Young sailors from around the globe will converge on South Florida for the 69th annual Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta (OBIYR). The four-day event from Dec. 26-30 takes place on Biscayne Bay and is the largest youth regatta in the U.S. attracting more than 675 competitors from 27 states and 23 countries. One of the largest dinghy regattas for sailors ages eight to 18 in the world, the OBIYR will be held at the Coral Reef Yacht Club (CRYC) in Coconut Grove, with support from the U.S. Sailing Center Miami, Lauderdale Yacht Club, and Shake-A-Leg Miami. The event, a staple in South Florida for almost seven decades, attracts more than 200 volunteers from around the community.
Fri., Dec. 26, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 27, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 28, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Mon., Dec. 29, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 30, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 2014