Possible Regatta at the St Augustine Florida Hotel Venue on

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Possible Regatta at the St Augustine Florida Hotel Venue on

Postby Capt. Flak » Sun Sep 10, 2023 5:08 pm

The Holiday Regatta at St. Augustine is a GO!

Here is the link to the online registration https://www.theamya.org/RegattaDetail.asp?RGID=10314

The hotel at our venue has given us a $159.00 plus tax rate. Book as soon as you can at 904-940-9500 and ask for the Model Yacht Club group.

The Jacksonville Model Yacht Club is considering hosting a one or two-day regatta the weekend of Dec 2-3. The Holiday Regatta was a regular event for many years hosted by the Punta Gorda club. We tried to host it last year, but did not get enough entries, and so we cancelled it.

I would like to hear from folks who would be interested in coming to our St. Augustine hotel venue and would you prefer a One-Day event on Saturday or a Two-Day event on Saturday and Sunday.

I can check with the hotel for some discounted room rates.

We know there are a number of other classes hosting events near or on these dates.

Please respond here if you would be interested and if you would prefer one-day or two-day.
Thanks

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Re: Possible Regatta at the St Augustine Florida Hotel Venue

Postby bigfoot55 » Mon Sep 11, 2023 2:46 pm

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