5th annual Charlotte Harbor Regatta set for Feb. 6-9, 2014
- 5th annual Charlotte Harbor Regatta set for Feb. 6-9, 2014
CHARLOTTE HARBOR, FLA. - The 5th annual Charlotte Harbor Regatta has been
set for Feb. 6-9, 2014. With more than 100 boats competing, the 2013 event
became the largest regatta in the history of Charlotte Harbor. The word is
Featuring nightly regatta dinner parties, 10 one-design classes and
competitors from around the country racing on three race circles, the
Charlotte Harbor Regatta has quickly grown into one of the most talked-about
regattas in the nation. Find out why SAIL magazine designated Charlotte
Harbor as "one of the top 10 greatest places to sail in the United States."
Classes invited to compete in the 2014 regatta are the Sunfish, Laser,
Flying Scot, Precision 15, 2.4mR, Hobie 16, Hobie Wave, F16, F18 and Weta
trimaran. Other classes will be considered by request. Free beach, ramp and
lift launching facilities, free or low-cost storage, affordable hotels and
low registration fees make the Charlotte Harbor Regatta, "the fun,
Since its inception in 2010, the National Association of Sports Commissions
recognized the regatta as its "Best Local Event" and the Charlotte County
Visitor and Convention Bureau honored regatta organizers with its 2010
"Event Development Award." The CHR board staged the International
Association for Disabled Sailing's 2012 IFDS World Championships and the
2013 regatta featured the 64-boat strong Laser Masters Midwinters East.
Charlotte Harbor has also played host to the 2012 2.4mR North Americans and
the U.S. 2.4mR Class Association Nationals.
The 5th annual Charlotte Harbor Regatta will once again feature a wildly
popular Pusser's Rum Beach Party at Port Charlotte Beach Park. Limited
on-site tent camping is available.
For participant, media and sponsor inquiries about the 2014 Charlotte Harbor
Regatta, e-mail Brian Gleason at gleason@... or call
Charlotte Harbor Sails, LLC
Tiki Water Sports - Charlotte Harbor
4760 Tamiami Trail
Charlotte Harbor, Fl 33980
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