Offshore Events is hosting the third annual “Sunny Isles Beach Offshore Powerboat Challenge,” on Florida’s Riviera, to celebrate the history of Miami as the birthplace of open ocean racing and high performance manufacturing.
The entire setting of the Sunny Isles Beach makes it the perfect mix of history, and excitement for racers, families, and friends to enjoy. With all the amazing venues, hotels, restaurants, beaches and parks available for the public to enjoy and watch the races. The weekend of June 10-13th, 2010 will see professional offshore race teams and fans from all over the World stream into Sunny Isles Beach to get ready for the action packed weekend.
The offshore festivities begin Thursday, June 10th at Haulover Park Racers’Village for the Bimini Ocean Challenge registration and an exclusive visit to the Harrison Boat Collection Warehouse for VIP members, which showcase vintage hydroplane boats and outboard engines (compliments of History MIAMI Museum).
On Friday, June 11th is the “Putting on a Wish” boat rides and auction to benefit the families of the Make a Wish Foundation of Southern Florida. From 4:00 to 6:00 pm attend the Meet the Racers Autograph Signing and Photo Session with Professional Powerboats at the VIP Hospitality Tent in the Racers’ Village at Haulover Park Marina. Then from 6:30 to 8:30 pm bring your appetite to the “Kick-It-Off BBQ Cook Out at the VIP Hospitality Tent in the Racers’ Village at Haulover Park Marina. From 7:00 to 11:00 pm listen to the tunes from The Evil Monkeys at the rock and roll concert in Racers’ Village, followed by the Miss Offshore 2010 spokes model competition and the Betty Bangs Bikini Swimwear Show.
Saturday, June 12th features the Bimini Ocean Challenge in an adrenalin pumping 106 mile round trip of wide open ocean racing! Later that evening head over to The Legends of Racing Reunion & Night of Mayhem at the Fairmont Turnberry Isle. There will be a silent and live auction to support and help restore the Miami Marine Stadium. Miss Offshore 2010 will present the Bimini Awards Ceremony and the Inca Collection Fashion Show. These events are open to the public. To R.S.V.P. go to www.facebook.com and click on the fan page for OffshoreEvents.net.
On Sunday, June 13th watch the OPA Race 2: of the GEICO Offshore Racing Series from 12-4pm with a LIVE simulcast via SupercatRacing.com and on SIB TV Channel 77 on Atlantic Broadband. The boat race coincides with the City of Sunny Isles Beach 13th Anniversary Celebration at Samson Oceanfront Park. Enjoy the city’s birthday with a day of racing by the beach. For the full Offshore Events schedule visit: www.offshoreevents.net or text RACE to #32075.
Offshore Events is hosting the 2010 Sunny Isles Beach Offshore Powerboat Challenge with sponsorship support from, TNT Custom Marine, Miss GEICO/ AMF Racing, Rachel’s, Guy Richards Copa, The City of Sunny Isles Beach, Fairmont Turnberry Isle (The Official Host Hotel), SOLE on the Ocean (The Official Broadcast Hotel), Marco Polo Beach Resort, Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort, Turbine Marine, Deep Impact, and Miami Dade County.
Miami Pop Artist Stephen Gamson has created a special series of power boating art for the Sunny Isles Beach Offshore Challenge.
Truly recognizable and wonderfully happy Gamson brings colorful light images and personality to the power world of Offshore Powerboat Racing. Recognized from the Monaco Grand Prix, South Beach Polo, and Café Bustelo. Offshore Events, OPA and The City of Sunny Isles Beach could not ask for a better MIAMI representative than Stephen Gamson.
His art will be on display throughout the event and visible from the street banners throughout the City of Sunny Isles Beach and Haulover Park.
Special edition shirts and posters will be available throughout the entire event weekend at the Official OSE Apparel Store in The Sole on the Ocean at 172nd & Collins Avenue and in Racers’Village at Haulover Park.
Contact Offshore Events for more information: www.OffshoreEvents.net or 305.332.5900
For more information about racing in the event, being a volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, go online at http://www.OffshoreEvents.net