Media

For an overview of Race to Alaska, start with the 2017 Media KitContact us for more information. We are happy to answer questions and provide images.

Race to Alaska 2017

Race to Alaska by CBS Sunday Morning

Race to Alaska co-founder talks race’s big-picture concept on KRBD

Whales, gales and bioluminescence on paddleboarder’s epic Race to Alaska by The Seattle Times

Marblehead brothers win 750-mile boat race to Alaska by The Boston Globe

He’s the first to paddle board 750 miles in Race to Alaska by The News Tribune

SUP Record Set in 750-Mile Race 2 Alaska – SUP Magazine

Congrats, it’s all over — who’s in for next year?! by Three Sheets Northwest

Marblehead brothers clinch the win in 2017 R2AK race from Canada to Alaska by Wicked Local

Going to Alaska The Hard Way: On A Stand Up Paddleboard by KUOW

Strandbergs take second in Race to Alaska on goanacortes.com

Six minutes from cash to cutlery on sail-world.com

Report #2 from Global, Kelp and Freeburd on 48North.com

Leg One Report on 48North.com

2017 R2AK set to go in Port Townsend by Three Sheets Northwest

Race to Alaska boating contest attracts no Alaskans by CoastAlaska News

take two by Bob Davis of Team Bad Kitty for Sailing Anarchy

straight up nuts by Sailing Anarchy

Sailing straits to Alaska Pique Newsmagazine

Fear and Beauty on the Race to Alaska by Team Global’s Katy Stewart in 1889 Magazine

Scuttlebutt Sailing News gave us great coverage this year.

Women in a Boat: Team Sistership by We the Village

Race to Alaska (as told by Team Whitehall Rowing and Sail) by Shaw TV

Sistership ready to conquer Race to Alaska a second time by the Ventura County Star

Audacious, Adventurous Or Just Nutty? Racing To Alaska On Stand-up Paddleboards by NPR’s KLCC

“Sistership goes for a new record” by Ventura Breeze

“Whale of a Story” video by Off Center Harbor on Sailing Anarchy

“Enfield Native Reinvents Herself on the Water” by New Hampshire’s Valley News

“Race Like a Cruiser to Alaska” by Cruising World

Race summary by Latitude 38

“SB 18” news gets our strangest, best, and most hilarious award. By Juneau Empire. Scroll down a lot to find it, but they are trying to pass a law to make it legal to gamble on R2AK in Alaska

Race to Alaska 2016

“That’s Amazing Ep 5. | Risk Takers” by CNN Films.  It’s team Hot Mess

“Hardship” by CNN’s Great Big Story

“Not your average Alaskan Cruise” by Senior Living.  Yup…Senior Living.

Sweet feature article, “A Tricky 750-mile Race in the Pacific Northwest” by Sail Magazine or a  PDF Version

“Washington sailors gearing up for 750-mile ‘Race to Alaska’ by MyNorthwest.com

“R2AK: Race or Revolution?” by Northwest Yachting

“Who’s battling for the cash and steak knives in this year’s R2AK?” by Three Sheets Northwest

“To boldly sail” by the Ventura Country Reporter

“Official lineup for this summer’s Race to Alaska announced” by Three Sheets Northwest

“Race to Alaska announces race lineup” by PT Leader

Two articles saying something about us from France.  Second article here and also in French.  A language we don’t read…but appreciate the L’accent grave and Le tréma.

The latest presentation by Daniel and Jake  reported by The Peninsula Daily News

Great article about Team Sistership by Ms. Magazine

Really funny article predicting winners by The Trimaran Journal

Team Un-Cruise is holding a contest for folks to go racing! by Three Sheets Northwest.

R2AK officials planning a second epic race by Alaska Public Media

“The Greatest Boat Race Ever (Dreamed up Over Beers)” in Outside Magazine

“Beat up & Blown Away in the Race to Alaska” in Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation

“To Alaska, on a very little boat” in Sailing Magazine

Article, in PDF view, by Marianne Scott in Pacific Yachting

Scuttlebutt’s ongoing list of articles.  Scuttlebutt

Video: “Race to Alaska: The Worlds Toughest Boat Race?” on Discovery News

“R2AK: Go Small, Go Simple” in Cruising World

“Race to Alaska challenges Larry Ellison and Team Oracle USA + Video” in  Sail World

“2nd Race to Alaska 2016 Announced” in SitNews: Stores in the News

Race to Alaska 2015

“Seattle Team Wins a Sailing Challenge to Alaska” in New York Times

Tim Claxton wrote a great article on R2AK boats, “Adventure Boats Race to Alaska” in Boats.com

Here’s a video tied to the article by Tim Claxton as well, Innovative Boats on the 2105 Race to Alaska

“A Race to Alaska: No Motors, but No Limits on Imagination” in New York Times

“Race to Alaska lures hardy souls” in Port Townsend Leader

“Inaugural Race To Alaska Likened To ‘Iditarod With Chance Of Drowning'” on Oregon Public Broadcasting

“Race to Alaska: The Ultimate Adventure?” in Boats.com blog

“The inaugural Race to Alaska (R2AK) is on the horizon” in Three Sheets Northwest

Interview | Jake Beattie, Update on Inaugral R2AK on Hooked on Wooden Boats

“Racing to Alaska for a pile of cash” in Soundings

“Victoria rower to compete in endurance race from Washington to Alaska”in Global News BC (video)

“Race to Alaska by sail, paddle: daring dash for a $10,000 prize” in The Seattle Times

“Race to Alaska by Wind or Muscle” in Pacific Yachting

“Race to Alaska: Attracting the strong, the smart, and the crazy” in 48 North

“The Race to Alaska” in Alaska Magazine

“Engineless Boat Race to Finish in Ketchikan” on KRBD

“NW Maritime Center Sponsoring an Adventure” in the PT Leader

“Competitors Step Forward…” in the Peninsula Daily News

“Race to Alaska Offers $10,000 Prize” in Victoria News

“Do you want to race – to Alaska?” on Three Sheets Northwest

“Preview: Sail, Row, Paddle Race to Alaska – 1st Prize $10k, 2nd Steak Knives” on Off Center Harbor.com

Interview with Jake Beattie – Hooked on Wooden Boats podcast