Program Aruba International Regatta 2017

LOCATION IS SURFSIDE BEACH ARUBA – NEXT TO AIRPORT

3 days of parties, 2 days of races! Join the Aruba International Regatta for spectacular Yacht Races,  Sunfish Races,  Beachcat Races, Optimist Races, Windsurf Competition, Kitesurf Competition, Microboat races, Beach Parties and much more! Do not forget to register on-line at the contact page!

Scroll to the bottom of this page to find the schedule of races

Thursday August 17

07:00 pm – 08:30 pm: Screening event Vanishing Sail at the University of Aruba

Friday August 18

04:00 pm – 07:00 pm: Registration @ Surfside Beach

08:00 pm: Official Opening of the Aruba International Regatta 2017 @ Surfside Beach Bar

Saturday August 19

All day on the beach: food & beverage, DJ and much more!
SAILING RACES TAKE PLACE AT SURFSIDE, MICROBOAT RACES TAKE PLACE AT WILHELMINAPARK

09:00 am – 5:00 pm: Sailing Races

12:00 am: Lunch

05:00 pm: Beach Party @ Surfside Beach Bar

05:30 pm: Awards ceremony for Microboat Classes

06:00 pm: Happy Hour!

Sunday August 20

All day on the beach: food & beverage, DJ and much more!
SAILING RACES AND WINDSURFING TAKE PLACE AT SURFSIDE

09:30 am – 5:00 pm: Sailing Races

12:00 am: Lunch

05:30 pm: Junior Awards @ Surfside Beach

06:00 pm: Benefit sale of Seagull http://www.studio-advisory.com/Seagull/

06:15 pm: Aruba Regatta Happy Hour

07:00 pm: Closing Ceremony with keynote speaker Tyson Bottenus and awards @ Surfside Beach Bar

DRAFT SCHEDULE OF RACES
All courses and starting times are subject to change

Saturday, August 19th 2017

08:30   Skippers meeting for Sunfish, Beach Cat, Optimist at Surfside Beach.

09:00   Warning Signal
09:05   Start Open Class (R-01)        Course C
09:10   Start Racing Class (R-01)     Course C

09:30   Warning Signal
09:35   Start Sunfish (R-01)              Course H
09:40   Start Beachcat (R-01)          Course D

10:00 – 16:00  Optimist Races

10:45   Warning Signal
10:50   Start Open Class (R-02)       Course C
10:55   Start Racing Class (R-02)    Course C

11:00   Warning Signal
11:05   Start Sunfish (R-02)             Course H
11:10   Start Beachcat (R-02)         Course D

14:00   Warning Signal
14:05  Start Sunfish (R-03)             Course C
14:10   Start Beachcat (R-03)         Course C
14:15   Start Open Class (R-03)     Course A
14:20   Start Racing Class (R-03)   Course A

 

Sunday, August 20th 2017

09:30   Warning Signal
09:35   Start Sunfish (R-04)             Course H
09:40   Start Beachcat (R-04)          Course D

10:00 – 16:00  Optimist Races

10:00   Warning Signal
10:05   Start Open Class (R-04)       Course A
10:10   Start Racing Class (R-04)    Course A

11:00   Warning Signal
11:05   Start Sunfish (R-05)              Course H
11:10   Start Beachcat (R-05)           Course D

13:30   Warning Signal
13:35   Start Open Class (R-05)        Course C
13:40   Start Racing Class (R-05)      Course C
13:45   Start Sunfish (R-06)               Course C
13:50   Start Beachcat (R-06)            Course C