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NANTUCKET RACE WEEK and OPERA HOUSE CUP

2015 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (preliminary, as of March 23, 2015) 

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Saturday,
August 8th
 

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 9th

11:30am International One Design (IOD) Regatta in Nantucket Sound
1:00pm  Kiteboard & Windsurfing Regatta from Bass Point
1:00pm  NRW Team Race -- in Nantucket Harbor
4:00pm  IOD, Team, Kiteboard & Windsurfing Awards Ceremony

Monday,
August 10th

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 BBQ in Celebration of Youth Sailing , awards for Opti, 420, and Clean Harbor Award at Great Harbor Yacht Club**

Tuesday,
August 11th

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 12th

10:00am  Recreational Big Boat Sail for local youth program participants
12:30pm  One Design Racing -- in Nantucket Harbor
TBD         Reserve day for Kiteboard & Windsurfing Regatta -- check in at Bass Point
4:00pm    One Design Racing awards ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club
6:00pm    IOD Celebrity Invitational Opening Buffet, Great Harbor Yacht Club**

Thursday,
August 13th

10:30am  Race to Nantucket (PHRF) -- from Hyannis across Nantucket Sound
11:00am  Day One of the IOD Celebrity Invitational Regatta -- in Nantucket Sound
11:00am  Day One of the 12 Metre Regatta -- in Nantucket Sound
6:00pm    Race to Nantucket, 12 Metre Regatta, and IOD Celebrity Invitational Awards Ceremony, Great Harbor Yacht Club
6:30pm    NRW Regatta Dinner featuring Gary Jobson, Great Harbor Yacht Club**

Friday,
August 14th

11:00am  Day One of the Sail Nantucket Regatta (PHRF) -- in Nantucket Sound
11:00am  Day Two of the IOD Celebrity Invitational Regatta
11:00am  Day Two of the 12 Metre Regatta
4:30pm    12 Metre & IOD Celebrity Invitational Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club
6:30 - 8:00pm  Sponsors Party, Nantucket Yacht Club **
7:30pm    Shipwreck Ball , Nantucket Yacht Club **  Costume theme:   Gilligan's Island

Saturday,
August 15th

11:00am  Day Two of the Sail Nantucket Regatta
12:30pm Day Two of the One Design Series
4:00pm   One Design Series Awards Ceremony at Nantucket Yacht Club
4:30pm   Sail Nantucket Awards Ceremony at Nantucket Yacht Club
5:30 - 8:00pm   OHC Classic Yacht Exhibition, Nantucket Boat Basin**
6:30 - 8:00pm  OHC Skippers' Party & Check-in,  tbd**

Sunday,
August 16th
  

 

9:40am    Rainbow Fleet Parade
11:00am  43rd 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 17th
   


8:00am   Beach Clean Up at Jetties Beach


** Tickets required