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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 »

2013 Carolina Cup WPA National Race

The first WPA National race of 2013 kicks off with the Carolina Cup in Wrightsville Beach, NC on April 26-28, 2013.  The Carolina Cup is put on by the Wrightsville Beach Paddleboard Club with the Blockade Runner Hotel serving as race venue. The Carolina Cup was the largest race on the East Coast in 2012 with 318 participants and the ... 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 »