sailing events in august

Sailing Events in August

Sailing Events in August 2013

Here is a shortlist of some of the sailing events in August around the world.


Sailing Events in August in the US

Newport Bucket Regatta, Newport, Rhode Island.  This fun and friendly regatta runs from 23 -25 August 2013.


Sailing Events in August in the UK

Cowes Week, Cowes, Isle of Wight.  Probably the highlight of many a sailors Summer is Cowes Week.  This year the dates are 3-10 August 2013

Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta, River Dart, Dartmouth, Devon.  A regatta not to be missed over the Summer with many events including not just sailing but rowing, running, air displays, tennis and street markets.  The regatta dates are 29-31 August  2013.

Fowey Royal Regatta, Fowey, Cornwall.  This year the regatta runs from 18-24 August 2013 in the beautiful ancient port of Fowey.

Fastnet Race, Cowes, Isle of Wight.  Only taking place every other year, this year see a record number of entries for this infamous race around the Fastnet Lighthouse.  Start date is Sunday 11th August from Cowes, IOW.

Clipper Round the World Race, St Katharine’s Dock, London.   Formerly the Whitbread Round the World Race, the Clipper Race is an amateur race around the globe, novice sailors can join at different stages and for different lengths of time.  The Clipper Race leaves from St Katharine’s Dock in London on Sunday 1st September.


Sailing Events in August in Europe

Two Swedish events in Europe,  Lysekil Women’s Match, Lysekil, Sweden (5-10 August 2013, and Tjörn Runt, Tjörn, Sweden (Saturday 7th August 2013)


Sailing Events in August in Australia and New Zealand

Just the two boat shows as it’s Winter!  Sydney International Boat Show, Sydney, Australia 1-5 August 2013 and Darwin Boat and Outdoor Show, Darwin, Australia running from 31 August to 1 September 2013.


Sailing Events in August in Canada

Sail Canada Women’s Keelboat Championships, Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron and Bedford Basin Yacht Club, Halifax Nova Scotia.  This all-female yacht racing championship runs from 22-25 August 2013.


For more sailing events in 2013 visit our Sailing Dates article.


sailing events in august


Image courtesy of  Dan Ljungsvik/LWM

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