Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series – St. Petersburg

February 16-18, 2024  •  Hosted by the St. Petersburg Yacht Club

St. Petersburg Social Pass

Enjoy snack and drinks nightly, the launch of Mount Gay Rum’s special edition, SPYC’s Famous Saturday Supper, music, games and more. Complimentary Social Passes for SWRS Race Officials and Junior Sailors.
Advance offer – Buy 4 and the 5th pass free.

Speaker Series – St. Petersburg – Victor Diaz de Leon

Venezuelan wonder-boy, Victor Diaz de Leon, was the first Special Guest of the 2024 Sailing World Speaker Series. Sailing World Editor, Dave Reed, covered special stories behind Victor’s climb to multiple victories, and the sizzle of the new SailGP Team United States.

Mount Gay Rum Cocktail Contest

  • Winning Cocktail: “Low Tide Old Fashioned”
  • Winning SWRS Team: Va Bene – Brad Barrios, Thomas Barry, Andrea Cichon, Michal Cichon, Tara Lee Costich, Ryan Graber, Michael Jacobsen, Mark Macke, Frances McCarthy, Tom O’Donohue, David Slonena
  • Ingredients: 2oz Mount Gay Black Barrel, 1/3 oz Banana liquor, 5 drps Angostuna bitters, 4 drops Peychard bitters, dark simple syrup, fresh cinnamon, Maraschino cherries
  • How to Make: Mix ingredients in stirring glass, cover cocktail glass with dark simple syrup, layer rum, float banana liquor, grate cinnamon, garnish with cinnamon and cherries

Regatta News: St. Petersburg

One Charismatic Crew

The crew of Tim Landt’s Nightwind 35 Charisma took on the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series Distance Race in St. Pete to recreate themselves.

St. Pete is Going to Sizzle

All indications are the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series’ kick off in St. Petersburg is going to be hot. And we’re not just talking about the weather.

St. Petersburg Map and Points of Interest


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