Long Beach Race Week will be hosting the Open 5.70s 2012 Pacfic Coast Championships this year. There are already 21 boats registered for the event. Opens owners are congregating from all over California. The class has large fleets based in Marina del Rey and San Francisco Bay. Long Beach Race Week is one of the biggest regattas in Southern California and will host more than 120 boats in more than 12 classes. Hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club and Alamitos Bay Yacht Club this event is exceptionally well run – with good breeze often reaching the low 20s and flat protected waters inside the Long Beach harbor this is the ideal venue for the Open 5.70. For the third year in a row the Open 5.70 will be the largest one-design fleet at the regatta. Stay tuned for plenty of race coverage.