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16th WILDCAT MULTIHULL REGATTA - OCTOBER 2-4, 2015

Eustis, Florida

Lake Eustis Sailing Club Multihull Fleet

Hosted by Lake Eustis Sailing Club

The Sixteenth Annual Wildcat Regatta will be sailed again at Lake Eustis, hosted by the Lake Eustis Sailing Club. Lake Eustis is conveniently located a short 30 minute drive northwest of Orlando.The club grounds provide one of the best regatta venues in the state, offering a clubroom with showers and full facilities. This is the perfect place for a relaxed and fun weekend of racing.

Saturday evening's meal will be another tasty event, as always. Dinner should be served shortly after the racing is finished for the day. Lunch will also be served on Sunday after the racing. 

You may view who is coming and pre-register at the Pre-Registration area. There is no charge or obligation, it just helps us plan for food and trophies and will also streamline your registration on site.

REGATTA SITE

Lake Eustis Sailing Club, 1310 CR 452. Located on County Road 452 between the intersections of State Road 19 and State Road 44 at the North End of Eustis, 40 miles north of Orlando. For you nautical navigators, N28º52.0' W081º 41.5'. Also see LESC Location and Facilities webpage for Google Map Directions.

ACCOMMODATIONS - Tent and RV camping is available at the regatta site along with electricity and showers at the clubhouse. Please contact Rick Loewen: Rick (at) TeamLowen (dot) com if you plan to bring an RV, as the number of spaces is limited by city regulation. RV length is limited to 30 feet. Recommended motel accommodations are listed at LESC Local Accommodations webpage.

ENTRY FEE

$85.00 Double hand, $65 Single hand and $65 Youth Double hand boats - not bad for a full weekend of fun and food.

Each registration includes skipper and crew dinner tickets. Extra dinner’s $10 ea.

SCHEDULE

Friday, October 2rd

  • 10:00 AM Early setup and check out sailing

Saturday, October 3rd

  • 9:00 - 10:30 AM Registration
  • 11:00 AM Skippers Meeting
  • 12 noon (approximately) First Race

Additional races to follow in quick succession

  • Dinner around 5:00 (shortly after racing is completed)

Clubhouse will remain open for evening activities (Warning: Poker may be hazardous to your sleep)

Sunday, October 4th

  • 10:00 AM First Race

No race will start after 1400
A minimum of 5 races are planned for the event


OFFICIAL REGATTA DOCUMENTS: (links to be provided)

  • NOTICE OF RACE
  • SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
  • RELEASE OF LIABILITY
  • MEDICAL AUTHORIZATION (Required for Minors if Parent Not Attending Regatta)

For further regatta information, contact Regatta Chairman: John Cole 407-654-1396407-654-1396, JohnColePhotography (at)yahoo (dot) com or Richard Kinnie 407-654-4846 407-654-4846, RichardKinnie (at) cfl(dot) rr (dot) com



15th Wildcat MultiHull Regatta - October 3-5, 2014

Eustis, Florida

Click here for RACE RESULTS!

The modern versions of catamarans, the twin hulled sailing vessels that started 5,000 years ago moving humans from Malaysia to the Pacific Ocean islands, had their 15th Annual Wildcat Multi-Hull Regatta at the Lake Eustis Sailing Club. 

The leader in the A class catamaran fleet was Chris Cordes of Jacksonville followed by John Schiefer of Miami and Richard Kinnie of Ocoee.

Nelson Wright of Belle Isle was first in the Hobie Wave Class. Bob Henderson of Mt. Dora was second and John Cole of Clermont was third.

The open non-spinnaker fleet was won by Joel Hurley of Daytona sailing a Hobie 16.  Steve Caron of Daytona was runner up in a Hobie 16 while Bob Cole of Ocala was third sailing the larger Hobie 17.

First in the open spinnaker fleet was Matt McDonald of Merritt Island sailing a Formula 16.  Second was Laura Muma of Clermont sailing a Formula 18. Kris Terry of Oviedo was third sailing a Formula 16. 

Come back to our site for a look at all the great pictures taken by our photo team Francois Simon, Greg Robinson and John Houck.

Click here for REGATTA PICTURES

More Great Pictures by Greg Robinson with Close Up Shots!!

First Start for the Open Non-Spinnaker Fleet


 

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