As of April 17 we have 60 boats registered. Slips for boats 60 feet and over are full – call Julia at 910.264.3947 to get on a waiting list. We’re working on a list of alternate marinas for big boats. There’s still of room for boats under 60 feet.

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin®

JUNE 17-21, 2015


Taking place every June off the Florida panhandle in one of the most productive fisheries in the United States; timed to coincide with the peak of the Gulf Coast’s blue marlin season; hosted by the South’s number-one ranked resort destination. The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin® has set the precedent for world-class, million dollar, sportfishing tournaments.

Recent News

How to Enter the Tournament

Registration is kind of a necessary evil when it comes to entering an event, so we try to make it as easy as possib...

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In Remembrance

On March 10, a U.S. Army helicopter crashed in the fog just off the coast near the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort...

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Three Reasons to Bring Your Family to the ECBC

1. Fun activities for kids of all ages. Kids are sure to be drawn to Sandestin’s watersports lineup, which inclu...

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Sanctioned Event

The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is a sanctioned event of the Offshore World Championship, Gulf Coast Triple Crown Championship, World Billfish Series and the ITB Captain of the Year Cup. And because we are, when you fish the ECBC you are also competing in these prestigious tournament series giving you even more ways to become a champion!

Gulf Coast Triple Crown Championship Offshore World Championship World Billfish Series ITB Captain of the Year Cup

Major Sponsors

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