La regata storica

regata storica

The Historical Regatta is a parade of boats sixteenth century, headed by the Bucintoro, an ancient ducal ship used to celebrate the ritual of marriage to the sea, all passengers of the boats wear historical
The event takes place on the first Sunday of September and is considered one of the most characteristic events of the town, probably the most spectacular event among those that characterize the city of Venice.

After the parade there is the competitive race with different races divided according to boat type. Each boat has a different color representing each one a single area of Venice.