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We have two courses with permanent buoys. The lettered buoys are for the start/finish and the numbered ones for windward/leeward and offset marks.
The East Course is for when the winds are from the north or south. The South Course is used when the winds are east or west. Temporary (tossable) buoys may to added to square the course to the wind. Be sure to check the course board near the dock before each race.
Each side has a convenient dock for launching and hauling your boat. The East Course has a gazebo for some shade.
Current pond weather
Our pond is located in the South County Regional Park, 670 Cooper Street, Punta Gorda, Florida.
From the North & South on I-75 take exit 164 (West Bound Rt 17) Route 17 becomes Marion Ave
(West Bound) left on Cooper Street (approximately 1 mile from I-75). Just after the railroad
tracks the entrance to South County Regional Park is on the left, proceed to pond which will
appear on the right.
From the South on SR 41 (Tamiami Trail), turn right Cooper Street, continue through two 4-way stops and a light and then right into the park. After entering the park the pond will appear on the right.
From the North on SR 41 (Tamiami Trail), turn left on Olympia Avenue, right on Cooper Street, left into park. Pond
will appear on the right.
Note: For those of you with a GPS, the pond actually has a street address -
1016 Education Avenue
Punta Gorda, Florida 33950
For those of you coming to one of our regattas and in need of housing, a partial listing of local hotels can be found
The county has added a Frisbee Golf course around the pond area. We need to be good neighbors and make room for them to play through while we're at the pond. Please park in a single row, no more than a car's length away from our white lines. No more double parking.