It is the longest running event of its type in the world. This Merimbula event held each year in the month of November. The event takes place across the road from BIG4 Merimbula Tween Waters. The Classic encompasses three types of water disciplines : Stand Up Paddle(SUP), surfing, wave sailing and kite surfing. The event generates great publicity throughout the SUP, wave sailing and kite surfing media both locally and nationally. The 36th Merimbula classic will be held over 4 days.
The Australian Longboard Surfing Open is a three day celebration of the surfing lifestyle which attracts the current crop of professional longboard surfing superstars.
Together they rub shoulders with other competitive surfers both professional, amateur and their families. The Australian Longboard Surfing Open attracts those that identify with a sport powered by nature, its clean green ocean waves and its lifestyle image of art, music, cars, movies, bikini parades and market stalls.