San Diego Soling Fleet
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Soling US National Championships
The championship is scheduled for March 31 - April 4, 2004 in San Diego, Californiia. These dates follow quickly a series of three Southern California regattas in which we participate every year. We are calling this entire series the Southern California Soling Circuit. Download an initial Description here.
Here is the Notice of Race and the Entry Form. The Entry Form is a PDF with editable fields. Fill out the form and PRINT IT. You can then mail the form with your check to MBYC or San Diego Soling Fleet. The data is NOT saved into the PDF file.
We've reserved a block of rooms at the Bahia Resort Hotel, for $139/night. It is the closest hotel to our club and easy walking distance. If you wish to make reservations, call 1-800-422-8386. Tell them the event name is "US Soling Championship" and give them this account number: 1392668.. Their reservation deadline is February 29, leapyear. Other accommodations can be found here: Other Accommodations.
The ad-photo below shows the bay, the ocean, the exagerated Bahia Resort in the foreground and Mission Bay Yacht Club above it on the next peninsula with the La Jolla hills, North, at the top.
The dates of our championship coincide with two other significant events in Mission Bay, San Diego. First is the Crew Classic, a large crew rowing event. If you are a morning person, you might enjoy walking, biking or driving over to the back side of our bay to see this very different, but just as dramatic, display of boats and teams from all over the country. It is one of the greatest crew rowing events in the United States. Over the years, entrants have included teams from Harvard, Yale, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Notre Dame, Purdue, Ohio State, Navy, Georgetown, Clemson, Virginia, Duke, Colorado, Texas, SMU, Arizona State and Washington among others. The second event is Spring break. We are a major destination for college students around the country.