New York, NY – June 27, 2016 – The City of Clearwater, Fla. announces the Clearwater Super Boat National Championship & Seafood Festival coming this October. Attendees will enjoy thrilling high-speed boat races presented by “Super Boat International” teams from around the world and fresh seafood delights during the three-day event.
The Bright House Clearwater Super Boat National Championship & Seafood Festival will welcome visitors to three full days of family fun activities and some of the world’s fastest and largest powerboats. The championship, taking place from Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016 features a 2.5-mile racecourse located just off Clearwater’s award-winning beaches. Spectators can view the exciting action from the beach, Pier 60, various VIP viewing parties or from a boat viewing area in the middle of the track. Further details and ticketing information can be found at www.clearwatersuperboat.com
Last year’s Clearwater Super Boat National Championship races saw huge crowds turn out, where an estimated 50,000 people on over 2,500 boats lined the beaches of the 2.5-mile-long race course. Guests in the area also watched the races from the comfort of hotels and restaurants along the beach, and the total number of attendees surpassed 180,000.
In addition to super boat races, Clearwater is home to numerous water activities. For an afternoon of thrilling adventure, kiteboarding promises riders an eventful time out on the Gulf waters. A combination of surfing, sailing, and skydiving, riders can travel up to 40 miles per hour and soar several stories high, providing a riveting afternoon of fun. For those who seek a water sport that is less intense, skim boarding is perfect for beginners and is allowed in designated areas of North Clearwater Beach.
Clearwater is an ideal destination for travelers of all ages and interests, occupying prime real estate along Florida’s stunning Gulf Coast. As a top, year round location for both leisure and business, Clearwater boasts an endless supply of sun, warm weather, great dining, and shopping, along with extensive outdoor activities both on land and at sea. Clearwater Beach is consistently ranked among America’s most beautiful and the city is also home to a wide variety of sporting and music events, including Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training and the annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday.