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SailFest: Regatta & Pier Party

Pier Party

Enjoy local eats, craft beer/wine, games, live music, auction, driving range and more!
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Cofer Cup Race

Teams race along the Elizabeth River aboard our Harbor 20 sailboats to win the official Cofer Cup.
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Saturday, September 23, 2023

Join us for an afternoon on the cruise pier celebrating our signature program, Sail Nauticus. This two-part event features a regatta followed by a Pier Party with live music, games, tasty beverages and food.

All proceeds directly support the mission of Sail Nauticus!

Sponsorships are now open and include Pier Party tickets + registration for your employees in the corporate regatta! Please contact Rehn West, Director of Development & Marketing at for more details.

Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors

Nauticus’ mission is to benefit the community through education, impactful experiences and by sharing access to maritime resources. Sponsorships are tax-deductible and directly support our mission through the Nauticus Foundation, the 501(c)3 nonprofit of Nauticus.