LOCAL KNOWLEDGE – This year’s Border Run2 in Long Beach Ca. is this weekend! Still time to enter!
The new BR2 Five – Platform Fiasco brings the same fun, excitement and challenge to Southern California sailors as the 3-Bridge Fiasco race delivers to over 300 Northern California skippers each year on the San Francisco Bay.
The 3-Bridge Fiasco is currently the largest sailing event on West Coast. Why? Because it is like no other race on the West Coast. But of course Border Run race organizers had to add a Southern California flavor to the 5-Platform Fiasco to make it even more fun for So Cal sailors. See how the new Border Run2 will take racing to a new level of fun and competition.
1) Race Date: the first weekend of summer. June 21/22/23 – THIS WEEKEND!
2) Delivery ‘to and from’ Long Beach is part of the event, making the Border Run2 a three ocean race event for a full weekend of sailing and parties. The Five Platform Fiasco is on Saturday, as you race the 32-mile course in any direction with a pursuit start!
3) Skippers have the option to race one or all 3 races for trophies. Race one day or all three!
4) Variety! – Two races are pursuit starts (inverted) with one race using a conventional class start.
5) We kept the Entry Fees low…entry fees from $39 to $99 dollars for a 3-race event with three parties!
6) Everyone’s Invited from Sleds, multi-hulls, PHRF, Dinghy’s, Windsurfers and Kiteboards on two courses, one inside and one outside of LB harbor.
7) For skippers racing Long Beach Race Week the week after, the Border Run2 makes for the perfect ‘feeder’ race.
8) At the Saturday night Border Run2 ‘After Party’ in Rainbow Harbor at Gladstone’s, come aboard and preview the 70-foot trimaran ‘Tritium’ in their bid to break the current Transpac record.
9) And there is much, much more! Check the NOR’s for race courses, start times and venue.
So tell your fellow sailors there is a new race in town…a race that you won’t want to miss. The Border Run2 Five Platform Fiasco! Registration IS OPEN!
Go to www.TheBorderRun2.org for all the details!