Paddlefest Blog

Ladies & Gentleman Start Your Paddles

Partly cloudy with a chance for awesome island fun! Mother Nature has smiled on the organizers of Paddle Fest again and based on the buzz, phone calls and inquiries the 2016 Sunset Beach Paddle Fest will another great day of family fun. To make the day great we invite...

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Contest Prizes

Those contestants in our Limbo and Pie Baking Contest can win a beautiful hammock, which will be perfect complement to your beach lifestyle. Please bring your pies to the judging table by 10:30 am to enter the contest. Slices from the pies will be sold to benefit the...

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Fun Paddle at Paddle Fest

We’ve had a bunch of inquiries for the 1.9 mile Fun Paddle, which is a free social paddle taking place once all the racers have returned to the festival grounds. The Fun Paddle activity is a short course where newcomers to both stand-up paddleboard and kayak...

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Paddle Fest’s New Vendor

Sunset Beach Paddle Fest is pleased to announce that Paddle Hound will be joining us on September 24th as a festival vendor. Paddle Hound is a North Carolina based producer of quality activewear for paddling men and women. You can learn more about Paddle Hound by...

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Sunset Beach Paddle Fest Awards

The Sunset Beach Paddle Fest awards arrived  and they look great. We have departed from the norm and called on a local craftsman to fabricate wooden buoys for to be presented to the top 3 paddlers. These 18″ beauties have been hand-carved and painted, and they...

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