Miami Winter Nationals 2013 - Expedition and Downwind Courses, Jan. 11-13, 2013

DAY RACING IS SUNDAY, JANUARY 13th
EXPEDITION RACING BEGINS JANUARY 11th

VISIT www.racesfl.com and register today

 

Winter Paddlesports Racing returns to Miami January 11-13, 2013.  Join national and international competitors for a common adventure while enjoying the activities of Miami's Art Deco Weekend.

Races open to all kayaks, canoes, surfskis, outrigger canoes (OC 1/2/6), dragon boats, dories, SUPs, paddleboards, small sail boats and all other human powered paddle crafts.

Registration Fees:  Biscayne Challenge - $95 for first competitor plus $25 for each additional competitor; Biscayne Adventure - $75 plus $25; Day Races - Single $25 online/$35 onsite; Team (2 or more competitors), First person $25 online/$35 onsite, each additional team member $20 online/$30 onsite; Dragon Boat $20 per paddler.

RACE SCHEDULE AND COURSES

Friday, January 11, 2013: Expedition Racing – 100-mile Biscayne Challenge: Virginia Key, Brickell Key, Black Point, Short Key, Steamboat Creek, Elliot Key, Norris Cut, Virginia Key.  See course at http://routebuilder.org/9zt

7:30 AM – Captain’s Pre-Race Meeting 8:00 AM – Launch

Saturday, January 12, 2013: 60-mile Biscayne Adventure: Virginia Key, Black Point, Elliot Key, Norris Cut, Virginia Key.  See course at http://routebuilder.org/9zu

7:30 AM – Captain’s Pre-Race Meeting 8:00 AM – Launch

Sunday, January 13, 2013:

8:00-9:30 AM – Boat set-up, equipment inspection, pre-registered racer sign-in, onsite registration.

9:45 AM – Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting for 16-mile Biscayne Roundup

10:00 AM – 16-mile Biscayne Roundup: Virginia Key, Cape Florida, Norris Cut, Virginia Key http://routebuilder.org/9y3

10:45 AM - Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting for 8-mile Virginia Key Dash & 3-mile Marine Stadium Sprint

11:00 AM – 8-mile Virginia Key Dash: Circumnavigation of Virginia Key http://routebuilder.org/9y4

3-mile Marine Stadium Sprint: Circumnavigation of the basin at Miami Marine Stadium http://routebuilder.org/9y5

Join the after-race party and presentation of awards immediately following the races at Whiskey Joe’s Bar and Grill, 3301 Rickenbacker Causeway.  All are invited ~ racers, non-racers and guests will enjoy discounted prices.  Check out Whiskey Joe’s menu at: http://www.whiskeyjoesmiami.com/whiskeyjoes/beachbar.aspx.

Kayaks will be available for demo/rental by The Paddle House, 2753 SW 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33131.  To reserve your boat, call[masked] or email [masked]; website: www.thepaddlehouse.com.

Paddleboards will be available ONSITE for demo/rental by Lubo’s Place located on Hobie Beach, at the special flat rate racing price of $25.  Boards will be at the race.  To reserve yours, call[masked] or e-mail [masked]; website: www.standuppaddlekeybiscayne.com.

Always wanted to try out an Epic? This will be your chance as the Epic demo fleet will be with us again!  Contact Brian Houston at [masked] for details.

Special thanks to our sponsors for their support of paddle sports racing in Miami: The Paddle House, The Miami Rowing Club, Epic Kayaks, Whiskey Joe’s Bar and Grill, Costco; Venturesport; and to our hotel partners, Hotel Urbano and Silver Sands Beach Resort (see website below for hotel info.)

For additional details and to register online, please visit Race South Florida at www.racesfl.comOnline registration closess Tuesday, January 8, 2013.

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  • tania r.

    VERY GOOD.NICE DAY.

    January 13, 2013

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