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FOURTH OF JULY LONG DISTANCE RACE Event Notice
Sunday, July 2, 2017

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

DESCRIPTION
 The Long Distance Race is a handicap race open to any One Design boat 24’ length or under at the waterline. The Portsmouth Yardstick D-PN Handicap System will be used to score finishes. See www.ussailing.org/portsmouth. NO OPTIS WILL RACE IN THE LONG DISTANCE RACE DUE TO LONG DISTANCE AND RISK OF OPPRESSIVE HEAT.

REGISTRATION
 Advance registration is expected at www.fbyc.net.

LATE REGISTRATION & CHECK IN
  At 0900 on the downstairs porch of the main clubhouse.

SKIPPERS' MEETING
  1000 between the club and the Fishing Bay dock.

RACING The warning signal for the start will be at 1100.

TIME LIMIT
 If one boat finishes within 4 hours from the start, the race will be valid for all racers.

SOCIAL Annual cookout will be served following racing.

COURSES
 The course will be one of the courses described below using government marks in the Piankatank River for marks of the course:

1 2 3 4 5
Start - Finish Start - Finish Start - Finish Start - Finish Start - Finish
R "8A" Port
R "6" Port
R "8A" Stbd
"13" Port
Start - Finish 
"13" Port
R "8A" Port 
R "6" Port 
R "8A" Stbd
Start - Finish
"G11" Port
R "8A" Port
R "6" Port
R "8A" Stbd
G "11" Stbd 
Start - Finish
R "12" Stbd
R "8A" Port
R "6" Port
R "8A" Stbd
R "12"  Port
Start - Finish
Start at R "12"
Y   Port
R "15" port
G "13" port
G "15" port
G "13" stbd
R "12" port
Finish at Mr. Roberts
near FBYC Dock

AWARDS The skipper of the winning boat will receive the Hicks Trophy upon which his/her name will be engraved. Other awards are as described in the Sailing Instructions.

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