Racing categories

K1 M (K1 men)

any type of kayak including surf ski (except sea kayak)

K1 MJUN (K1 juniors)

racers must be 18 or younger (born from 1999 to 2002); any type of kayak including surf ski (except sea kayak)

K1 MVET (K1 veterans)

racers must be 40 or older (born in 1977 or earlier); any type of kayak including surf ski (except sea kayak)

K1 SEA (K1 seakayak)

plastic or composite sea kayak up to 5,50 m; category for women and men

K1 W (K1 women)

any type of kayak including surf ski (except sea kayak)

K1 WJUN (K1 juniors)

racers must be 18 or younger (born from 1999 to 2002); any type of kayak including surf ski (except sea kayak)

K2 M (K2 men)

flat water kayak, sea kayak or touring kayak; we recommend to use a river trailing rudder

K2 W (K2 women)

flat water kayak, sea kayak or touring kayak; we recommend to use a river trailing rudder

K2 MIX (K2 mixed)

flat water kayak, sea kayak or touring kayak; we recommend to use a river trailing rudder

C1 M (C1 men)

any type of single canoe

C1 MJUN (C1 juniors)

racers must be 18 or younger (born from 1999 to 2002); any type of single canoe

C2 M (C2 men)

double racing canoes

C2 MVET (C2 veterans)

racers must be 40 or older (born in 1977 or earlier); any type of double canoe (downriver, touring etc.)

C2 TOUR (C2 tourists)

Any touring canoe. Width, length and weight is unlimited. It is allowed to use accessories such as spraydecks, breakwater, “drink system”, protection etc. The crew is always made of either two men or two women.

C2 MIX (C2 mixed)

any type of double canoe; important is the crew in the canoe: man/woman – it is always the category C2 MIX

C3 / C4

crew of three or four people (man/woman/mix) any type of canoe is allowed

P5 M (Punt men)

traditional punt with five men crew; breakwater, pumps, wheelbarrow for overrun allowed

P5 W (Punt women)

traditional punt with five women crew; breakwater, pumps, wheelbarrow for overrun allowed

SUP M (Paddleboard men)

no limited size, length and structure

SUP W (Paddleboard women)

no limited size, length and structure

SUP MVET (Paddleboard veterans)

racers must be 40 or older (born in 1977 or earlier); no limited size, length and structure

SUP MEGA (Megaboard)

four to six persons crew on board; no limited sizelength and structure; we recommend inflatable boards with unattached fins

R4 / R6 (RAFT)

rafters registrated in IRF

RAFT TOUR (RAFT tourists)

Three to six men crew, none of them is registered in IRF (e.g. crews of firemen, policemen, companies or tourist). The minimum width of the raft is 160 cm (we recommend Gumotex Colorado or Gumotex Pulsar).

C5 – C9

any type of canoe, five to nine crew of man, woman or mixed

DB (Dragon boat)

Maximum 5 dragon boats at the start of KVM.

K1 MU15 (K1 under 15)

boys born 2003 – 2008; all types of kayaks (downriver, slalom, touring, flat water)

K1 WU15 (K1 under 15)

girls born 2003 – 2008; all types of kayaks (downriver, slalom, touring, flat water)

C1 U15 (C1 under 15)

boys born 2003 – 2008; all types of canoes (downriver, slalom, touring, flat water)

C2 U15 (C2 under 15 / under 15 + adult )

Children born 2003 – 2008. Any type of double canoe or touring canoe is allowed. Children can be on the boat with another person – parent, guide or trainer who is 18 years old (or older) and who is responsible for children. The time will be measured to all boats (two boys U15 or boy U15 plus adult) in this MINI KRUMLOVSKY MARATHON (U15) race and in final results all crews will be stated as well. But only children crews (not accompanied by adults) will be awarded on the podium.

SUP U15 (Paddleboard under 15)

children born 2003 – 2008; all types of paddleboards

R5 U15 / P5 U15 (Raft R5 under 15 / Punt P5 under 15)

This crew consists of either 5 children (born 2003 – 2008) or 4 children plus one adult (a person at least 18 years old). Adult is in position of guide and sits at the back of the boat (can paddle or steer) and is responsible for the crew.

 

The referee at start will gauge the category you belong to in case that you are not able to determine on your own.