Summer Sailstice Invite

Celebrate Sailing!

Celebrate Sailing!


You are invited to the 14th annual Summer Sailstice – June 21, 2014.

Saturday, June 21st marks the 14th anniversary of Summer Sailstice, a global holiday celebrating sailing. In 2013, sailors participated by racing, cruising or daysailing from all 50 US states and over 40 countries sailing ‘together’, wherever they were in the world.

Williams & Heintz Map, publisher of the Virginia and Maryland Cruising Guides, is inviting all or our friends customers to sign up at then sail by going racing, cruising or recreational sailing on the weekend of June 21st. The Summer Sailstice website allows you to post your sailing plans, publicize your fleet event, invite others or see what other sailors are doing in the area. Participants can host a cruising rendezvous, hold a race or sail however they like for the Sailstice holiday. There’s no better way to start the summer and no better weekend in the Northern Hemisphere to unite with sailors around the world.

By signing up for Summer Sailstice you become eligible can win prizes contributed by Footloose Sailing Charters, West Marine, Hobie, Offshore Sailing, WoodenBoat and many other marine favorites. Prizes include a one-week BVI charter with Footloose, a Hobie Kayak and over 400 other prizes on the site here:

Sailors will also have the opportunity to join sailors committed to preserving the world’s oceans by contributing to a global circumnavigation with Sailors for the Sea.

So please join us and sailors everywhere out on the water on June 21st to “Sail Locally, Celebrate Globally” connecting the whole world sailing in the 14th annual Summer Sailstice!

About Summer Sailstice

Founded in 2001, Summer Sailstice is the global sailing holiday celebrated on the weekend closest to the summer solstice connecting the global sailing community in a multifaceted and multi-location sailing holiday. Every year, Summer Sailstice unites over 19,000 sailors all over the world—cruisers, racers and recreational—to celebrate and showcase life under sail. The event has expanded to include participants from Asia, across the Americas and Europe. In 2013, the celebration grew to almost 4,900 sailboats racing, cruising and day sailing in 50 US states and 40 countries. For more information about Summer Sailstice, please visit or contact


Summer Sailstice Invite — 2 Comments

  1. Hey Holly I would love to but we are doing the dragon boat races that day for End Hunger Calvert County. Enjoy!!!