NARC Rally Calendar of Events

20th Anniversary NARC Rally Calendar of Events

Below is the preliminary schedule of activities for the 20th Annual NARC Rally. Please visit this page periodically for updates.

  • Newport Start

    October 19 to 24: Boats arrive in Newport at the Newport Yachting Center
    Friday, October 25:
    • 3:00PM Weather Briefing at the Seaman’s Church Institute (Skippers only)
    • 5:00PM Dinner for all skippers and crew at Benjamin’s
    Saturday, October 26: Official start of the Rally (Subject to weather)
    October 30 to November 1: Boats arrive in Bermuda
  • Chesapeake Start

    October 19 to 24: Boats arrive Cobb’s Marina, Little Creek Virginia
    Friday, October 25:
    • 3:00PM Weather Briefing at Cobb’s Marina
    • 5:00PM Dinner for all skippers and crew at Captain Groovies
    Saturday, October 26: Official start of the Rally (Subject to weather)
    October 30 to November 1: Boats arrive in Bermuda

In Bermuda

November 1: 5:00PM Happy Hour at Club and BBQ (for those in port)
November 2: See Bermuda/Dockyards?/Rugby?
November 3: Many hourly activities
• 3:30PM Goslings Rum Tasting
• 5:00PM Goombays
• 6:00PM Fishy Fry
November 4: 5:00PM Bermuda Harbor/Customs - Thank You Party by Services Super Yachts Terminal
November 5: Swan Fleet departs Bermuda
November 6: TBD
November 7: TBD
November 8 or 9: Fleet departs Bermuda for St. Maarten


In St. Maarten

November 10 and 11: Swans arrive in St. Maarten
November 12: 5:00PM Swan Crew Party at Jimbo's
November 13: Swan crew flies home
November 14 and 15: Main fleet arrives
November 16: IGY Marina Ill Del Sol
• 1PM to 5PM: Closing Party for the NARC Rally/Start of the Season Party for St. Maarten Boating Industry