Dream Yacht Charter’s Guide to Regattas

05th Jul 2017

Wind, water, sails, and fun. Regattas all over the world bring an amazing community together. The excitement of the races is the perfect atmosphere for any time of the year. These races can bring you to the most incredible new places. Check out these regattas, and find yourself a charter before it’s too late. The experience will be unforgettable!

Newport Regatta
Just around the corner is the Newport Regatta, on July 7th to the 9th. This being the 33rd year the race has been running, and it always gets better year after year. The Newport Regatta is a must see event. They live by their motto of “more racing, less waiting, cold beer”. It is the perfect way to launch your summer into gear after the 4th! Head down to Rhode Island with your friends and family, and get race ready.

The start of the Great Northern Series Regatta starts in Australia this July 8th. The three part regatta is an amazing race to witness. Round 1 of the race will be around Whitsunday Island, then the short offshore race is July 22nd, and lastly it closes with the bay race within Pioneer Bay. Choose one race or get down there for all three, it will be worth it!

Cowes Week
The longest running race in the UK is composed of a series of three races. The Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of Lendy Cowes Week marks the annual race. Make sure you are in the UK from July 29th to August 5th to watch the amazing race unfold. From the community around the race to the watching of the boats, the whole week is a blast. You don’t want to miss out on all the fun!

Blue Cup
Find yourselves in Greece from October 28th to November 5th, for the annual Blue Cup race. Off the Argosaronic Gulf, you’ll see the boats splash through the water towards the finish line. Proud to call ourselves the hosts of this 5 leg, 9 day race; Dream Yacht Charter wants everyone to enjoy this experience. Races, awards, contests and fun will fill your time in Greece. Explore the land and sea around you while enjoying the excitement of the regatta.

BVI Spring
Ring in the spring with the Full Moon Regatta of the BVIs. Perfect for getting rid of your winter weather slump, the race will bring you to BVI at the end of March into April. See the beautiful colored sails soar through the water, rounding each island of the BVIs. The moon illuminating the sky, will provide an amazing atmosphere for watching this race unfold. You don’t want to miss out on this incredible experience!

Antigua’s sailing week is from April 28th to May 4th. A week of fun revolved around beaches, boats, and sailing. Local bands will fill your ears with great music while local restaurants fill your stomachs with good food. Watch the boats race, while you get to know the local culture and people. It will be an amazing time for all who go.

Abaco Regatta
Watch the amazing boats sail through the seas of the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas. Catching the local vibes, the four races that make up this regatta will bring you to the popular hotspots of the islands. Enjoy spending your days roaming the beaches, and party hopping through the lineup of unforgettable events. Whether a racer or a spectator, your week will be filled with boats, water, and fun. Usually held toward the end of June, it will be the perfect way to kick of your future summers!


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