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August 24 - 26, 2012

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Newport Bucket: 2011 Schedule of Events

 

The Ninth Annual Newport Bucket Regatta
August 25- 28, 2011

Preliminary Schedule of Events

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THURSDAY, 25 August
Fleet Rendezvous in Edgartown
1200                   Golf tournament at the Royal & Ancient Chappaquiddick links club (guests of David Murphy)
1730-1800           Captains Meeting (Martha’s Vinyeard-Newport Feeder Race)
1900                   New England Lobster Bake and Party (to the bewitching hour)

FRIDAY, 26 August
0930                   Vineyard Newport Feeder Race  (actual start time TBD)
1300–1700          Registration at the Newport Shipyard Marquee
1730                   Captains Meeting (Newport Shipyard)
1900–2100          Welcome Party at Historic Fort Adams - Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres (dinner on your own)

SATURDAY, 27 August
0930                   Daily pre-race briefing at the Marquee
1200                   Race 1 scheduled start time for first yacht in fleet
1630-1700           Texas Flying Legends Air Show
1800-2000           Fleet Open House
1800                   Bucket Bash at the Marquee - Cocktails, Dinner & Dancing (into the wee hours)

SUNDAY, 28 August
0930                   Daily pre-race briefing at the Marquee
1200                   Race 2 Scheduled start time for first yacht in fleet
1630-1700           Texas Flying Legends Air Show
1800-2030           Newport Bucket Awards Celebration at Ochre Court

The Organizing Authority and Race Committee reserve the right to modify the above schedule depending on weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstance.

SCHEDULE UPDATED 18 AUGUST, 2011