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2019 National Championship Regatta

January 19, 2019 - January 20, 2019



American Model Yachting Association

RC Laser National Championship Regatta

January 19-20, 2019
Sarasota, FL

RULES:​ 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.

ELIGIBILITY:​ The regatta is open to all AMYA RC Laser Class members with boats recorded with the AMYA or current card-carrying members of a foreign radio control sailing organization. Discounted AMYA memberships will be available to new members on registration form. Membership includes a subscription to Model Yachting Magazine.


2 pm to 4:00 pm  Registration, Boat Measurement, Practice Races:
Benderson Park, Sarasota, FL
8:30 am  Registration, Boat Measurement
9:30 am  Skippers Meeting
10:00 am  Racing Begins, Seeding Races, then Gold and Silver
Mid-day  Lunch break
Racing continues
3:30 pm  No races will start
6:00 pm  Skippers and friends Dinner: Valentino’s
9:30 am  Skippers Meeting
10:00 am  Racing continues for Gold and Silver Fleets
Mid-day  Lunch break
Racing continues
3:00 pm  No races will start
3:30 pm  Awards

SAILING LOCATION: Benderson Park Sarasota, FL

ENTRY:​​ 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 January 13th 2019 with an entry fee of $56. 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.

REGISTRATION:​​ https://form.jotform.com/83146124915960/

SCORING:​​ Racing will be under the low point system.

Regatta Host: David Fine dsfine30@gmail.com 401-241-7500
Class Secretary: Nick Mortgu mortgu@comcast.net 609-820-0509

You can easily make your hotel reservations online using the link below:


Booking Method:

1. Enter Arrival & Departure (1/17/2019, 1/20/2019 for example)
2. Click “CHECK RATES” to complete the booking process

Kindly note:

• The room-block is under the group name, RC Laser National Championship Regatta
• There’re 15 standard rooms in the room-block for arrival on January 18, 2019 and departure on January 20, 2019. The special group rate of $155 is available 3-day pre and post the event based on room availability.
• Group room rate is $155+12% tax per room per night
• Complimentary buffet breakfast
• Complimentary Wi-Fi
• Complimentary 24-hour fitness center, business center and guest laundry
• Complimentary self-parking
• Complimentary express check-out at 12:00 Noon
• A credit card is required at the time of booking
• Cancellation policy – cancel by 3PM EST 4-day prior to arrival to avoid the penalty which is one-night room charge
• Cutoff date is Wednesday, December 26, 2018


January 19, 2019
January 20, 2019
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David Fine


Nathan Benderson Park
Lakewood Ranch, FL United States
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