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2019 Nantucket Race Week is August 10 - 18 and is a full nine days of regattas, award ceremonies, community events, and parties. The most popular event of the festival is the NCS's 47th Annual Opera House Cup Regatta for wooden boats, which takes place August 18 at 10:45 a.m.

Events during Nantucket Race Week take place in the Nantucket Sound, Nantucket Harbor, Polpis Harbor, Nantucket Yacht Club, and more.

2019 Nantucket Race Week Schedule of Events

August 10

12:30 pm: Day One of the One Design Regatta for Rainbows, Marshall 15's, Marshall 18's, Rhodes 19's, Indians, Alerions, and 12 ½'s in Nantucket Harbor

4 pm: One Design Regatta Daily Awards ceremony

August 11

11 am: Hobie 16 Regatta – in Nantucket Sound

11 am: Day One of the Waszp Regatta - in Nantucket Sound

11 am: Harbor Rendezvous for the Community in Nantucket Harbor

12:30 pm: International One Design (IOD) Regatta in Nantucket Sound

1:30 pm: Kiteboard Regatta – check-in at Bass Point

4:30 pm: IOD Regatta Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club

August 12

11 am: Day One of the Youth Opti Regatta in Polpis Harbor

11 am: Day One of the Youth 420 Regatta in Nantucket Harbor

11 am: Open Laser Regatta in Nantucket Sound

11 am: Day Two of the Waszp Regatta

5:30 pm: Hobie/Laser/Waszp Regatta Dinner and Awards, NYC**

6 pm: Family Cookout with Clean Harbor Award, Kiteboard Awards and Youth Awards Ceremony, Great Harbor Yacht Club**

August 13

10 am: Day Two of the Youth Opti Regatta and Youth 420 Regatta

12 pm: Women's Regatta in Nantucket Harbor

4 pm: Women's Regatta Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club

4:30 pm: Youth Regatta Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club

August 14

12:30 pm: Day Two of the One Design Regatta

4 pm: One Design Regatta Daily Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club

6 pm: IOD Celebrity Invitational Opening Buffet, Great Harbor Yacht Club**

August 15

11 am: Day One of the IOD Celebrity Invitational in Nantucket Sound

4 pm: IOD Celebrity Invitational Daily Awards, Nantucket Yacht Club

5:30 pm: Team Racing Regatta in Nantucket Harbor

6:30 pm: NRW Regatta Social, Great Harbor Yacht Club**

August 16

11 am: Day One of the Nantucket Regatta, in Nantucket Sound

11 am: Day Two of the IOD Celebrity Invitational

4:30 pm: IOD Celebrity Invitational Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club

6:30 pm: NCS 25th Anniversary Gala, Nantucket Hotel Ballroom**

August 17

11 am: Day Two of the Nantucket Regatta

12:30 pm: Day Three of the One Design Regatta

4 pm: One Design Regatta and Team Racing Awards Ceremony, Nantucket Yacht Club

4:30 pm: Nantucket Regatta Awards Ceremony

5:30 - 8 pm: Classic Yacht Exhibition, Nantucket Boat Basin**

August 18

9:40 am: Rainbow Fleet Parade

10:45 am: NCS's 47th Annual Opera House Cup Regatta for wooden boats

6 pm: Opera House Cup Awards Dinner, Jetties Beach**

Plan Your Nantucket Vacation 

Nantucket Race Week is an iconic time to be on the Island. Plan a trip to experience the culture and community surrounding the annual event. Book your Nantucket vacation rental with The Copley Group today.