From 25-31 January 2009, US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR returns to the waters of Biscayne Bay, bringing together the world's top Olympic and Paralympic class competitors. The 20th annual US SAILING Rolex Miami OCR is a mainstay on the winter circuit for sailors who are campaigning for the next Olympic and Paralympic Games. In 2009, the Rolex Miami OCR is the second of seven events included in the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup.
Regatta Headquarters are at the US Sailing Center, where the Laser classes also will be located. The Stars will be hosted at Coral Reef Yacht Club, the Ynglings at Key Biscayne Yacht Club, and all Paralympic classes at Shake-A-Leg Miami's facilities.
If you are interested in covering this world-class event, please use the following contacts.
Rolex Miami OCR Media Centre
Media Pro International for Rolex Watch U.S.A.
41 Memorial Blvd.
Newport, RI 02840
US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR Press Room
US Sailing Center
2476 S. Bayshore Drive
Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133
ISAF Sailing World Cup
The first ISAF Sailing World Cup is set to launch at the end of 2008 bringing a new annual series of sailing to the international sports calendar. The World Cup will be open to the sailing events chosen for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Competitions.
Incorporating existing major events, the series will kick off with Sail Melbourne, Australia in December 2008, followed by the Rolex Miami OCR, USA; the Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia MAPFRE, Palma, Spain; Semaine Olympique Francaise, Hyeres, France; the Delta Lloyd Regatta, Medemblik, the Netherlands; Kieler Woche, Germany; and Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, Weymouth, Great Britain.