PIONEER Epoxy, in cooperation with Angat sa Dagat Organization, unveils PENB 2019 which will hold in Naga City, Cebu on May 31 to June 2 this year.

The event will stage four different categories participants can join in: 7-7.5HP Open Category (Gasoline Engine Single Piston), 16-18HP Open Category (Gasoline Engine Single Piston), 13HP-16HP Angat sa Dagat Special Category (Stock Engine Gasoline), and Paddle Boat Open Category (Mixed Doubles).

“By staging this annual national event, we’re giving our local fishermen and boat makers a platform where they can showcase their skills. It’s also our way of giving back to all the members of their community, who have been using our products for the past 60 years,” said Alben B. Manuel, assistant vice president — marketing head for Philippines and international market group of Pioneer Adhesives, Inc., during PENB 2018 held in Iloilo City.

Last year’s PENB recorded the largest number of participants with 58 teams and 155 boats — a marked increase from the previous year’s turnout.

“This tournament was designed to strengthen the camaraderie among boat racers nationwide, all of whom make a living as fishermen and boat makers,” he added.

Over P1 million in cash and product prizes which will be given away.