Key West PaddleBoard Classic

When:
May 2, 2018 all-day
2018-05-02T00:00:00+00:00
2018-05-03T00:00:00+00:00
Where:
Higgs Beach Dog Park, Key West, FL
Higgs Beach Dog Park
Key West, FL 33040
USA
Contact:
Lazy Dog

Schedule

THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015

5-7pm  LAZY DOG YAPPY HOUR

Join us at Lazy Dog for a casual meet and greet happy hour at Hurricane Hole Marina, 5130 US 1, Key West. Meet the dogs and feel free to bring Fido on a leash! This event is open to the general public. Free board demos and drink specials!

FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015

2-4pm PADDLE CLINIC TBA,  at Higgs Beach

5-8pm  KICK-OFF PARTY AND REGISTRATION PACKET PICKUP AT TURTLE KRAALS

Racers can catch up, discuss race strategies, review course map! Invite your friends and family to this fun free event. Bocci courts and corn hole games!  Complementary KONA BEER.

** IMPORTANT NOTE: All racers required to pick up packets before the morning of the race to obtain your timing chip and race number. If you are unable to attend the registration party please contact us at [email protected] to make other arrangements.

SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2015

Turtle Kraals

12-mile “Paddle Around the Island”

Key West Paddle Board Classic

WPA Southeast Region National Points Race

4-mile Open Race

Open race (12’6, 12? and under) boards

RACE DAY

Higgs Beach

7:30 am: Classic Expo Opens

8:15 am Blessing

8:45 am: Racer’s Meeting (Rules and Course Review)

9:00 am: 12-Mile Elite Race (ocean start), beach finish

9:15 am: 4-Mile Open Race (ocean start), beach finish

3:30 pm: Wrap-up at the Beach

9:00am   12 MILE ELITE RACE sponsored by TURTLE KRAALS

$85

We’re going all the way around the island!

Starting at Higgs Beach, near the White Street Pier and then Ft. Zachary Taylor State Park. Round the corner and paddle past famous Mallory Square. Through the harbor, head toward Fleming Key Bridge and enter the Gulf of Mexico, then turn right toward Cow Key Channel. A quick spin past the mangroves and you are headed out into the Atlantic and back to the finish line on Higgs Beach.

Race Divisions

The Key West Paddleboard Classic is an all-inclusive, diverse event for all paddlers.

  • Standup Paddleboard Race 12’6?
  • Standup Surfboard (12’2? and under)
  • Standup Paddleboard 14?
  • Standup Paddleboard Unlimited
  • SUP Unlimited 2-person (Tandem)
  • SUP Inflatable
  • Paddleboard Stock (Prone)
  • Paddleboard Unlimited (Prone)
  • OC-1
  • OC-2
  • SurfSki
  • Kayak
  • Dory

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