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Wrapping up a successful Huntington Regatta thanks to all the work by Pat Bradley and team as well as Matt Jone. The Baldwin family did a great job of putting on a fun dinner. 

Mercury Sailors - 

The nationals will be sailed at Stillwater Yacht Club in Carmel on Stillwater Cove. This is an extraordinary venue! The Notice of Race will be out soon.

Part of SYC's charm is that we launch from the end of a pier and the club facilities are small (though the guest facilities at the Beach and Tennis Club are spectacular!). These two factors make the logistics challenging from a weighing and measuring perspective.

As such, if your boat hasn’t been weighed since 2018 please make every effort to get it weighed in advance.  You can find the class weight records here. If a weight does not appear for your boat in the far right column the boat should be re-weighed.

The 75th Mercury National Championship Regatta, Stillwater Yacht Club
August 27-29, 2021, Pebble Beach, CA

The 75th running of the MCYRA Championship is nearing. This will be the seventh time Stillwater Yacht Club has hosted the event and it promises to be a memorable occasion.

Regatta Network Registration is now available, click here! 

In addition you can dowload the "Notice From The Chief Measurer" and "Notice of Race" by selecting the "RACE DOCUMENTS" tab on the Regatta Network page. 

Last weekend a small group of Mecury's was able to sail the Hart Nunes regatta thanks to the San Francisco YC and PRO Steve Fentress.

Encinal Yacht Club, Alameda, CA 

Many thanks to Aaron Lee and the EYC for hosting a four Saturday series for hard chines, Mercury's and Snipes.  

Regatta results for the 5/8/21 NORCAL Series

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The third Saturday of the Norcal series got off in good breeze keeping multiple overlaps at mark roundings and finishes. Thanks again to Aaron Lee for organizing, running this series almost single-handedly.

The 56th Memorial Weekend regatta was a unique experience from the normal Mercury schedule.   

Norcal Series Update as of 6/2/21

  2021  Regatta Schedule

Updated Jan 28, 2021

Check with the local fleet representative regarding the status of upcoming regattas for the remander of the 2020 racing season.

2021 WInter One Design Regatta At CBYC
Click here to see regatta results

Below are the results from yesterday's Mercury Norcal racing and the cumulative series results to date.

Congrats to Dave West and Chris Kreuger for winning the Carmiggelt Perpetual trophy!

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 Results Below:

Thanks to the Encinal YC and Aaron Lee for putting on the first of a four weekend race series.   The wind was a bit light at times with 20 degree shifts, which is not that unusual for Alameda.
 

Click here or use the menu MCYRA > Schedule

Check with the local fleet representative regarding the status of upcoming regattas for the remander of the 2021 racing season.

Results from the February Regatta at Cabrillo Beach YC.

Click here to view final results

Final results for the 2020 Travel Trophy are now available.

Hello all Mercury Class members!

WOW, it’s already October! Where has all the racing been? Oh ya, it’s the year of the Covid!

It’s been a few months since I’ve given any kind of an update, so here’s what has been going on and what is scheduled to go on!

Huntington Lake: Doug Baird won the High Sierra……Jim Bradley and crew did a fantastic job putting on the races under the circumstances!

National Championships, CBYC: Chris Raab and Kenny Dair won their 8th Class Championship……Mike Burch and the Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club did a fantastic job of putting on a really good regatta. Due to the restrictions imposed by the state CBYC was not able to hold a dinner for us, so Mike arranged for BBQ brought in and cooked in the boat yard for the annual dinner. All turned out great!

The LAYC again hosted the PPC for the Mercury Fleet.

You can view the full LAYC race report here.

Photos of the event can be viewed here.

Results below:

The Mercury Class 2020 National Championships were held at Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club this past weekend.
Despite the current situation with Covid 19 and the restrictions we are under here in California, the regatta was a big success! The L.A. fleet did a wonderful job of staying within the guidelines required by the state for social distancing and large group gatherings.

The Mercury Class, after a lot of planning on how to handle the Corona virus, held a 3 race regatta over the weekend. Prior to racing, the class developed a virus safety plan which was reviewed by the US Forest Service before they granted this year's permit. Social distancing was of primary concern so the skippers meeting was done on VHS radio.  The RC was moved from the beach to a boat off shore and the annual Saturday night Tri-Tip dinner was cancelled.

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