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  • SUP Competitor will be competing for trophies, cash, SUP Boards and paddles. 
  • SUP Sportsman will be competing for great sponsor prizes and trophies.
  • Class divisions will be 12' 6" and under and 14 foot and under
  • For all races: no rudders, keels, dagger boards, kites, sails or motors
  • Need help transporting your board to/from San Diego?? 
  • we can do it for just $165 usd round trip  from San Diego to La Ventana, Baja and back
  • email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to set it up and get all the details

2016 SUP Competitor prizes included: 

$1000 usd cash

4 new SUP Boards and Paddles

Sponsor prizes and trophies

2016 SUP Sportsman competed for great sponsor prizes and trophies.

No rudders, keels, dagger boards, kites, sails or motors 

SUP Competitors and SUP Sportsman must have leashes and pfd's

Beach start and a finish that involves running up the beach and grabbing a numbered stick.

The 2016 La Ventana Classic  featured the following SUP Races:

EL NORTE

a 15 mile Downwinder along the coast - we transport you upwind and you run the gauntlet downwind entering the La Ventana wind machine with wind from 15-25 knots and 3-5 foot swells on a broad reach - scheduled for the windiest afternoon of the event -Big and Juicy

Downwinder Sprint

an 8 mile coastal Downwinder sprint from Rancho Las Cruces- we transport you up wind and Competitor and Sportsman paddlers race downwind breaking free in the La Ventana swells with the wind at your back.

The CROSSING

A channel crossing from Cerralvo Island back to La Ventana = 10.5 miles - all competitors must ride official race pangas to the island with their one board of choice to Cerralvo Island - - 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. 

Course 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.

Team Relays
Team Relay Races races with various lengths and 2-4 team members.

Kids and Junior Races

young paddlers will enjoy being a part of the action

Family Activities

from SUP to snorkeling with whalesharks - this trip is a family adventure

 

 

Overall Points System - 12'6" SUP Board Class (Men's and Women's)

Combined results for El Norte, The Crossing, Mini-Downwinder and Course Race

El Norte Points
1st 11
2nd 9
3rd 7
4th 6
5th 5
The Crossing Points
1st 9
2nd 7
3rd 5
4th 4
5th 3
Mini Downwinder Points
1st 5
2nd 4
3rd 3
4th 2
5th 1
Course Race Points
1st 5
2nd 4
3rd 3
4th 2
5th 1

 

SUP Competitor Prize Money

El Norte  
1st Men Overall (Open board class) $200
1st Women Overal (Open board class) $200
   
LVC Overall  
Combined Results El Norte,The Crossing, Mini-Downwinder, Course Race
1st Men 12'6"SUP $150
2nd Men 12'6'SUP $100
3rd Men 12'6"SUP $50
1st Women 12'6"SUP $150
2nd Women 12'6"SUP $100
3rd Women 12'6"SUP $50

 

SUP Sportsman Prizes

Top 3 entries in SUP Sportsman won sponsor prizes and trophies.