2023 Thistle Racing Schedule

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Here is the 2023 Thistle racing schedule. Pay attention for updates and corrections.

February 1-5, 2023
MWW and Larry Klein Memorial Regatta
MWW begins February 1, coaching and practice races.
February 2 – 4, ocean racing.
February 5, Larry Klein match racing.
Mission Bay Yacht Club, San Diego

March 3 -5, 2023
2023 Thistle Midwinter East Championship
Fort Walton Yacht Club
Fort Walton Beach, FL, USA

April 1-2, 2023
Pacific Coast Championship
at the Big Dinghy Regatta
Richmond Yacht Club

April 16, Opening Day at WSC (first day of club racing for spring series)
see the WSC Calendar for the club racing schedule

May 27-28, 2023
Memorial Day regatta
Eugene YC
Eugene, OR
Marty Parisien marty@singingdogvanilla.com 808-386-5249

June 3-4, 2023
Harstine GT
A 26-mile two-day race in the South Sound modeled after the Race to Alaska.
Organized by the South Sound Sailing Society
(A Thistle took 2nd in 2022. Not an official Thistle event, but a heap of fun.)

June 16 (Friday) Clinic with Greg Fisher
at Vancouver Lake Sailing Club
rig at 10 a.m.
Contact: Paul Cone, DG

June 17-18, 2023
PNW District Championship at Vancouver Lake Sailing Club
Note: This is separate from the VLSC Annual Regatta, two weeks earlier.
Hosted by Fleet 125
Contact: Paul Cone, DG

Portland Yale Lake Regatta — not happening in 2023 due to renovations at the venue
Willamette Sailing Club and Fleet 125 are organizing Districts at Vancouver Lake instead.

July 14-21, 2023
77th Thistle Nationals
North Flathead Yacht Club, Somers, Montana

Port Townsend Regatta
Port Townsend, WA
August 12-13

Sept. ??, PCCs at ??

Mike Rees
Thistle Fleet Webmaster.