Sailing Dates

Sailing Dates

One thing we cannot accuse the sailing world of being is inactive!  Here is a chronological list of some of  the important sailing dates, sailing regattas and boat show taking place around the world:

Sailing Dates USA

January

Quantum Key West Race Week, Key West, Florida

Seattle Boat Show, Seattle, Washington

New York Boat Show, New York, New York

February

Mardis Gras Race Week, New Orleans, Louisiana

Washington’s Birthday Regatta, Coconut Grove, Florida

Miami International Boat Show, Miami, Florida

New England Boat Show, Boston, Massachusetts

March

The Trans-Monroe Regatta, The Lake Monroe Sailing Association, Sanford, Florida

Port of L.A. Harbor Cup, Los Angeles Yacht Club, San Pedro, California

The Islands Race, Newport Harbor Yacht Club & San Diego Yacht Club, Newport Beach, California

San Diego Sperry Top-Sider NOOD, San Diego Yacht Club, Mission Bay Yacht Club, Coronado Yacht Club, San Diego, California

Newport Beach to Cabo San Lucas International Yacht Race, Newport Harbor Yacht Club, Newport Beach, California

San Francisco Cup, St. Francis Yacht Club, San Francisco, California

April

Charleston Race Week, Charlston Ocean Racing Association, Charleston, Virginia

Newport Boat Show, Newport Beach, California

May

Figawi Race Weekend, Hyannis, Massachusetts

Whisleytown Regatta, Whiskeytown Sailing Club, Redding, California

June

Block Island Race Week, Storm Trysail Club, Block Island, Rhode Island

Lighthouse Charity Regatta, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Long Beach Race Week,  Long Beach Yacht Club & Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, Long Beach, California

July

Chicago to Mackinac Boat Race, Chicargo Yacht Club, Chicargo, Illinois

Larchmont Race Week, Larchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont, New York

The Youngstown Level Regatta, Youngstown Yacht Club, Youngstown, Ohio

August

Newport Bucket Regatta, Newport, Rhode Island

September

Whale of a Sail, Carlyle Sailing Association, Carlyle Lake, Carlyle, Illinois

October

Coloumbus Day Regatta, Biscayne Bay Miami, Florida

United States Sailboat Show, Annapolis, Maryland,

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Sailing Dates UK

January

London Boat Show, Docklands, London

March

RYA Dinghy Show, Alexandra Palace, London

May

Old Gaffers Festival, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

Cumberland Cup, Royal Thames Yacht Club, London

June

Round the Island Race, Cowes, Isle of Wight

July

West Highland Yachting Week, Oban, W Coast Scotland

All Wales Boat Show, Conwy and Deganwy Quay Marinas, Conwy, North Wales

August

Cowes Week, Cowes, Isle of Wight

Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta, River Dart, Dartmouth, Devon

Fowey Royal Regatta, Fowey, Cornwall

Fastnet Race, Cowes, Isle of Wight

Clipper Round the World Race, Southampton, Hampshire

September

Southampton Boat Show, Mayflower Park, Southampton, Hampshire

Sailing Dates Europe

June

Færderseilasen, Royal Norwegian Yacht Club, Oslo, Norway

Kiel Week, Kiel, Germany

Round Texel Race, Texel, Netherlands

July

Aegean Rally,  The Hellenic Offshore Racing Club, Faliro Bay, Greece

Cork Week, Royal Cork Yacht Club, Cork, Ireland

Hangon Regatta, Hanko, Finland,

August

Lysekil Women’s Match, Lysekil, Sweden,

Tjörn Runt, Tjörn, Sweden

September

Kamer 2 Sailing Marathon, Kaag, Netherlands

October

Voiles de Saint-Tropez, Saint-Tropez, France

November

Vendee Globe, Les Sables d’Olonne, Vendee, France

ARC Race, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Sailing Dates Australia/New Zealand

January

Australia Day Regatta, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia

Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, Auckland, New Zealand

February

Melbourne Summer Boat Show, Melbourne, Australia

March

Port Esperance Regatta, Port Esperance Sailing Club, Dover, Tasmania

June

Adelaide Boat Show, Adelaide, Australia

Melbourne Boat Show, Melbourne, Australia

August

Sydney International Boat Show, Sydney, Australia

Darwin Boat and Outdoor Show, Darwin, Australia

September

Brisbane Boat Show, Brisbane, Australia

October

Balmain Regatta, Balmain Sailing Club, Balmain, New South Wales, Australia

December

Sail Melbourne, Sandringham Yacht Club, Melbourne, Australia

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia

Sailing Dates Canada

July

The Lake Ontario 300 Challenge, Port Credit Yacht Club, Mississauga, Ontario

August

Sail Canada Women’s Keelboat Championships, Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron and Bedford Basin Yacht Club, Halifax Nova Scotia

September

Canada Cup, The Great Lakes

Sailing Dates Caribbean

February

Heineken Regatta, St Maarten, Lesser Antilles

Jolly Harbour Valentine’s Regatta and Rum Festival, Antigua, Leeward Islands

March

St Maarten – St Marten Classic Yacht Regatta, St Maarten, Lesser Antilles

St Thomas International Rolex Regatta, St Thomas, US Virgin islands

April

Antigua Classics Yacht Regatta, Antigua, Leeward Islands

Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua, Leeward Islands

Les Voiles de St Barth, Leeward Islands

August

Carriacou Regatta, Carriacou, Grenadines

 

Sailing Dates Miscellaneous

America’s Cup – various venues

Extreme 40’s – various venues

Louis Vuitton Trophy – various venues

 

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