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NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSORS

2019 U.S. National Championship

 

The 2019 U.S. Melges 24 National Championship happens on May 22-26, and hosted by the Fairhope Yacht Club (FYC), in Fairhope, Ala. Three days of one-design racing on Mobile Bay, Alabama!



SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Wednesday, May 22
1600-1900 / Check-In/Weigh-In

Thursday, May 23
1200 / Practice Race
1600-1900 / Check-In/Weigh-In

Friday, May 24
0845-0945 / Late Check-In/Weigh-In
1000 / Competitor’s Meeting
1100 / First Warning Signal

Saturday, May 25
1100 / First Warning Signal
1900 / Competitor’s Dinner

Sunday, May 26
1100 / First Warning Signal
1500 / No Warning Signal after this time, except as a result of a General Recall

The RC will plan to run up to 3 races each day, however, 4 races per day may be run to anticipate future weather disruptions or to make up for races not sailed during previous days. 



Services

Arriving Early (Free Storage)

If you need to store your boat or trailer, before or after the regatta. Click here to contact us today to make arrangements.

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Services at FYC

Fairhope Yacht Club will have bagged lunches available. Be sure to sign-up at the time of Check-in at the club.

Housing Available

Area hotels, bed and breakfast and cottages on the bay are available. We have something to fit all budgets.  


THINGS TO DO // History, Shopping, nightlife and the surrounding area

Restaurants and Nightlife

The Downtown area of Fairhope has numerous restaurants and bars.  All in close proximity to the Yacht Club.

History

The Alabama / Mobile Bay are is chocked full of history. It has been very influential in many historical events including the Spanish/French/English and of course, the U.S. Civil War.  

SHOPPING

Downtown Fairhope has boutiques galore.  It is very friendly to the other half that may be sitting at the dock while you race. 

Surrounding Area

Fairhope is surrounded by a treasure of small beach towns that would make a great day trip since you are already in the area. Mobile, Orange Beach, Biloxi and Pensacola Beach are all within a 45 minute drive.

Gyms AND FITNESS

There are several local and national chained gyms and fitness facilities within jogging/walking distance to FYC.


CONTACT INFORMATION

REGATTA CHAIRMAN

Zane Yoder, Gulf Coast District Governor, (USA-9, FNG/Eelsnot)
Email: zaneyoder2@gmail.com
Phone: (251) 709-1438

FAIRHOPE Yacht Club

U.S. MELGES 24 CLASS ADMINISTRATOR

Joy Dunigan, U.S. Melges 24 Class Administrator/Communications/Marketing
Email: communications@usmelges24.com
Phone/Cell: (912) 398-5776

101 Volanta Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532
251-928-3276
Website
Phone: (251) 928-3276
Fax: (251) 990-8602
Email: office@fairhopeyachtclub.com