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Train Wreck - triple crown event #2

When:
Friday, February 2, 2018 to Sunday, February 4, 2018
Where:
Lake Eustis Sailing Club - Fleet 04
http://www.lescfl.com/
1310 CR 452
Eustis, FL  32726

407 385 8842
Contact:
June A Howells
321-302-8388
Category:
MC Regional Regatta
Registration is recommended
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Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Train Wreck Regatta
Friday Lunch
Saturday Lunch
Sunday Lunch
Extra Friday Breakfast
Extra Friday Lunch
Extra Saturday Breakfast
Extra Saturday Lunch
Extra Saturday Dinner
Extra Sunday Breakfast
Extra Sunday Lunch
Extra T-Shirt

 
Lake Eustis Sailing Club
9th ANNUAL MC SCOW TRAIN WRECK REGATTA
and
TRIPLE CROWN - EVENT #2
February 2, 3 & 4, 2018

NB: THIS IS NOW A THREE DAY EVENT!

Venue Lake Eustis Sailing Club is located at 1310 CR 452, Eustis, Florida 32726-about 40 miles north of Orlando. The Club's mailing address: P.O. Box 1056, Eustis, FL 32727-1056.

Tel 407-385-8842.           Wi-Fi is available in the clubhouse.      www.lescfl.com

 Sponsors

Melges, North Sails, Zenda-U,  Schurr Sails, UK Sailmakers, The Lake County Department of Sports Marketing

Rules and
Eligibility
The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).

 

This event is open to MC Scows whose skippers have completed registration. Trophy age categories must be met before the first scheduled race.

 

The event is the second of three in the MC Triple Crown series, the other events in the series are the Southeast Regional Championship Regatta which was held in November 2017 and the MCSA Midwinter Championship to be held in March 8-10, 2018. Competing in all three events is required to be eligible for the Triple Crown award.

Schedule
of
Events




NOTE: All times below are tentative. Please check Official Notice Board at the south-west corner of the LESC Clubhouse for updates

 

Date Time Event
Friday, February 2 0730
Breakfast

0900 - 1100 Registration open
  1100 Lunch
  1130
Skippers Briefing
  1300 Warning signal for first race of the day.
  After Racing
Beer, Soda, and Pizza with Wayfarer particpants
"Top Five" Press Conference
Dinner "on own"
Date Time Event
Saturday, February 3 0730 Breakfast

TBA Warning signal for first race of the day.

TBD Lunch

After Racing
Beer and Soda
"Top Five" Press Conference
Dinner at Club House (with Wayfarer participants)
Date Time Event
Sunday, February 4
0730
Breakfast

TBA
Warning signal for first race of the day.
Note: No warning signal after 1230 hrs.

After racing Lunch and Awards

 

Registration

All amounts include Florida sales and use tax at current rate


Boat registration for mcsa members is $90 if registered at www.mcscow.org by Tuesday, January 13, 2018. Registration after that is $95.00.
Non-MCSA members are $95.00 if registered by January 13, 2018. Registration after that is $100.


Boat registration includes (for skipper) - breakfast each day, Friday appetizers, Saturday evening dinner, and regatta “T” shirt and Complimentary  Wi-Fi      

Additional items, breakfasts $2.00, lunches $8, dinners $15, and T shirts $15 if ordered by January 13 – after that date additional meals and T Shirts cannot be guaranteed. 

 

MCSA New Member Signup / Information 

Scoring

The Low Point System of RRS Appendix A will be used. Eight (8) races are scheduled but more may be sailed at the discretion of the PRO. A minimum of one race must be completed to constitute a regatta.

 

Scoring for the MC Triple Crown series will be as follows:

  • First place finisher in the SER and in the Train Wreck Regattas will be awarded 60 points, second place finisher 59 points, third 58 points, etc.
  • First place finisher in the Mid-Winters Regatta will be awarded 120 points, second place finisher 119 points, third place 118 points, etc.
  • Total score for the series will be the sum of scores in all three regattas.
Trophies

Keeper trophies – MC (dependent on number of registrants)

-           Top Five (5)  

-           Top Master

-           Top Grand Master

-           Top Mega Master

-           Top Female

-           Top Youth

-           Top Old Salt

VHF Radio

VHF radio will be used by the RC will communicate with the contestants about activity on the race course; e.g. delays, recalls, weather related issues.

Lodging
RVs/Camping

Camping is allowed on the grounds of the Sailing Club (on the north side of building)

Please declare intent to camp in the comment section of your registration form.

 

Up to eight RVs less than 30 ft long can be accommodated by prior arrangement.  Please indicate intent to RV in the comments section of your registration form - first come first served!

 

Camping and RVs are permitted on the Club’s grounds from Jan 28 to Feb 5, 2018

Hotels/Motels:

 

Preferred Properties (mention LESC when booking):

Best Western            Tavares (5 miles)     352 253 2378

Holiday Inn Express  Tavares (5 miles)     352 742 1600

Hampton Inn         Mount Dora (7 miles)   352 383 4267

Quality Inn             Mount Dora (7 miles)   352 383 3400
 

 

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS/INFORMATION:

 

Lake County:     http://www.lakecountyfl.gov/ – then go to “Visitors”

Eustis:                www.eustischamber.org 

Mount Dora:       www.mountdora.com 

 

 
MC Boat
Storage
LESC has a Boat Storage Program for sailors who want to keep their boats here between the regattas. This keeps your MC here at LESC while you fly down for Zenda U/ MCSA MidWinters Championship Regatta. Let us know in the comment section of your registration form if you are interested.
Directions https://maps.google.com/ 1310 CR 452, Eustis, Florida. Club is 440 ft SE of where Google says it is.
Questions
Regatta Chair: Bob Cole   bob.cole4451@cox.net  c352-895-9850
Registration: June Howells  June.lesc@aol.com   c407-823-9098
   
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