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MCSA Master's Championship

Thursday, October 7, 2021 to Sunday, October 10, 2021
Lake Lanier Sailing Club - Fleet 03
6206 Commodore Drive
Flowery Branch, GA  30542
Additional Info:
Amy W Larkin
404-414-4740 (c)
Stefan R Schulze
Kurt Stadele
6786374351 (c)
MCSA Sanctioned Regatta
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full 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
(1) Crew or Guest Package
Additional Friday Lunch
Additional Saturday Lunch
Additional Saturday Dinner, Drinks, & Band
Additional Sunday Awards Lunch
Additional Regatta Shirt

Notice of Race
MC Fleet #3 and the Lake Lanier Sailing Club cordially invite you to the

MCSA Masters Championship Regatta
October 7 - 10,  2021

Lake Lanier Sailing Club
6206 Commodore Drive,  Flowery Branch, GA   30542

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. 

All yachts must comply with the MC class rules prior to the preparatory signal of 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 - 74 years
  • Old Salt - 75 years & up
  • Women - 50 & up
  • Member Signup / Information
The organizing authority (OA) for this regatta is the MC Sailing Association (MCSA) in cooperation with the Lake Lanier Sailing Club (LLSC).

The races will be governed by the rules defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).
  1. The racing area is Lake Lanier.
  2. The sailing instructions will consist of the instructions in RRS Appendix S, Standard Sailing Instructions, and supplementary sailing instructions that will be published here, and be posted on the official notice board located at the club.
  3. Racing rules 30.1, 35, 41, 62.1, 62.2, A2, 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.
  4. Courses to be sailed are all windward leeward courses as shown in the Sailing Instructions.
  5. VHF Radio (72) will be used by the RC to communicate with competitors on the water. Additional instructions regarding radio communication will be included in the SI’s.
  6. Electronic Equipment: Use of electronic timekeeping is permitted. Digital compasses and/or devices, which offer functions not exceeding timing, heading and directional memory, which may include a user programmed reference heading are permitted. Any electronic device shall not provide wind information, boat speed, GPS-related information or compute correlation between time and bearing (such as used to ping the starting line).
  7. 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 authorized by MCSA for press, editorial or advertising purposes.
  8. Safety Suggestion: MCSA encourages but does not require the use of masthead flotation panels when conditions warrant their use.

  9. Sailing Instructions
 Scoring & Trophies

The Low Point System of RRS Appendix A will apply.

When fewer than 7 races are completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores. When 7 or more races are completed, a boat’s score will be the total of her scores excluding her worst score. This changes RRS A2.1.

Seven races are scheduled. Three completed races shall constitute a regatta for awarding Perpetual Trophies. Keeper trophies will be awarded if at least one race has been completed. Awards will be based on her finishes in the overall fleet.

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:
Kurt Stadele
320 Aurelia Trace
Alpharetta, GA 30004

Schedule of


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


Date Time Event
Fri/Sat/Sun Oct 1,2,3    MC & M14 Southern's Regatta.
See separate notice of event for details & registration 
Mon-Wed Oct 4-6   Practice Days
Club is open for the duration of the week.
Includes kitchen, clubhouse and campgrounds. 3-RV electric hookups. Committee and rescue boats. 
Oct 6-7
10:00am-4:00pm MCSA & LLSC Seminar.
See separate notice of event for details & registration 
Oct 7

2:00- 8:00pm Master's Check in & On-site registration.
Avoid the rush the next morning. Come early and setup tonight! 

2:00pm Practice Race - TBD
Oct 8
7-9:00am Master's Check in & On-site registration.
  10:00am Lunch Pickup
  10:30 am
Welcome & Competitors Briefing 

11:30 am Warning signal for first race of the day

TBD Racing as conditions permit

Dinner on your own - enjoy the local eateries

Oct 9


TBD Racing begins as Directed on Notice Board by the PRO

TBD Racing as conditions permit
  TBD  Lunch 

TBD Racing begins as Directed on Notice Board by the PRO
6:30 pm
Dinner, Beverages, Band at LLSC
Oct 10


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 & Awards Presentation at LLSC



Please login to MSCA to register. The registration link will appear in the upper right hand corner. Please PAY AT THE EVENT, not on-line.

Registration closes at 9:00 am on Friday, October 8, 2021. 

Boat Registration fee - $210 if you register on or before October 1, $220 afterwards.
Skipper Registration fee entitles each registrant to:
  • Three Lunches
  • Saturday Dinner, Beverages, & Band
  • Cool Regatta Shirt (Cotton  - Long or Short Sleeve)

Additional Package of all Meals at $60 each: (3) lunches,(1) dinner/drinks/band. 
Additional Lunch at $10 each
Additional Saturday Dinner w/Drinks & Band at $30 ea.

Additional Shirt at $30 each. Please pre-order at early registration (before Sept 27th). Extra shirts at the event is not guaranteed.

Checks can be made out to: Venmo, Paypal, & Zulle also available. Credit Card?
Amy W Larkin
1909 Point River Drive
Duluth, GA 30097

Regatta Shirts ordered by Sept 27th will be available at registration.
Crew & Spectator Boats

Launching will be using the two boat ramps at the LLSC.

Trailer parking will be at a designated spot upon arrival at LLSC.

Spectator/tender boats are welcome. Every effort will be made to provide ample boats for crew & spectators wishing to get out on the water.



  • Club is open for the duration of the week after MC Southerns. This includes the kitchen, clubhouse, campgrounds and limited RV electric hookups. Club rescue boats and will be provided as required.
  • There is tent camping, (12 campsites) and 5 RV sites with electric. First come, first served.  Old Federal Campground is within walking distance of the club for additional RV and camping sites.
  • The Lake Lanier SC Web site is a very good source of info; includes a weather link!
  • See new pet policy online at
Disclaimer of Liability Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.
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