2014 marks the 10 year anniversary of the First Coast Offshore Challenge! Hosted by the North Florida Cruising Club and the St. Augustine Yacht Club this event runs from 2 - 5 April, 2014 in St. Augustine, FL.
If you RSVP for this Meetup, you do not have to attend all of the events. :-)
Please consider attending one of the many events going on during this event and meet sailors from all over the First Coast (Jacksonville to Daytona).
These are the first of the 14 race offshore races. Schedule of events:
1 April - Skippers Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Augustine Yacht Club. Scratch sheet posted on www.sailjax.com, FCOC Scratch Sheet.
2 April - Race 1. 0900 Round-the-Buoys Triangle off the St. Augustine Inlet. Notice of Race posted on www.sailjax.com website.
2 April - Dock Party - 1930 - Conch House Floating party dock, Conch House Marina. $25 if reservations made by 28 March via email to [masked] or $30 if no reservation made. Payable by cash or check the night of the event. Includes 2 beers, buffet (grilled flank steak, shrimp and grits, assorted vegetables, etc.
3 April - Race 2. [masked]-mile out-and-back course. Notice of Race posted on www.sailjax.com. 4 April - Brunch and Awards Party 1130 @ St. Augustine Yacht Club.
4 April - Race 3. Overnight from St. Augustine Sea Buoy to the St. John's Sea Buoy and back. Pursuit starts late afternoon. Start times posted on www.sailjax.com, (FCOC Race 3 start times)
5 April - Trophy Awards Party. 1930. Dinner and Live Music by Les B Fine, St. Augustine Yacht Club. $20 if reservations made via email to guykanderson@attnet by 28 March or $30 if no reservations made. Cash bar. Menu details to follow.
All proceeds from the FCOC go towards funding the FCOC Youth Sailing Scholarship Program that allows children ages 10 - 15 to attend a summer sailing camp in the north Florida area.