The Dana Point Harbor Hoot celebrates its 5th anniversary!

Dana Point Harbor, in Southern California will once again be at the heart of the action as the highly anticipated 5th Annual Infinity SUP Dana Point Harbor Hoot returns on October 14th, 2023. This landmark event created by SUP Race pioneer and now international race director Anthony Vela is set to be bigger and better than ever before, with the continued support of local industry leader, Infinity SUP, as the title sponsor.

This year marks a significant milestone as the Dana Point Harbor Hoot celebrates its 5th anniversary. Over the past five years, this event has grown into a beloved tradition within the standup paddling community, drawing enthusiasts from all corners of the globe to the stunning shores of Dana Point. The event’s enduring success can be attributed to its commitment to fostering a sense of community, and safety on the water while showcasing the beauty of the harbor, and promoting an active and healthy lifestyle.

Local legends Infinity SUP have once again thrown their weight behind the event as the title sponsor. This partnership is a testament to their dedication to the sport and their commitment to the local community. “Infinity SUP is known for producing some of the most innovative and high-quality standup paddleboards in the industry, making them the perfect partner for an event of this caliber”, says Anthony Vela.

In keeping with the event’s tradition of exclusivity and quality, registration for the 5th Annual Infinity SUP Dana Point Harbor Hoot is limited to just 200 participants. This ensures that each participant can enjoy a personalized and unforgettable experience on the water. Early registration is strongly encouraged, as spots are expected to fill up quickly.

The day promises to be jam-packed with excitement and adventure, featuring three exhilarating events that cater to paddlers of all skill levels:

3K Channel Scoot: “Walk on water” through the picturesque Dana Point Harbor channel, offering participants a chance to test their speed and agility against fellow paddlers.

> Harbor Hustle:
A challenging course that takes paddlers on a journey through the scenic Dana Point Harbor, showcasing its natural beauty while providing a dynamic and competitive experience.

> Baby Beach Bolt Team Relay
: A team-based relay event that adds an element of camaraderie and teamwork to the day’s festivities, ensuring fun and laughter for all.

Event spokesperson Devon Baggs commented on the excitement surrounding the 5th Annual Infinity SUP Dana Point Harbor Hoot, saying, “This event has become a cornerstone of the standup paddling calendar, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to celebrate our 5th anniversary with the incredible support of Infinity SUP. With limited registration, breathtaking courses, and a focus on community, this year’s Hoot promises to be a truly unforgettable experience for all participants.”

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of standup paddling history at the 5th Annual Infinity SUP Dana Point Harbor Hoot.

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