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Train Wreck - triple crown event #2

When:
Friday, January 27, 2023 to Sunday, January 29, 2023
Where:
Lake Eustis Sailing Club - Fleet 04
http://www.lescfl.com/
1310 CR 452
Eustis, FL  32726

407 385 8842
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Keven Briggs
6153062418 (c)
 
Geoff Moehl
4076088019 (c)
 
David Leather
407 973 5058 (c)
Category:
MC Regional Regatta
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Train Wreck Regatta
Extra Friday Lunch
Extra Saturday Lunch
Extra Sunday Lunch
Extra T-Shirt
Additional BBQ Dinner

 lesc

 
15th  MC TRAINWRECK REGATTA

Regatta/Triple Crown Series 2 of 3
January 27, 28, 29th , 2023

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 http://www.lescfl.com/
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Entries &
Eligibility

This event is open to MC Scows whose skippers have completed the CLUBSPOT Registration and paid the required fees by close of registration by  Thursday, January 26, 5 pm.  
Entry is via  https://theclubspot.com/regatta/574GEwqzA7 
and as shown on http://www.lakeeustissailingclub.org/

 

Trophy age categories must be met before the first schedule race.

 

This event is the 2nd of three of the MC Triple Crown series.
The other two events in the series are the SER Nov 2022 and the MCSA Midwinter Championship (Mar 9-11, 2023).
Competing in all three events is required to be eligible for the Triple Crown.

 Rules

The regatta will be governed by the Notice of Race, the current Racing Rules of Sailing, the US Sailing Prescriptions, the MC Class Association Rules, and these Sailing Instructions which shall supersede in the event a conflict exists. (This changes RRS 63.7.)  

Schedule
of
Events




NOTE: All times below are tentative.

 

Date Time Event
Thursday
Jan 26
 9:00
 3 pm 
Club Open for Competitors
SIs, Available in/around Clubhouse. Registration closes 
     
Friday
Jan 27
0900 Skippers’ meeting in person & via VHF channel 72.
1030 Warning signal for first race of the day.
   TBD  Lunch Break (on water or ashore)
   TBD  Warning Signal for additional race(s)
After Races

Post-race Press Conference. (Beer & Snacks)

     
Saturday
Jan 28
10:00 Warning signal for first race of the day.

After Races
 Post-race Press Conference. (Beer & Snacks & BBQ Dinner)
     
Sunday
Jan 29
0930 Warning signal for first race of the day.

After racing Lunch and awards presentation after conclusion of last race 

 

Registration

Boat registration is $159 - Early Bird Discount $10 (for MCSA members registering before Jan 14th.)

Boat registration includes: Light breakfast, lunch on all days, a T-shirt for the Skipper only (not crew)--- and the Sat evening BBQ

Extra BBQ meals -- if ordered during Early Registration. - $25 per person

During Early Registration ONLY, additional Lunches BBQ meals and T-shirts for crew and guests may be purchased as follows: Lunch $12 each, T-shirts $29 each. BBQ $25 each.
After the Early Registration deadline has passed additional items will not be available. 


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 MCSA New Member Signup / Information

Scoring The Low Points System will apply with one throw out if 6 races are completed. This changes RRS A2. Six races are scheduled but more may be sailed at the discretion of the PRO. A minimum of one race must be completed to constitute a regatta.  

 

Scoring for the MC Triple Crown series will be as follows:
   First place finisher in the SER, the Train Wreck and the Midwinters Regattas will be       awarded 120 points, second place finisher 119 points, third 118 points, etc.
   Total score for the series will be the sum of scores in all three regattas.
   Highest score will be awarded the Triple Crown. 
Trophies

The following keeper trophies will be awarded: Age categories (at 12am on 1/28/23) as per MC class:
  Top Five finishers (any age, male, or female)

  Top Master (50-59)

  Top Grand Master (60-69)

  Top Mega Master  (70-74)
  Top Old Salt (75 and up)
  Top Female (provided a minimum of two are registered before the early registration deadline)

  Top Youth (under 25 years, provided a minimum of two are registered before the early registration deadline)

 

VHF radio will be the primary means used by the Race Committee (RC) for communicating with the fleet about activity on the course e.g., delays, recalls, weather issues, etc. 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.

Lodging


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.

Motels in the neighborhood which offer discount to regatta attendees.

Check www.lescfl.com for current details Boat Storage LESC has a Regatta Storage Program for sailors who want to keep their boats at the club over the winter months- and then fly in for the Train Wreck and Mid-Winters regattas. You must contact the LESC club Sec (dbjleather@gmail.com) if you wish to enroll in the Regatta Storage

Questions

Regatta Contacts:  Keven Briggs, kbriggs4@gmail.com, Geoff Moehl. Dave Johnson www.clubspot.com. 

Dave Johnson
(407) 267-5505 Cell

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