Photo Credit Matt Lynch
2012 Wrecker's Cup Race Series!!!
No protests, no pageantry, just race with us
- or against us!
Race Results and Photos
The final race of the 2012 Schooner Wharf
Bar Wrecker's Cup Race Series is here, when captains, crews and passengers
race the seven miles to Sand Key on an annual quest for bragging rights on
this small island.
The "day of wreckoning" is Sunday, April 29th, at 1:00 p.m. when ships in
five different classes will reenact the times in Key West history when
wreckers would race to a disabled ship, rescue the crew and then lay claim
to the cargo. The five classes for the race series are: Classic, Schooner,
Multi-hull, Monohull over 30, Monohull under 30 feet.
Join your friends, captains and mates for a
day of rivalry on the high seas. Local and visiting yachtsman are all
welcome to join the fun.
The entry fee is $30.00, which includes free rum punch and hors d'oeuvres
at the Captain's Meeting on Saturday, April 28th, at 7:00 p.m. on the upper
deck at Schooner Wharf.
Awards Ceremony will take place after the race on Sunday at
7:00 p.m., where all wreckers can feast on a BBQ dinner and share
sailing stories while watching their maritime adventure on a big
screen television. Dance the night away to the reggae and island
rhythms of Marty Stonely and George Victory.
Winners will receive a bottle of Pusser’s Rum and a souvenir rum
mug along with the antique looking trophies commemorating the
victory, Schooner Wharf bar tabs and Wreckers Race Tee Shirts. All
participating vessels will be eligible to win a great prize in a
free $600 raffle sponsored by West Marine Downtown and Stock
built 1926 at Pendleton Shipyard, Wiscasett, Maine, for Joseph
Pulitzer - John Alden design. This photo was taken in the first
Wrecker's Cup Race
| But the
crews and captains are not the only ones who can participate in the
fun. The race is a great way for captains to fill their charter boats
for an afternoon sail. As visitors to the island get to take part in a
local adventure, spectators can watch the madness from Schooner Wharf
Bar while getting an up-close look at traditional and majestic wooden
For more information, do not hesitate to call (305) 292-3302.
facebook or visit us at SchoonerWharf.com.
2012 Wrecker's Cup
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