Cumberland Trails Canoe/ Kayak Orienteering & BBQ Navigation Event

Pugwash, NS

Canoe/Kayak Orienteering Navigation Event (And BBQ!), July 13th, 2019

Location: Pugwash NS; parking lot opposite the Yacht Club on the Amherst side of the Harbour Bridge

Registration Table open from 8:30 to 10:00

Start is a mass start at 10 am sharp

Course closes at 1 pm

BBQ ends 1:30pm

Fees: $20.00 per vessel

Prizes for 1st and second place for Kayak and Canoe divisions; draw prizes for all entrants!

Need a canoe? Rentals are available for $20.00- Contact Greg Nix at

Participants will receive a map of the Pugwash Basin and Victoria Island.  Controls will be located on tripods at inlets and special points in the Pugwash Basin and can be reached without getting out of your vessel.  The map includes an Island where controls will be obtained by foot and by your watercraft.  Note that 80 percent of the time you will be in less than five feet of water.  Safety boat is on standby if needed.

Equipment: PFD; whistle or sounding device; rope and bailer, cell phone in plastic bag

This event is organized by the Cumberland Trails Association in conjunction with the North Shore Adventure Club and sponsored by Orienteering Nova Scotia.