Wolf Trap Race (Fall Series 1)


Sat, Sep 18 2004



Event Managers

  • Race Chair: Brooks Zerkel
  • Social Chair: Jim Black


WOLF TRAP RACE (Fall Series #1)

SEPTEMBER 18, 2004


The Wolf Trap Race consists of a fixed course distance race for the PHRF Spinnaker, MORC and Non-Spinnaker fleets. In addition to being part of the Fall Series, this race will be part of the Long Distance Series, along with the Urbanna race, Moonlight Regatta, and Smith Point Race.

Multiple, short-distance, round-the-buoys races may be held for the MORC Class, as an alternative at the discretion of the class.

Warning Signal

The warning signal will be at 1100.


Between Piankatank R. G "5" (FBYC "A") and the Piankatank R. Lt. QR 15 4M "6" (FBYC "B).

The starting line will be between a special buoy "X" and the orange or yellow flag on the Committee Boat.


Approximate Distance: 24.6 NM The first mark of the course will be either (1) special buoy "Y" located to windward or on the approximate magnetic course from the Committee Boat as may be displayed by numeral pennants or digits shown on the Committee Boat or (2) a government mark listed in Appendix A. The Committee Boat will display either a "Y" or other letter to designate the government mark. After rounding the special buoy "Y" or the government mark, yachts shall sail the remaining marks of the course set forth below:

Mark of Course

Leave to:

Piankatank R. Lt. Fl G 4s 19ft 4M "3" PA (FBYC "C")


Milford Haven Lt. G "1MH" Fl G 4s (FBYC "M")


Wolf Trap Lighthouse Fl 15s 52ft 14M (FBYC "O")


Milford Haven Lt. G "1MH" Fl G 4s (FBYC "M")


Piankatank R. Lt. Fl G 4s 19ft 4M "3" PA (FBYC "C")



Between Piankatank R. Lt. QR 15’ 4M "6" (FBYC "B") and the orange or yellow flag on the Committee Boat stationed north of FBYC "B". If the Committee Boat is not on station at the finish, leave FBYC "B" to port, and take your own time when you are within 25 yards of FBYC "B" and it bears 180º magnetic from the helmsman’s position. This information should be passed along to the Race Committee Chairman as soon as possible after returning to the dock.


2000 hours for all classes; boats finishing after 2400 hours on Saturday, September 18, 2004 will be scored DNF.

WOLF TRAP RACE (Fall Series #1)

SEPTEMBER 18, 2004 (cont’d)


Refreshments and awards for this event will be provided, ashore after the race. Awards for the Long Distance Series will be presented at the Annual Awards party.


This race is sanctioned for CBYRA High Point awards.

Fishing Bay Yacht Club
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Phone Numbers: Club House 804-776-9636

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