Sunday, September 25, 2016
Lake Eustis Sailing Club, Eustis, FL

17th Wildcat Multihull Regatta - October 1-2, 2016

Lake Eustis Sailing Club Multihull Fleet

October 1-2, 2016

Hosted by Lake Eustis Sailing Club

The Seventeenth 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 club room 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.


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 Greg Robinson if you plan to bring an RV, as the number of spaces is limited by city regulation. RV length is limited to 30 feet (Contact Greg for exception to trailer length).

Recommended motel accommodations are listed at LESC Local Accommodations webpage.


$85.00 Double hand,$65 Single hand and $45 Youth Double/Single 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.


Friday, September 30th

  • 10:00 AM Early setup and check out sailing area

Saturday, October 1st

  • 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 2nd

  • 10:00 AM First Race

No race will start after 1400
An unlimited number of races are planned for the event


For further regatta information, contact Regatta Chairman: John Cole 407-654-1396, or Richard Kinnie 407-654-4846.



The Results are in and all that sailed with us are Winners!

The Catamaran sailors from across Florida met at the Lake Eustis Sailing Club over the past weekend at the 16th Annual Wildcat Multihull Regatta.  In the largest fleet were the A Class Catamarans with 13 boats.  Bob Curry from Crescent City was first followed by Rush Bird from Tampa and Alex Shafer from Clermont.

First in the Open non spinnaker group was Nelson Wright from Gainesville sailing a Prindle 15. Second was Tyler Baker from Daytona sailing a Nacra 5.5 and third was Mike Teal from Miami sailing a Hobie 17.

In the spinnaker fleet David Ingram from Clermont was first sailing a Formula 18.  Second was Matt McDonald from Merritt Island sailing a Formula 16 with Dave Reed from Orlando third sailing a Formula 18.

 (Click on pictures below to link to photos then select slideshow for viewing)

Photos by Eric Mertz  -  Sunday, October 4th.

Photos by Mary Rogers


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.


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

First Start for the Open Non-Spinnaker Fleet


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