Nayarit Governor, Roberto Sandoval Castañeda recently announced results of this year’s Regata Copa México, along with confirmation of the next edition of Mexico’s most important sports sailing event, to take place in Riviera Nayarit in 2014.

This year’s edition of Regata Copa México took place in March as part of Nautical Extravaganza, a month-long celebration of nautical activities in Banderas Bay that features a variety of related recreational and competitive events. It attracted 1,500 sailors from 28 different countries who, along with all the spectators that spent time in our destination during the event, kept occupancy up to 80 percent in Banderas Bay hotels, spending an estimated 60 million pesos during their time here. An additional 12 million pesos were generated for the destination from organizers who arrived prior to the event and remained afterwards.