2017 Sailing World Cup Miami Presented by Sunbrella

Tuesday, 10 January 2017


Spectators Welcomed to Regatta Park for Viewing Experience

Established in 1990 by US Sailing, Sailing World Cup Miami Presented by Sunbrella annually draws elite sailors, including Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls from around the world. The regatta features high-level racing in Olympic and Paralympic classes and often serves as a National Team or Olympic/Paralympic Team qualifier for many countries. The 28th edition of Sailing World Cup Miami – is set to return to Biscayne Bay for six days of racing on January 24-29, 2017.

Miami’s newest waterfront public space, Regatta Park in Coconut Grove, welcomes anyone interested in watching the racing or learning more about the sport of sailing to come to Regatta Park and participate in this unique, spectator-friendly experience. The Fan Zone will be broadcasting live action from Biscayne Bay on a large video display in Regatta Park on Friday, January 27 through Sunday, January 29. On Saturday and Sunday, you can also catch the final rounds of racing for each class and the champions’ celebrations broadcasting live as they return to shore.

The Opening and Closing Ceremonies are also welcome to all! The ceremonies will be held at the Coral Reef Yacht Club on Monday, January 23 and Sunday, January 29, respectively. Regatta Park is located at 3400 Pan American Drive in Miami, Fla.

Sailing World Cup Miami Presented by Sunbrella is sponsored by Sunbrella, Beneteau, Jeanneau, Tuuci, City of Miami, Zhik, Harken, McLube, University of Miami, Sturgis Boatworks, Papa’s Pilar Rum, North Sails, Florida Sports Foundation and the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Jake Fish, jakefish@ussailing.org, 401-683-3115

About US Sailing
The United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for sailing, provides leadership, integrity, and growth for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US Sailing is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. US Sailing offers training and education programs for instructors and race officials, supports a wide range of sailing organizations and communities, issues offshore rating certificates, and provides administration and oversight of competitive sailing across the country, including National Championships and the US Sailing Team. For more information, please visit www.ussailing.org.

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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 10 January 2017 )