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The number of female surfers taking part in this year’s event is way up on last year’s inaugural effort. Photo Andy Morris

The world’s largest female participation surf event Seas The Day is returning for its second year at Kingscliff Beach this weekend June 22-23.

There are 89 teams ready to go, up from 61 last year, involving 270 competitors.

‘Current and former Championship Tour surfers are set to join professional longboarders, free surfers, icons of the sport, and female athletes from across the country at the festival. Many will be speaking in the festival hubs as well as competing in the celebrity surf challenge and fun tag team competition,’ Surfing Australia boss Chris Mater said.

‘We hope that this event will inspire more girls and women to get involved in surfing in a pressure-free environment and encourage all females to come together to share their passion for the ocean’.

Last year 12,000 people attended Seas The Day from across Australia and a bigger turnout is expected for this year’s event.


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