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Everything You Need To Know About The 2016 OPA Racing St. Clair River Classic:

July 02, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Reindl Powerboats V. Specialized - 2015 St. Clair River Classic:Ultimate Racing Experience doing battle with Specialized over 2nd place in Class 5 on race day during the 2015 OPA St. Clair River Classic in St. Clair, Michigan.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

​​Thursday July 28, 2016
11am-6pm Coast Guard Permit in effect - SPECIAL RULES APPLY
6pm M-29 road closure in place; Race Village set up
7pm-8:30pm Patrol Fleet Safety Briefing, St. Clair City Hall

​Friday, July 29, 2016
All Day
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Arrival of Race Boats; Race Village - N. Riverside Rd, St Clair, MI
9am-4pm




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​Race Boats Inspections - N. Riverside Ave, St Clair, MI

​​Crane Area - Clinton Ave & S. 3rd St, St. Clair, MI 
Ramp Area - St Clair City Boat Harbor, 902 S. Second Street, St. Clair, MI 
Wet Pits - Rotary Park (3rd St & Clinton Ave.)
Dry Pits - ​ Riverside Rd, St Clair, MI
11am-3pm​ Racer Registration - TBA
12pm-4pm​​​ GPS Registration - GPS Trailer, Race Village
11am-​6pm Coast Guard Permit in effect - SPECIAL RULES APPLY
​3pm-11:30pm Hospitality and Beer Tents Open – Palmer Park
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Fuel

​Saturday, July 30, 2016
10am-12am Race Village open to the Public
​7:30am Course buoys set
8am-6pm

10am​​​
Crane in Operation

Racer Meeting - St Clair Fire Station
10am-6pm Boat Ramp Open to racer boats
8:30am-2pm

11am-4pm​​
Racer Registration - TBA

GPS Registration - GPS Trailer​​ - Race Village
8am-12pm
Swim / Dunker Testing - St. Clair City Pool (715 Orchard St, St Clair, MI)
11am-6pm Race Control Operational
11am-6pm Coast Guard Permit in effect - SPECIAL RULES APPLY
12:30pm-3:30pm

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Insured Testing; Course staffed RACERS MUST CHECK IN, OBTAIN PERMISSION, AND CHECK OUT WITH RACE CONTROL; MONITOR 78A
5pm-7pm​ Race Team Autograph session - TBD
11am-11:30pm Hospitality & Beer Tent Open
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Dokken​

​Sunday, July 31, 2016
All Day Race Village & Avenue of Vendors
7:30 AM Course Buoys Set
​8am Team Physicals - St. Clair Fire Station
8am-6pm Crane Operational
8:30am Medical / Dive Briefing, St. Clair Fire Station
9am PATCOM Law Enforcement Briefing, St. Clair Boat Harbor
9am Racer Meeting – St. Clair Fire Station
10am-6pm Race Control Operational
10:30 AM Course Support Fleet on station
10:30 AM Pilot's Meeting - FLZ
11am-6pm Coast Guard Permit in effect
11:40am Opening Ceremony; Flag Float Down (tentative)
​12pm-9pm Hospitality & Beer Tent Open
12pm RACE 1   (subject to adjustment)
1:30pm RACE 2   (subject to adjustment)
​3pm RACE 3   (subject to adjustment)
4:30pm RACE 4   (subject to adjustment) - if needed
7pm
Awards Ceremony - Riverview Plaza, ​N. Riverside Ave, St Clair, MI

 

 

Area Hotels - St Clair
Blue Water Inn 1337 N. River Road, St. Clair, MI 810.329.2236
Murphy Inn 505 Clinton, St. Clair, MI 810.329.7118
Area Hotels - Marine City  (South of St. Clair)
Anchor Inn 6000 N. River Road, East China Twp, MI 810.765.8877
Area Hotels - Marysville Area (North of St. Clair)
Amerihost Inn 1611 N. Range Road, Kimball Twp, MI 810.364.8000
Clair Inn 70 Gratiot Boulevard, Marysville, MI 810.364.8400
Super 8 Motel 1484 Gratiot Boulevard, Marysville, MI 810.364.7500
Area Hotels - Port Huron Area (North of St. Clair
Best Western 2282 Water Street, Port Huron, MI 810.987.1600
Comfort Inn 1700 Yeager Street, Port Huron, MI 810.982.5500
Fairfield Inn by Marriott 1635 Yeager Street, Port Huron, MI 810.982.8500
Hampton Inn 1655 Yeager Street, Port Huron, MI 810.966.9000
Quality Inn & Suites 1720 Hancock, Port Huron, MI 810.987.5999
DoubleTree by Hilton 800 Harker St, Port Huron, MI 810.984.8000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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