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ANNUAL OYSTER ROAST and CLOSING DAY REGATTA
Saturday, October 29, 2016

SOCIAL INFORMATION

Join us for the FBYC Oyster Roast and potluck. This event is open to EVERYONE! Bring a dish to share (side dish or dessert) - please contact Geoff and Allene Cahill at gcahill1949@gmail.com and acahill1954@gmail.com with your dish of choice. We will provide the oysters and the beer. Enjoy the oysters raw, steamed, and prepared a variety of ways. Enjoy delicious beer while recounting the year's tales.

In the consideration of the racers and weather conditions that day, the oyster roast may begin around 4 PM. As we get closer to the event we will work with the Race Committee to determine a more approrpriate start time for the roast as necessary.

Contact Geoff Cahill (gcahill1949@gmail.com) if you have any questions and/or want to volunteer.

NOTE: We will be awarding various FBYC perpetual awards at this event for both the One Design and Offshore divisions. Come support your fellow sailors!

The roast is $7 for anyone 18 and over. Kids are free. In order to ensure an accurate head count please register for this event using our new registration system at https://new.fbyc.net/events/1574/enter/ - you will see adult and kid tickets.

RACE INFORMATION

NOTICE The event information below, used in conjunction with the General Offshore Notice of Race, comprises the complete NOTICE OF RACE for the event.

DESCRIPTION This event will consist of one race held on Saturday, October 29, 2016, for PHRF SPINNAKER, and PHRF NON-SPIN sailboats holding valid PHRF of the Chesapeake certificates, CRUISING Class sailboats having a handicap rating assigned by FBYC and J/70 one design. This race will be a staggered-start, pursuit race around government marks. J/70 class will use the current PHRF of the Chesapeake J/70 one design rating.

PHRF NON-SPIN will be sailed allowing only one (1) headsail downwind.

PROGRAM There will be an Oyster Roast held at the Clubhouse following the race (see above). Awards will be presented for this race following the day's races. In the event of inclement weather preventing racing, the event will be held earlier.

Additional awards will be presented for the Fall Series and selected perpetual trophies.

Skippers’ Meeting There will be a Skippers’ Meeting at 0930 hours at the flagpole adjacent to the Jackson Creek parking lot.

Warning Signal The warning signal for the first boat will be at 1100 hours. The Race Committee will provide each boat with its starting time at the Skippers’ Meeting.

COURSES The Race Committee will describe the course at the Skippers’ Meeting.

TIME LIMITS The Race Committee will establish the time limit for this race at the Skippers’ Meeting.

SCORING The winner in each class shall be the boat that finishes first in that class. The score for this race day will not be combined with any other race days.

CBYRA SANCTION This race is sanctioned for CBYRA High Point awards but will not be used in scoring for FBYC annual perpetual trophies.

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