The Bacardi Winter Series, Bacardi Cup and Bacardi Invitational Regatta are once again returning for the 2021-2022 season

The 2021-2022 season opener is Bacardi Winter Series Event 1, featuring racing for the J/70 and Melges
24 fleets from 18-19 December 2021, followed just over a month later by Bacardi Winter Series Event
2 from 28-30 January 2022. Competition will be fierce as teams make their assault on the leader board,
ahead of the series finale at the Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta from 9-12 March 2022. Joining
the Star, J70 and Melges 24 classes at the Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta in March are the Viper 640s
and VX Ones, with a nine race series over three days for all fleets.

Celebrating ninety-five years of excellence in 2022, the iconic 95th Bacardi Cup takes centre stage at the Bacardi Invitational Regatta from 6-12 March. The Bacardi Cup’s worldwide reputation will again attract a star-studded line-up of sailing’s heroes in an event where Olympic medallists, America’s Cup winners and World Champions mix it up on the race track alongside Star Class enthusiasts. The battle for victory will unfold in the traditional format of one daily endurance race over 6 days of competition, kicking off on 7 March 2022.

“The Bacardi Regattas redefine sailing events,” commented Sara Zanobini, Event Director. “Sailors are at the heart of our events, creating a spectacular celebration of global talent who year on year enjoy an extraordinary time in Miami, whether legends of the sport or first timers at our events. We are exceptionally proud to welcome sailors from all over the world who come to Miami to soak up the unique atmosphere.”

Miami is simply one of the best places to sail in the winter and is one of the world’s most demanding race tracks. Biscayne Bay is stunning, the racing is incredible, the host clubs are prestigious yet offer a home from home and sailors enjoy a festival atmosphere – there is no better place to be. As always, Bacardi will again deliver its renowned event bonhomie, with nightly parties, great food, live music and cocktails.

As 2021 Bacardi Cup winner Mateusz Kusnierewicz (POL) reflected, “The Bacardi Cup’s legacy, history, people, great organization and place makes it very special. Only to be part of it, to participate, makes me feel special.

“It’s a tradition. It’s a magic place. It’s a perfect time of the year. It’s great people. It’s this magic taste and feeling you have. Once you taste it, you want it again!”

The Bacardi Regatta event staff can provide teams with a comprehensive logistics package to make bring boats to Miami a straightforward choice, with a range of services also available to support accommodation and travel arrangements. Please email queries to: [email protected]

Come sail with us, renew friendships and experience the spirit of sailing in Miami, USA at the Bacardi Winter Series, Bacardi Cup and Bacardi Invitational Regatta.

Bacardi continues its long standing relationship with sailing and is the proud patron of the Bacardi Regatta Series in Miami. Race activities are managed by Coral Reef Yacht Club, in collaboration with Biscayne Bay Yacht Club, US Sailing Center and Shake-a-Leg Miami.

A full media package will deliver daily video highlights, race reports and photo galleries, online and via worldwide distribution, alongside full social media coverage.

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Bacardi U.S.A. Inc. is the United States import and distribution arm of family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world. The company boasts a portfolio of some of the most recognized and top-selling spirits brands in the United States including BACARDÍ® rum, PATRÓN® tequila, GREY GOOSE® vodka, DEWAR’S® Blended Scotch Whisky, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® gin, CAZADORES® 100% blue agave tequila, MARTINI vermouth and sparkling wines, the world’s leading vermouth and the world’s favorite Italian sparkling wines, and other leading and emerging brands. Founded more than 158 years ago in Santiago de Cuba, Bacardi Limited currently employs more than 7,000, operates more than 20 production facilities in 11 countries, and sells its brands in more than 170 countries. Bacardi Limited refers to the Bacardi group of companies, including Bacardi International Limited. Visit or follow us on Twitter @BacardiLimited or Instagram @BacardiLimited1862. Enjoy Responsibly.

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December 17, 2021 Press Release, WS1, WS2