2012 Mid-Winter Championship NOR

NOTICE OF RACE

9th Annual Marco Island RC Laser Mid-Winter Championship Regatta

March 2-3-4, 2012

Sponsors – Marco Island Model Yacht Club (MIMYC) in conjunction with the City of Marco Island Department of Parks and Recreation. The regatta is organized under the overall authority of the MIMYC and the RC Laser Class Association-North America (RCLNA).

Rules – The regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing for 2009-2012, as amended by the United States Sailing prescriptions and incorporating Appendix E-Radio Controlled Boat Racing Rules, the current RC Laser Class Rules and further sailing instructions as mandated by the Principal Race Officer (PRO) during the course of the sailing day by posting and announcing the changes.

Frank E. Mackle Community Park
1361 Andalusia Terrace
Marco Island, FL 34145
(239) 642-0575

Entry Fee $100.00 due by February 17, 2012. Entry forms will be available before the end of December 2011 on the MIMYC Web Site Registration will be limited to 40 boats in order of entry receipt.

Format – Equal Opportunity Racing System (Promotion/Relegation). The fleet will be evenly divided into three equal in ability fleets and all participants will sail two Seeding Races on Friday starting at 2:00 PM. Using the total score for both seeding races, the fleet will be divided into “A”, “B” and “C” fleets for Saturday and Sunday races using the Promotion/Relegation scoring system. Our PRO will be David Brawner the president of AMYA (American Model Yacht Association).

Friday, March 2, 2012
Registration 1200
Skipper’s Meeting 1300
Seeding Races Begin 1400
Cocktail party with heavy hors d’oeuvres & “Go Fast” Clinic 1830 – until

Saturday, March 3, 2012
Skippers Meeting 0930
Racing begins 1000
Box lunch provided at Pavilion Hut 1200
Final Race of the day starts no later than 1600
Cocktails and dinner party at MIYC 1830
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Skippers Meeting 0930
Racing begins 1000
Box lunch provided at Pavilion Hut 1200
Final race of day starts no later than 1500
Awards Presentation 1600

Questions?      http://www.orgsites.com/fl/marcoislanmodelyachtclub/

George Domenech    sjprmi@yahoo.com  or 239-642-6274
Rocky Cale         rockycale@hotmail.com or 239-642-1825

Housing Options in Marco Island, FL

As in past years, local MIMYC members will not be available this year.  Visiting skippers should seek accommodations see list below. 

ON ISLAND ACCOMMODATIONS

Boathouse Motel
1180 Eddington Place
239-642-2400
www.theboathousemotel.com

Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa
560 S. Collier Blvd.
239-394-5000
www.hiltonmarcoisland.com

Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa
400 S. Collier Blvd.
239-394-2511 / 800-228-9290
www.marcoislandmarriott.com

Marco Island Lakeside Inn
155 First Street
239-642-1161 / 800-729-0216
www.marcoislandlakeside.com

Old Marco Inn & Suites
100 Palm Street
239-394-3131 / 877-475-3466
www.oldmarcoinn.com

Marriott Crystal Shores Vacation Club
600 S. Collier Blvd.
239-393-3491
www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mrkml-marriotts-crystal-shores/

Marco Bay Resort
570 Bald Eagle Drive
239-394-8881 / 800-228-0661
www.marcobayresort.com

Paramount Suite Hotel
901 S. Collier Blvd.
239-394-8860

Marco Lake Efficiencies
139 Marco Lake Drive
239-642-9400

OFF ISLAND ACCOMMODATIONS

Holiday Inn Express
3837 Toll Gate Blvd.
Naples
239-384-1700

La Quinta Inn & Suites
185 Bedzel Circle
Naples
800-531-5900

Comfort Inn & Suites
3860 Toll Gate Blvd.
Naples
800-277-7517

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