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Patriot II in SW
The Washington Marina 1320 Maine Ave., SW Washington, DC 20024
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Visit the official National Cherry Blossom Festival website for more info.


Combining the beauty of the cherry trees with the grace and fun of a sailing competition, the regatta’s start and finish lines lie close to Hains Point. View the festivities from the water aboard Patriot II, the official spectator boat of the regatta, and DC Harbor Cruises’ new luxury catamaran.

The 2011 Cherry Blossom Regatta, the only “on the water” competition in the National Cherry Blossom Festival, will take place Saturday, April 2. Launched in 2008 by Alexandria’s Daingerfield Island Sailing Club (DISC), the 2011 race will include more boats, adding the Lightning fleet from the Potomac River Sailing Association ( to the competition. DISC is also pleased to announce that this year’s regatta will benefit DC Sail, the youth and community sailing program of the District of Columbia.

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