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Conch Republic Cup/Key West Race Week and Race to Cuba
The Conch Republic Cup/Key West Race Week race begins on April 27 with a welcome party at the Schooner Wharf Bar and Grill in Key West. Schooner Wharf sponsors the Wrecker’s Race Series which starts on the last Sunday in January and ends with the last Sunday in April. The last race is April 28 and will be the kick-off of the Conch Republic Cup.
The race will start at 12 noon on April 28 at the Sand Key Lighthouse and then continue on to Havana, Cuba. Boats should arrive at Marina Hemingway the next day, Monday, with a welcome party on Tuesday.
Buoy Races will be held over the next few days, exact location and dates to be determined. Boats may stay in Cuba up to two weeks, choosing their own departure based on needs and weather window. There will be no return race to Key West.
For more information, including the updated Notice of Race and full schedule, go to www.conchrepubliccup.org.