In 2012 Gulf Coast sailors will celebrate the 27th sailing of the Regata al Sol from Pensacola, Florida to Isla Mujeres, Mexico. This biannual premier offshore race is sponsored by Southern Yacht Club, Pensacola Yacht Club, and the Club de Yates Isla de Mujeres. The starts of the race will be Wednesday May 9th for the Cruising Divisions and Thursday May 10th for the Racing Division. The course will take racers from Pensacola Bay 555 nautical miles across the Gulf of Mexico to Isla Mujeres, Mexico just off the Yucatan coast from Cancun. This race offers all the excitement of an offshore race as well as the challenge of navigating the Gulf loop current.GO TO LATEST NEWS FOR TRACKING, SCRATCH SHEET AND MORE!