Jacksonville Nationals 2022



So glad you are thinking of coming. We have a super special event planned. Below you will find information on sailing in Jacksonville, the Florida Yacht Club, other things to do in Jax, housing options, schedule, child care, and links to other important things like the Notice of Race and registration.

Please note that registration is now open and limited to the first 75 boats. 
Registration and the Notice of Race are located on Clubspot: https://theclubspot.com/regatta/5reZNaQHFR

The Venue

Jacksonville and the Florida Yacht Club are great places for thistle nationals, for adults and kids alike.  There is plenty of parking, an outdoor pool, and, for the adults, a bar to got with it. In May, the weather should be fantastic.

There are also plenty of hoists and it is a short sail to the sailing area. Ohh, and plenty of space for parking, etc. 

The Racing Area

More information to come – or just ask Paul Abdullah!


There are several hotels located less than 10 mins away in Orange Park. We reached out to them all to let them know about Nationals. Here’s a list for your convenience :

  • Holiday Inn Orange Park- 904-562-7400- FYC rate $119/night; two queens, Full breakfast $1 M-F, $5 Sat-Sun, Use code OPR for Orange Peel and TNC for Nationals
  • Hampton Inn Orange Park – 904-278-6140; no offer given- use online discount websites
  • Hilton Garden Inn Orange Park – 904-458-1577; no offer given- use online discount websites
  • Courtyard by Marriott Orange Park – 904-854-1500; no offer given- use online discount websit

Child Care

We are working to provide childcare services for those that need it for Nationals. There is a childcare box to check on registration. We will contact you to discuss your child’s age and needs.

Registration Info

Registration is open and the Notice of Race is posted on Clubspot: https://theclubspot.com/regatta/5reZNaQHFR
Please note that registration is limited to the first 75 boats

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