Welcome to the Nashua Model Yacht Club.

Please notify me by e-mail the DAY BEFORE the race.

I will inform other skippers on how many plan on showing up to race that day.

Most scheduled races will start around 10am except the Regattas. Regattas will start earlier  in the morning. Regattas such as the Old Man of the Mountain and US 12 are for skippers from other clubs to join in. The Old Man of the Mountain is a series of races held by other                                                                                     clubs in the  area. 



US 12 and Nashua MYC



July 14 2019@ Sandy Pond at Nashua, NH

AMYA Club Charter #361

Goal: Promoting US 12 and RC Model Yachts!



Rules: Regatta is governed by AMYA

Eligibility: All skippers need to have registered US 12 sailing numbers for their boats.

Models: Racing only for those US 12 boats that adhere to the Model design rules from the US 12 website.

Regatta Racing Schedule: Sunday July 14 2019

Arrive early Donuts and coffee at 8:30am

8:30AM to 9:30AM        Tune Up of boats                                     

9:45AM                           Shippers Meeting

10:00 – Noon                   Racing

Noon – 12:30PM              On Site Lunch

12:30 - 4:00PM                Racing

4PM -6PM                       Informal Dining @ Pine St Eatery


Venue Location: Racing activities will be at the Sandy Pond in Nashua, NH.

 Lunches will be served at pond-side on Sunday for regatta skippers, guests and race committee volunteers.

Venue Check-In: Competitors and guests are encourage to check-in upon arrival (8:30am coffee and donuts) to re-verify event and Entry details. Any changes to the Regional Regatta schedule will be provided via email by July1 2019 to skippers and club officials. Also, check the Nashua MYC website at www.nashuamodelyachtclub

Venue Parking: Participants will find ample parking along the streets abutting Sandy Pond.  


Entry Form: Skippers must complete the regatta entry form. Also include any lunches of guests. Entries snail-mailed for June 30 2019 deadline with total fees as noted in entry form.


Sailing Instructions: As necessary, local sailing instructions will be provided by Nashua MYC at check-in or at respective skippers’ meeting.


Racing Format: Racing will be conducted under Equal Opportunity Racing System. Race committee will determine number of races for that day after considering weather, course and equipment conditions. To constitute a regatta, total of eight races must be completed.


Scoring: Racing will be scored in accordance with the Low-Point Scoring system, as set forth in Appendix A, of Racing Rules of Sailing. For each eight races sailed, each participant will be allowed one throw-out race with + one point for any DNFs and DNSs.


Prizes: Trophies and Chevrons will be awarded to Top-Three finishers.


Measurements: Measurement and class authenticity verification maybe randomly conducted during check-in and registration as determined by Regatta Director. 


Additional Information: Call or email Rick Gates at 603-759-5744 or (rgates1@comcast.net) for details and questions.





Skippers& Guests

1) Please fill-out design name and sail numbers (Jib and Main) for the US 12 you plan to enter. If more than one model, enter the other sail numbers on second line.  

 2) If you have an email address, please include it. This will help to give you any late-breaking news, such as Local Sailing Instructions and changes to racing schedule. Also, check Nashua MYC website at www.nashuamodelyachtclub.

1) Skipper regatta entry fee is $20.  For second boat, there is an additional $5 entry fee.

This includes money for Trophies, Chevrons, (Top three finishers) and lunch for that skipper.  

2) Lunches for each additional guest or non-sailing person is $10 each as noted by Entry Form. Guest lunch costs will be added to $20 entry for total fee. As applicable, fill-in number of guests and multiply by $10 lunch fee per day on the Entry Form.

Skippers will add-up all fees (entries + guest lunches) and provide amount in “Total Fee Due” box. Make checks payable to “Richard Gates” and send Entry Form Too:

Richard Gates

82 Blossom Street

Nashua Nh


Submission Deadline July 1








Entry Form

NASHUA MODEL YACHT CLUB Cordially invite you to the

“2019 US12 Regional Regatta”

July 14 2019


1)Name: _____________________________________________ # of Boats______


Address: ____________________________________________________________


City_________________________________________ State: _______ ZIP: _______            


Phone: ___________   AMYA#_________ Email:            ______________________________


DESIGN                            SAIL#                       Jib#                                                           Fee

1)US 12                              _______                     _______                                                  $20)  

2)Second Boat ($5)          _______                     _______                                                  $____                              

Mail Total Fee Due to:                                    3)Number of Guest ______

(This will be for lunches also)                         GUEST LUNCH _____x$10 =                   $___ 

(Dead line June 30 2019)


Richard Gates

82 Blossom Street

Nashua NH


603 759 5744 & rgates1@comcast.net


Alternate Contact



1) Skipper $20 Entry Fee includes racing and lunch.   

2) Second boat fee is $5

3) Guest fee(s) are for lunches if selected above


                                                                             TOTAL FEE DUE                            $______


In consideration for accepting this entry, I hereby, for myself, heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights to claim damages that I or my family may have acquired against the sailing site, owners, employees, agents, representatives or assigns, of the American Model Yacht Association, Nashua MYC and their members during this regatta and related pond side events.


Signature:                                                                                           Date:                                   




Nashua, NH Accommodations Chamber of Commerce Visitors Guide*



Courtyard by Marriott 

2200 Southwood Drive 

Nashua, NH 03063  (603) 579-6037



Crowne Plaza Hotel 

2 Somerset Parkway 

Nashua, NH 03063-1036  (603) 886-1200 



Hampton Inn Nashua 

407 Amherst Street 

Nashua, NH 03063  (603) 883-5333 



Holiday Inn of Nashua 

9 Northeastern Boulevard 

Nashua, NH 03062  (603) 888-1551 



Homewood Suites by Hilton

15 Tara Blvd

Nashua, NH  03062 (603) 546-7470 



Motel 6 

77 Spit Brook Road 

Nashua, NH 03060  (603) 888-1893 



Motel 6 #1062 

2 Progress Avenue 

Nashua, NH 03062 (603) 889-4151 



Radisson Hotel Nashua 

11 Tara Boulevard 

Nashua, NH 03062  (603) 888-9970 



Residence Inn by Marriott 

246 Daniel Webster Highway 

Merrimack, NH 03054  (603) 424-8100 



* Verify room rates directly with respective hotel / motel.  




DIRECTIONS TO SANDY POND IN NASHUA, NH                                                                                                                Using Google Street Maps. Sandy Pond is at 11 Sacred Heart Drive. Nashua NH                                                                                                           


FROM NORTH OF NASHUA NH via US-3S / Everett Turnpike

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Use 2nd from right lane to take Exit 5 for NH-111 towards New Hampshire 111 A / Nashua / Pepperell MA = 0.3 miles                                                                                                                                          Keep left to continue toward NH-111 E /W Hollis St = 0.2 miles                                                                                                                                                 Keep right to continue on Exit 5E, follow signs for NH-111 E / Nashua / Hudson and merge    onto NH-111 E / W Hollis St = 0. 2 miles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Take Lake St to Sacred Heart Dr (1.4.miles)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Merge onto NH-111 E / W Hollis St = 0.2 miles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Slight right onto Main Dunstable Rd = 0.1 miles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Turn left onto Lake St = 0.9 miles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Turn left onto Balcom St = 164 feet                                                                                                                             Turn right onto Sacred Heart Dr = 0.1 miles; Pond on left




Follow I-93 N, I-95S & US-3N to Main Dunstable Rd in Nashua. Take Exit 5 from US-3N for 44 min & 42.2 miles                                                                                                                                                      Take Exit 32A-32B for US-3 N toward Lowell; continue onto US-3N 9.5 miles

Keep left at the fork to stay on US-3 N                                                                                                    Use right two lanes to take Exit 5 toward Nashua / NH-111E = 0.3 miles                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Take Lake St to Sacred Heart Dr  (1.2 miles)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Continue onto Main Dunstable Rd = 0.1 miles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Turn right onto Lake St = 0.9 miles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Turn left onto Balcom St = 164 feet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Turn right onto Sacred Heart Dr = 0.1 miles; Pond on left


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