Signaling the start of the standup paddleboard season, enjoy five days of clinics and expos including two days of racing and competition on the beautiful waters of Wrightsville Beach during the Carolina Cup. Attracting over 800 athletes, watch or participate in one of the largest and most competitive SUP competitions in the world. All ages and fitness levels welcome with races including the Kid’s Race, the Harbor Island 5K Recreational Race or challenge yourself with the Money Island 10K Open Race. The competition gets fierce during the Graveyard 13-Mile Elite Race that goes from ocean to flatwater. Participate in clinics and demonstrations from top paddle experts. In-between, take time to enjoy additional Carolina Cup events, a vibrant food and nightlife scene, and the scenic landscape of Wrightsville Beach.