We're likely to have a fleet of six alpacka scouts available for rent for race next weekend - i don't have them yet but have been assured they'd arrive in time. These are boats Ground UP adventures is purchasing to use at their adventure racing camp in 2012 - but since we've got em we might as well use them (and help pay for them!).
Boats will rent for $20 each and we'll transport to the race. We'll have a couple of inflation bags and a pump as well but you won't be able to transport this equipment with you if you choose to carry the rafts uninflated to the put-in. So plan on either carrying the boats inflated or bringing your own pump along.
the boats are about 3.3 pounds a piece. They can fit two people in a pinch, but are pretty tight unless it's two SMALL people. first come first served everyone! And if you're going to be renting one, make sure you arrive at race day check in and pay for it by 8 AM or it'll be fair game again.