The same successful format started in Miami was used to create this exciting new event. With the continued support from BACARDI and Newport Shipyard along the precious and professional experience of Newport Yacht Club the BACARDI Newport Sailing Week, now in its 7th year, attracts sailors from all over the country. 8 one design fleets – Star, J/70, VX One, VX Evo, A Cats, Shields, Diam 24 – and one Classic Day Racer Fleet, will gather and compete in a weekend regatta filled with fun and exciting racing on the waters of Narragansett Bay.
In its 8th year, BACARDI Miami Sailing Week presented by EFG Bank is building on the success of previous year’s events, again offering six days of remarkable sailing competition. Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the Bacardi Cup has become a world known event valued by many. Heading into 2018, the Bacardi Cup continues to be the only Cuban-born sporting event to survive in the United States. This event now attracts more than 200 sailors each year from some 23 countries and the attention of national & international media.