Yachting Happenings

Here are some yachting events taking place in the near future.


The Monique Burr Foundation for Children will hold the 21st Annual El Pescado Billfish Tournament out of Camachee Cove Marina in St. Augustine this October 1-3. There will be $100,000 in cash prizes up for grabs, and all proceeds from the tournament will be put toward helping the foundation and their programs, which help provide child abuse prevention and education services throughout Northeast Florida. www.moniqueburrfoundation.org

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YachtFest 2009, one the biggest yacht shows on the West Coast, will be held from September 17-20 at Shelter Island Marina in San Diego, California. This year the show will celebrate its 10th anniversary. www.yachtfest.com

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The Norwalk International In-Water Boat Show will take place at Norwalk Cove Marina in Norwalk, Connecticut, this September 24-27. In addition to hundreds of boats and exhibitors-both in the water and out-this year's show will also feature Captains John and Andy Hillstrand of the vessel Time Bandit, seen on the Discovery Channel's popular show The Deadliest Catch. www.boatshownorwalk.com