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

Schedule of Events (as of January 19, 2016) 

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 Series, 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 Series daily awards ceremony

Sunday,
August 14

12:00pm International One Design (IOD) Regatta in Nantucket Sound
1:00pm  Kiteboard Regatta from Bass Point
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, and Clean Harbor Award at 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 at 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 Series
4:00pm    One Design Series 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
11:00am  Day One of the new Sail Nantucket Regatta -- in Nantucket Sound
5:00pm    Team Racing Regatta -- in Nantucket Harbor
5:30pm    IOD Celebrity Panel Presentation, Great Harbor Yacht Club
6:00pm    Sail Nantucket and IOD Celebrity Invitational Daily Awards Ceremony, Great Harbor Yacht Club
6:30pm    NRW Regatta Dinner, Great Harbor Yacht Club**

Friday,
August 19

11:00am  Day Two of the IOD Celebrity Invitational Regatta
11:00am  Day Two of the Sail Nantucket Regatta 
4:30pm    Sail Nantucket & IOD Celebrity Invitational Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club
6:30 - 8:00pm  Sponsors Party, Nantucket Yacht Club **

Saturday,
August 20

12:30pm Day Three of the One Design Series
4:00pm   Team Racing and One Design Series Awards Ceremony at 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**
              (no one under 21 admitted without parent or guardian)

Monday,
August 22
   


8:00am   Beach Clean Up at Jetties Beach


** Tickets required