Posts Categorized: Sailing & SUP

Results: Wrightsville Beach Wahine Classic

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Results: Wrightsville Beach Wahine Classic Women’s East Coast Surfing Competition Returns to North Carolina-Robert B Butler Morgan Knight of Virginia Beach finishes first place in Pro Longboard; Darsha Pigford of Wrightsville Beach tops Pro Shortboard; Jackie Fisher of Kure Beach wins SUP. Wrightsville Beach, N.C – Wahines (wa-hee-nees), a Polynesian word meaning surfer girls, assembled […]

Danielle Bourgeois-Sweetwater Surf Shop

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Danielle, Shana and Ben Bourgeois

Wrightsville Beach consistently finds itself listed as one of the top ten surf towns in the US, and Sweetwater Surf Shop is at the center of our surfing scene. The shop is a local landmark established in 1976. In 1995, Chuck Bourgeois and family took over the business. Chuck brought his industry experience in sporting […]

Covington Crushes the Competition to take the Grand Prize in WBLA Kona Classic-

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20 May 2013-Local Superstar Jarrod Covington was just edged out by local rocker Kevin Rhodes in the SUP during the WBLA Kona Classic Surf and SUP contest this weekend..  Three stellar performances from Covington launched him into the limelight once again as he took the prize for BEST OVERALL WATERMAN.  Always a gentleman, Jarrod is […]

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The Kona Waterman Classic in Wrightsville Beach, NC, presents the Longboard Classic on Saturday and a Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) open ocean race on Sunday. These events will be followed by an awards ceremony as well as raffles and music. The event is open to boys and girls and men and ladies in seven age classes. […]