
00:01:48.24
Misconception
(Gamboa)
00:01:41.96
Defiance
(Balboa)
00:02:02.20
Due Process II
(Balboa)
00:01:48.02
2009.03.14 Fas2Ras
(Gamboa)
00:01:54
Gibtion'
(Gamboa)
00:02:20
Ni Idea
(Gamboa)
00:02:08
J-Rock
(Balboa)
00:01:52
Diablo
(Balboa)
00:02:13
Bugaba
(Gamboa)
00:01:56
2010.03.06 Due Process II
(Balboa)
00:01:48.77
Mischief
(Gamboa)
00:02:05.86
Almost
(Balboa)
00:01:58.39
J-Rock
(Balboa)
00:01:51.58
Utopia
(Balboa)
00:02:05.12
Misconception
(Gamboa)
00:01:56.26


View more race results per season from www.cayucorace.org

[edit] External Links


By: Mr.P 00:09, 27 March 2007 (EDT)

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