Yachting Happenings

Looking for something to do? Check out our picks of exciting upcoming events.

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Twelve Metre Class sailing yachts from The International 12 Metre Society will be visiting New York Harbor as part of The Golden Year anniversary tour for the New York Classic Week this October 2 to 3. Fresh off last week's 12 Metre World Championship races in Newport, Rhode Island, these classic sailing yachts are celebrating their 50th anniversary in the America's Cup competition. www.12mrclass.com

The shores of Clearwater, Florida, will be lively on October 1, thanks to the first Annual Super Boat International Championship Festival. Thousands of spectators are anticipated, and all proceeds from the event will go to help fund local Florida charities. www.clearwatersuperboat.com

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The Walk on Water Benefit will take place this October 2 to 4 at the Delamar Hotel in Greenwich, Connecticut. Presented in collaboration with the Greenwich Harbor Yacht Showcase, the Walk on Water Benefit donates all proceeds to supporting spinal research and the Shake-A-Leg program, whose Adaptive Sailing Program helps people with physical and developmental disabilities experience the joy of sailing. www.wowgetonboard.org

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