2012 prizes include 4 new SUP Boards and Paddles + cash + more prizes
SUP events are sanctioned by
The 2012 La Ventana Classic features the following SUP Races:
The Paddle Royale
A channel crossing from Cerralvo Island to La Ventana = 11 miles on stock boards 12'6" or less - all competitors must ride official race pangas with their one board of choice to Cerralvo Island - no rudders or keels, or dagger boards, kites, sails or motors - we will attempt to schedule this race on a no wind morning. Wind direction will be a broad reach with wind coming over each racers starboard side. Leashes are required for this race. Beach start and a finish that involves running up the beach and grabbing a numbered stick.
1 and 2 Mile Races
short bouy course with beach running every lap
classes for 12'6" inches and under and over 12'6" - we will attempt to schedule this race on a no wind morning. Beach start and a finish that involves running up the beach and grabbing a numbered stick.
5 Mile Downwinder Race
classes for 12'6" inches and under and over 12'6 -- Racers will be transported to the Hot Springs Beach where they will have a beach start, paddle around a buoy, and then race to the event site finish line and run up the beach to grab their finish stick. We will attempt to schedule this race on a very windy afternoon with swells
Team Relay Races races with various lengths and 2-4 team members.
Be Sure to enter this great event also in November - Great training: