2013 Sarasota Schedule

Event 29th Annual Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival
Dry Pits Centennial Park
Location 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236
Friday • July 5, 2013
9:00am 3:00pm Registration: US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla Bldg – Centennial Park
9:00am 3:00pm Inspection: Centennial Park
12:00pm 6:00pm Powerboats by the Bay: Centennial Park on Sarasota Bay, Food-Vendors Live Music
5:00pm 12:00am Downtown Block Party: Main St. and Lemon Ave.
5:30pm Staging of Parade: Centennial Park
7:00pm Festival Parade of Boats: Main St. Downtown
Saturday • July 6, 2013
8:00 am 5:00pm Fueling: Centennial Park on Sarasota Bay
8:30 am     Mandatory Drivers Meeting: Hyatt Regency Sarasota
10:00am 5:00pm Registration: US Coast Guard Auiliary Flotilla Bldg / Centennial Park
10:00am 5:00pm Inspections: Centennial Park
10:00am 8:00pm Powerboats by the Bay: Centennial Park-Food-Vendors-Live Music- “Miss Super Boat Grand Prix” Contest
10:30am 12:00pm Meet & Greet Who’s in the Driver’s Seat: Hyatt Regency Sarasota Ballroom
12:00pm 4:00pm Dunk Test – Arlington Park & Aquatic Center 2650 Waldemere St., Sarasota
12:00pm 5:00pm Launching: Centennial Park on Sarasota Bay
12:00pm 5:00pm Testing: As per the SBIP Rulebook
6:00pm 11:00pm Pre-Race Party & Fashion Show – Hyatt Ballroom (7:30pm Fashion Show)
Sunday • July 7, 2013 – Race Day
Physicals: Hyatt Regency Sarasota
8:00am 12:00pm Fueling: Centennial Park
8:00am 5:00pm Launch & Recovery: Centennial Park
8:30am     Mandatory Drivers Meeting: Hyatt Regency Sarasota
10:00am FAA pilots meeting: Jones Aviation
10:00am 5:00pm Powerboats by the Bay: Centennial Park
10:30am Boats of 1st Race: Parade to Mill Area
11:00am Start of 1st Race: Lido Beach
12:30pm Boats of 2nd Race: Parade to Mill Area
1:00pm Start of 2nd Race: Lido Beach
5:00pm Race Awards Ceremony: Hyatt Regency Ballroom

Additional Information

  • Meet and Greet Who’s in the Drivers Seat
    (Main Lobby Level – Hyatt Regency Sarasota)
    Meet race teams & special guests for autographs, photos and FREE give-a-way items
  • Powerboats by the Bay
    Centennial Park, 10th Street / Tamiami Trail
    Spectators can see the boats/ teams up close
    Enjoy great food, vendors and live entertainment
    Free Admission – Food & Beverage available for purchase
    Race Course: Off Lido Beach between New Pass and Big Pass

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