Thursday, July 06, 2006

Weekend - Ya Gotta Regatta

Ever been to a regatta before? If not, maybe this weekend is your chance, as there seem to be regattas going on all across the country!

On the west coast this weekend? Visit the CYC and check out the King of Spain Regatta, featuring a race that claims 77 years of history.

But if you're in the northeastern United States this weekend, you can choose your regatta. You've got the 2006 Newport Regatta (How can you go wrong with sailing in Newport, RI?), or you've got the 2006 Reg Grant Regatta in the City of Perth Amboy, NJ. The Red Grant is sponsored by Mount Gay Rum (so you can get one of those cool red regatta hats you've always wanted!)

But your best boating bet for the weekend is Martha's Vineyard, featuring Edgartown Yacht Club’s ‘Round the Island Race, as well as The Vineyard Cup Race & Seafaring Festival Weekend.

Where: Martha's Vineyard Island
When: July 7th, 8th and 9th, 2006
Website: VineyardCup.com