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2020 RC Laser National Championship Regatta (Postponed)

October 30 - October 31


2020 RC Laser National Championship Regatta

October 30th – November 1st, 2020

Corpus Christi, TX

HOST: Coastal Bend MYC – AMYA #334 (Corpus Christi, Tx), Woodlawn SC – AMYA # 112 (San Antonio,Tx), Corpus Christi Yacht Club

Practice / Racing
Google Location/Venue:
Waters Edge Park – 304 N. Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, Tx 78401

RULES: The regatta will be governed by the “rules” as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), as modified by Appendix E, Notice of Race, 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. This is considered an AMYA GOLD Chevron event, therefore membership in the AMYA is required. Discounted AMYA memberships will be available to new members on registration form. Membership includes a subscription to Model Yachting Magazine & extra items!


Friday, October 30, 2020
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Registration, Boat Measurement
Corpus Christi Yacht Club (CCYC): 98 Coopers Alley
Practice Races: Waters Edge Park – 304 N. Shoreline Blvd
7:00 pm Skippers Reception at Host Hotel
​Saturday, October 31, 2020
8:00 am to 9:15 am Registration, Boat Measurement @ Venue
9:30 am Skippers Meeting at Sailing/Racing Venue
10:00 am Racing begins, Seeding races, then Gold and Silver Fleet Racing after 5 seeding races
12 noon Mid-day lunch break
Racing continues
4:30 pm No races will start after this time
6:30 pm Skippers/spouses and friends dinner (Location TBD)
Sunday, November 1, 2020
9:30 am Skippers Meeting at Sailing/Racing Venue
10:00 am Racing continues for Gold and Silver Fleets
12 noon Mid-day lunch break
Racing continues
3:00 pm No races will start after this time
3:30 pm Awards

ENTRY FEE: $85.00 Regatta will be limited to 30 boats. (see below)

REGISTRATION/ENTRY FORM: Electronic registration opening date will be June 15th, 2020, 8pm(EST), First come-First serve for first 30 skippers only, but a “waiting list” will be started if oversubscribed. Any withdrawals prior to October 15th will be filled from “Waiting List” only. No refunds for withdrawals after October 1st, 2020. Jot Form Registration Link: https://form.jotform.com/201421442017035

Skippers must be entered by completing online registration Entry Form and submitting it prior to October 15th, 2020 with an Entry Fee of $85.00. Entry fee includes Friday evening Skippers/Spouses Reception w/light snacks with cash bar at Host Hotel, lunch Saturday and Sunday and event T-shirt.

SCORING: Racing will be under low point system. Odd/Even Scoring system used for Seeding Races. Five(5) Seeding races (10 heats) maximum or at the end of Saturday’s racing with total of all top scores counting less one throwout for Gold/Silver split. Followed by Gold & Silver Fleet racing. Overall scoring will allow for one(1) throwout score per day.

TROPHIES: 1st – 4th Place Gold Fleet, and 1st – 3rd Place Silver Fleet with registration of over 20 boats, & Special Awards.

CHAMPIONSHIP HOST HOTEL: Residence Inn by Marriot , 309 S. Shoreline Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 (361) 904-0090
Group rate $ 119.00/room Dbl occupancy (Call-in only!)
Call in Group Code …. “2020 RC Laser Nationals”

AIRPORTS: Corpus Christi International (CRP) – 1000 International Dr.
Corpus Christi, TX 78406
(18 Minutes from Venue)

San Antonio International (SAT) – 9800 Airport Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78216
(2 Hours 20 Minutes from Venue)

Please note: The Host Hotel is directly across the street, and walking distance (450 ft), from the sailing/racing venue. The Corpus Christi Yacht Club is also walking distance (750 ft) from the sailing/racing venue. No need for a rental car if capable of taking Uber or Lyft from Airport to Hotel.

Side note for your planning: According to 2019 NOAA’s National Climate Data Center, four of the top 10 cities in the United States with population greater than 100,000+ is in Texas. Corpus Christi rated as one of the highest average wind speed cities in the US per year.
Note to self……. Bring all your rigs! You have been warned!

Launching Area at Venue: During normal outing for the Club’s regatta over the last three years, we have not ever experienced water lapping over the concrete sidewalk giving us a dry launching area. And with any kind of luck this should be no different unless we experience an unusual high tide due to any adverse weather in the Gulf of Mexico. Be prepared if needed with water type shoes if needed. You can view venue pictures on the Coastal Bends MYC’s website listed below.

INFORMATION: Regatta Host: Ray Seta rssailtexas@yahoo.com 210-710-7866
Class Secretary: Nick Mortgu mortgu@comcast.net 609-820-0509

HOST CLUB/EVENT WEBSITE: coastalbendmyc.com

Welcome to Texas!


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Ray Seta
(210) 710-7866


Waters Edge Park
304 N. Shoreline Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 United States
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