Salt Life Mongoose Cup
April 4, 2016
Does your event benefit a charity and if so, can you tell us about it?
The Mongoose Cup is organized as a fundraiser to the Sport of Kings Foundation, a non-profit 501c(3), charitable organization set up to help those in the surfboard manufacturing industry afflicted with life threatening and debilitating illnesses. The Sport of Kings Foundation is providing critical support and compassionate care to industry members in need. Your support is vital to this mission. Thank you.
What makes your event great? What will paddlers love about coming to your event?
Hanging with a legendary waterman (Mickey Munoz), the camaraderie between the sport’s pioneers, champions and local paddlers. Really fun racing and activities in the beautiful setting of Baby Beach, Dana Point Harbor.
Can you describe the different races and courses?
Events & activities include Sport of Kings Race (SUP 12’6″), One Mile Time Trial (SUP 12’6″ & 14″, Prone 12′ & 14′), Kid’s SUP Races (12’6″ & under), “Luck of the Draw Relays” (mixed, 12’6″), Prone Paddle Board Sprints (12′ & 14′), plus the Waterman Expo.
What kind of paddling settings and conditions will racers face?
The event takes place at Dana Point Harbor in the West Basin. The conditions are flat and the event site is somewhat protected by the wind.
Will there be any clinics and what are the details?
SUP Yoga, Performance Paddling and other skills clinics.
Where can people get paddle gear like PFDs and Hydration packs?
Local Dana Point SUP shops: Hobie, Infinity, Keli’s Paddle Sports and West Marine,
Are there paddleboard rentals available and if yes, where? Contact info?
Keli’s Paddle Sports 24302 Del Prado Ave, Dana Point, CA · (949) 388-7722
Where can people buy groceries?
Ralph’s at Golden Latern/Del Prado (PCH).
Where can people stay? Do you have a hotel you can recommend and contact info?
Dana Point Marina Inn, Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point CA 1-866-599-6674
What great local restaurants can you recommend?
Waterman’s Harbor 34661 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA · (949) 764-3474
Where is the best coffee in town?
JC Beans Coffe House 34114 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA · (949) 496-4700
Official Website: https://paddleguru.com/races/2016MongooseCup