Inaugeral WB Waterman Ocean Festival

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Date(s) - 04/29/2014 - 05/04/2014
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HOliday Inn Sunspree


Wrightsville Beach Waterman Ocean Festival and Longboard Pro-Am

1706 N Lumina Ave
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
Location: Holiday Inn Resort

Celebrate 50 years of Wrightsville Beach surfing with the inaugural Waterman’s Ocean Festival! Held in conjunction with the Surfalorous Film Festival, the Waterman’s Ocean Festival will feature the 50th anniversary screening of the Endless Summer by Bruce Brown.  Enjoy five days of surfing with competitions, special guest stars and history surf lessons for kids. On Saturday get ready to watch contestants race in the Longboard Classic Pro-Am heats and semi-finals and on Sunday enjoy the SUP Ocean Race and Longboard Finals.

After the competition make sure to watch the “All Waterman” awards ceremony at Neptune’s on Lumina Street and the unveiling of the proposed Waterman Hall of Fame and its first class of inductees!  In addition, until May 2, enter for your chance to win a replica of the longboard-surfboard used by Robert August during his world travels, along with a certificate of authenticity and an autographed poster.


Tue, April 29, 2014 – Sun, May 04, 2014




For a full schedule of events please see the website 



Please see website 



Expo/Hobbies/Crafts, Festivals, Movies/Film/Screenings, Surfing Competitions 



We have dropped the Ocean Race, since the Carolina Cup covers that SUP event and now have added an additional SUP Surf event the “SUP Surfing” PRO-Open. Contestants can compete for two $4,000 purses in each PRO-Open events, for a total purse of $8,000 to be distributed to 1st-4th in each event. Each PRO-Open will be limited to 48 slots each for the money.  On-line registration is available now and is the only method to enter the amateur and pro events!



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Address:1706 N Lumina Ave Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

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