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Worldwide Sailing Regatta Calendar 2013

Author: Lisa Larsen
Regatta Racing Yacht Helmsman

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Worldwide Sailing Regatta Calendar is a quick reference guide that we hope will inspire you to participate in these amazing events. Charter a regatta sailing yacht or a luxury spectator yacht available in whatever destination you choose. Charter friends and families will discover the thrill of competition, fabulous parties, great camaraderie and loads of fun.

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January 18-23  Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Sailing Race
The trade winds and incredible sailing conditions make this a great 70 mile course. The route includes historic Carlisle Bay, the platinum coast, home to the very rich and very famous, a 7-mile beat in tricky currents followed by a 20 mile fetch. Clear East Point and hoist through huge Atlantic rollers on the 18 mile downwind slide along the south coast. Drop the kites and skate round the South West corner of the island to the finish.

January 25-27 Heineken Regatta Curacao

January 25-27 The Superyacht Challenge Antigua Yacht Club

January 27-31 Port Louis Grenada Sailing Festival

Worldwide Sailing Regatta Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

Feb 14- 15  Tobago Carnival Regatta 2013
Dubbed ‘A Festival of Wind’, the Tobago Carnival Regatta is a combination of four sailing categories, Optimists and Bum Boat sailing as well as the more dynamic Wind surf and Kite boarding classes.

February 18 The RORC Caribbean 600, Antigua
A 605-mile offshore race around the Caribbean Leeward Islands starting & finishing in Antigua. Organized by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with the Antigua Yacht Club.

February 28-March 3 St Maarten Heineken Regatta

Worldwide Sailing Regatta Jambalaya, traditional Carriacou

Jambalaya, traditional Carriacou

This 30 year old Caribbean classic regatta is a winning combination; high-energy, competitive racing and unbeatable party fun.

March 3-5 West Indies Sail Regatta, St Barths Each year during the first weekend in May, beach built island Schooners & Sloops from all over the Caribbean return to the Port of Gustavia, St. Barths to commemorate the great days of trading by sail between the islands.

March 20-23 Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous, Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands

March 22-24 International Rolex Regatta, St. Thomas, USVI

Always held the 4th weekend in March, this 3-day regatta offers challenging competition and rollicking shoreside fun.

Worldwie Sailing Regatta BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival

BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival

March 25-31 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

March 28-31 St. Barth’s Bucket
This is an invitational regatta open to yachts over 100’. You can buy seats on spectator boats, or charter a yacht to watch these spectacular sailing yachts compete.

April 8-13 Les Voiles de St. Barth

The inspiration for “Les Voiles de Saint Barth” is to create a regatta for beautiful sailboats to navigate in a festive spirit.

April 16-21 Americas Cup World Series, Venice, Italy

April 24-29 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta

April 27-May 3 Antigua Sailing Week

One of the premier sailing regattas in the world, Antigua Sailing Week welcomes participants from around the globe each year competing for the chance to win this prestigious race.

May 2-5 West Indies Regatta, St. Barth

Worldwide Sailing Regatta

Round the Island Race, UK

Each year during the first weekend in May, beach built island Schooners & Sloops from all over the Caribbean return to the Port of Gustavia, St. Barths to commemorate the great days of trading by sail between the islands.

May 14-19 Americas Cup World Series, Naples, Italy

June 1-2 Round the Island Race, Isle of Wight, UK

June 4-8 Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy

June 19-22 Superyacht Cup, Palma, Mallorca

July 4–Sept 1 Louis Vuitton Cup, San Francisco

August 3-10 Cowes Week, Cowes, UK

August 11-16 Rolex Fastnet Race, Cowes, UK

August 27-30 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship, Newport, RI

Worldwide Regatta SNOW LION, USA 52599, Class: Z, Division: C

Rolex Fastnet: Snow Lion Photo: Daniel Forster

September 2-7 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Porto Cervo, Sardinia

September 7-22 Americas Cup Finals, San Francisco

September 29-Oct 6 Les Voiles de St. Tropez, France

Les Voiles de St Tropez attracts the most modern, extraordinarily high tech, high performance sailing yachts as well as award-winning, legendary classic yachts. World-class race teams and enthusiastic spectators are lured from around the globe to participate in this breathtaking race week.

Worldwide Regatta Les Voiles de St. tropez The Lady Anne & Mariska

Les Voiles de St. Tropez Lady Anne & Mariska Photo: Rolex/Carlo Borlengh

October 4-6 Columbus Day Regatta, Biscayne Bay, Miami

October 19-26 Catamarans Cup International Regatta, Athens, Greece

Nothing tops this delightful combination of a sailing race and a relaxing holiday in the Greek islands. Social events include a special welcome for the participants on every island of call, local festivities, prizing awards & ceremonies, cocktail parties, beach BB-Q, dinners and lots of fun.

October 19-31 Rolex Middle Sea Race, Royal Malta Yacht Club, Malta

World Sailing Regatta Rolex Farr 40

Rolex Farr 40

November 15-17 St Croix International Regatta

November 24 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

The ARC is a ‘must do’ for many sailors, and attracts over 200 boats and 1200 people every year to sail 2800 NM across the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia.

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