The Gulf South has quietly produced some of this country’s strongest sailors, and while New Orleans is known as a great regional regatta destination – well, the times they are a changing. New Orleans’ West End is the ideal venue for a national caliber OD regatta. With our facilities, exceptional GYA RC, ideal seasonal weather and our joie de vivre – stand back America, because Mardi Gras Race Week has arrived.
MGRW 2013 RACING SCHEDULE:
- February 12: Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday)
- February 13: Recovery/Arrivals
- February 14: Practice Races
- February 15: OD Racing
- February 16: OD Racing & Capdevielle
- February 17: OD Racing & Capdevielle
- February 23: PHRF Racing
- February 24: PHRF Racing
- Notice of Race (NOR)
- Sailing Instructions (SI)
- Register Online
- Who is Racing One Design?
- Who is Racing PHRF?
- Racing Marks on Lake Pontchartrain
- GYA PHRF Ratings
- Protest Form
Mardi Gras Race Week consists of a GYA Capdeville event as well as multiple classes of one-design racing. All classes will be considered as long as a minimum of 6 boats pre-register and advanced entry fees are received.
One Design: Viper 640, VX, Melges 32, Melges 24, Finn, MOTH, J-22, J-24, J-30, J-80, Hobie 33, Snipe, Corsair (mixed tri’s), Club 420, Thistle, Open Flying Scott, R-19, V15, Fish Boats, Sonars, Laser, Sunfish, Optimist, etc.
PHRF racing will be held one week later.
ALL CLASSES ARE WELCOME
* Minimum 6 boats required constituting a class except for Capdevielle
GYA Capdevielle – 5 Races will be scheduled in accordance with the Optional Alternate Format as described in Appendix G of the GYA Regulations for Sanctioned Events.
One Design Classes – To Be Announced at Skippers Meetings
Thanks and we hope to see you out on the water next February!