Welcome to the 2017 RC Laser National Championship site. This year will mark the 5th National Championship regatta of the AMYA RC Laser Class.
Being held May 19th–21st at Pocono Pines, PA., John Whipple along with RC Laser Class secretary Nick Mortgu, worked along with members of the Lake Naomi Club RC Laser fleet to host this championship.
Jim Kaighin of Marsh Harbour, Bahamas won the 2016 National Championship in Virginia Beach, VA followed by 2nd place finisher Danny Thomas, and Dave Brawner in third.
Who will be the winner of this year’s regatta? You have to compete to win. Enter early!
The regatta will be governed by the “rules” as defined in the Rules of Sailing, as modified by Appendix E, Notice of Race and sailing instructions, and the AMYA RC Laser Class Rules.
The regatta is open to all boats recorded with the AMYA RC Laser Class and members of the AMYA or current card carrying members of a foreign RC sailing organization. Discounted AMYA memberships will be available to new members. Membership includes a subscription to Model Yachting Magazine.
Regatta will be limited to 30 boats. Eligible boats and skippers may be entered by completing online registration Entry Form and submitting it prior to May 7th, 2017 with an entry fee of $65. Entry fee includes coffee and light fare, lunch Saturday and Sunday, Trophies for Gold and Silver Fleets (with registration over 20 boats), other individual awards, and sailor’s gift.
John Whipple – firstname.lastname@example.org – 570-350-2977
Nick Mortgu – email@example.com – 609-820-0509
|FRIDAY, MAY 19th|
|2:00 pm - 4:00 pm||Registration, Boat Measurement and practice races, Lake Namoi|
|6:00 pm||Skippers and friends get together at Timber Trails Club House
238 Centennial Trail, Pocono Pines, PA.
Orange chipotle grilled chicken
Grilled pork tenderloin au poivre mustard dijon
Mediterranean vegetable kabobs lemon basil pesto
Choice of fries or baked potato with salad
$14.00 per person plus drinks, tax, gratuity
Credit Card Only for meals and bar (No Cash)
|SATURDAY, MAY 20th|
|8:30 am||Registration, Boat Measurement|
|9:30 am||Skippers Meeting|
|10:00 am||Racing begins. Seeding, then Gold and Silver Fleets|
|4:00 pm||No races will start|
|6:00 pm||Cocktails at Lake Naomi Club House|
|7:00 pm||Dinner at Lake Naomi Club
135 Miller Dr, Pocono Pines, PA
Haddock fricassee simmered in a white wine cream sauce
Asiago crusted chicken breast with grilled fennel, fresh pear and celery root
Dijon glazed roasted pork loin with an apple-jack demi glaze
Mashed potatoes – rice pilaf
Complimentary splash of Cielo rose’ at each setting
Food, tip, tax paid with registration.
Bar: Credit Card Only (No Cash).
|SUNDAY, MAY 21st|
|9:30 am||Skippers meeting|
|10:00 am||Racing begins for Gold and Silver Fleets|
|3:00 pm||No races will start|
|3:30 pm||Awards Ceremony|