$0 – $1,500

RIVER RAT RECYCLE REGATTA

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Capt Hirams Resort

1606 North Indian River Drive

BIMINI BEACH

Sebastian, Florida 32958

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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BACKGROUND & PURPOSE
Walking Tree Brewery & Capt Hirams Resort presents the Recycled Regatta which encourages community fun and river awareness through a boating race made of 100% recycled floatables.

The primary function of this regatta is to increase awareness for the need to recycle no matter how big your business or small your family dynamics.

GOAL OF EVENT
Raise awareness of recycling
Raise awareness of river volatility
Raise money for River-conscientious organizations
Spark dialogue and community connectivity on recycling
Have fun and meet your neighbors
Showcase River-conscientious businesses
Promote River cleanliness and cleanups

CHARITY RECIPIENTS
• Sea a difference | seaadifference.org
• Captains for Clean Water | captainsforcleanwater.org
• Youth Sailing Foundation | ysfirc.org
• IPA for the Waterways

RACE TIMES: We will have upwards of 25 teams in total. Therefore we will launch multiple HEAT RACES with a max of 5 boats per heat. The 1st HEAT race will begin at NOON and continue until all boats have been launched!

RACE DYNAMICS

Each vessel is built from 100% approved recyclable materials and manned by a 4-person team. The floatable creations are required to navigate a water course route without leaving any part or parcel of your creation in the Lagoon. Cross the finish line with all original contents of your vessel and your 4-person team and see if your finish time makes you the crowned regatta winners!

TEAM DETAILS
# REQUIRED TEAM MEMBERS: 4

TEAM ENTRY FEE: $100

TEAM PERKS: T-SHIRT & A BREW (21YRS+)

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REGATTA RULES AND REGULATIONS

Each team is allowed to enter one boat

Boats must be constructed from 100% approved recyclable materials. No boat parts, man-made items or glass may be used in the construction.

All boats must be human powered
All crew members must wear a USCG approved floatation device
Boats are to be manned by a crew of four
All four crew members must be on board when launched and back on board at the finish line
During the duration of the race one crew member must remain on the boat at all times
All boats must adhere to a MAX 200lb weight limit
5 boats per race heat
All boats must have a visible name marked on the vessel
All teams are to have a name | theme
Additional awards for spirit, design and costuming | get creative
All teams are responsible for assuring that all parts of their boat return safely to shore and no parts are left behind to avoid disqualification


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AWARDS FOR THE TAKING

The Admirals Trophy (1st – 2nd- 3rd)
Top 3 fastest race times

The Strapping Sailor Trophy
Best dressed/themed team

The Swashbucklers Trophy
Slowest team
Most spectacular capsizing

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HOW TO GET INVOLVED

3 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

ADMIRAL $1500 (1 sponsorship available)
• Social Media posts schedule on Regatta Facebook page
• Additional FB mentions on Walking Tree and Capt Hirams Resort pages
• Logo present as featured t-shirt sponsor
• Banner and signage in community and event
• Press Release quote (due March 10th)
• Master of Ceremonies – announcing race kickoff
• 5 event meal wristbands
• 10 event t-shirts


CAPTAIN $500
• Recycled swag bag sponsors
• Logo present on t-shirt (sponsor row)
• Banner and signage in community and event
• 2 event meal wristbands
• 5 event t-shirts


FIRST MATE $250
• Business name listed on t-shirt (sponsor row)
• Banner and signage in community and event
• 1 event meal wristband
• 3 event t-shirts

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OFFICIATING
Regatta officials will be on-site to ensure all boaters and vessels make it into and out of the water safely!

VOLUNTEERS
Need volunteer hours and can swim? Sign up to be a volunteer for our regatta and get a free lunch race day!

EVENT ACTIVITIES
Food & drinks available for purchase
Live music from 2:00pm- 6:00pm so come ready to dance and have fun



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Capt Hirams Resort

1606 North Indian River Drive

BIMINI BEACH

Sebastian, Florida 32958

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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