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2019 RC Laser Midwinter Championship Regatta

March 2, 2019 - March 3, 2019



16th Annual RC Laser Midwinter Championship Regatta

March 2-3, 2019

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 AMYA RC Laser Class.

RULES: The regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing for 2017-2020, 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 Race Director (RD) during the course of the sailing day by posting and announcing the changes.

VENUE: Frank E. Mackle Community Park, Marco Island, FL

ENTRIES: Limited to 30 (due by February 20, 2019).
Entries may be submitted online at: https://form.jotform.us/83554757241159
Entry fee: $55 includes Saturday & Sunday lunches, sodas & water, awards & skippers’ gift.

FORMAT: Two fleets (Gold/Silver) system: Qualifying races, in odd-even format, will be held Saturday morning to divide the total fleet into two fleets. These scores will be carried forward and racing will continue Saturday and Sunday in Gold and Silver Fleets. The first place finisher in the first Gold Fleet race on Saturday will receive a special award in memory and honor of long-time RC Laser sailor, Hank Buchanan.


Friday, March 1, 2019
Registration & practice sailing 2:00 pm
Cocktails/dinner (dutch treat)
6:30 pm
​Saturday, March 2, 2019
Registration & practice sailing 8:30 am
Skippers Meeting 9:30 am
Qualifying Races Start to divide fleet 10:00 am
Box lunch provided at Tiki Hut Mid-Day
Final Race of the day starts no later than ​3:30 pm
Cocktails/dinner – Marco Island Yacht Club
($40/person inclusive. Cash bar)
6:30 pm
​Sunday, March 3, 2019
Skippers Meeting 9:30 am
Racing begins 10:00 am
Box lunch provided at Tiki Hut ​Mid-Day
Final race of day starts no later than 2:30 pm
Awards Presentation 3:00 pm
Post Race – Stan’s Idle Hour (Goodland, FL) 4:30 pm or whenever you want to get there…

QUESTIONS: Rocky or Mary Lee Cale
​239-642-1825 (H) OR 609-703-4310 (C)

HOUSING: A list of local hotels/motels is available in the NOR PDF here


March 2, 2019
March 3, 2019
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Frank E. Mackle Community Park
1361 Andalusia Terrace
Marco Island, FL 34145 United States
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