spring, area standup paddleboard enthusiasts gather for an exciting
season of four monthly relay races known as the YOLO Board Relay Series.
A high spirited kick-off for the 6th edition of the beloved event is set for Thursday, May 30th
at the WaterColor BoatHouse on Western Lake in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.
YOLO Board is currently seeking both community sponsors and race teams
for this year’s series.
Presented by longtime sponsor Destin Real Estate Company, the 6th
Annual YOLO Board Relay Series features relay-style competition between
male and female teams of three in the Recreational division and the
Next Level division. The light-hearted series includes racers of all
skill levels and ages from junior to seniors vying for the coveted
champion title and engaging in fun, friendly competition out on the
water. New additions to this year’s event include race giveaways, live
music, refreshments and special kids activities.
Real Estate Company is proud to support the YOLO Board Relay Series for
the fourth consecutive year,” said Blake Morar, owner of Destin Real
Estate Company. “The races are a blast whether you are a racer or a
spectator. It’s a great showing of the spirit of our South Walton
community, and we are looking forward to cheering on all of the
participants this year.”
All events will be held at YOLO Board Adventures at the WaterColor BoatHouse and scheduled races (weather permitting) are May 30th, June 13th, July 18th and August 8th.
Paddlers will compete on YOLO 12’ recreation boards and YOLO 12’6”
Predator and 14' Prowler race boards provided for complimentary use to
racers by the company during each event.
relay series is our way of giving back to the community that has
supported us since the beginning,” explains Mitzi Archer, Director of
Marketing for YOLO Board. “We are always overwhelmed and inspired by the
commitment and enthusiasm of our local paddlers and enjoy providing a
forum for the growth of the sport. We’ve added a lot of fun twists to
this year’s series and can’t wait to see everyone out on the water in
wide range of sponsorship opportunities are available for businesses
and individuals wishing to support the series. For racers, the one-time
race entry fee is $180 per three-person relay team ($60 per person) for
both the Recreational division and the Next Level division.
Complimentary 2013 signature event t-shirts will be provided for each
participating team. For more information, please call 850.622.5760 or
. For additional information regarding YOLO Board, please visit www.YOLOBoard.com.
About Destin Real Estate Company
in 1998, Destin Real Estate Company has led the Emerald Coast as the
Number 1 real estate sales office for four years running. Owner Blake
Morar operates the luxury firm, serving Destin, the beach communities of
30A, as well as Panama City Beach. The group of real estate sales
professionals at Destin Real Estate Company combines their diverse
expertise to achieve success for buyers and sellers alike. Search all
properties for sale on the Emerald Coast at www.DestinRealEstateCompany.com and pick-up Niche magazine, published by Destin Real Estate Company, at all local Publix super markets or view online at www.NicheMagOnline.com. For more information, call 850.231.6052.
About YOLO Board
Archer and co-founder Tom Losee didn’t invent SUP or its boards … but
their savvy, marketing-driven approach has, despite the sport’s West
Coast roots, made the Santa Rosa Beach, Fla-based company an industry
leader in just five years,” said Entrepreneur magazine. Established in
2006 along the world-renowned beaches and diverse waterways of Northwest
Florida’s Gulf Coast, YOLO Board is a standup paddleboard (SUP) brand
that is aptly named for the lifestyle mantra, “You Only Live Once.” The
bi-coastal company manufactures a variety of boards suited to fit any
paddler, from the recreational novice to the elite pro racer. Rentals,
lessons, corporate and team building packages and seasonal community
race events are available through YOLO Board Adventures' two locations
in WaterColor, Fla. and Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, as well as
their retail location in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., new flagship store in
Miramar Beach, Fla. and Old Town San Diego, Calif. For more information,
visit www.YOLOBoard.com or call 850.622.5760.