The i to i, (Inlet to Inlet Distance Race) is a windsurfing, windfoiling, kiteboarding and kitefoiling long distance ocean race that runs from Fort Lauderdale's Vista Park, around channel markers at Port Everglades Inlet and Hillsboro Inlet, and returns to Vista Park. 2017 was the 15th year running this exciting event. There is no entry fee for the event to view or participate.
11/08/18 -- NOR Posted, website updated, email sent to group.
L-R & Fleet ((K)ite or (W)indsurf): Norm King (K),
Nick Ziegler (K), Gary Van Dyke (W), Mariano Moll (K), Mike Vogt
(W), Peter Lee (K), Enrique Gianello (K), Ron Kern (W), Leif
Given (K), Branden Nathe (W), Jerome Samson (W), Steve Campbell
(W), Tim Knapp (W)
This year's race was run on
December 2, 2017, starting at 10:11 a.m. Leif Given riding
a hydrofoil kiteboard took the top spot in just over an hour
followed by the first windsurfer, Ron Kern, a crushing 29
minutes after Leif. 6 entrants went the whole distance,
including 3 first timers, Enrique Gianello (K - 3rd), Tim Knapp
(W - 4th), and Nick Ziegler (K - 6th). Norm King (K) took
5th place after not finishing last year. ENE winds in the
teens made for reasonable times on the course. Party and
prize giving followed at Ron & Sue's nearby home.
Wind: North end of course