Trans-Monroe Regatta

2024 Trans-Monroe!

36th Annual Trans Monroe Regatta

April 6th, 2024

Every Spring, sailors from around the country converge on Lake Monroe to compete against each other in a circumnavigation of the lake. This is the Trans-Monroe!

This one day event is hosted by the Lake Monroe Sailing Association and is in honor of G.W. McVay. Bill McVay built the Victoria 18 in Debary and sold them at Strictly Sail, where today the Lake Monroe Sailing Association calls home. After sailing, hang out at LMSA for conviviality, which is a great place to hear all the sailing stories of the day.

The winner of the Trans Monroe will receive the Bill McVay Perpetual Trophy.”



APRIL 6, 2024



  1. The Trans-Monroe (event) will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing for 2021-2024.
  2. Entries
    1. The event is open to all sailboats.
  3. Scoring
    1. Appendix A Low Point Scoring System
    2. US Sailing Portsmouth DPN handicap will be used for all sailboats.
  4. Schedule of Events
    1. April 6, 2024
      1. Registration Opens 0800
      2. Registration Closes 1000
      3. Skippers Meeting 1030
      4. First Signal 1155
    2. Barb-a-que and Awards to follow racing or at the discretion of the Organizing Committee.
  5. Entry Fees
    1. Registration Fee: $55.00
    2. US Sailing Member discount:  -$5.00
  6. Sailing Instructions
    1. Appendix S Standard Sailing Instructions will be used for the event.
    2. Supplement Sailing Instructions and course diagram will be posted on the Race Notice Board located at the east entrance of the Lake Monroe Sailing Association Club House.
    3. Signals made a shore will be on the fence line outside the east entrance of the Lake Monroe Sailing Association Club House.
    4. Navigational aids and marks may be used to define the course to be sailed
  7. A boat may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority and other information related to advertising.
  8. Decision to Race
    1. The responsibility for a boat’s decision to participate in a race or to continue racing is hers alone.
  9. Contacts
    1. Andy Forrest
    2. Mike Loughlin – 407-489-0862