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What’s Shaking at Marina Pez Vela? – April 2016

By Scott Cutter, Sales Director

The high season here at Marina Pez Vela is packed with energy and activities both for the anglers who are flocking to the finest sport fishing waters in the world as well as tourists and locals alike who are seeking unique experiences in the areas most spectacular setting.  April will be no exception for the Marina with everything from the nation’s most popular radio show to the world’s most important sport fishing tournament descending on Marina Pez Vela. Here are just some of the highlights of what is to come here in the coming weeks.

Award winning anglers

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO SAMANTHA MUMFORD and the team from Miss Judy who won the Amateur Fishing Club tournament held at Marina Pez Vela last month.  With 80 total sailfish released over the short weekend tournament, the team took first place and our local female angler won the award for the top angler in the entire tournament. A huge honor for anyone in the tournament and an inspiration to a growing female angler population here in the area.

80’s Block Party

Leg warmers….. check, acid washed jeans….check, big hair/mullet… check…Duran Duran tapes… check… thats right.. you guessed it..mark your calendars for April 2nd and the 80’s Block Party at Marina Pez Vela.  No excuses not to come out and celebrate the best and worst decade in a millennium with live music from the band Ladek. We will have live music, food and drink specials at all our restaurants and a great vibe with horribly dressed friends with big hair.. What’s not to love???? Go watch Sixteen Candles, Breakfast Club, or the Ghostbusters and find your inspiration for the party!

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Movie Nights

Take advantage of our movie nights this month with another amazing line up for entertainment every Friday night under the stars. Here is a list of the movies we have scheduled for the coming month so do not miss out on the opportunity to dine, drink and relax under the tropical sky, while enjoying a FREE movie on the largest outdoor screen in Central America.

Offshore World Championship

Marina Pez Vela and the ICT is proud to host the 2016 world championships for bill fishing from April 17-22. This is the World Cup of Billfishing with teams from around the globe. More than 70 teams in total who have all qualified by winning another tournament descend on Marina Pez Vela to fight for the trophy and honor of being named world champions.  The tournament, which has an enormous impact on all the businesses in our area, as each team brings friends, family and attention to our destination, is also a TON of fun for the community. Each day there are early morning departures for the anglers which you can come to watch as 70 plus boats all head out in unison to fight for the lead, and each night, there are dock socials as the teams return to the Marina. Come out and watch as the fish are weighed in, teams share their stories and some cold drinks and good times.

Radio 2 with Evan Luck

Each Thursday night we have Evan Luck from the iconic national and internationally broadcast Radio 2 show here at Marina Pez Vela.  This has become a Thursday night tradition at the project and the combination of the happy hour specials at Runaway Grill, plus the energy of the live broadcast makes for a great time always.  Evan and team are always looking to interview visiting tourists, locals and share news from the area with the world, so come on down, tell your friends where you are and maybe…just maybe…your broadcasting debut.

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