Welcome to the 65th consecutive running of the Mug Race hosted by The Rudder Club of Jacksonville, The Palatka Yacht Club, and Crystal Cove Marina. The Rudder Club is the event organizing authority. The Mug Race is a 35 nautical mile race down the St. Johns River from Palatka to Orange Park FL. It is open to all class sailboats with a mast height of 44 feet or less. There will be one start but two separate starting lines: one for multihulls and one for other boats. Crystal Cove's address is 133 Crystal Cove Drive, Palatka, Fl 32177. This location provides hotel rooms, parking, launching, dockage, restaurant, and bar for the convenience of our racers. The Competitors meeting will be at Crystal Cove Marina Tiki Bar..