Photo/SailMaine

Photo/SailMaine

More than 300 young sailors from around the world flocked to Portland, Maine, this week to compete in the U.S. Optimist Dinghy Association’s New England Championship, according to an article in the Portland Press Herald.

The series of races, or regatta, was hosted by the nonprofit SailMaine and drew young sailors from around the United States, as well as Canada, Bermuda and the Virgin Islands. The annual event takes place in a different New England location each year, and was last hosted by Portland in 2003.

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Portland Press Herald