Beginning with its inaugural event in February 2006, the WesMex Regatta has earned the reputation of the premier small boat regatta of Banderas Bay. It is one of the most important youth sailing events of the year in all of Mexico and is one of two “Signature Regattas” of the Vallarta Yacht Club.
The International WesMex Regatta is hosted by Vallarta Yacht Club and sanctioned by the Mexico Sailing Federation, the Mexico Optimist Class Association (AMVCO), the Laser Mexico Class Association and the Club 420 Class. For 2017, this one design regatta is a qualifier for young sailors from all over Mexico to advance to the Junior Olympics, 2016, the Opti North Americans, the Optimist World Championship, and European Optimist Championships,
WesMex 2017 Regatta Schedule
|Wednesday, March 8
||Early Arrivals & Clinics
|Thursday, March 9
||Opening Ceremony - Registration
|Friday, March 10
||Skippers Meeting - Race Day
|Saturday, March 11
Skippers Meeting - Race Day
|Sunday, March 12
||Skippers Meeting - Final Race Day - Awards Ceremony for All Fleets
All Competitors $1000 pesos
Inscription fee includes on-the-water snack, pasta buffet immediately following the race, t-shirt for each competitor, party on Saturday night and awards ceremony.
Coaches - $500 pesos plus refundable $200 pesos for coach flag. Coaches will be provided with a t-shirt, snacks on the water and dinner buffett with the competitors.