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Train Wreck - triple crown event #2

Friday, January 28, 2022 to Sunday, January 30, 2022
Lake Eustis Sailing Club - Fleet 04
1310 CR 452
Eustis, FL  32726

407 385 8842
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Allan R Haeger
815-347-2590 (c)
Geoff Moehl
4076088019 (c)
Gerard A Beck
407-765-4714 (c)
David Leather
407 973 5058 (c)
MC Regional Regatta
Registration is required before Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Payment In Full At Event Only
PLEASE - DO NOT use the credit card feature on this website to pay for this event.


All competitors must complete registration at by 5 pm Thursday, January 27. Once registered, LESC will e-mail an invoice to you with payment instructions. Please follow these instructions and pay in full by 5 pm Thursday, January 27.
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Train Wreck Regatta
Extra Friday Lunch
Extra Saturday Lunch
Extra Sunday Lunch
Extra T-Shirt
Additional Breakfast(s)


MC Fleet 04 and the Lake Eustis Sailing Club cordially invite you to the

January 28, 29, 30, 2022

Notice of Race
Venue Regatta will be sailed on Lake Eustis. The Lake Eustis Sailing Club, the organizing authority, is located at 1310 CR 452, Eustis, Florida 32726 - about 40 miles north of Orlando. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1056, Eustis, FL 32727-1056. Club website is

Melges Performance Sailboats/Quantum Sails

TM Central Technologies – David Moring

Sonic - America’s Drive-In – Keven Briggs

Dept. of Sports Marketing, Lake County, Florida

SailZing, LLC – Al Haeger

Geoff Moehl, sailor

Luxe Realty – June Howells

Mount Dora Yacht Club

Entries &

This event is open to MC Scows whose skippers have completed online only registration at and paid the online invoice by 5 PM, Thursday, January 27, 2022.


Trophy age categories must be met before January 28,  2022.


This event is the second of three in the MC Triple Crown series. The other two events in the series are the Southeast Regional Championship (Nov 13-14, 2021) and the MCSA Midwinter Championship (Mar 17-19, 2022). Competing in all three events is required to be eligible for the Triple Crown.


LESC encourages the use of mast head floats.

Bring masks. Mask use may be required (see rules for details).
 Water Bottles No single use water bottles will be provided. A filtered-water fountain is available for refillable containers.

The regatta will be governed by the Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions, the current Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), and MC Class Association rules– except that Special COVID-19 Rules and the Sailing Instructions will take precedence in case of conflict. This changes RRS 63.7.


Sailing Instructions will be sent to your registration e-mail address on January 21. Changes to this NOR and the Sailing Instructions after Jan. 21 will be posted on the official notice board and sent to your registration e-mail address. The official notice board is at the south-west corner of the LESC Clubhouse.


  1. Social distancing is mandatory. Based on CDC recommendations in effect at the time, masks may be required while in the clubhouse, on the dock, or in covered areas where social distancing is not possible.
  2. All participants shall have the ability to “self-shelter” (i.e., cars, rvs, etc.) on-premises in the event of inclement weather. Additional shelter will be provided but may be insufficient for conditions or social distancing.
  3. No crew /spectator boat(s) can be provided. competitors may bring crew  but are responsible for their transportation to/from the race area.
  4. Camping is very limited and must be authorized (see lodging )

NOTE: All times below are tentative. Please check Official Notice Board for updates


Date Time Event
Jan 10


Online early registration, online early payment, and all tee shirt orders close.

Jan 21

Sailing instructions sent to registrants email addresses 
Jan 27
 5 pm Online registration, payment , breakfasts & lunch orders close. 
Jan 28
0800 Continental breakfast at club.

0800 - 1030 Tee shirt pickup. No additional registration required. Report sail number changes to registration!
1100 Skippers’ briefing via VHF channel 72.
1115 Pickup lunch before leaving shore.
1230 Warning signal for first race of the day.
After Racing

Post-race press conference.

Refreshments at socially-distanced locations.

Dinner on your own.

Jan 29
0800 Continental breakfast at club.
  TBA Pickup lunch before leaving shore.

TBA Warning signal for first race of the day.

After Racing

Post-race press conference.

Refreshments at socially-distanced locations.

Dinner on your own.

Jan 30
0800 Continental breakfast at club.

Warning signal for first race of the day.
Note: No warning signal after 1300 hrs.

After racing Lunch and awards 




All competitors must complete registration at by 5 pm Thursday, January 27.


Once registered, LESC will e-mail an invoice to you with payment instructions. Please follow these instructions and pay in full by 5 pm Thursday, January 27.


Registration fee is $95. $10 more for competitors that are not members of the MC Scow Class Association. Registration after Monday, January 10 is $10.00 more.


Boat registration includes continental breakfast and lunch Friday, Saturday, Sunday for skipper only:


Boat registration also includes regatta tee shirt for skipper, only if registered before Tuesday, January 11. Tee shirt order goes in Jan 11. After the Early Registration time limit has passed, tee shirts cannot be included.


Additional tee shirts ($23) must be ordered and paid online during early registration before January 11.


Additional lunches ($8) and breakfasts ($5) must be ordered and paid online before registration closure at 5 pm, Thursday, January 27, 2022.


All amounts include Florida sales and use tax at current rate.



MCSA New Member Signup / Information 


The Low Point System of RRS Appendix A will be used. Eight (8) races are scheduled. More may be sailed at the discretion of the PRO. A minimum of one race must be completed to constitute a regatta. If more than 5 races are completed, a boat’s highest excludable race score will excluded. This changes RRS A2


Scoring for the MC Triple Crown series will be as follows:

  • First place finisher in the SER and in the Train Wreck Regattas will be awarded 60 points, second place finisher 59 points, third 58 points, etc.
  • First place finisher in the Mid-Winters Regatta will be awarded 120 points, second place finisher 119 points, third place 118 points, etc.
  • Total score for the series will be the sum of scores in all three regattas.
  • The Sailor with the highest number of points will be awarded the “Triple Crown”

Keeper trophies (after top 5, category depth determined by registrations as of Jan. 11.)

  Top five overall

  Top Master(s)

  Top Grand Master(s)

  Top Mega Master(s)
  Top Old Salt(s)
  Top Female (min 2 required)

  Top Youth    (min 2 required)


After signal flags, VHF radio channel 72 will be the auxiliary means used by the RC to communicate about activity on the race course; e.g., delays, recalls, weather related issues. For recalls, following the display of the Individual Recall flag, the RC will attempt to announce by VHR radio the sail numbers of all boats identified as being OCS. (This changes RRS 29.1). Such announcement is a courtesy and failure by the RC to make the announcement, or of the boats to hear or understand it shall not constitute grounds for redress.


Due to COVID restrictions and practices, camping is restricted to 24 people total. Permission to camp (and the number of campers) must be requested via online request (click here to request) - You will not be authorized to camp except by a confirmation response from LESC. 

Camping is on the grounds of the Club to the north of clubhouse. The City of Eustis zoning regulations permit limited number of RVs up to 30 ft. in length to be on the premises only for the duration of the regatta.

Some area motels offer discounts to regatta attendees. Check for current details. Website needs update


Lake County: – then go to “Visitors”


Mount Dora: or 


Regatta Chair: Allan Haeger   cell 815-347-2590

Regatta Co-Chair: Geoff Moehl  cell 407 608 8019

Registration: Jerry Beck cell 407-765-4714             

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