Is The Race To Alaska The World's Most Dangerous Boat Race?

Picture yourself in the extreme conditions of the Pacific Northwest waters in a boat with no motor. This isn't a nightmare, it's the Race to Alaska. Not only is it very dangerous due to its location, this completely human-powered race is the longest of its kind. The race has no official course, but it covers a distance of 750 mi (1207 km). Anyone can enter this race, which held its inaugural event in 2015, as long as they enter with a boat that does not have a motor. In that year, only 15 of the 35 teams that entered the race finished it. The first place finisher of the Race to Alaska wins $10,000.

Written by Curiosity Staff January 4, 2016