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 fantastic race management help from The Boston, Corinthian, Eastern and Manchester Yacht Clubs.
7/7 UPDATE: Marblehead Junior Race Week is confirmed for July 20-22. However, due to Massachusetts Phase 3 Step 1 Organized Youth & Adult Amateur Sports restrictions issued on 7/6, MJRW 2020 will be single-handed boats only -- Optimists & Lasers.
MJRW Message re: COVID 19 - mjrwcovidmessage.pdf
DID YOU KNOW OUR REGATTA FOOD IS NUT FREE? All MJRW regatta-served food is nut free. We go out of our way to carefully source all the food we serve to ensure nut-free ingredients and processing.
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Huge thank you to Phil Smith for taking incredible photos during MJRW!
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