The Surf Swap Challenge is an event that covers all levels of stand up paddleboarding. It is a full day of racing, eating, and enjoying a wonderful day on the bay at Fager’s Island Bar & Restaurant, 60th St. & the Bay, Ocean City, MD.Proceeds from the event will go to the Maryland Coastal Bays Program.
Pre-registration is open until 5pm on May 29, 2015. Same day registration will be offered with an increased price starting at 8:30am on race day.
Saturday- Women's SUPer Saturday Retreat. Join Laurel Harrington, Jessie Benson and Dawn Ehman for a day on the water enjoying SUP. 2pm-Laurel Harrington-SUP Bootcamp & SUP Surfing tips, 3pm-Dawn Ehman-Race clinic-including tips on starts, drafting, turns, and paddle stroke. 4pm-SUP Yoga-bring an ending to the day with a nice stretch and shavasana on your board.
The day will start off at 10am with a 5 mile ELITE Race and 2.5 mile Recreational Race. The course will be decided on race day based on current wind conditions to make it ideal for racers.Weather pending, it will be a flat water race with buoy turns and a great spectators event. Cash and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in the ELITE category and prizes to the REC, and Kids Race. Following the morning race will be food, drink and awards and then the Kids Race at 12pm. Stand up paddle board demos from 10:30-11:30am. Stand up paddleboards will be provided for the Kids Race. To top it off there will be a full day of entertainment, vendors and board swap with individuals displaying their used Surf and SUP boards for sale. Bring the entire family for a wonderful day of racing, fun, food, drink and entertainment.
For Accomodations, please contact the Seabay http://seabayhotel.com/ and let them know you are with the stand up paddleboard event.