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Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race 2016  ida lewis

‘Round the Bend’

A winter ride around the curve of the Florida Keys, to the warm, clear waters of Key West beckons sailors to the 41st Annual Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race. The race starts Wednesday, January 13 and is hosted by the Lauderdale Yacht Club, the Storm Trysail Club and SORC.   The typical sleigh-ride conditions draw loyal competitors back for more, year after year.

When:    Racing 18th – 22nd January 2015, Training on 17th.

Where:   Fort Lauderdale and Key West, Florida.
What is Included:
–  Yacht charter
–  Race training
–  Professional Skipper
–  Regatta Entry
–  Safety Equipment
–  Victualing and Berthing Costs
–  Crew Clothing
–  Race lunches and hydration.
Package Cost:    $975 pp
How To Book:
– Email Marcus at:  Marcus@pyr-usa.com
– Call Marcus at: +1 917 617 5335
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40th Around Long Island Race 

About the Regatta:

This annual race is around 190NM long and typically lasts two to three days. It is a superb mixture of inshore and ocean racing and is a great challenge for any level of sailor.

The race begins with an exciting Ocean start off Rockaway Point before heading East to begin the highly tactical circumnavigation. Sailors will contend with all kinds of challenges in this race: varying currents, tidal flows, heavy traffic and tricky wind decisions.  By the time we finish in Hempstead Harbor we will know what a hard race is, and will truly be ready for a cheeky half at the famous Mount Gay Rum party at Sea Cliff Yacht Club on the Sunday evening.

When:    Race starts 18:00 hrs, Thursday July 28th. Party Sunday July 31st.

Where:   All race training will be in NYC, where fleet will depart for race start.

What is Included:

–  Training session in New York City.

–  Professional Skipper

–  Regatta Entry and party tickets

–  Safety Equipment

–  Victualing and Berthing Costs

–  Crew Clothing

–  Optional sail back to NYC from SCYC

Package Cost:    $1775 pp, full boat charter also available

How To Book:

– Email Marcus at:  Marcus@pyr-usa.com

– Call Marcus at: +1 917 617 5335

 

 

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Stamford Yacht Club Vineyard Race 2016 

 

About the race:

The Vineyard Race is one of the East Coasts premier distance events. There are three course options for the race committee which vary from 116 to 238 Nm, and in all classes and the event is attended by all the top racing yachts in the area.

Not to mention the famous after party!!

This race is perfect if you want to push yourself in a distance race around the highly tactical Long Island Sound.

 

When:    The race begins on Friday September 2nd and runs over Labor Day Weekend, post race party is on the 4th.

Where:   Stamford Yacht Club

What is Included:

–  Training session in Long Island Sound.

–  Professional Skipper

–  Regatta Entry and party tickets

–  Safety Equipment

–  Victualing and Berthing Costs

–  Crew Clothing

–  Optional sail back to NYC.

Package Cost:  $1775 pp, full boat charter also available.

How To Book:

– Email Marcus at:  Marcus@pyr-usa.com

– Call Marcus at: +1 917 617 5335

 

NOR at http://www.yachtscoring.com/event_documents/1137/2014_VR_NOR_Post.pdf