12th annual Charlotte Harbor Regatta returns this weekend

Reporter: Andrea Guerrero
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Image from the 2020 Charlotte Harbor Regatta. (Credit: Charlotte Harbor Regatta Inc.)

The 12th annual Charlotte Harbor Regatta is scheduled for this weekend, Friday through Sunday.

Approximately 45 boats are scheduled to participate this year.

The Charlotte Harbor Regatta is a nonprofit whose mission is to promote sailing on Charlotte Harbor.

Formed in 2009, CHR Inc., is a corporate member of US Sailing. The organization is comprised of a 15-member board of directors who stage regattas on Charlotte Harbor. Directors represent a variety of area boating organizations, clubs, and businesses. A portion of the proceeds from our regattas is donated to youth and adult sailing organizations.

To date, the Charlotte Harbor Regatta Inc. has donated more than $76,000 to support sailing camps, build floating docks, purchase boats and rigging, and sponsor youth regattas.

Classes that were invited are Hobie Wave, Hobie 16, Weta Trimaran, F18, A Class cat, Harbor 20, 2.4mR, and Windmill.

“We’re excited to get back on the water for the 12th annual Charlotte Harbor Regatta after last year’s cancellation,” said the Chairman of the Charlotte Harbor Regatta, Hank Killion. “We look forward to three exciting days of racing and encourage all of our past competitors to join us on Charlotte Harbor.”

For spectators, the best viewing locations are Bayshore Live Oak Park and Gilchrist Park on Saturday.

The organizers ask for spectator boats to be mindful of racing circles and avoid making wakes on racecourses.

For a list of current registrants click here.

For more information on the regatta, visit charlotteharborregatta.com

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