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NANTUCKET RACE WEEK and OPERA HOUSE CUP

2014 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (as of June 10, 2014) 

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Saturday,
August 9th
 

11:00am  One Design Series competitor's meeting
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 10th

9:00am   Hobie 16 competitors check in at Jetties Beach
10:00am Hobie 16 Regatta in the harbor
11:30am International One Design (IOD) Series in Nantucket Sound
1:00pm  Open Kiteboard and Windsurf Event from Bass Point
4:00pm  IOD Series Awards Ceremonty

Monday,
August 11th

11:00am  Day One of the Youth Regatta -- Optimists in Polpis Harbor
11:00am  Day One of the Youth Regatta -- 420's 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 Boathouse
6:00pm   Family BBQ in Celebration of Youth Sailing , awards for Opti, 420, Hobie 16 and Windsurf/Kite,  and Clean Harbor Award at Great Harbor Yacht Club**

Tuesday,
August 12th

10:00am  Day Two of Open Laser Regatta
10:00am  Day Two of the Youth Regatta -- 420's
10:00am  Day Two of the Youth Regatta -- Opti's
12:30pm Women's Regatta - in Nantucket Harbor
4:00pm   Youth and Laser Awards Ceremony at Nantucket Yacht Club
5:00pm   America's Cup Recap with Oracle Team USA's Rome Kirby, Nantucket Yacht Club
8:00pm   Women's Regatta Dinner and Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club**

Wednesday,
August 13th

10:00am  Recreational Big Boat Sail for local youth program participants
12:30pm  One Design Racing -- in Nantucket Harbor
4:00pm    One Design Racing awards ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club
5:30pm    Young Adult Team Racing -- in Nantucket Harbor
6:00pm    IOD Celebrity Invitational Opening Buffet, Great Harbor Yacht Club**
8:00pm    Young Adult Team Racing Social Event and Awards, Nantucket Yacht Club

Thursday,
August 14th

10:00am  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 with special guest John Egan from Sugarbush Resort, Nantucket Yacht Club
7:00pm    Twelve Metre America's Cup Foundation 25th Anniversary Dinner with Gary Jobson, Great Harbor Yacht Club

Friday,
August 15th

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
7:30pm    Shipwreck Ball , Nantucket Yacht Club **   Costume theme:  Once Upon an Iceberg

Saturday,
August 16th

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
5:00pm   OHC Classic Yacht Exhibition, Nantucket Boat Basin**
6:30pm   NRW Sponsors' and OHC Skippers' Party at Great Harbor Yacht Club**

Sunday,
August 17th
  

 

9:30am    Rainbow Fleet Parade
11:00am  42nd 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 18th
   


8:00am   Beach Clean Up at Jetties Beach


** Tickets required