This is the 2nd race of the Schooner Wharf Bar Wrecker’s Cup Race. The course is 7 miles from Key West Harbor to Sand Key, re-enacting the ancient wrecking tradition of Key Wes; a series of ruthless one-way races to the reef to claim the booty. At the race start, Key West harbor is a magnificent sight, filled with colorful sails and spinnakers on vessels ranging from 16 feet to 120 feet.
The 35th Annual Schooner Wharf Bar Wrecker’s Cup Race Series is set for Sunday, February 23rd, starting at 1 PM.
Trophies and prizes are earned by the top 3 vessels in 7 classes –schooner, multi-hull, classic, monohull 29′ and under, monohull 30-39 feet, monohull 40 feet and over new this year is a possible Hobie Cat class! 1st, 2nd & 3rd place will be awarded in each division, with trophies, a Bottle of Pusser’s Rum, Schooner Wharf Bar Tabs & Wrecker tee shirts as prizes. Awards Ceremony and Party starts at 7 PM on Sunday, February 23rd.
Captains’ Meeting is held Saturday, February 22nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Schooner Wharf’s Sail Loft with complimentary Pusser’s Rum Punch and hors d’oeuvres from the Schooner Wharf Galley.
“No protests, no pageantry, just race with us — Or against us!”