The Punta Sayulita Longboard and SUP Classic, benefiting the Reef Check Foundation,(“the Classic”) is a surf contest for longboard and stand-up paddle surfers that will take place over 2 days, April 17-18, at Sayulita’s central beach break in beautiful Sayulita, Mexico.
The 1st Annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & Stand-Up Paddle Classic (“the Classic”) is set to take place on April 17-18 in beautiful Sayulita, Mexico.
The international field of professional surfers from the United States and Mexico is led by Honorary Ambassadors James Pribram of Laguna Beach, CA, renowned
Mexican big wave surfer, Carlos “Coco” Nogales of Puerto Escondido and Mexico’s current national longboard champion, Patricio Gonzalez of Sayulita. The field will be limited to 30 competitors made up of both professional invitees and amateurs competing in various age group divisions as well as in the “open” contest for the longboard and stand-up paddle surfing categories. Professional short board surfers will also entertain spectators with an “expression session” air show of acrobatic aerial maneuvers.
On Sunday, April 18, a variety of Stand-Up Paddle races will be held including the “Punta to Punta” race, a 5K and 10K open ocean distance races where paddlers will travel between Sayulita and the neighboring village of San Francisco (“San Pancho”).
The SUP distance races will be open to all ages and abilities.
Jose Manuel Cano
Should be a great event…we used to go surfing in mainland Mexico 2-4 times a year…there’s great surf in mainland Mexico…