Area Kiteboarders Celebrate Start of Windy Season

With Elite Watersports’ Tampa Kite Invasion

Saturday, Oct. 5, starts the Tampa Kite Invasion – a Downwind Drag Race, from point A to point B, route dependent on wind direction. The two options are from Gandy to Skyway (17 miles) of from Sand Key to Pass-A-Grille (20 miles). Their fallback date in case of lack of wind, is Sunday. Oct. 6.  The event will be a fun, competitive and exciting downwind drag race in three categories: Surfboards, Foilboards and TwinTips, with boat support throughout the race.

Entry fee for the event is $55, with $25 going to Tampa Bay Watch and the remainder to event t-shirts and boat support. An awards ceremony and party will follow the race. Kiteboarders who do not want to compete in the race are also welcome to join the fun. For more information on the Season Opener Party or Auction, please call 727-800-2202 or email Ride@EliteWatersports.com. For more information check out the event website here.