WORLD’S STRAIGHTEST SUP RACE
The race consists of participants paddling 6.343 meters across the Canal of Corinth.
The Canal is one of the most important constructions of modern Greece and has heavily influenced the Mediterranean commerce, standing as an inspirational idea, although it was complete 25 centuries after its original conception.
“Afinios Corinth” was one of the most important cities of both ancient and modern Greece. Its geographical location helped it become a great Maritime, Commercial and Cultural Center.
The Canal’s total length is 6,343 meters, 540 meters of which are occupied by the Isthmian and Posidonia outer harbors.
The Canal’s maximum width is 24,60 meters (sea level) and 21 meters deep. Its depth is 8 meters and the maximum high of the impressive walls on both sides of the canal is 80 meters.