Sunfish and Laser sailors are invited to fun race at the RS Aero Midwinters at Kelly Park on Merritt Island on February 7-9. These classes will have a separate start and will pay no entry fees, but will sign a release, and will receive no awards other than bragging rights. You will be sailing with a substantial and competitive Aero fleet that will enjoy your company on the water. The Regatta NoR is on Regatta Network for further information. Please come join us!
Also, there are several new RS Aero charter boats available for those who may want to compete in the Aero Midwinters fleet. Marc Jacobi will conduct a clinic on February 6 to introduce the boat and share go fast tips. To charter contact Marc at USA@RSAerosailing.org. There are currently 15 boats registered and a fleet topping twenty boats is expected. Come join us and find out why this boat was the winner of the Olympic dinghy trials!
IRYC is hosting the RS Aero Midwinters Championship sailing out of Kelly Park, Merritt Island, February 7-9, 2020. Several charter Aeros will be available for newcomers to the boat eager to sail in a competitive fleet.
From the Fleet Captain:
I do not wish to send small boat sailors out into a Small Craft Advisory, SO Saturday’s racing at MYC has been cancelled, as well as dinner. But SUNDAY we will race, I amended the NOR, it aint going to cost as much, you may now have more fun for the buck. Come Support Melbourne Yacht Club’s Fall Race Week.
The St Augustine Dash and Back is a race within a race within a race. From the start line, near the Ponce Inlet Sea Buoy, the course continues in a Northerly direction towards the Main St. Pier where times will be collected for the first race. Competitors will continue approximately 43 nm to the St Augustine Sea Buoy where their recorded time will be used for the second race. Competitors will return to the Ponce Inlet Sea Buoy where the third finish time will be recorded.
Find full details and online registration on the event’s Regatta Network page.
The 2019 Firecracker Regatta, sponsored by Port Canaveral Yacht Club (PCYC), will accommodate two ocean races on Saturday July 6, 2019. It is our hope that participants will leave our beautiful facility, with a sincere appreciation of the hospitality extended by the membership of our club. This one-day regatta has been planned to promote competition and camaraderie, in an ambiance of yacht racing.
More information, including the Notice of Race and the entry form, can be found on the PCYC 2019 Firecracker Regatta event page.
Port Canaveral Yacht Club reports that the regatta that was scheduled for June has been canceled.
There will reportedly be another one scheduled for the July 4th holiday weekend. Details will be posted when they become available.