Whitecap Windsurfing, Inc & Whitecap SUP, LLC

2011 Calendar of Events 

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  "Get up. Stand up! Don't give up the fight!"



Windsurfing and SUP

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Coastal Georgia, Columbia,SC, and Augusta area



Spring is coming! Make plans to  






big smile at Whitecap demo day!

April 23rd

SUPer Fest   

@ St Simons Island, GA, East Beach


 Free demo. Instruction. Family friendly. SUP yoga in morning. Wave-riding intro -- really -- you could surf !!!

demo scene at Golden Isles SUP Classic  

Sail if there's wind! Boatyard PARTY at dusk!!     11am to dark.      

line up of SUPs on East Beach in front of Whitecap's canopy




** partiallegDon't want to take on the whole 35 miles? Join us for one or more of the partial legs of the Roun' da Island Tour.    

A.) Early Morning Leg:   13 miles (5 hours) 

       Hampton Marina to East Beach boatyard  

B.)  Noon Leg:   4 miles (2 hours)  

     East Beach boatyard to Morningstar marina

C.)  Afternoon Leg: 17 miles (6 hours)  

      Morningstar Marina to Hampton marina   


MAY 28 

>> 2nd Attempt << 

Roun' da Island SUPer Tour
Stand up paddlers on a trek


St Simons Island, GA


"Get up....stand up....don't give up the fight""  


A 34.5 mile SUP circumnavigation of St Simons Island.  Join us for all or part  of this endurance adventure*  

... If you got the guts, you shall get the glory.  

 OK...It didn't happen for the 4 of us on the first attempt March 26th --  27 miles before a combination of  strong winds, a wrong turn, and a oyster shell gash to Chuck's hand led us to call for the boat. This time, if we get the right weather, WE WILL OVERCOME.  (more here...) 

This event is a fundraiser for two charities: SurfRiders and Wounded Warriors Veterans Project.  

 marsh SUP starting point

Pre-dawn departure. 12 to 14 hour s.  Fair-weather event only -- rain or high winds is a no-go.   

   $30 fee per participant to cover expenses of support boat and personnel,  food and, of course the T-SHIRT!    

7 SUPs stroll beautiful stretch of Saluda

MAY 21 

Lake Murray SUP FREE demo Day  

First-timers to experts...stock surf to carbon race boards...lake cruisers to family fun soft-tops...SUPs that also windsurf...SUPs that carry you AND your dog... latest innovations in SUP paddles ... we got sumthin' to show ya!  

Paddlefext boardhenge lineup   Exact location on Lake Murray TBA

Brands represented  

Starboard SUP / Fanatic SUP Pau Hana / BIC / Werner and more


and the rest of the 2011 year events:
  (more info on each to be announced as dates approach)

May 7th -- first WINDSURFING LESSONS of the year

  Clarks Hill Lake near Augusta. Contact Chuck at whitecapws@hotmail.com for reservations. Professional, 5 to 6 hour, full-on lesson with use of land simulator and securely anchored boards in the water. You sail that day at your pace, when you are ready !  Next lesson date : June 18th.   


May 28th - River Rocks Festival - Columbia, SC

As part of Columbia's annual river festival, come participate in the first organized SUP race in Columbia, SC. (Not a Whitecap hosted event, but we are participating.) The Columbia Canal is the venue. Couldn't be easier. No experience necessary!  Whitecap will have some charter boards available -- call or email to reserve one!       


June 4th -- ACWA WINDFest @ Lake Monticello

Annual gathering of Augusta-Columbia Windsurfing Association -- 8th year! Always planing wind, too.  (We r so lucky!) Sailing, paddling, Cook-out.  Free instruction --tell family, friends.  All welcome! Free.  (For lessons: Reservations required and restrictions apply, particularly for children.


June 11th -- Surf Sailors WINDfest @ St Simons, GA 

Come one, come all!  Annual on-the-beach windsurfing and catamaran extravaganza with 2011 demo gear from  Aerotech, Exocet, and others. Food, fun, family friendly.  Boatyard social at night w/ music, more food.   FREE for everyone.  


June 24 - 26th -- Women's SUP X-perience w/ Betsy Risner (St Simons, GA)  

3-day, SUP-themed escape weekend for women only. Beginner to experienced -- daily sessions for your level, your preference. Clinics by sponsored, national race champion, Betsy Risner.  Instruction, flatwater, waves, excursions, fitness sessions, yoga on the beach -- and more! Great Food.  One price -- all inclusive.         


July 23rd -- Golden Isles SUPer Safari (multi-stop, by boat from SSI, GA)

Boards on boats, day-long excursion to Cumberland and other points for SUP surfing and exploring.  Minimal cost.      


August 20th -- Savannah Riverkeeper's PADDLEFEST  (Augusta, GA)

Be a part of the SUP fleet in an entertaining race on an interesting urban course. Race among all the home-made rafts in this annual event in downtown Augusta on the Savannah. A great scene-- lots of fun!  Excellent event for you first-timers.   


August 27th -- Golden Isles SUPer Safari   

Repeat of above event from July 23rd.


Sept 24th - Oct 1st -- OBX Trip, annual Whitecap Customer Trip (Outer Banks, NC)

(3 of 14 spaces still open. Call now to reserve. Annual surf-culture trip for windsurfing and SUP wave-riding in perfect conditions,  far away from stress. You never know what might happen on this trip! )  Shiela in boatyard w malcolm<



 October 14 -15  

Golden Isles Paddleboard Classic 

  > an SUP race <

( See at www.goldenislesSUP.com  )

@ St Simons Island, GA

  WPA, ECPA sanctioned  race for all-classes. $5,000 in prizes (last year).  




Chuck Hardin and Danny Johnson

Whitecap Windsurfing, Inc & Whitecap SUP, LLC   
  in Augusta call 706-833-9463
  in St. Simons call 912-222-0673

Chuck Hardin ~ chuck@whitecapSUP.com 

Danny Johnson ~ danny@whitecapSUP.com 

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