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The Final Carolina Cup Mega Schedule

Region 6 is ready to start the SUP Season off right! The Carolina Cup Crew has provided the following schedule to help keep all of your happenings straight this week. Be sure to have a look at the full PDF link below, complete with tips and hints for navigating Wrightsville Beach.                   ... Read More »

Wrightsville Beach, NC WPA Instructor Class- April 25, 2014

The World Paddle Association will be conducting a level I certified instructors class on Friday, April 25, 2014 in Wrightsville Beach, NC.  Master Class I instructor Byron Kurt will be conducting the course for those seeking certified instruction with stand up paddling that will include, technique, water safety, board/paddle fitting, and water dynamics. With the tremendous growth of stand up paddling, public ... Read More »

The Carolina Cup is Quickly Approaching, Are You Ready?

  As the onset of spring seems to be official, Wilmingtonians are reminded that there is less than 4 weeks left before the Carolina Cup. This winter has been a tough one, with freezing rains, power outages, and unseasonably late frosts, it felt like it would never end. It’s only been recently that you can look out from the beach ... Read More »

Golden Nugget Rules and course layouts 10/12/2013

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Rules and Safety for Golden Nugget Races 1. All racers must have a Coast Guard approved PFD on their body or on their board. 2. If you are in distress, wave your paddle over your head to let others know you need assistance. 3. If another paddler is in need, please stop to assist until a safety boat arrives—you will ... Read More »

CHUCKTOWN SHOWDOWN Wednesday is the last day to register!

Come experience the History & Charm of the City of Charleston, Right in the heart of the beautiful South Carolina Lowcountry The Chucktown Showdown will start and end at Brittlebank Park, with accommodations right across the street at the luxurious Marriott hotel.  The race will take you under the Ashley River Bridge, past the Charleston Marina, and then along the ... Read More »

Ocoee Classic SUP Race

Ocoee Classic SUP Race With a 3 mile beginner & 6 mile elite course, this is the first flatwater SUP race in one of the most famous paddling destinations in the Southeast, the Ocoee River. From the Parksville Beach starting location, racers will paddle around Parksville Lake (flat water, no rapids). Race fee includes WPA insurance for the event. Known ... Read More »

WPA Level 1 Course 8/16/2013 Lake Watauga Applachian Challenge

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WPA Level 1 SUP Instructor Training Friday, August 16 • 8am–2pm Official WPA sanctioned event to be held at the Triathlon/SUP site at Watauga Lake on Friday, August 16 from 8am until 2pm. Event is limited to 10 people. Class I Certified to give lessons to instruct paddlers. Fee: $295.00 ($75.00 yearly fee included) 5 hours of class instruction, 80% ... Read More »

THE APPALACHIAN CHALLENGE 8/17/2013

  Race Name – Appalachian Challenge Date – August 17, 2013 World Paddle Association Officially Sanctioned Event Upper Watauga Long Course is 5.4mi and the Lower Watauga Short Course is 2.2mi. Electronic Chip Timing will be used. Water start behind the starting line (shown as a yellow line in the course picture). No surface current. Flat water lake conditions. Entry ... Read More »

Golden Nugget Press Release and link to course info

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Janice Fetter   Tel: (843) 881-9472 E-mail:  mtpleasant@halfmoonoutfitters.com   HALF-MOON OUTFITTERS IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE 4th ANNUAL GOLDEN NUGGET SUP PADDLE N’ PARTY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12 AT 2PM TO BENEFIT CRISIS MINISTRIES. Scenic Shem Creek will provide the backdrop for the Fourth Annual Half-Moon Outfitters Golden Nugget SUP Paddle N’ Party.  One of the ... Read More »

2013 OBX Paddle Palooza results

Here is the results for the long course.  Follow this link for full results:  OBX Paddle Palooza 1 William Miller M 28 18-49 2 Steve Dullack M 38 18-49 3 William Pope M 53 50+ 4 Jacob Barnhardt M 44 18-49 5 Kevin Baum M 37 18-49 6 John Beausang M 42 18-49 7 Christopher Norman M 25 18-49 8 ... Read More »

Half Moon Open Ocean Challenge

Unfortunately, we are going to cancel and reschedule this Sunday’s Open Ocean Paddleboard Race.  Sign up and interest has been light and we attribute this to folks training for the Carolina Cup and the reality of  very tough conditions forecasted for this Sunday. A significant Northeaster has been forecasted for as much as a week now  and MSW has given ... Read More »

Blockade Runner the host site of the 2013 Carolina Cup

2012 Carolina Cup, Photography by Phoebe Fox Blankinship   Stay & SUP at Wrightsville’s Surf to Sound Resort   Wrightsville Beach, NC—In just a few years, Wrightsville Beach quickly earned a name for itself as the premier destination for paddle boarders on the East Coast. And due to its unique location between surf and sound, the Blockade Runner Beach Resort ... Read More »

Carolina Cup Region 6 National Points Race 4/27/13

The Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club organized the 2013 Carolina Cup to be a 5-day destination event. The Carolina Cup is a national World Paddle Association race and one of the largest Standup Paddle events on the East Coast. The event lasts from Thursday, April 25 to Monday, April 29th and includes a 3-day expo where people can try just about ... Read More »

The Region 6 championship has been set for Sept 28th hosted by the lake Murray SUP Classic

                               The Lake Murray SUP Classic is this year’s Region 6 Championship Race, 09/28/13. This WPA-sanctioned event is also a “double qualifying point’s race”, presented by Kialoa Paddles.       Expected to sell out, race Registration will close Thursday, September 26 at 11:59pm. Registration will be available on Friday at packet pickup for an additional $20 fee paid by ... Read More »

Half-Moon Open Ocean Race April 21, 2013

Half-Moon Open Ocean Race Course: April 21, 2013, 9 am Race begins near 2nd Street (East) – Parking and board drop are available at the Charleston County Park Pier. For course and race info please read more and follow links: Half-Moon Open Ocean Course Layout and Alternate layout   For Registration please go to  Half-Moon Open Ocean Race Read More »

Half Moon Outfitters 2013 tournament schedule

<strong>April 21</strong>   <strong>Half-Moon Open Ocean Challenge  Folly Beach, SC</strong> Join Half-Moon Outfitters and Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) when Half Moon Open Ocean Challenge brings water sports adventure to Folly Beach, SC, at the Folly Beach Fishing Pier on April 21, 2013, 9:00 AM. Registration $50.00 The Race will appeal to intermediate and advanced paddlers as well as ... Read More »

Region 6 2013 points race dates

<em><strong>Listed below is tentative Region 6 poin</strong></em><em><strong>ts race dates and locations</strong></em> 4/27/13 <strong><a title=”CAROLINA CUP SUP RACE” href=”http://carolinacup-sup.com/” target=”_blank”>Carolina Cup</a></strong> ( National Points Race) Wrightsville Beach NC 6/1/13 <a href=”http://obxpaddlepalooza.com/”><strong>OBX Paddle Palooza</strong> </a>Hatteras NC 7/13/13 <a title=”Shem Creek Shootout” href=”http://www.shemcreekshootout.com/home.html” target=”_blank”>Shem Creek Shootout</a> Mt Pleasant SC 9/14/13 ChuckTown Showdown Charleston SC 9/28/13 SUP Lake Murry Columbia SC 10/11/13 Golden Nugget ... Read More »