Anchors Aweigh: WAO holds second annual World Avocado Cup Regatta
SAN DIEGO — Avocado-producing nations from around the world were represented July 31-Aug. 1 at the World Avocado Organization’s second annual World Avocado Cup Regatta, co-sponsored by the Peruvian Avocado Commission and the California Avocado Commission.
Following the first day of the race on July 31, a reception was held at the San Diego Yacht Club, where winners of the inaugural race in 2019 were recognized and the World Avocado Cup trophy was unveiled. The SDYC, one of the top yacht clubs in the world, hosted the event and the cup will remain there in perpetuity.
The 2021 regatta featured a field of 12 sailboats, with entries from Peru, the United States, South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Portugal, Spain Colombia, Brazil, the World Avocado Organization and the flagship boat of the World Avocado Cup.