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Nearly 200 sailors competed in Sailfest on April 6 and 7.

Junior Olympic event sails into Sarasota

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

Nearly 200 sailors competed in Sailfest on April 6 and 7.

The first day of competition brought some wind delays.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

The first day of competition brought some wind delays.

Sailfest is a Junior Olympic sailing event and is an Area D Chubb qualifier.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

Sailfest is a Junior Olympic sailing event and is an Area D Chubb qualifier.

Sailors raced around Sarasota Bay during the event.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

Sailors raced around Sarasota Bay during the event.

Nearly 200 sailors competed in Sailfest on April 6 and 7.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

Nearly 200 sailors competed in Sailfest on April 6 and 7.

Sailors ranged in age from 7 to 18.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

Sailors ranged in age from 7 to 18.

In addition to being an Area D Chubb Qualifier, the regatta was also the championship for the Beemis and Smythe trophies.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

In addition to being an Area D Chubb Qualifier, the regatta was also the championship for the Beemis and Smythe trophies.

The Sailfest Regatta was a competition but also a fundraiser for Sarasota Youth Sailing, which is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

The Sailfest Regatta was a competition but also a fundraiser for Sarasota Youth Sailing, which is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit.

Sailfest is a Junior Olympic sailing event and is an Area D Chubb qualifier.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

Sailfest is a Junior Olympic sailing event and is an Area D Chubb qualifier.

Nearly 200 sailors competed in Sailfest on April 6 and 7.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

Nearly 200 sailors competed in Sailfest on April 6 and 7.

Sailors ranged in age from 7 to 18.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

Sailors ranged in age from 7 to 18.

A majority of sailors were from Florida, but a number were also from other states, such as Georgia.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

A majority of sailors were from Florida, but a number were also from other states, such as Georgia.

Sailfest is a Junior Olympic sailing event and is an Area D Chubb qualifier.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

Sailfest is a Junior Olympic sailing event and is an Area D Chubb qualifier.

In addition to being an Area D Chubb Qualifier, the regatta was also the championship for the Beemis and Smythe trophies.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

In addition to being an Area D Chubb Qualifier, the regatta was also the championship for the Beemis and Smythe trophies.

Sailors raced around Sarasota Bay during the event.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

Sailors raced around Sarasota Bay during the event.

Nearly 200 sailors competed in Sailfest on April 6 and 7.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019 |

Nearly 200 sailors competed in Sailfest on April 6 and 7.

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