THE BATTLE OF BUCERÍAS IS BACK!
Get ready to unleash your inner warrior at the Battle of Bucerías, the ultimate celebration of water sports and competition. The event, organized by SURF MEXICO, this event will take place on May 6th and 7th, 2023, on the beautiful beach of Zona Dorada de Bucerías, Nayarit. This year, Nereidas Lofts will host the event with a TACO PARTY on Saturday and the Award Ceremony on Sunday.
The Battle of Bucerías is a beloved annual tradition that combines family fun and good-spirited competition for all ages. With categories for both experts and beginners, there’s something for everyone. The competition showcases a variety of innovative water sports disciplines, including Wing Foil Regattas, Windsurfing, Freestyle Wing Foil, Stand Up Paddle, and Starship Championships.
The goal of the event is to engage the community, encourage families to participate in water activities, and share unforgettable moments. The Battle of Bucerías promotes camaraderie and sportsmanship and is fun for the whole family, suitable for both professional and beginner participants.
As prizes, participants will receive a numbered rashguard and entry into various raffles with prices that amount to MXN 100,000, including a Starboard Wing board.
The event starts on Saturday, May 6th, with a clinic featuring team rider and champion Sofia Finer, providing basic Stand Up Paddle techniques for all. There will be Stand Up Paddle competitions for beginners and experts, followed by Wing Surf and Wind Surf competitions in the afternoon and a TACO PARTY at Nereidas Lofts.
On Sunday, the Starship Downwinder will take place, where a team of 6 participants will descend from Marina La Cruz to Bucerías on giant Starship boards and a KITE, with the final big race being the Starship competition. There will also be a windsurfing race in the Bahía de Banderas, which is the best way to explore the coast of the Riviera Nayarit. Starboard will be present with product demonstrations and instructors for those interested in trying out this sport or purchasing equipment.
The Battle of Bucerías is more than just a competition; it is a celebration of water sports and the beautiful beaches we call home. The event also promotes awareness of the importance of water sports and the care of our beaches and oceans. The organizers will conduct a beach clean-up with the help of participants.
Join us for a mind-blowing celebration of water sports at the Battle of Bucerías on May 6th and 7th, 2023, on the beautiful beach of Zona Dorada de Bucerías, Nayarit, hosted by Nereidas Lofts. Whether you’re an expert or a beginner, there’s something for everyone at this amazing showcase of water sports.
Race registration for only: $500 MXN
(includes jersey and prices and raffles that amount to $100,000 MXN)
· Wing Foil Regattas (course racing) and Freestyle
· Wind Surf LT (course racing) Regattas
· Stand Up Paddle (Sprint, Technical, Fun Races)
· Starship Championship Racing
· 10 and under
· 11 – 16
· 17 – 30
· 31 – 40
· 41 – 50
Saturday May 6th
8:00 – Registration
9:00 – SUP Races
11:00 – Starship Elimination
13:30 – Wing Foil Races
14:30 – Wind Surf Races
15:30 – Wing Foil Freestyle Expression Session
19:00 – Taco Party at Nereidas Lofts
Sunday May 7th
8:00 – Registration
10:30 – SUP Racing
11:00 – Starship Championship
13:00 – Wind Surf Racing
14:30 – Wing Foil Racing
17:00 – Award Ceremony at Nereidas Lofts