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Mercury One Design - Regatta Announcements, Race Results and Class Info - Updated 8/16/19

Mercury Sailors,
Not a lot of race reports due to weather related cancelled events.
There will be a chance this coming weekend if all goes well for sailing the last of the four part Richmond YC Midwinters Sunday March 3rd.

www.richmondyc.org
The NorCal Series starts this Saturday March 2nd
03/02/19 Race #1
04/06/19 Race #2
05/11/19 Race #3
06/01/19 Race #4
To sign up:
http://www.encinal.org/pageResource/racing/2019_raceDocs/mercurySeries.php
One piece of information that will be important, is that the club has gone โ€œcashlessโ€ this year. No cash entries will be accepted.

Other news:, the Sail Small Boat Day at the Richmond YC was received well by interested people relatively new to sailing as well as some some experienced sailors trying different boats for the first time. www.richmondyc.org/Calendar/Event/13823~1393383~1
In particular, we had Jon Arndt (Editor of Lat38) steering a boat with me (Lyn Hines), and Kim Desenburg (boat builder, Rabbit sailor) sailing with Bill Worden. It quickly became an upwind/downwind race but it was fun. Chris Nash took out one boat and some 110 sailors took a spin as well.

SoCal Mercury fleet is rallying to be present for the Cinco de Mayo regatta... hope we can make it an event!

Lynn Hines

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Regattas

Labor Day Regatta, 8/31-9/1/2019

The Labor Day Regatta for 18โ€™ Mercury class sloops has been held each year since 1950. At its peak the regatta drew over 60 boats from throughout California and beyond. SYC at one time had over 20 Mercury owners among its members, many of whom were class champions.

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2019 Nationals Notice of Race (Updated 7/20/19)

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The Notice of Race for the 2019 Nationals is now available. Click here to download

Regatta Network registration, click here

2019 Regatta Schedule

Click here or use the menu MCYRA > Schedule

Results

2019 Huntington Lake Regatta ๐Ÿ“ธ

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Mercury sailors from all districts came together for a classic few days of racing at Huntington Lake.

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2019 Hart Nunes at The San Francisco Yacht Club ๐Ÿ“ธ

Hal McCormack and the San Francisco YC ran this year's Hart Nunes Mercury regatta without any hitches, which can be difficult to organize in Racoon Straits.
Last minute entries, Scott Easom (crew Haydon Stapleton) and Jim and Kathy Bradley, spiced up the racing, making for a fun but challenging day racing in Richardson Bay.

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2019 Travel Trophy Series Updated 8/8/19

2019 Travel Trophy Series has started! George Rosman, MCYRA Chief Measurer from 1961 to 1974, established this event to encourage Mercury owners to travel to regattas. 

Reminder, Labor Day Regatta at Stillwater is the next travel trophy regatta! 

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2019 NORCAL Final Results

Encinal YC put on another great series thanks to their many volunteers. Encinal is a great place to test out Mercury sailing, which new Meercury sailors Charlie McKenzie and Michael Spitz found out.

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MCYRA

From the Prez, August 2019...

Hello all Mercury Class Members!

Just a quick update from your President, I know its been a while, but it has been a busy summer.

Since my last report the NorCal series wrapped up, another successful series for the SF Bay Fleet. Unfortunately the SoCal series never gained any traction this year, but will push through to next Spring and make it happen! Then we had Santa Barbra Spring Regatta, with 6 boast on the line.

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2019 Nationals Reminder!

2019 Nationals are just a few week away! 

Please register if you plan to attend. Waiting until the last minute does not help anyone and drags down the participation.  
As mentioned previously in the NOR:

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