South Florida Surfcraft Challenge is open to Outrigger Canoe, Surfski, Stand-Up
Paddleboard, Prone Paddleboard and Surfboat over 6 and 12 mile ocean
courses. The race courses are visible
from Hollywood Beach and along the inside line, friends and family members may
cheer on their racers. Proceeds of the
event go to the Hollywood Beach Safety Competition Team, a 501(c)(3).
starts will be wet with paddlers/crew on their craft. The finish will be dry where the racers will
paddle to the beach, dismount and run/jog/walk/crawl with their paddle a short
distance to the finish line. Boat
caddies will gently move craft to the beach to insure a clean finish area.
of the paddlers is a prime concern.
Leashes and Vests are required for all single craft with the exception
of lifeguard paddled Spec Surfskis.
Vests are required for OC-6 and Surfboat.
Sunday Morning race follows the USLA Junior Regionals held on the same water
the day before. Several manufacturers
will be on the beach both days offering demos and basic instruction.
trailering their OC-6’s may store their canoes on the beach prior to race day
in a designated area.
Surf In Hotel (954) 554-1732
Manta Ray Inn (954) 921-9666
Refreshments at the finish line for racers
will receive event Rash guards
First Fenn Surfski by Bruce Gipson
First Think Surfski by Mike Canfield
First Stellar Surfski in the 12 mile and First Stellar Surfski in the 6 Mile by Jeff Stephens
First Epic Surfski by Brian Houston
First Nelo Surfski by Ian Mack
First Spec Ski in the 6 Mile by Jason Malick
More to come!
FOUR0FOUR, http://404sup.com/ 404
Paddle Company, http://oceanpaddlecompany.com/ Think,
Inc. http://venturesport.com/ Fenn Knysna Carbonology Pratt
Attic, http://www.thepaddleattic.com/#florida-stellar-surf-ski-kayak-sales Stellar
Sprint Training & Resource Center http://www.sprintresources.com Nelo
DD3 www.dd3.com.au DD3
Epic http://www.epickickayaks.com Epic Kayaks and Surfskis
Paddle Board Taxi http://www.paddleboardtaxi.com