The 23rd Annual Rags 2 Riches Regatta will return to Grayton Beach, Florida, on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Originally organized by the residents of Grayton Beach and Seagrove Beach, the annual tradition is a celebration of America’s Independence Day. Competitors, families and friends gather at the access at the end of Garfield Street. to watch two-manned teams navigate 16’ Hobie Cats in the race from Grayton Beach to Seagrove Beach. In addition to the action taking place on the Gulf of Mexico, onlookers can enjoy craft beer from Grayton Beer Company, merchandise for sale.
Race registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on the beach. The Captain’s Meeting will begin around 11:00 a.m. and the race will begin soon thereafter. The entry fee is $45 per Hobie Cat. 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.