21 March 2013

2013 Sailing race weeks

If you get a chance, have fun at one of these sailing events this year--

2013 Sailing race weeks around the world:

BVI Spring Regatta , West Indies - March 25-31, 2013 bvispringregatta.org 
From Nanny Cay Marina, Tortola, 150 boats compete across three courses.

Antigua Sailing Week, West Indies - April 27 - May 3, 2013 sailingweek.com
The Yachting World Round Antigua Race - cruisers and classics as well as sportier vessels.

Cowes Week, Isle of Wight - August 3-10, 2013 aamcowesweek.co.uk
Since 1826, the largest regatta of its kind in the world - 1,000 boats and 100,000 spectators.

Hamilton Island Race Week, Australia - August 17-24, 2013 hamiltonislandraceweek.com.au
Australia's largest offshore keelboat regatta - vessels include sportsboats to "supermaxi" yachts.

America's Cup, San Francisco - September 7-21, 2013 americascup.com
The fastest boats and best sailors compete as the defender, Oracle Racing, meets the winner of this summer’s Vuitton Cup.

Les Voiles De Saint-Tropz, France - September 29 - October 6, 2013 lesvoilesdesaint-tropez.fr
Supermaxis – as long as 100ft – provide glamour but the Rolex Trophy is open to smaller boats.(Last year gaff-rigged cutter Avel, built in 1896, won)

Falmouth Week, Falmouth - August 9-18, 2013 www.falmouthweek.co.uk
More than 300 yachts race over eight days

Nantucket Race Week, Massachusetts - August 10-18, 2013  www.nantucketraceweek.org 
Nantucket sailing events, awards ceremonies and parties.

West Highland Yachting Week, Scotland - July 27 to August 2, 2013 www.whyw.co.uk
In its 66th year, 1000 competitors take part in races held at Craobh, Oban and Tobermory.

(source - Telegraph)

Luna Rossa video: Goodbye, Auckland, and thank you!

Remembering the Last Great Worldwide Sailing Expedition
In 1838, 346 seamen embarked on a massive sailing expedition that would confirm the existence of Antarctica. (Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, USA / The Bridgeman Art Library). At 3 p.m., August 18, 1838, six ships got under way on the ebb ...


Sailing for Cancer Cures program set to start at Seattle Sailing Club
My Ballard (blog)
The Sailing for Cancer Cures program is now open, allowing novicesailors to learn the sport while raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The program is open to beginner sailors and lessons will be held at Seattle Sailing Club (7001 ...

My Ballard (blog)

Sisters Under Sail sailing into Tall Ships 2013 | WGN-TV
By aroberts12
Summer seems like a long way off but it will be here before you know it and a popular event is returning to Navy Pier. Dawn Santamaria is director of Sisters Under Sail, and you'll be able to see her ship, The Unicorn, this summer at Navy ...

Sailing for Cancer Cures program set to start at Seattle Sailing Club ...
By Danielle Anthony-Goodwin
Sailing for Cancer Cures program set to start at Seattle Sailing Club.

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