On Sunday October 24, 2010 the Ponce Yacht and Fishing Club will host the first "Escape from Coffin Island" 8 mile open ocean, downwind ELITE SUP and Prone Romp! Racers will depart at the Ponce Yacht and Fishing club Fuel Dock on the ISLAND VENTURE Water Excursion Ferry at 0800 Sharp taking the racers and their boards to Caja De Muerto "Coffin Island" where they will promptly begin the 8 mile race to the beach of the PYFC.
WEEKE...ND WARRIORS will start and finish at the PYFC beach for the 3 mile "Pumpkin Dash". The course will take them through the scenic, tarpon filled waters between the PYFC marina, La Guancha, and in the Ponce Bay.
The Kids will race a short "Pumpkin Patch Dash" where they will have to paddle with a pumpkin!
This event will coincide with the PYFC "DISCOVER THE CARIBBEAN REGATTA" feeder race Sailboat Regatta.
ALL REGISTRATIONS INCLUDE FERRY TRANSPORTATION FOR ELITE CLASS, JERSEY, BBQ, RAFFLE, PYFC AMENITIES AND A DONATION TO THE PYFC YOUTH SAILING PROGRAM.
Registration for the elite class "Escape from Coffin Island" begins at 0700 @ the PYFC Youth Sailing Beach, then depart on the Island Venture ferry at 0800 SHARP from the PYFC fuel dock. $65 entry fee. Non participant ferry charge $10 limited seats.
Weekend Warrior "Pumpkin Patch Dash" registration begins at 0700 @ the Ponce Yacht and Fishing Club Youth Sailing beach, and races begin at 0900. $45 entry fee.
Kids races $20 entry fee.
BBQ (Ponce style Pig Roast, with all the fixin's) music and awards will be on the beach along with PYFC Optimist sailing demos, SUP demos, and the DON Q Rum tent!
PRONE CLASS has been added! Elite class only. Regristration 0700 @ the PYFC Youth Sailing Beach then departing on the Island Venture Ferry from the PYFC Fuel dock at 0800 sharp. $65 entry fee.