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13th annual Summer Sailstice Celebration 22 June 2013

by Ken Quant on 20 Feb 2013
Summer Sailstice - every kind of boat, as long as it has sails! .. .

Don't miss out this year! Tall ships to small ships--sailors around the world are invited to celebrate the 13th annual Summer Sailstice on the weekend of June 22, 2013. Traditionally held the weekend closest to the summer solstice, this global celebration of sailing invites everyone to sail ‘together’ regardless of where they are or what they sail. Participating is easy, just sign up at www.summersailstice.com and hit the waves!

Who: Sailors and non-sailors worldwide
What: Summer Sailstice Sailing Celebration
When: June 22, 2013
Where: Wherever there’s wind, water and sails, and it's summer.
How: Register for free on the event website, declare your participation, invite others to join the Summer Sailstice event. Entrants have a chance to win prizes donated from sailing companies.

Website:
A newly designed Summer Sailstice website boasts improved tools for participants to promote their local events. In 2013 Summer Sailstice continues its partnership with Sailors for the Sea, an organization that helps connect sailors to ocean conservation and raise funds to support SfS environmental programs.



Prizes:
Footloose Sailing Charters is offering a fabulous BVI Caribbean sailing vacation. Also offered will be more than 400 prizes from sailing companies such as Hobie, Offshore Sailing, West Marine, Boat U.S., Bluewater Sailing, WoodenBoat and many more marine suppliers.

'Whether you haven’t pulled out your old Sunfish from under its tarp in years, or you’re skippering a tall ship, 2013 is the year to pledge to sail. It’s the perfect time of year for everyone to get on the water,' says event founder John Arndt.

Sign up for free at www.summersailstice.com.Create a Sailstice event, recruit crew, post stories, win prizes and see what’s planned around the planet!.



About Summer Sailstice:
Summer Sailstice is the global sailing holiday celebrated on the weekend closest to the summer solstice. This international event was founded in 2001 to connect the global sailing community in a fun, creative, multifaceted, multi-location sailing holiday. Every year, Summer Sailstice connects more than 19,000 sailors all over the world—cruisers, racers and recreational—to celebrate and showcase life under sail. The event has expanded to include participants from Asia, across the Americas and Europe.

Visit www.SummerSailstice.com or contact john@summersailstice.com.

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