Event Rosters

All Open Races
All WaterTribe Challenges open for the next calendar year.
ChallengersClassBoat DescriptionComments
rambler
(aka David Selden)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
P&H Cetus MV with FEKSNo Comments
PainenDias
(aka Joe Slama)
and
Ozymandius
(aka Philip Slama)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Double Male
Modified G-Cat, Dented and abused, Mostly white with yellow WEST System (Thanks Meade!) epoxy accent tastefully applied with a cheap brush! Hey! It Floats!Having finished EC2014 in record time (we lived!) we are now going for style points! No more running amuck! This year we will not have the boat impounded! Mistermoon has to do the inspection again, he brings us luck! We will bring a real flashlight this time (Thanks to Whitecaps)!
wildblue
(aka Scott Henderson)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
Sirocco 15No Comments
MicroTom
(aka Tom Dyll)
EC2015,
0,
Single Male
Kruger DreamcatcherNot sure if it will be Class 1,2 or 3. Probably make a decision that week once the weather forecast is established. Other factor will be race or enjoy the trip. I am conflicted on this one and have not made up my mind. Boy oh boy is that a lot of indecision!
SwampMonkee
(aka Ron White)
and
Chainsaw
(aka Mike McGarry)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Double Male
Tornado AKA "Turbo-Nado"We are hooked, and who ever saw a shark with one tooth?
Archangel
(aka Mark Zollitsch)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Single Male
Home-built TrimaranNow that I live 16 hours away rather than 40+, it becomes so much easier! Hope to make a vacation out of it with the family!
OneEyedJake
(aka Andy Bartley)
EC2015,
Class 2,
Single Male
Seaward Ascente'Again? ....Yes,again!
SandyBottom
(aka Dawn Stewart)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Female
Kruger Dreamcatcher with FEKSOf course I am!
DesertYak
(aka Edward Kacura)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Current Designs 17' 7" Solstice GT Titan.My first EC, and hopefully not my last. Volunteering during the EC 2014 at all the check points was a real education and gave me a great deal of insight into the EC. Should serve me well.
CWolfe
(aka Charles Wolfe)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Tiderace Pace 18 with 1m FalconIt isn't really optional anymore.
SailBirdMike
(aka Mike Barnett)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Single Male
Clarity is a 44 year old Aquadyne Sailbird, modified for safe adventure/expedition sailing, and she's the first Sailbird to complete an E.C.OMG, I'm SO bleepin' addicted to this! Time will tell if I go solo again or have a crew, but I'll see you on the beach this coming March.
Joewildlife
(aka Joe Tousignant)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Krueger Sea Wind with 1M Falcon SailLooking forward to doing it again after missing 2014. And it just might serve to qualify me for the 2016 UF!
Moose
(aka Lee Havins)
and
Squirrel
(aka Kimberly Havins)
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Double Mixed
red Hobie TIcan't wait!
Lawless
(aka Shawn Payment)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
Saroca, 16'6", http://saroca.com/Commit early. It's fun to be committed.
StickInTheMud
(aka Cardwell Smith)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Pygmy Borealis XLNo Comments
WindwardMark
(aka Mark Rowe)
and
LeewardLauren
(aka Lauren Fry)
EC2015,
Class 3,
Double Mixed
Kruger Cruiser with BSD 36 sail and BOSS outriggersIt's still March and we're registering for next year? Hoping the Derby will keep us motivated to work out and paddle.
PedalOn
(aka Roy MacPhail)
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
Standard Hobie TINo Comments
ShowMe
(aka Scott Schulte)
EC2015,
Class 6,
Single Male
Modified CatamaranTrying again with shallower draft boat with modified sail plan and upgraded solar/motor system.
OysterSlayer
(aka Deven Cruson)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Eddyline Raven no sailNo Comments
Ridgerunner
(aka Doug Cameron)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
A planing cat ketch. - self-righting and optimized for rowing with a cabin to jump into for the night. 9th time around, not counting the four times as a volunteer and one ultramarathon. It has become a highlight of the year.
Triman
(aka Mark Ellison)
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
Hobie Tandem IslandBack for more
SewSew
(aka Randy Smyth)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Single Male
Sizzor will sport a new 'engine' this year.Clearly addicted
GadgetGirl
(aka Linda Wright)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Single Female
Weta trimaranLooking forward to my first EC! Serving as ground crew for SewSew got me hooked!
Frenchman
(aka Justin Blais)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Epic 18x with Falcon 1m sail"Only those who risk going to far can possibly find out how far they can go" T.S Eliot
danceswithmullet
(aka channing boswell)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Single Male
Self designed, Built and still evolving 16 ft pilothouse foam and glass Trimaran.This is rediculous how much time I spend thinking about this! I think the only cure for this addiction is a dirtnap, and I am hoping mine is a long ways off. Looking forward to March 7th 2015. Friggin boats!
SwampG8R
(aka Ken Boydstun)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
18ft Boreal Let's do it again!
Ouragan
(aka Mike Forsythe)
EC2015,
Class 6,
Single Male
Modified Windrider 17 / Prototype electric motor solar PV and batteries.Bring it !!!
mistermoon
(aka John Bell)
and
Lugnut
(aka Gary Blankenship)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Double Male
Mistermoon's Core Sound 17 BANDALOOP...unless it's going to be cold like 2010, then we'll go in Lugnut's Frolic 20 OARACLE. Both boats know the way!Looking forward to finally doing a challenge together after talking about it for 5 years.
BeachSnake
(aka Jake Portwood)
EC2015,
0,
Single Male
Stand-up Paddle BoardNo Comments
wayword
(aka Christo Guerriero)
EC2015,
Class 3,
Single Male
14' wilderness kayakNeeded to validate being a part of the surface population and thought this might keep things interesting.
Tikipete
(aka pete pollard)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Single Male
Weta trimaranGotta start somewhere...
Intrepid
(aka Libby Wolf)
and
FrankTheMachine
(aka Frank Webber )
EC2015,
Class 1,
Double Mixed
Epic 18x with Falcon sailNo Comments
LessThanHalfBad
(aka Nicholas Poole)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
Sea Pearl 21 - Blue painted hull, white graphics.I think I can I think I can I think I can I think.
Vikingur
(aka Jeff Stringfield)
and
Broadsword
(aka Matt Saxman)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Double Male
Modified 22' catamaran with a two person pedal drive.We learned allot last year. Boat and crew will be lighter and faster next time
JungleJim
(aka James Collins)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Epic 18XNo Comments
Sundance
(aka James Connell)
and
BabySun
(aka )
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Double Mixed
Yellow TITaking my oldest daughter, GoldenSun, last year was something I will never forget. I hope to have the same great adventure and memories with my youngest daughter, BabySun!
FrankTheMachine
(aka Frank Webber )
and
Intrepid
(aka Libby Wolf)
EC2015,
0,
Double Mixed
Perception Caretta tandem with Falcon SailNo Comments
TwinSpirit
(aka Christine Cochran)
EC2015,
Class 3,
Single Female
JEM Northwind 34 sq ft polytarp sail, Boom roller reefing. No Comments
BlueJay
(aka Thad Rice)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Kruger Seawind No Comments
GongGong
(aka Robert Bernard)
and
PolishPaddle
(aka Henry Ogrodnik)
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Double Male
dune colored tandem island with blue trimmed sailNo Comments
Ottergirl
(aka Kristin Law)
and
Otterguy
(aka Nigel Law)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Double Mixed
Tandem Sea KayakNo Comments
IronBob
(aka Robert Finlay)
and
TheJuice
(aka Druce Finlay)
EC2015,
Class 2,
Double Male
23'6" SEDA TriumphNo Comments
Intrepid
(aka Libby Wolf)
and
FrankTheMachine
(aka Frank Webber )
EC2015,
Class 1,
Double Mixed
Perception CarettaNo Comments
GrumpyCat
(aka Jorge Blanco)
and
AncientMariner
(aka Francisco Blanco)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Double Male
O'Day Daysailer IINo Comments
KiwiBird
(aka Kristen Greenaway)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Female
NZ Grahame Sisson 5.32m 'Arctic Raider' with 1sqm FEKS.Kia kaha.
StripBuilder
(aka John Craun)
EC2015,
Class 2,
Single Male
stripbuiltNo Comments
Deke
(aka Thomas Head)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
17 Northeaster DoryNo Comments
Wingkeel
(aka Terry Southern)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
QCC 700x KayakFirst Challenge.
pumpkinseed
(aka Robert Grano)
and
MudChubb
(aka GUY SAXTON)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Double Male
jersey skiff 17 ftNo Comments
JammerJim
(aka James Hurst)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
QCC-700Shooting for a day faster that 2014
RunsWithBeer
(aka Bill Wright)
CP Captain - CP2
and
ExcitableBoy
(aka Gary Lukoski)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Double Male
CP 2 Co-Captains"When you break your boat, you have to sit out a year" Just kidding. We're taking a year off to let the dust settle, but still want to be involved. See you at CP2."
Coastie
(aka Eddie Mack)
and
ClamCounter
(aka Joshua Murphy)
EC2015,
Hobie Cat,
Double Male
Hobie GetawayLooking for our third straight EC finish! Miss Marie is ready!
Santiago
(aka Joe Spooner)
and
Bueller
(aka Andrew Spooner)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Double Male
Seaward Passat tandem kayak with 1-meter sailLooking forward to sharing a WaterTribe adventure with my oldest son
BeatonSneak
(aka Henry Colie)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
15' Barnegat Bay Sneakbox. Built by David Beaton and Sons. Gaff rigged. No Comments
PaddleDancer
(aka Paula Martel)
Race Manager
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Female
Race ManagerNo Comments
Moondance
(aka Vicky Connell)
EC2015,
0,
Single Female
CP1 CaptainNo Comments
Dorsalis
(aka Charles (Chip) Southerland)
EC2015,
Hobie AI,
Single Male
Yellow Hobie AI with starboard side Haka Bench, Port side trampolineNo Comments
Coresounder20
(aka Travis Baily)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
Sail Skiff 20' (lightweight) Similar to Ches. Bay modified sharpie No Comments
Bluenose
(aka Richard Lea)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
CL16 similar to a Wayfarer dingy.No Comments
PolarVortex
(aka John Whittier)
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
Standard Hobie TI with some mods to make it more robust and safe. I am an avid hiker/camper/sailor/runner. I hiked the Grand Canyon and ran two marathons last year. I also spend my time sailing the great lakes. I am excited to take the next step and attempt the Everglades Challenge! A friend may join me if he can get the time off.
Supertramp
(aka Henry Ovares)
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
Hobie Tandem Island"Iam Taking the long way home"
FalconSails
(aka Patrick Forrester)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Epic 18x Sport with a 1 square meter Falcon Sail.2014 was great. 2015 will be even better.
StrongLikeOx
(aka Peggy Estes)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Female
CLC Northeast Dory, balanced lug sail. Not sure yet if going to race in EC 15.No Comments
spiritwalker
(aka Ted Perron)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Stellar S18RHave unfinished business.
Hollywood
(aka Butch Newell)
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
Hobie 2015 Tandem IslandLooking forward to seeing everyone again! March can't get here fast enough.
Clewless
(aka Marvin Brager)
EC2015,
Class 3,
Single Male
Trusty old Necky, slightly modified.Hoping to make it in time for the BBQ this year.
Danito
(aka Danny Laboy)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Kruger Sea Wind w FEKS.See you all at the beach :)
BustedRudder
(aka bob waters)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
OysterBar edition 18x or Kayakpro MarlinStrangely addictive
AlexO
(aka Alexandru Oancea)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Current Designs 15Ft kayak with FEKSNo Comments
DolphinGal
(aka Kathy Kenley)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Female
Nemo (red) or Solstice (mango over white). FEKS sail.There's no cure for this addiction except to keep on doing it :)
CaptGnarly
(aka Randy Fleming)
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
Ivory Hobie Tandem Island blue/ white sailNo Comments
SirPercival
(aka John Naser)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Single Male
WindriderNo Comments
TideRider
(aka Rodney Dutton)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Yellow Tempest Pro 165 with Falcon SailReady for more of most painful fun I have ever had!
kayakman7
(aka Jesse Willert)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Single Male
Polynesian sailing canoe, she's proven to be near unstoppable. I'm thinking about a gator tooth this year.Sailing Sacha again, I hope she sells but at the same time hope I don't have have to build a boat out of dollar bills and duct tape.
Fishman
(aka Kurt Fisher)
EC2015,
Class 2,
Single Male
Not Sure, an old epic Endurance 18Looking forward to Key Largo.
MZEE
(aka David May)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Kruger Sea Wind w/ FEKSNo Comments
DeadCat
(aka Salli O'Donnell)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Female
S18No Comments
FeralCat
(aka Mike Malone)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Stellar S18 with K-SailKris, I hope the sail works well. I am looking forward to testing the "on the fly" reefing option!
Macatawa
(aka Benjamin Algera)
EC2015,
Class 3,
Single Male
Kruger SeaWind with Class 3 sails from Flat Earth Kayak Sails.A class 3 rig biased towards paddling. The rig is high performance, but lightweight and easy to stow. Looking forward to seeing everyone on the beach.
Sawhorse
(aka Meade Gougeon)
EC2015,
Class 3,
Single Male
Decked sailing canoeAs appropriate for a man of my age I plan to shut down every night for a good nights sleep.
Paddlemaker
(aka David Wicks)
and
SavannahDan
(aka Dan Lockwood)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Double Male
Pygmy Triple - Osprey No Comments
BeastOarman
(aka Peter Oudheusden)
EC2015,
Class 2,
Single Male
tbdNo Comments
Chief
(aka Steve Isaac)
EC2015,
Hobie AI,
Single Male
The new Hobie AI with my patented hakas.High speed, low drag.
Puma
(aka Joseph Frohock)
EC2015,
Class 3,
Single Male
Kayak No Comments
DeepMinnow
(aka Andrew Kallgren)
EC2015,
0,
Single Male
To be decidedNo Comments
BadDog
(aka Heidt Adams)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
SLI DaySailerKey Largo or Bust!
CleanSlate
(aka Jeff Prideaux)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Single Male
Triak - Small 18' trimaran.Assuming will be able to get the time off. Really enjoyed 2013 EC, hoping to be able to do 2015.
Scareman
(aka Brad Lockhart)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Seaward Passat Tandem - Paddling it solo again!!!No Comments
Katamount
(aka Kirsten Corcoran)
EC2015,
Class 2,
Single Male
P&H Sirius (possibly switch to skin-on-frame)I think I might be even more excited than last year!
DirtyLittleRunnerGirl
(aka Dana Clark)
CP Captain - CP3
EC2015,
0,
Single Female
CP3 Co-CaptainNo Comments
DivesWithKraken
(aka Tom Turner)
and
WyomingWolf
(aka Debbie Turner)
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Double Mixed
2010 Tandem island unless Santa brings us a 2015 TILooking forward to favorable winds this year and less peddling. Last place is open for other takers, we are giving up the honor. :)
whitecaps
(aka toby nipper)
CP Captain - CP3
EC2015,
0,
Single Male
CP3 Co-CaptainNo Comments
RagWing
(aka Roger Thomas Mann)
and
Dawnwiththewind
(aka Andrea Mann)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Double Mixed
Windrider Rave. lightened, modified for challenge races. Single Aircraft style joystick controls all foils. Wing sail in development. Ongoing mods are making it a better challenge boat. Fun project, Now I now why Randy goes so fast, it's a hoot!
juscuz
(aka John Sims)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
CLC Skerry 15'15' in '15 sail n oar n shiver
seabag
(aka Ben Fuller)
EC2015,
Class 2,
Single Male
SOF kayak, Long Pointy Boat if tests say that it is proof against oystershell.Boat type and class may well change. If the ice is good I'll stay north and sail.
CousinEddy
(aka Matt Thomas)
EC2015,
Class 2,
Single Male
Epic 18X SportNo Comments
dietired
(aka Josh Bowers)
and
dietired2
(aka Denise Parris)
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Double Mixed
Hobie TICan't wait to see you all on the beach!
Ginger
(aka Taylor Stewart)
EC2015,
0,
Not Defined
CP1 Co-CaptainNo Comments
SOS
(aka Alan Stewart)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Not Defined
To be decidedNo Comments
PrivateHam
(aka Michael Prince)
and
Jimbo
(aka James Clinchard)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Double Male
Astus 20.2No Comments
backwaterbob
(aka Bob Nichols)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Single Male
TriRaid560Let the good times roll! See you on the beach!
Sharknado
(aka Kent Morse)
EC2015,
Hobie TI,
Single Male
Yellow Hobie TI with Hakas and some modifications to strengthen it for the rigors of the Everglades Challenge.Finished last year as a solo but hoping to have my son join me for this year's challenge. Looking forward to reconnecting with some familiar faces from last year.
RamblinWreck
(aka Douglas Hartley)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
17 ft. MikesboatNo Comments
Karank
(aka john wright)
EC2015,
Class 4,
Not Defined
20' double ended "THANG"PRIME DIRECTIVE/FINISH/STARFLEET COMMAND
SquirrelyPaddles
(aka Travis Knight)
EC2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
17' Perception Eclipse Sea Lion RM w/ 1m Falcon SailNo Comments
SteersWithBeers
(aka Robert Wetmore)
EC2015,
Class 5,
Not Defined
Fully modified planning hydro foil! HaHaReady to go it again with the confidence of finishing last year but with the knowledge of how quickly things can go badly!
BubbaKoosh
(aka Brian Mrachek)
and
PompanoMike
(aka )
UM2015,
Class 4,
Double Male
Tanzer 16No Comments
Sailwriter
(aka David Ellis)
UM2015,
Class 4,
Single Male
16' modified Raider Fiberglass, wide, stable, comfy, with weighted dagger board for near self righting. De-tuned from the racing model.Going with the shorter version to CP-1 this year. That way I can sail back home.
PawDawg
(aka Paul Gwiazdowski)
UM2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
CD Kevlar ExtremeStarting off with the easier race considering work time off and experience. Next stop EC...
PullAndBeDamned
(aka Keith Rubin)
UM2015,
Class 1,
Single Male
Modified Jensen canoe with a oars and a sail.Warm-up for r2ak.