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Opti Heavy Weather Goes Virtual

Although St. Francis Yacht Club may not be able to host its signature Opti Heavy Weather Regatta on the Bay, that doesn’t mean the kids can’t race. As with many regattas, this one has moved online, using the Virtual Regatta platform. Racing is scheduled for this Friday, June 26. It’s open to all junior sailors, ages 15 and younger.

Opti splash
The Virtual Regatta won’t get the sailors wet, but hopefully there’ll be some thrills, and some skill-building.
© 2020 Chris Ray

The club has posted the Notice of Race. Registration is open through this Friday, June 26, at 9 a.m. The first warning signal will be at 10:05 a.m. Three equally sized divisions will compete for the top six spots in a championship round. Sign up today.

Opti fleet with Golden Gate Bridge
Cityfront Opti Regattas normally draw scores of young sailors.
© 2020 Chris Ray

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