:: Remote Control Yacht Racing at Hood River Beaches

The following information was provided from the Port of Hood River:

On Friday, July 15 the Marina commercial dock (north jetty inside the Marina Basin) will be used by the Oregon Model Yacht Club (OMYC) for remote control sailboat regatta races.  From the commercial dock the boats will be sailing south into the basin about 2/3 of the way to the moorage slips; westerly in alignment with C Dock; and easterly to the end of the jetty.

On Saturday, July 16 (and Sunday as a backup date), the r/c sailboat races will move to the Waterfront.  On the most western edge of the Event Site lawn a pathway (just wide enough for two people walking side-by-side) may be coned off.  Participants will be walking their boats to the water to sail along and around the west jetty for a race course that is within the boundaries of the dolphins north of the Jensen Building.  No set-up will occur at the Event Site.  Participants have been given permission to use the Jensen Building east lawn and parking area.  IF a temporary dock will be used for the races, the OMYC has been informed it is NOT to be set up in the waters at the Event Site but instead on the lawn at the Jensen Bldg.

The races should begin mid-morning and finish early evening.  If you have any questions, please call our office at 541-386-1645.