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MCSA Masters Championship

Thursday, July 20, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017
Cedar Lake Yacht Club - Fleet 46
4719 Yacht Club Dr.
Hartford, WI  53027
Jeffrey J Shabino
MCSA Sanctioned Regatta
Registration is recommended
Payment At Event Only
PLEASE - DO NOT use the credit card feature on this website to pay for this event. Pay when you arrive at the event only.
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MCSA Masters Championship
Extra (1) Package Of All Meals
Extra Friday Lunch
Extra Friday Dinner Party
Extra Saturday Lunch
Extra Saturday Dinner Party
Extra Sunday Lunch
Extra Regatta Shirt

Notice of Race
MC Fleet #46 and the Cedar Lake Yacht Club
cordially invite you to the

MCSA Masters Championship Regatta
July 20- 23, 2017


Cedar Lake Yacht Club, 4719 Yacht Club Dr., Hartford, WI 53027. 262-644-5136

Entries &
This is an MC Sailing Association (MCSA) sanctioned event. It is open to skippers of MC scows who are current members of MCSA and 50 years of age on or before the first scheduled race. A boat may sail with a different sail number from its hull number if it registers with that sail number, and must compete with that number for the entire event.

Each skipper must declare his/her age and will compete in the associated division.

  • Masters - 50 - 59 years
  • Grand Master - 60 - 69 years
  • Mega Master - 70 -79 years
  • Old Salt - 80 years or older
Non-MCSA members will be scored DNC for all races. All yachts must comply with the MC class scantlings prior to the preparatory signal of the first scheduled race. MCSA Membership Signup
The races will be governed by the rules defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).
  1. The sailing instructions will consist of the instructions in RRS Appendix S, Standard Sailing Instructions, and supplementary sailing instructions that will be published and be posted on the official notice board located at the club.
  2. Racing Area:  The racing will be the waters of Big Cedar Lake.
  3. Courses to be sailed are all windward leeward courses as shown in the Standard Sailing Instructions Appendix S.
  4. No race will be started with the wind under 5 mph.
  5. A boat that receives outside help from any source other than that permitted by RRS 41 shall retire.  This supplements RRS 41. Boats that retire will receive points equivalent to DNF.
  6. Flags will be the primary means of communication on the water however the RC will attempt to make VHF radio contact regarding OCSs, weather issues, safety concerns, and other actions of the RC where clarification might be helpful to the sailors.   The competitor channel to be used will be posted.
  7. Racing rules 30.1, 33, 35, 62.1, A4.2 and A11 will be changed.  The changes will appear in full in the sailing instructions. The sailing instructions may also change other racing rules.
  8. Competitors give absolute right and permission for video footage or photographs of themselves or their boat generated during an MCSA event to be published in any media for press, editorial or advertising purposes.
  9. Sailing Instructions
    Sailing Instructions
Scoring & Trophies The Low Point System, RRS A4, will apply, except that RRS A2 is changed so that each boat's total score will be the sum of her scores for all races unless seven races are completed. If seven races are completed, each boat shall discard her worst score except when prohibited under RRS 90.3(b). 

Seven races are scheduled. Three (3) completed races shall constitute a regatta for awarding Perpetual Trophies. Keeper trophies will be awarded if at least one (1) race has been completed.

Keeper Trophies:

  • Top 10 Overall
  • Top 2 Grand Masters
  • Top 2 Mega Masters
  • Top Old Salt
  • Top Woman
Perpetual Trophies:
  • Regatta Winner
  • Top Grand Master
  • Top Mega Master
  • Top Old Salt
  • Top Woman

Address for return of previously won Perpetual Trophies:
Dan Fink

W257 S10550 Horseshoe Ln

 WI 53149

NOTE: All times shown are preliminary. Check official Notice Board for updates.

Date Time Event
July 20
Check in & On-site registration.
Informal Welcome BBQ hosted by CLYC
    Avoid the rush the next morning. Come early and setup tonight!   
July 21

Check in & On-site registration.
  0730-0930  Complimentary Continental Breakfast  
Welcome and Skippers meeting  

1000 Warning signal for first race of the day
  TBD Racing as conditions permit

TBD Lunch - PRO determined

TBD Racing begins as Directed on Notice Board by the PRO

5:00 Dinner Party at Echo Point (private home), Beef Tenderloin 
Date Time Event
Saturday, July 22
Complimentary Continental Breakfast
  TBD Racing begins as Directed on Notice Board by the PRO
  TBD Racing as conditions permit

TBD Lunch -PRO Determined

TBD Racing begins as Directed on Notice Board by the PRO

5:00 Social Hour

Dinner Party at CLYC, BBQ Ribs
Date Time Event
July 23
Complimentary Continental Breakfast

TBD Racing begins as directed on Notice Board.

If three races have been completed no warning signal will be made after 1200 hours.  If three races have not been completed this time limit is extended to 1500 hours. No warning signal shall be made after 1500.   

TBD Lunch and Awards, Immediately after last race


Please login to MSCA to register. The registration link will appear in the upper right hand corner.
Registration closes at 9:00am on Friday, July 21.

Boat Registration fee - $185 if you register on or before July 1st, $200 afterwards.
Skipper Registration fee entitles each registrant to:              
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast for three days.
  • Three Lunches
  • Friday & Saturday Night Dinner Parties.
  • Free Regatta Shirt with pre-registration before July 6th.
  • Free Limited Beer after races each day.
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast for three days
  •  Free Limited Beer after races each day

Additional Package of all Meals: (3) lunches,(2) dinners at $68 ea.
Additional Lunch at $8 each
Additional Friday Dinner Party at $30 each
Additional Saturday Dinner Party at $30 each
Additional shirt at $38 each. Please pre-order at early registration (before July 6th). Extra shirts at the event is not guaranteed.


If you pay by personal check, make payable to:

Cedar Lake Yacht Club

Attn: Masters Regatta Chairman, Jeff Shabino
PO Box 532
West Bend, WI 53095
Crew & Spectator Boats
Every effort will be made to provide ample crew & spectator boats for those wishing to get out on the water to watch the action. Limited number of crew available - contact Jeff Shabino.
Launching Boats will be dry sailed with ATV's handling all launching and take out each day. 
  • A few camping spaces are available on CLYC grounds – A limited number of RV hookups available, first come first serve (Small fee for electric use).
  • Housing (limited availability) – contact: Jeff Shabino at
  • Motels – many options available in surrounding area.  Check on-line here: Hotels near yacht club
Questions  Regatta Contact Person: Jeff Shabino Tel. (847)790-6104 or by email at

Sailing is an activity that has an inherent risk of damage and injury. Competitors in this event are participating entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. The race organizers (organizing authority, race committee, protest committee, host club, sponsors, or any other organization or official) will not be responsible for damage to any boat or other property or the injury to any competitor, including death, sustained as a result of participation in this event. By participating in this event, each competitor, or in the case of minors, each competitor’s parent or guardian, agrees to release the race organizers from any and all liability associated with such competitor’s participation in this event to the fullest extent permitted by law.