Opening Day Regatta


Sat, Apr 23 2005

Event Managers

  • Race Chair: Brooks Zerkel
  • Social Chair: Chip Hall

Opening Day Regatta

April 23, 2005


This regatta will consist of one race held on Opening Day. This race is NOT part of the Spring Series

Planned format for PHRF SPIN and PHRF NON-SPIN will be one medium distance race around government and drop marks. PHRF Non Spinnaker will be sailed allowing only one (1) headsail downwind.

Planned format for MORC will be three or more round-the-buoys races to be substituted for the medium distance races depending on conditions.

The Race Committee may change the format on any day to insure that sufficient races are completed to constitute a series.


Online registration will be available at


Note - the following paragraph reflects changes from the Sailing Events Book On Saturday, April 23, the Blessing of the Fleet will begin at 1730 hours, followed by awards and refreshments provided by FBYC. Dinner will begin at 1900 hours.


There will be a Skipper's Meeting at 0930 hours, at the flagpole adjacent to the Jackson Creek parking lot to review any changes to the GSIs and SSIs for the offshore races.

Warning Signal

The warning signal for the first race each day will be at 1100 hours.

After a great afternoon of sailing----
Enjoy a delicious catered dinner on the waterfront At Fishing Bay Yacht Club.
Blessing of the Fleet 1730 Hours (5:30pm)
Cocktails Following Blessing of the Fleet
Dinner 1900 Hours
Dinner Menu: Cost:
Pork Barbecue $16 Members
Barbecued Chicken $20 Non-Members
Pasta Salad, Cole Slaw $10 Children
Baked Beans, Desserts
Reservations required by April 17, 2005
For Reservations:
EASY ! … Register and pay online at
Contact Jane Hall @ 804-285-2794
Fishing Bay Yacht Club
Office Mail: Fishing Bay Yacht Club, 2711 Buford Road #309, Bon Air, 23235,
Clubhouse Address: 1525 Fishing Bay Road, Deltaville, VA 23043 (no mail delivery)

Phone Numbers: Club House 804-776-9636

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