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Open Orange Bowl Regatta

Where: Coconut Grove Sailing Club
When: December 27-30
Regatta Coaching Cost: $250/day + expenses - Invitation Only

Description: The Open Orange Bowl is the pinnacle event of the winter season, drawing teams from around the world.  Miami is the best place in the world for winter sailing, so be sure to make your plans soon!  The 29er High Performance team will be organizing a group for this event, so if you are interested in getting involved, send us an e mail at

Closest airport is the Miami International Airport (MIA), with the Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) about an hour north.

There are a number of hotels in close proximity to the CGSC, including the Mutiny Hotel and the Sonesta (both directly across the street).  In addition, there are often rental houses available nearby, on Craigslist, VRBO and AirBnB which can be good options for teams who can get a large group together.

Local Knowledge:
John Papadopoulos will be towing a large trailer from California to Miami for the Orange Bowl.  To reserve a spot with John, e mail him at
Boats will be available for charter from Zim Sailing

Earlier Event: December 5
Later Event: January 1
29er Midwinters East