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71st Annual Winter Championship

The registration on this site is to gather and idea of Who's Coming to the event. PLEASE be sure to officially register on the regatta's website in Yachtscoring:

Please note this is a holiday week for many and, therefore, it should be great timing for families, crew, etc.  It's also critical to plan early for hotels, travel logistics etc.

Hotel block information: 
80 Beach Drive NE, Saint Petersburg, Florida, 33701, USA TEL: +1-727-892-9900
The group code is LRG - no on-line reservations, must call directly. 

Proposed Schedule: 
Friday, March 23 - Registration
Saturday, March 24 - Monday, March 26 - Racing in St Pete
Tuesday, March 27 - Travel Day/ Registration Late Afternoon in Miami
Wednesday, March 28 - Friday, March 30 - Racing in Miami

Karl Smither Trophy: 
Presented by the St Petersburg Yacht Club this trophy recognizes the contributions of a Corinthian sailor, class mentor, and Lightning enthusiast. Please submit nominations to the Class Office. 

George Fisher Sportsmanship Award: 
This Award is presented in honor of George V. Fisher by the Fisher Family and recognizes a competitor who demonstrates outstanding sportsmanship during with Southern Circuit. Nominations may be submitted during the Southern Circuit Regattas. 


Friday, March 23, 2018, 8:00 AM until Monday, March 26, 2018, 5:00 PM
St Petersburg Yacht Club - Fleet 109
St Petersburg, FL  
Area Championship
Registration is required
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No Fee
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