The date for the 18th Vintners Surf Classic 2017 has been set for Friday 11th August at Stilbaai in the Western Cape.
Winemakers, viticulturists and marketers working for a winery are invited to join in one of three main categories, Junior, Senior and Ballies. The top four surfers of each category will go into a final show down and the day will end with a get together in the evening where all competitors gather for a prize giving.
Last year the Surf Classic ran in excellent conditions just outside Jongensfontein on the Cape south coast. It was a wind-free day and the waves kept coming for the 50-plus field of surfers vying for the title of best winemaking surfer. While the competitors battled it out, families could watch from the top of the hill overlooking the bay, where great music and food was free flowing, not to mention some fine bottled refreshments.
At the end of the day, Gunter Schultz won the 2016 Vintners Surf Classic Seniors division. Bevan Newton Johnson took the “Ballies” (veterans) title, the Juniors title went to Christo le Riche and Sarah Havard won the Women’s title.
Please email ‘Gunter Schultz’ firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to enter this awesome event.