Adirondack Boating Events
Check out these Adirondack boating events taking place throughout the region! Do you know of any events not listed here? Drop us an email and we’ll post it!
Saturday July 12th: Antique Wooden Boat Show and Fulton Chain Rendezvous – Awards for best historic, antique and classic categories. Sponsored by the Adirondack Chapter of The Antique & Classic Boat Society and the Central Adirondack Association. Click here for additional information.
Friday – Sunday, Sept 5th -7th: Adirondack 90 Miler Canoe Race This three-day, 90-mile flat water race follows the original highways of the Adirondacks from Old Forge to Saranac Lake. The course offers a mix of lake and river flat water paddling with several carries. Participants receive a T-shirt, mileage pins, awards, camping, snacks, boat shuttles and a post race meal. Entry forms for this race go out via U.S. Mail in June ( email or call before June 1 to be added to the mailing list ). The 90 – Miler is limited to 275 boats. Entry deadline is July 25. Entry fee is $150 per paddler ($125 for AWA members.) call 518-891-2744.
Sunday – Tuesday, Sept 14th – 16th: Antique & Classic Boat Society Boat Show – Old Forge and the Central Adirondack region will host some pre-events for the annual meeting of the Antique & Classic Boat Society. These local events will precede a national show in Skaneateles for the participants to experience the Adirondacks. On Monday the boats will cruise on Big Moose Lake and on Tuesday they will launch on the Fulton Chain of Lakes. Other events are planned for the participants, but this will also be a chance for spectators to see these wonderful classic boats on the water. For additional information, please visit the website ACBS.org.
Saturday, September 20th at 11 a.m.: Long Lake Long Boat Regatta on Long Lake, 15-miles, 10 miles. This race features the North American War Canoe Championships, a 15-mile race on Long Lake. Other events include the 10- mile Adirondack Kayak Championships, New York State Collegiate C4 Championship, and 10- mile canoe, guideboat and “Anything goes” races for youth and adults. All races begin and end at the beach across from the Adirondack Hotel. Entry fee is $25 per paddler. ($20 for AWA members.) Day of Race Registration is 9:30 A.M. – 10:30 A.M. on the porch of the Adirondack Hotel.