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Two more teams announce entry.

Contributed by Damon_Linkous on Mar 17, 2011 - 03:49 PM

Now a total of Nine teams registered.

Team Name Class Skipper Crew
Velocity N20 Bryan Paine Chris Stocke 
Cattiva  F18  Cosimo Malesci  Andrea Orioli 

UK Teams Need Charter Boats

Contributed by Damon_Linkous on Mar 17, 2011 - 03:46 PM
There has been some interest from teams in Britain to enter this years race but they would need to charter a boat in the USA. The Tybee 500 organizers can't get directly involved in transactions like that but if you have an F18 or N20 capable of completing the Tybee 500 and would be interested in charter, please use the contact form to let us know and you will be put in touch.

Seven Teams So Far

Contributed by Damon_Linkous on Mar 09, 2011 - 07:31 PM

Seven teams are now registered to compete in the 2011 Tybee 500, thank you for taking a minute to fill out the online registration form.

So far these are the teams for this years race. I know there must be 10 or 15 more boats out there that just haven't visited this site to register, if you know someone who has stated they want to do the 2011 Tybee 500 please let them know they need to come here and  fill out the simple form. We are approaching two months till the start date and many plans, deposits, and schedules need to be finalized soon, so it is very important to know who will be competing this year.

Team Name Class Skipper Crew
Royal Yellow N20 Steve Lohmeyer Jay Sonnenklar
Royal Orange N20 Jared Sonnenklar Colin Page
Great Texas F18 Seve Piche Juke Ball
Velocity Sailing 1 N20 Trey Brown Baily White
Velocity Sailing 4
F18 Matt Krogstad Thomas Poutays
Velocity Sailing 3
N20 Alan Friedman Alan Stewart
Velocity Sailing 2
N20 Don LenZesty
Ryan DootyBritches Boyle

First Teams Register for 2011 Tybee 500

Contributed by Damon_Linkous on Jan 21, 2011 - 07:01 PM

Three teams have become the first to register their intent to compete in the 2011 Tybee 500.

  • Royal Yellow - Steve Lohmeyer and Jay Sonnenklar
  • Royal Orange - Jared Sonnenklar and Colin Page
  • Great Texas - Steve Piche and Juke Ball

To follow the 2011 roster of entries keep an eye on the 2011 Team List .

If you are planning to enter the 2011 race please register online now and you will be added to the entry list. For those seeking sponsorship getting on the Tybee 500 website as soon as possible will help your efforts.

Changes in 2011 Tybee Legs and Hotels

Contributed by Damon_Linkous on Jan 08, 2011 - 10:31 PM

Teams and support crews should be aware of checkpoint changes for 2011.

Detailed information on 2011 stops and hotels are checkpoint locations now available. See updated link in the Race Info menu and the Competitors Corner.

New for 2011 is a change from Jupiter to Jensen Beach and three hotel changes, check the list and book your rooms as soon as possible to get the best rate. Each hotel has a Tybee 500 discount for the checkpoint dates, so be sure and mention the race when you book.

Updated Checkpoint/Hotel List 

2011 Tybee 500 Registration Now Open

Contributed by Damon_Linkous on Jan 08, 2011 - 09:32 PM

Teams can now begin registration for the 2011 Tybee 500 by using the online registration form

 We are looking forward to the biggest and best Tybee 500, so if you have plans to enter the race please use the form to let us know. We will publish and update a list of the teams entered on this site to help you gain sponsors for your team.

2011 Tybee 500 Notice of Race

Contributed by Damon_Linkous on Jan 04, 2011 - 01:16 AM

2011 NOR Available Now.

 Check the "Competitors Corner" for a link to the complete Notice of Race for the 2011 Tybee 500.

Quick summary of changes from last year.

  • Dates: The 2011 Tybee 500 will start Monday, May16 and finish Saturday, May 21, 2011.
  • Possible additional classes beyond the F18 and Nacra 20 classes from last year.
  • Change in finish of Leg 2, now finishes at Jensen Beach.

Registration will open in a few days, check competitors corner for link.

Tentative Dates for 2011 Tybee 500

Contributed by Damon_Linkous on Aug 31, 2010 - 04:00 PM

Check back for more info, we should have a firm date for you within a few weeks and begin taking preliminary registrations at that tim

 2010 Race Review page available for one stop for all the 2010 Tybee 500 memories.

2010 Tybee 500 Race Results and Wrapup

Contributed by Damon_Linkous on May 20, 2010 - 12:48 PM

Thirty stalwarts of the beach catamaran sailing community took sail on 15 boats May 10th, 2010 to face the elements in a grueling race to Tybee Island, Georgia, some 560 miles from the starting point in Islamorada, Florida. 

Picture of Tybee Island Finish Now Online

Contributed by Damon_Linkous on May 15, 2010 - 06:08 PM

Take a look at the finish pictures just a couple of hours old.


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2011 Competitors  Corner

Look here to find important links and quick info for race participants.

2011 Notice of Race

2011 Team List

Team Registration Form

Checkpoint and Hotel Details

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