101 Surf Sports Stand Up Paddleboarding and Kayaking on San Francisco Bay

Redwood City Paddleboard Racing at 101 Surf Sports

We must once again start with a big thank you to the weather gods. Race #3 in the Redwood City Paddle Race Series was literally sandwiched between two frontal systems. We scored a near perfect little window and took full advantage of it.

The weather was so good we even saw that glowing orb in the sky. We forget what you call it as it’s been so long since we have seen it. A big part of our racing ethos has always been rain or shine we’’ll see you on the line. We just tend to prefer the shine.

Redwood City Surf Ski Racing at 101 Surf Sports on San Francisco Bay

We set up for our normal box courses but pulled the starting line in to the West Point Harbor. That added about .8 miles to the normal routes. With south winds blowing and ebb tides flowing the racers blistered the first half of the course. A building 5-10mph south wind on top of a nice 1.5 knot ebb made the trip home the deciding point on the day’s winners.

Starboard Stand inflatable stand up paddleboard racing on San Francisco Bay

The apres’ race scene was a bit of a rush to choke down as much Pizza and Beer before the next storm started doing its thing. Thanks once again to our partners Hint Water, The Fruit Guys, Kind Bar, 101 North Brewing, Mamie’s Pies, and Three Twins ice cream. Remember to show your thanks next time you are in the grocery store, and support the businesses that support our sport.

Support the businesses that support stand up paddleboarding!

Thanks to all the paddlers who braved the forecast and were rewarded with a fun day of racing.

Next up

February 4thThe Cow Patty Pageant Paddle Race

February 11th 101 Surf Sports Race San Rafael

February 18th101 Surf Sports Race Redwood City

And don’t forget the Cal 100 Registration is Open. Racing is Hune 10-12 on the Sacramento River.

One more don’t forget is the Santa Cruz Paddle Fest March

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Complete Results

Short Course

Mike Degrosso 1St SUP 14 36:00

Michael Melville / Devina SUP Tandem 37:01

Long Course

Mike O’Donnell 51:27 1st place Surf Ski

Amy Byers 53:18 1st place Surf Ski Womens

Grant Mcfadyen 55:38 1st place SUP 14 18-55

Barry Wicks 61:28 2nd Place SUP 14 18-55

Jamie Willin 62:10 1st SUP 14 Masters

Brett Nelson 63:45 3rd place SUP 18-55

John Dye 64:38 2nd SUP 14 Masters

Geoff Sears 64:41 2nd Place Surf Ski

Carlo Maravilla 64:48 1st place SUP 12’6

Bill Allred 66:15 SUP 14

Chris Farris 66:59 3rd Place Surf Ski

Andi Traynor 68:37 1st Place Women’s SUP

Sean Mosbey 68:57 SUP 14

Leo Montero 69:41 SUP 14

Gary Leon 78:54 SUP 14

Frank Peretto 80:41 2nd Place SUP 12’8

Amy Mosbey 86:44 2nd SUP Women

Upcoming Events

Fri Oct 19 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Free Group SUP Surf Sesh
Sat Oct 20 @12:00AM
Open - Redwood City (Saturday)
Sat Oct 20 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Fall Water Sports Swap Meet - Redwood City
Sat Oct 20 @ 9:30AM - 11:00AM
Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons.
Sat Oct 20 @12:00PM - 03:00PM
Margarita Run Windsurf Racing!
Sun Oct 21 @12:00AM
Open - Redwood City (Sunday)
Sun Oct 21 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
Paddle Fundraiser For San Rafael Channel Dredging
Sun Oct 21 @ 9:30AM - 11:00AM
Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons.
Mon Oct 22 @10:00AM - 06:00PM
See A Portable Surf Shack - Humble House Comes To Marin
Mon Oct 22 @ 4:00PM - 10:00PM
Drink & Eat To Help The San Rafael Channel & 101 Surf Sports!

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