Oban Wee Peaks Race

** 2023 Race is SATURDAY 26th August **
Registration opens 1200
Race starts 1300

Each Summer around August the club organises this fun adventure race for dinghy sailors and canoeists/kayakers in the Sound of Kerrera, incorporating three short hill runs – suitable for both Juniors and Adults.

Members and non-members welcome! Competition is healthy but there are prizes for participating, and for suitable categories on the day.

Members: FREE!
Non-members: £5 temporary membership per competitor.

Details can change on the day to suit conditions, but please have a look at the instructions below for a past event as an indication of how it runs.

LegStartEnd / SummitDistance
Sail 1OSC clubhouse starting lineArdantrive Bay, Kerrera0.75 miles
Run 1Ardantrive Bay, KerreraHutcheson’s Monument (asc. 30m)0.5 miles
Sail 2Ardantrive Bay, KerreraKerrera, Bay opp.Heather Island0.75 miles
Run 2Kerrera, Bay opp.Heather IslandEllery Hill North (asc. 40m)0.5 miles
Sail 3Kerrera, Bay opp.Heather IslandHeather Island0.3 miles
Run 3Heather IslandHeather Island ‘summit’ (asc 10m)0.1 miles
Sail 4Heather IslandKerrera, Ellery Hill Bay1.4 miles
Run 4Kerrera, Ellery Hill BayEllery Hill South (asc. 90m)0.6 miles
Sail 5Kerrera, Ellery Hill BayKilbowie Shore0.5 miles
Run 5Kilbowie ShoreKilbowie Shore (0m)0.0 miles
Sail 6Kilbowie ShoreOSC clubhouse0.5 miles

Registration 1200 midday in the Clubhouse

Race starts 1300.