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Date set for the 13th Annual Surftech Jay Race

The Surftech Jay Race is known as one of the most soulful yet competitive Prone and SUP races on the planet. Folks come to test their skill and endurance on the picturesque Monterey Bay and gather to honor the late Jay Moriarity. June 21, 2014 will mark the 13th Annual Surftech Jay Race! Stay tuned [...]

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Jay’s Spirit Shines at 12th Annual Surftech Jay Race

See the full Jay Race photo album here. June 26, 2013 (Santa Cruz, CA) Award winning freelance photographer, swimmer, surfer, husband, and father Don Miralle (Encinitas, CA) now owns the distinction of being undefeated at the Surftech Jay Race. Miralle has competed in the Jay Race twice, 2012 and 2013 and has walked away with prone [...]

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2013 Jay Race RESULTS!

Initial results are below. We will be going through them and correcting any mistakes etc. over the next few days. long course short course waterman challenge

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Hashtag #JAYRACE for a chance to win Jay Race prizes!

Live Like Jay! Share with the world your 2013 Surftech Jay Race experience whether it be on the race course, on the beach, in the Jay Race Expo Zone or at the Crow’s Nest After Party. We want to see it through your Instagram posts and we will be giving out lots of prizes for [...]

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The 2013 Jay Race is set for June 22nd

The 12th Annual Jay Race is now just under three months away and it just keeps getting better every year! We gather to remember legendary waterman Jay Moriarity! All proceeds will go to Santa Cruz County Junior Lifeguard Programs to purchase paddleboards and to provide scholarships in Jay’s name. Participants receive a goodie bag, t-shirt, [...]

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We miss you Jay

Today marks the 11th anniversary of Jay’s passing. We love and miss you Jay! June 16, 1978 – June 15, 2001 Live Like Jay

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NEW EVENT ADDED – Quiksilver Waterman Challenge

After the overwhelming success of the Quiksilver Waterman Challenge in Hawaii at the Waikiki Paddle Festival last month, Jay Race organizers elected to add the event to the 11th Annual Surftech jay Race! Male and Female competitors will first swim a 500 meter course, then hit the water on their 12′ stock prone paddleboard for [...]

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2012 Jay Race registration is now open!

The Jay race is just around the corner! How’s your training going? The weather and conditions have been unreal for paddling on the Monterey Bay this spring. The Surftech Surf & Sand Duel-athon kicked the race season off for many west coast  stand up paddle competitors in March. On May 19th the Davenport Downwinder presented [...]

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Covewater Happy Hour with Candice Appleby this Thursday

Surftech and Covewater invite you to a Pre Jay Race Happy Hour with Candice Appleby and Anthony Vela Thursday, June 23rd 6:00 – 7:00 PM at Covewater Paddle Surf Join 3-time Battle of the Paddle winner and SUP’s female ambassador Candice Appleby, and last year’s Jay race winner Anthony Vela, for appetizers and paddling discussion this [...]

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Jay Race welcomes Maui Jim!!

          Maui Jim has joined forces with the 10th Annual Surftech Jay Race as our presenting sponsor!!! Many Maui Jim athletes will be on hand to compete for the coveted Jay Race crown, including: Anthony Vela – 2010 Jay Race winner Kanesa Duncan – 8x Molokai-2-Oahu paddleboard race winner Candice Appleby [...]

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