About Info for Boothbay Harbor RendezvousFriday, August 10, 2012 marks the inaugural edition of the Boothbay Harbor Rendezvous (BBHR) hosted by the Boothbay Harbor Shipyard located in the heart of breathtakingly beautiful downtown Boothbay Harbor. This all inclusive sailing event, designed to serve the boating public, promises to be one of the region’s premier events of summer 2012. Held on the Friday before the Shipyard Cup, the Boothbay Harbor Rendezvous, will begin with a “flyover” featuring vintage WW II aircraft.
To follow is a guaranteed fun race for all levels and classes of sailors and a post-race gathering that is so very typical of good Maine style and hospitality. The net proceeds from this premier sailing event will go to benefit youth sailing in the Boothbay Region. The BBHR will be the perfect feeder event to the 10th Annual Shipyard Cup on August 11 & 12. Serving elite yacht owners, this is a spectacle of modern and classic yachting not to be missed by any boating enthusiast.
All boats will sail a set course around coastal islands that includes Squirrel, Southport and Damariscove providing picturesque backdrops and interesting geographical obstacles. This one set course will also assist on and off the water spectators, unfamiliar with sailboat racing, to be more comfortable with the event by providing an online pre-race preview of the course.