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Nassau Cup Race Miami to Nassau
November 15, 2018
85th Nassau Cup Race Miami to Nassau, Nov. 15
Running since 1934, this 176-nautical mile race crosses the Gulf Stream and is known for its share of great racers and dramatic weather. Competitors over the race’s history include race winner Ted Turner on Tenacious to the more recent four-time winner, Jim Bishop, on Gold Digger. Past contenders for the Cup include Dennis Conner, Dick Bertram, Ted Hood and Bobby Symonette. Monohull and multihull boats 30 feet and over are invited. www.nassaucuprace.org. The Coral Reef Yacht Club, Lauderdale Yacht Club, Nassau Yacht Club and the Storm Trysail Club combine to sponsor this race, which is managed by SORC.
The Nassau Cup Race is first in the 2018-2019 SORC Islands in the Stream Series, which includes the 62nd Wirth M. Munroe Miami to Palm Beach Race on Dec. 7, the Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race, Jan. 17, and the Miami to Havana Race, March 13. www.sorcsailing.org