The Marlborough Sounds Portage Kayak Race has a 5 leg kayak & portage race (27km kayaking & 5km portaging in total) and a 10km kayak only short course. There is also a Waka Ama Race on the same day.
The long course is as follows:
Leg 1: Kayak 10 km from Picton Foreshore to Torea Bay.
Leg 2: Portage 2km Torea Bay to Portage Bay (Portage Complex)
Leg 3: Kayak 7km Portage Bay to Te Mahia Bay,
Leg 4: Portage 3km Te Mahia Bay to Mistletoe Bay
Leg 5: Kayak 10km Mistletoe Bay to Picton Foreshore.
The short course is 10km from Picton Foreshore to Torea Bay (and neutral return to Picton ie 20km total paddling).
Kayaking & Portaging (5 legs: 10K, 2K, 7K, 3K, 10K)