What’s Happening in Charleston
|May 23-27||Boats Docked at City Marina||Charleston City Marina||All Day|
|May 26||Kids Day||Charleston City Marina||9:30a-1:30p|
|May 26||Skipper Party||Fuel||7p-9p|
|May 28||Leg 1 Race Start||Charleston Maritime Center||10a-12p|
Teams Arrive in Charleston
Where & When: Charleston City Marina, Mon May 23- Fri May 27
Come down to Charleston City Marina during the week and check out the Class40 boats up close while they’re docked and getting ready for the race!
Atlantic Cup Kids Day
Where & When: Charleston City Marina, Thurs May 26
Atlantic Cup will host kids from all over Charleston for an up close look at the boats and a special meet and greet with the sailors. Our Kids Education Program gives students and teachers the opportunity to visit the boats, and hear the sailors stories from their time on the ocean. The Kids Program also helps children learn about the environmental challenges facing the ocean and how reducing, reusing, and recycling can make a huge difference.
Where & When: Fuel Charleston, Thurs May 26, 7-9pm
Join us at the Skipper Party to celebrate the kick off of the 2016 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing! Mingle with the sailors before they begin the race up the east coast. This event is free and open to the public, so bring your friends and come on down to Fuel Charleston Thursday 5/26 from 7-9pm!
Leg 1 Charleston-Brooklyn Race Start
Where & When: Charleston Maritime Center, Sat May 28, 12pm
The race starts at 12pm on Saturday, May 28th just off the Charleston Maritime Center. The best vantage point from land is the park next to the Maritime Center at the corner of Inspection and Wharfside Streets. Come down to the Maritime Center and bid farewell to the teams as they head north for the 642-nautical mile run to Brooklyn!
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