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Race Registration bib & timing chip collection

  • Race Registration bib & timing chip collection will take place in the Garda Boat Club, Islandbridge on Friday, 14th September from 17:30 to 21:00.
  • Final bib collection will take place at the K Club on Saturday, 15th September from 08:30 to 9:30.
  • Kit check will take place at Ladycastle in the K Club on Saturday, 15th September from 08:30 to 10:30.
  • It is the paddlers responsibility to ensure your race bib showing your entry number is clearly displayed, it will be the responsibility of the paddler to inform the time keeper of the number if there is an issue.

Bus Timetable for Liffey Descent 2018:

  • The bus will leave the Garda Boat Club at 9:00 on Saturday morning to bring you to the start line at the K Club.
  • The bus will leave the Garda Boat Club at 17:00 on Saturday to bring you back to the K Club.
  • This is a ticket only service, tickets must be bought in advance. They can be collected at registration on Friday and Saturday.

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Wave timetable:

Races Starts @ 12.00pm.

Classes run at 5 minute intervals.


Start 1Double Kayaks (Racing) K2Open K2
Over 39 K2
Womens K2
Mixed Open K2
Junior Open K2
Start 2K1 Class A – Kayaks measuring 450 – 520 cmsMens Class A
Womens Class A
Junior Men Class A
Junior Women Class A
Over 39 Class A
Over 49 Class A
 WWR Open
Start 3Double Kayaks (Touring) T2Open T2
Start 4K1 Class B – Kayaks measuring 420 – 449 cmsMen’s Class B
Womens Class B
Junior Men Class B
Junior Women Class B
Over 39 Class B
Start 5K1 Class C – All kayaks measuring 420 cms and belowMen’s Class C
Womens Class C
Junior Men Class C
Junior Women Class C
Mens 39 Class C
Women 39 Women C
Start 6CanoesOpen Canoe Singles
Open Canoe Doubles
Open Canoe Mixed Doubles
Open Canoe Triples