help_outline Skip to main content
HomeEventsTrain Wreck - triple crown event #2

Events - Event View

This is the "Event Detail" view, showing all available information for this event. If the event has passed, click the "Event Report" button to read a report and view photos that were uploaded.

Train Wreck - triple crown event #2

Friday, January 31, 2020 to Sunday, February 2, 2020
Lake Eustis Sailing Club - Fleet 04
1310 CR 452
Eustis, FL  32726

407 385 8842
Gerard A Beck
407-765-4714 (p)
MC Regional Regatta
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full At Event Only
PLEASE - DO NOT use the credit card feature on this website to pay for this event. Pay when you arrive at the event only.
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Train Wreck Regatta
Extra Friday Lunch
Extra Saturday Lunch
Extra Sunday Lunch
Extra Saturday Dinner
Extra Friday Breakfast
Extra Saturday Breakfast
Extra Sunday Breakfast
Extra T-Shirt

Lake Eustis Sailing Club
January 31- February 2, 2020

Notice of Race
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.  Complimentary  Wi-Fi is available in the clubhouse.


Sonic Restaurants, Bacon Sails, The Lake County Department of Sports Marketing, June Howells Realtor-Luxe Real Estate Co., Regatta Girl,
North Sails, Eustis Florida, Mount Dora Yacht Club

Rules and
The regatta will be governed by the current 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 Nov 9/10 2019 and the MCSA Midwinter Championship to be held in March 12/14 2020. Competing in all three events is required to be eligible for the Triple Crown award.
SAFETY: LESC encourages the use of mast head floats.


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, Jan 31 0730
Light Breakfast

0800 - 1030 Registration open
  1100 Skippers Briefing 
  TDB Lunch
  1230 Warning signal for first race of the day.
  After Racing
Post race press conference and snacks sponsored by June Howells, Realtor.
Dinner "on own"
Date Time Event
Saturday, Feb 1 0730 Light Breakfast

TBA Warning signal for first race of the day.

TBD Lunch

After Racing
Post race press conference and snacks sponsored by June Howells, Realtor.
Dinner at Club House (with Wayfarer participants) About 6:45
Date Time Event
Sunday, Feb 2
Light Breakfast

Warning signal for first race of the day.
Note: No warning signal after 1300 hrs.

After racing Lunch and Awards and Bacon Sails drawing for prizes.



All amounts include Florida sales and use tax at current rate

All competitors must pre-register at

Fees: Before Tuesday, January 14, 2020: $105 members, $115 non-members,

after which a $10 late fee is applied. Payment at event only.

Boat registration includes (for skipper) – Light breakfast and lunch Fri., Sat., Sun., Saturday dinner, regatta “T” shirt.

Tee shirt size registration and additional items must be ordered before Tuesday, Jan. 14 to guarantee availability.

Additional breakfasts $5, lunches $8, dinners $15, T shirts $15


Crew boats – will be available on a “first come first served” basis. Please let us know in advance if you expect to need this facility. 


MCSA New Member Signup / Information 


The Low Point System of RRS Appendix A will be used. Eight (8) races are scheduled. More may be sailed at the discretion of the PRO. A minimum of one race must be completed to constitute a regatta.If less than 6 races are completed a boats score will be the total of all its race scores. This changes RRS A2


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.
  • The Sailor with the highest number of points will be awarded the “Triple Crown”

Keeper trophies –MC (min dependent on number of registrants by Jan 14)

-           Top Five   

-           Top Master

-           Top Grand Master

-           Top Mega Master

-           Top Female (min 2 required)

-           Top Youth

-           Top Old Salt
            Top X Sail Sailor  (min 2 X sailors required)
             An X
 sail has a shorter luff by about 2 to 3 feet and may have a
slightly shorter foot. Finish position for X sailors will be normal score.
Scoring for the X sailor trophy will be by comparing total regatta score for
all X sailors who finished at least one race using an X sail.

VHF Radio

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


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

Up to eight RVs less than 30 ft long can be accommodated by prior arrangement. Please indicate intent to RV by e-mail to first come first served!

Camping and RV’s are permitted on club grounds from Jan 26th to Feb 5th



Preferred Properties

Comfort Inn and Suites                 Tavares (5 miles)        352 253 2378

Holiday Inn Express and Suites   Tavares (8 miles)         352 742 1600

Hampton Inn                                 Mount Dora (8 miles)  352 383 4267

 Quality Inn and Suites                   Mount Dora (4 miles)   352 383 3400

Microtel                                         Leesburg.  (10 miles)  352 315 1234




Lake County: – then go to “Visitors”


Mount Dora: 

MC Boat
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. Please complete a regatta membership form at registration desk, pay applicable fee, put name on left side of trailer tongue (stickers available registration desk)    
Directions 1310 CR 452, Eustis, Florida. Club is 440 ft SE of where Google says it is-see button top of page.
Regatta CoChair: Bob Cole  cell 352-895-9850
Regatta Chair: Geoff Moehl  cell 407 608 8019
Registration: Jerry Beck Cell 407 765-4714

© MC Sailing Association, Inc. 2020. All Rights Reserved.