NOR: 2018 RC Laser Midwinter Championship


15th Annual RC Laser Midwinter Championship Regatta

March 3-4, 2018

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 18, 2018). Entries may be submitted online at:
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 to divide the total fleet into two fleets. Sunday the fleet will be separated into Gold and Silver fleets, with Saturday’s scores being carried forward.


Friday, March 2, 2018
Registration & practice sailing 2:00 pm
Cocktails/dinner (dutch treat)
Joey D’s Italian Restaurant & Bar
6:30 pm
​Saturday, March 3, 2018
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 ​4:00 pm
Cocktails/dinner – Marco Island Yacht Club
($40/person inclusive/cash bar)
6:30 pm
​Sunday, March 4, 2018
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…

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

QUESTIONS: Rocky or Mary Lee Cale