Monster the Loch is the first mass participation boat race on Loch Ness. All human powered boat types are invited to race, but as the weather and the Monster can be unpredictable the boats must be sea worthy.
The Loch is 21 miles long, 1 mile wide and who knows how deep!!
In 2019 we saw 52 boats of all shapes and sizes line up side by side on the start line ready to taken on Nessie!
The crews ranged from Pedalo's and self built boats to international rowers and kayakers.
The race will be run with the wind, the course will run from Dores or Fort Augustus. If you are looking for a challenge, but 21 miles is too far then you can team up and change at Foyers Campsite (roughly halfway).
The conditions this year were fast with a good tailwind from start to finish.
The Great British 8+ clocked a time of 2hrs 4mins and 57sec this broke the previous record by 22 minutes, we also had a 2 man Sea kayak and Coastal quad that also surpassed the previous record! The pedalos came in last with a respectable 7hrs 19mins 35sec.
Monster in the Media
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