Sailing is kind of, sort of, always on my mind.
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The Figawi Race has once again filled the Boat Basin with lots of beautiful sail boats with summer right around the corner. We can’t wait for sunny days at the beach, evening strolls down Main Street, ice cream from the Juice Bar, and live music from local restaurants and bars that makes Nantucket so much fun to visit.
Today was the perfect day for sailing from Hyannis to Nantucket. Saturday night Figawi hosts a Competitor Party under the Event Tent (bracelet required) on New Whale Street and Sunday is a day to enjoy Nantucket. If you are not planning on attending the Competitor’s Party then it’s time to bust out your pastels and get your drink on. Here are our suggestions, with pearls of wisdom culled from Fiagwi weekend seasoned sailors….
May 23rd – 25th 2015 is the 44th Annual Figawi Race.
The Kickoff Party begins at the Hyannis Yacht Club on Friday May 22nd at 3:00 p.m. where competitors, family, friends and Figawi fans gather to celebrate the weekend festivities. Early Saturday morning, crews begin gathering and preparing their boats. The races begin between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. depending on their handicapped start time. The Figawi Race kicks of the Cape Cod and Nantucket summer season and is recognized as a top sailing event both nationally and internationally. …
Nantucket Boat Basin is a premier luxury destination for sailors and yacht captains from around the world. Here you will find some of the most beautiful sailboats and yachts in New England. If you are an avid boat lover, then you are sure to enjoy a stroll along the docks to view the hundreds of luxury sailboats and yachts.
Timeless beauty, fresh trends, and vibrant energy are the hallmarks of the Heart of Nantucket. Soft foggy hues, with a pop of playful sophistication is what we are all about. Our exuberant approach to everyday life encourages a lifestyle of casual incandescent charm. We call it living life salty.
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