So Many Fun Events for Summer Sailstice 2017

June 14, 2017 by Monica Grant

Have you been keeping an eye on the Summer Sailstice Events page? There are dozens of fun events and sailing plans being added everyday. Take a look and see what's going on. You might find a great event nearby, or you might be inspired to create your own. 

Rockport Boat Club - Youth Sailing Program
Rockport Boat Club is hosting a open house and bbq to kick off the start of the 2017 sailing season!  All Youth Sailing Program students and their families are welcome to attend. Boats and Instructors will be on hand to help everyone sail, or row. And for those who don't want to get their feet wet, power boats will be going in and out.  And there'll be hot dogs!
Rockport Boat Club

Lake Delta Yacht Club Summer Sailstice Regatta
"We have a half dozen Lightnings racing in our event this weekend! There will be the usual suspects racing followed by burgers & cold libations on the pavilion immediately following...maybe a few surprises and prizes too!"  -  Rome, NY
Lake Delta YC

Pt. Yacht Club's Summer Sailstice-Sail to the Beach
"Bring your beach chairs, sustenance and libation of choice for fun at the beach on the Gulf of Mexico! Sail, swim, sun and fun! Watch the ball drop and spend the weekend at anchor. We expect a beautiful weekend to celebrate Sailstice and summertime with the rest of the world! "  - This crew always has a good time!
Point Yacht Club

Challenged Sailors San Diego Open House/AC Viewing Party
Come celebrate "Summer Sailstice" with Challenged Sailors San Diego. On the weekend closest to the summer solstice, sailors all around the world will join together in a global celebration of sailing. On Saturday, June 24, CSSD is going to hold an America's Cup viewing party, continental breakfast potluck, and open house, followed by our regular Martin 16 sailing.
Challenged Sailors San Diego

Cuttyhunk, Ma
Karen is participating in an all women's cruise/raft up in Buzzards Bay, MA.
Navionics Buzzards Bay, MA

Umbrella Downwinder
Marina Riviera Nayarit (La Cruz Marina), Mexico, is hosting their annual Summer Sailstice celebration, the Umbrella Downwinder.- "Yes the boats are put away for Hurricane season but the dingy and umbrellas are handy............. Join us for the Umbrella Downwind run through Marina La Cruz. All you need is something that floats and an Umbrella!"
Marina Riviera

2016 celebrations at Marina Riviera Nayarit.

Chatham Sailing Club Fun Series Race, Raft-up and Overnight
Chatham Sailing Club, Savannah, will hold its monthly Fun Series race for those wanting to compete, while all who want to cruise can meet up at Government Marker 25 on the Wilmington River to watch the race or head on out to Wassaw Sound to raft-up and/or anchor overnight. "Come and tell sailing (tall) tales and share a brew or two while we watch the sun set. All are welcome!" 
Chatham Sailing Club

SailTIme San Francisco Members Celebrate SailStice
The SailTime San Francsico Members will be out sailing in honor of Summer Sailstice!

Sailtime SF

SYC Spring Cruise 'n' Snooze
Seattle Yacht Club runs their Cruise 'n' Snooze regatta twice a year, one in Spring and one in the Fall. Participants race from Shilshole Bay to Port Madison in the Puget Sound near Seattle, WA.  They spend the night at a yacht club outstation in Port Madison and race back the next day. While performance in the regattas does count toward the Club's 'Sailboat of the Year' competition it is generally considered fun racing and all boats are welcome and encouraged to participate. This is the one to do in your furniture forty or weekend cruiser, though participation is limited to SYC members.

Seattle Yacht Club

 

Still short of ideas? Look through the Events pages, and take a look at some of the ideas in our Organize an Event page, you're bound to come up with something. See you out on the water!

Oh... and here are some posters and Artworks you can use - 

Summer Sailstice poster   Sailstice Artwork

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