Part regatta from Miami to Havana
The second event of its kind since the beginning of the thaw age
Between Washington and Havana
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | Real Estate Agencies
Miami, United States .- The Miami-Havana regatta regatta regatta
Last year after more than half a century of interruption, started today
From Miami Beach with about 40 boats as participants, in their
Vast majority of Americans.
The competition is organized by the Coral Reef (USA)
And Hemingway (Cuba) with the help of the non-profit organization
Southern Ocean Racing Conference (SORC), based in Miami.
The SORC was revitalized in 2016 to start the regatta again
To the heat of the Cuban-American agreement on
Relations announced at the end of 2014.
Thirty-seven boats 31 to 80 feet in length and various
Classes participate in this race of 210 nautical miles in length, according to
The web of the organization.
Last year, when the inaugural race started, SORC said on its website
That for almost 60 years the fans to the sailing competitions of
The area missed the opportunity to reach Havana, which was one of the
Favorite destinations of the winter circuits of the Americans
Fans of the candle.
With the rupture of Cuban-American relations after the
Revolution made it illegal for US sailors to put the
To Cuba, something that is now possible thanks to the agreement for the
Normalization of relationships announced in December 2014.
Official United States races And Cuba were suspended in 1959, the
Year of the triumph of the Revolution on the island. The last one done before
Of the suspension joined the cities of St. Petersburg, in the north of
Florida, and Havana, a circuit that began in 1930.