23rd Annual Rags 2 Riches Regatta on Grayton Beach June 29
June 24, 2019 by SoWal Staff
The 23rd Annual Rags 2 Riches Regatta will return to Grayton Beach on Saturday, June 29, 2019.
Originally organized by the residents of Grayton Beach and Seagrove, the annual tradition is a celebration of America’s Independence Day. Competitors, families and friends gather at the access behind the Red Bar to watch two-manned teams navigate 16’ catamarans in the race from Grayton Beach to Seagrove.
In addition to the action taking place on the Gulf of Mexico, onlookers can enjoy craft beer from Grayton Beer Company, merchandise for sale and more.
Race registration begins at 8 a.m. on the beach. The Captain’s Meeting will be about 11 a.m. and the race will begin soon thereafter. The entry fee is $45 per sailboat. The entrance to the event is at Grayton Dunes Access. The ADA accessible access has freshwater showers and parking on the street and is located at the end of Garfield Street behind the Red Bar in Grayton Beach, Florida.
Sponsorships are available for area businesses and individuals interested in supporting the events beneficiary, South Walton Artificial Reef Association. For more information on how to get involved, please contact Chelsea@GraytonBeer.com or call (850) 399-7004.