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Puntarena Fishing Classic
On the afternoon of Friday, July 20, the participants of the tournament met at the Beach Club of Puntarena during a cocktail where the details and regulations of the Puntarena Fishing Classic were offered, which in its first edition integrated more than a dozen boats from the main nautical clubs of the country, which set sail at 6 am on Saturday to the high seas.
Family and friends gathered at the Puntarena Club House at the end of Saturday afternoon to wait for the return of participants as they shared in an atmosphere of camaraderie and cordiality.
The boats began their arrival on the coast at 2 pm to proceed to weigh the fish where the Tamoya boat integrated by Felipe Pagés, Federico Pagés, José Alejandro Pagés and Angel Blazques were the winners of the First Place.
The second place was obtained by the Riviera 40 boat composed of Eduardo Read, Horacio Read, Oscar Villanueva, and Luis Oscar Villanueva, being the third place for the boat Mi Gorda, composed of Moisés Alou, José Luis Núñez and Amable del Castillo.
In the individual category were rewarded, Guatapaná highest weight was obtained by Homero Pimentel and in Second place José Isa; Tuna with the highest weight of 110.9 pounds was obtained by Federico Pagés and the Second Tuna of the highest weight was by Adrian Molina; the El Dorado of highest weight Angel Blazques and secondly Luis Sturla whose categories saw hundreds of these species cataloging the southern destination as ideal for sport fishing.
The winners were rewarded with reels, fishing rods, wine fridge, tobacco box, thermal glasses, coffee machines, solar chargers, fishing chairs, gift certificates and hotel stays. The award culminated with a barbecue on the terrace of the Beach Club Puntarena, enlivened by a live band.
The « Puntarena´s Fishing Classic » trophies
Beautiful fish painted and carved in wood by the hand of Dominican artisans.
Sponsors «Puntarena´s Fishing Classic»
The sponsors of this First Puntarena´s Fishing Classic were United Gas, Banco Popular, Read Marine Group with Scarab boats, Bazooka Marine, Beer Canita, Contructora Rizek, Dubar Imperial rum, Ecoterra Consortium, Electro Group with Volvo Penta bikes, Frank Leo Logistics, Alaska Water, Comet Group with Batteries Optima, Viamar Group with Ford, Hawaian Tropic, Hotel Emotions By Hodelpa
– Lam Laboratories with Manitas Limpias and Repelengue. Also Medvel Freight Services, Mvb Marine Supply Shop, Nautimar with Boston Whaler boats, Pala Pizza, Aboard Magazine, Picky Plants, Tropical Paintings, Emilio´s Sausages – Promed Ambulances, Sued & Fargesa with Enterex, Ontol Gel and Eloctrolit; Tabacalera The Artist with Pulita Cigars, The Tackle Box, 809 Hamburguer, Pharmacies Carol, La Casa Del Pescador, Puntarena, Anacaona and Lonjeff, Wt Events and Bancalari Y Asoc.
Nature, family and adventure. With these factors and with the vision of creating a world-class tourist destination, the business groups of the Rizek, Selman, Read and the Puntacana Group have joined together to form the Puntarena project. Your senses will enjoy being in a new dimension, being part of those 7 kilometers of paradisiacal beaches of spectacular white sand. Puntarena is a strong commitment to achieve the ideal place for your permanent or resting residence.
It is something unique that will enhance the jewel of nature that is the south of the country and that in the eyes of everyone will be a before and after in what we know as tourist projects. Located in Baní, Peravia province,the project is designed to preserve the natural resources and the surrounding landscape, embraced by beaches, dunes and mountains.