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RACING NEWS & REGATTAS 10th Annual Bone Island Regatta, West Florida to Key West, May 15-18 This is a Boat of the Year race for the Sarasota Bay Yachting Association. This regatta has two start locations, Sarasota and Tampa Bay, both starting on May 15, times to be determined. Multihulls and monohulls. All boats must hold a current, valid WFPHRF rating. Entry fee is $125 through March 31, then $150 through April 30 and $175 starting May 1. Final deadline for entry is 5pm May 12. Entry fee includes one T-shirt and one dinner ticket for the Awards Dinner. For more information, contact info, NOR and to register online, go to www.boneislandregatta.com.

Melges 24 U.S. National Championship, Fairhope, AL, May 22-26 The Fairhope Yacht Club is hosting this event. Check-in is on May 22-23 with a practice day held on May 23. Racing begins on Friday May 24 at 11am, continuing at the same time on Saturday and Sunday. Up to three races will be held each day, with a fourth race held if weather disrupted sail-

ing on previous days. For more information and registration, go to www.yachtscoring.com and search for “melges 24.” www. fairhopeyachtclub.com

15th Annual Commodore’s Cup, Tampa Sailing Squadron, Apollo Beach, FL, June 8 The 15th Annual Commodore’s Cup will be hosted by Tampa Sailing Squadron on June 8 in Apollo Beach. Following the racing is the Commodore’s Cup Awards Dinner and party. Racing classes: Spinnaker, Non-Spinnaker, Racer Cruiser, Cruising and Mother Lode. The Mother Lode class does not require a PHRF rating. Boats are assigned a rating based on their equipment and the captain’s experience. A pre-race skippers meeting and party, featuring keg beer, starts at 5pm Friday, June 7, at the squadron clubhouse. For additional information, contact Gary Mull at tssregatta@gmail.com. Cell: 813-586-4279. For NOR and a discount for early registration, go to sail-tss.org.

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