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Pan American Masters Games - July 12-14, 2024

Laura Jeffers | Published on 5/17/2023

Racing- July 12-14, 2024
Early Arrival begins July 10, 2024 (check in for charter boats and practice days, we will also provide coaching on the water during the practice days)

Registration for the Pan American Masters Game will open at the end of June 2023.    
Pan American Masters Sailing Class Age Guidelines.pdf   


There will be three sailing disciplines offered for the Pan American Masters Games
- Single Handed- ILCA Dinghy ILCA-7 and ILCA-6 rigs
- Double Handed- PHRF multi class
- Triple Handed- International Lightning Class
Each class will have their own racing circle located off the southern coast of Lake Erie off of Downtown Cleveland

Pan American Masters Games Racing Areas.pdf 

Sailing Venue:
The single handed ILCA Dinghy Classes and Triple Handed International Lightning Class will both sail out of the E55th Community Sailing Center located just east of Downtown Cleveland.  E55 Sailing Center Proposed Areas.pdf

Charter Boats:
We will need some help in securing charter boats. Anyone interested in chartering or helping to organize charters please contact Nick Turney. 

Social Events:
- Food and beverage trucks will be onsite and available each day after racing
- Food and beverage specials will be offered from local bars and restaurants throughout downtown Cleveland during the Pan American Masters Games
- Pan American Masters Games 2024 Opening Ceremonies will be Saturday Evening July 13, 2024
- Awards will follow after racing is complete on Sunday July 14th, 2024  

Watch for the NOR to be published by the end of June 2023. If you have any questions please forward them via email to the Class Office.

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