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NANTUCKET RACE WEEK and OPERA HOUSE CUP
AUGUST 13 - 21, 2016

Schedule of Events

For more information on any underlined event, just click on the link and you will be directed to the appropriate page.

Saturday,
August 13
  

12:30pm Day One of the One Design Regatta, involving the island's local one-design fleets— Rainbows, Marshall 15's, Marshall 18's, Rhodes 19's, Indians, and Alerions 
4:00pm   One Design Regatta daily awards ceremony, Nantucket Yacht club

Sunday,
August 14

10:00am  Hobie 16 Regatta from Jetties Beach
11:00am  Kiteboard Regatta from Bass Point
12:30pm International One Design (IOD) Regatta in Nantucket Sound
 
4:00pm  IOD and Kiteboard Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club

Monday,
August 15

11:00am  Day One of the Youth Optimist Regatta-- in Polpis Harbor
11:00am  Day One of the Youth 420 Regatta -- in Nantucket Harbor
11:00am  Day One of Open Laser Regatta, for youths and adults -- in Nantucket Harbor
6:00pm   Laser Regatta Dinner and Daily Awards at the NYC Sail Center
6:00pm   Family Cookout and awards for Opti, 420,Hobie 16 and Clean Harbor Award  and Clean Regatta Awards, Great Harbor Yacht Club**

Tuesday,
August 16

10:00am  Day Two of the Youth Opti Regatta
10:00am  Day Two of the Youth 420 Regatta 
10:00am  Day Two of Open Laser Regatta
12:30pm Women's Regatta - in Nantucket Harbor
4:00pm   Youth and Laser Awards Ceremony , Nantucket Yacht Club
6:30pm   Women's Regatta Dinner and Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club**

Wednesday,
August 17

10:00am  Recreational Big Boat Sail for local youth program participants
12:30pm  Day Two of the One Design Regatta
4:00pm    One Design Regatta daily awards ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club
6:00pm    IOD Celebrity Invitational Opening Buffet, Great Harbor Yacht Club**

Thursday,
August 18

11:00am  Day One of the IOD Celebrity Invitational Regatta -- in Nantucket Sound
5:30pm    IOD Celebrity Panel Presentation, Great Harbor Yacht Club
6:00pm    IOD Celebrity Invitational Daily Awards Ceremony, Great Harbor Yacht Club
6:00pm    Team Racing Regatta -- in Nantucket Harbor
6:30pm    NRW Regatta Dinner featuring America's Cup presentation by Tucker Thompson, Great Harbor Yacht Club**

Friday,
August 19

11:00am  Day One of the Sail Nantucket Regatta -- in Nantucket Sound
11:00am  Day Two of the IOD Celebrity Invitational Regatta
4:30pm   IOD Celebrity Invitational Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club
5:30 - 7:00 Sponsors Party, Nantucket Yacht Club **
6:30pm   Sail Nantucket Skippers Picnic and Daily Awards Ceremony, Great Harbor Yacht Club**

Saturday,
August 20

11:00am  Day Two of the Sail Nantucket Regatta 
12:30pm Day Three of the One Design Regatta
4:00pm   Team Racing and One Design Regatta Awards Ceremony , Nantucket Yacht Club
4:30pm   Sail Nantucket Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club
5:30 - 8:00pm   OHC Classic Yacht Exhibition, Nantucket Boat Basin**
5:30 - 8:00pm  OHC Skippers' Party & Check-in,  Nantucket Boat Basin**

Sunday,
August 21
   

 

9:40am    Rainbow Fleet Parade
11:00am  44th Annual Opera House Cup Regatta for classic wooden boats
6:00pm    Opera House Cup Awards Party at Jetties Beach**
               (limited tickets available; no one under 21 admitted without parent or guardian)

Monday,
August 22
   


8:00am   Beach Clean Up at Jetties Beach


** Tickets required