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Anchors aweigh! St. Augustine Sailing proudly unveils its maiden voyage into the world of racing with the eagerly anticipated Ladybug Race Event, set to unfurl its sails on April 28, 2024. This isn’t just any race; it’s a celebration of community spirit and a nod to the empowerment of women in sailing through the Women On the Water (WOW!) program. And while the event may spotlight women, it warmly welcomes participants of all genders.

Prepare to be swept away on a nautical adventure as the Ladybug Event promises a day brimming with excitement for sailors and sailing enthusiasts alike. Dockside at Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor and Marina, attendees will be treated to a mesmerizing Mini Boat Show, showcasing a fleet of Jeanneau Sun Odyssey models ranging from 35’ to 44’, alongside the elegant Lagoon 40. From 9 AM to 5 PM, guests can explore these vessels and engage in other of on-dock activities.

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But the real treasure lies in the lineup of workshops and seminars set to unfurl throughout the day. Covering topics as diverse as marine weather forecasting to winch maintenance, cruising essentials to the art of writing and publishing while at sea, these sessions will be led by esteemed speakers including Chris Parker, John Gaughan, and Behan Grifford. For those eager to feel the wind in their sails, an Intro to Sailing course will be offered at various intervals during the day.


The Main Event will be the Ladybug Race itself, featuring both performance and cruiser class racing. A special category awaits the All Female Crews, vying for the prestigious Ladybug Trophy. “We’re thrilled to host the Ladybug Race Event and support the Women on the Water program,” expressed Toste Muniz, Office Manager at St. Augustine Sailing. “This event embodies our commitment to fostering community involvement and promoting inclusivity in sailing.”

For those seeking a front-row seat to the action, VIP Spectator viewing is available for a nominal fee, inclusive of light refreshments. We will have both VIP Dockside Spectator Viewing for $39 pp and a VIP On The Water Viewing areas for $79 pp.   Spectator Tickets

The Women On the Water (WOW!) Program will be proudly flying the Ladybug Spinnaker, generously provided by Ullman Sails Florida. Tickets for workshops, seminars, and on-water experiences can be conveniently purchased online – Workshop, Seminars, Demonstrations.

And after the sails have been furled, the festivities continue at the Awards Dinner, hosted by Outer Banks Boil Company – St. Augustine, with exclusive discounts offered to event participants.

Set sail with St. Augustine Sailing Enterprises, where luxury sailing adventures and experiences await enthusiasts of all levels. From private charters to sailing lessons and membership options, they offer tailor-made experiences to suit every occasion and budget. For more information and to stay updated, visit www.sta-sail.com and follow them on social media @StAugustineSailing.

Prepare to chart your course at the Ladybug Race Event – where the winds of change are blowing, and the spirit of sailing knows no bounds.