First established in 1889, Race Week takes place the last full week of July. The Juniors race Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, with hundreds of sailors ages 8 to 18 competing in Optimists, C420s and Lasers. Pleon YC, the oldest junior yacht club in the world, hosts this historic event each summer with race management help from The Boston, Corinthian, Eastern and Manchester Yacht Clubs. This year, MJRW is a qualifier for the 2019 Chubb U.S. Junior Championships Smythe Trophy (singlehanded division), which will be sailed in Lasers.
PURCHASE MJRW MERCHANDISE - We've teamed up with Marblehead Sports Shop to bring you some awesome MJRW gear including tech shirts, performance hoodies, sun hats, canteens and more!
Help Pleon and Junior Race Week Innovate
Please help us achieve our goal of meeting the SILVER level for sustainability certification for a Clean Regatta. http://www.sailorsforthesea.
Provide our sailors with interactive sustainable education activities and information from Northeastern University's Marine Center based in Nahant, MA. Northeastern will be on site, presenting during dinner with a hands-on exhibit of their research: https://nahant.northeastern.
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(Pleon is a 501(c)3 organization)
Huge thank you to Phil Smith for taking incredible photos during MJRW!
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