Second Edition of the "Puntarena Fishing Classic 2019" was announced
SANTO DOMINGO.- PUNTARENA, the nascent tourism and real estate development of the South area, will celebrate the second edition of its Sports Fishing Classic on the 19th and 20th, a social and sporting event that brings together the leading representatives of this sport from the main clubs and marinas in the country, especially members of the Society for the Development of Palmar de Ocoa and international guests attracted by the diversity of species that abound in the area and the benefits of the destination.
During the press conference held at the Viamar Group facilities, Dr. Eduardo Read, Director of the "Puntarena Fishing Classic" expressed that the event is organized with the purpose of capturing the species of Tuna, Dorado and Guatapaná, individually rewarding fishermen who manage to accumulate more points in the weighing equivalent to one point per pound, with a minimum weight for their catch of 10 pounds. He added that for the "Capture and Liberation" modality, the species of Marlin and Sailfish will be awarded, worth 100 points per fish, points that will be added to the boat where said Fisherman is located to apply for the boat award.
Francisco Ferreiro, Director of Puntarena explained that the project has been erected to be the catalyst for tourism in the southern part of the Dominican Republic and that the "Puntarena Classic Fishing" arrives to complement sport fishing and nautical tourism activities in the area, creating a new destination for lovers of this sport and a great family attraction for the enjoyment of the owners and customers of Puntarena. He highlighted that this event gives special attention to a prominent sports fisherman in the area and a friend among the fishing community of the country, Mr. Rafael Paulino.
Alma Taveras, organizer of the activity, indicated that the program of the Tournament also includes a "Family Weekend" composed of several activities, starting on the afternoon of Friday 19th with the inaugural BBQ-Cocktail and Meeting of Captains at the Puntarena Beach Club, followed by Saturday, with exhibitions, live music and the closing of the Tournament, where after the fishermen's award an emotional tribute to Mr. Paulino will be made. All Sunday the facilities of the Puntarena Beach Club will remain available for the enjoyment of its excellent food and atmosphere of sun and beach.
Excellent prizes will be given to the winners,suchas: fishing equipment, portable BBQ, wine fridges, ice fridges, Spot, accessories among many other surprises courtesy of tournament sponsors, between them, Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic, BDI Bank, Read Marine Group with Blackfin boats, Viamar Group with Lincoln vehicles, Club Body Shop, Civil and Mechanical Contractors, EPSA-LABCO, Rizek Constructor, Electro Sistemas Fondeur, United Gas, Ron Brugal, IEMCA Group, Peña-Izquierdo Insurance Brokers, Petromobile Fuels, Lam Laboratories with Coralat and Laritox Antigripal, Manuel González Cuesta with Tito's Vodka and Ramón Bilbao Wines, Hartemania, Nautimar with boats Boston Whaler, La Cuisine Applicances, Dominican Watchman National, Alarms 24, Canita Beer, Carol Pharmacies, JP Chenet Ice, Medvel Freight Services, Emilio's Sausages, Café Santo Domingo, La Casa del Pescador, Anbel Jewelry, Dres. Mallen Laboratories. with Ibufar Plus and Zodivan, Mercado Magazine, WT Events, Aboard Magazine, Promed Ambulances, RD Focus with SPOT, Diana Dalmasy Architecture, Mopax, Taino Express, McDonald's, Babochka Store, Aperol Spritz, nIce Coolers, between others.