Pensacola, FL (October 26, 2015) – A classic race returns to Florida’s Gulf of Mexico waters when the new Pensacola a la Habana Race starts Saturday, October 31 from Pensacola Bay, Florida. This is the first fully permitted, major ‘offshore’ yacht race from a US port to a port in Cuba since 1959.
Racing will be for a spectacular new perpetual trophy donated by Pensacola’s Pace family. It’s the “Pace Perpetual Trophy” awarded to the first overall monohull yacht in race on corrected time. Division trophies will be large pewter sailboats appropriately inscribed for the occasion. Class trophies will be awarded as well as participation medallions.
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