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Regatta Notices: Hobie Racing near Memphis, TN --29th Annual Broken Mast Regatta June 5-6.

Added by damonAdmin on May 17, 2004 - 01:17 PM

The Broken Mast Regatta is one of the oldest continuous annual Hobie Regattas. This will be the 29th time that Hobie Fleet 134 of Memphis, Tennessee have celebrated the "Hobie Way of Life" by bringing catamaran sailors together for a weekend of fun, food, and racing.

The fun starts on Friday night, if you choose to arrive early and get setup, there will be a welcome party and something on the grill starting at 6:30pm June 4th. Breakfast Saturday and Sunday, lunch Saturday, and a sit down dinner Saturday featuring genuine Memphis Barbeque are all included in your entry fee. Also included are beautiful regatta t-shirts, door prizes, and the famous "broken mast" trophies.

Trophies will be awarded in four classes, Hobie 16, Hobie 17, Hobie 18, and open class. Lately the Broken Mast has been known as a major regatta for the Hobie 17 class, last year saw 15 Hobie 17's for some great one-design racing.
The Broken Mast Regatta is held on Arkabutla Lake, which is just 30 minutes south of Memphis, Tennessee near Hernando, Mississippi. Camping is conveniently located in the Hernando Point Recreation Area adjacent to our host club, Delta Sailing Association. Budget motels are just 10 minutes away and if you like to live it up, the Tunica Mississippi casino hotels are just 30 minutes away.

Campsite reservations can be made online through Reservation America.

Regatta Fees are $45 for two handed boats (includes 2 shirts and dinners) and $35 for single handed (one shirt and one dinner). Extra dinners are available for $10.00 each and Extra t-shirts for $15.00.

Fleet Website is www.Fleet 134.com
Host Club website is www.DeltaSailingAssociation.com
Contacts are:
Damon Linkous
Mike Lodes at 901-759-3744 lodes17(AT)bellsouth(DOT)net

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