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.
ABOUT GRAYTON BEER COMPANY
Founded in 2011 in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, Grayton Beer Company is a family-owned and operated brewery with an emphasis on sourcing the finest ingredients to craft beers of character for a Gulf Coast state of mind. Grayton Beer Company brews a variety of year-round styles, limited releases and barrel-aged beers in their 30,000-square foot state-of-the-art facility that are available in Northwest Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. With its community-driven mindset, Grayton Beer Company invites guests to its Taproom, which is both pet and child friendly. In addition to the production facility and Taproom, Grayton Beer Company’s Brewpub is located in Grayton Beach, Florida. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, the Brewpub offers a varied food menu with an emphasis on locally-sourced, fresh ingredients and beers from the 7-barrel small batch system. For hours and more information, please visit www.graytonbeer.com or call (850) 231-4786.