Opening Day Regatta


Sat, Apr 22 2006


Event Managers

  • Race Chair: Brooks Zerkel
  • Social Chair: Jon Moody

Opening Day Regatta

April 22, 2006


This regatta will consist of one race for PHRF A, PHRF B/C, MORC, and PHRF NON-SPIN 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-SPIN will be sailed allowing only one (1) headsail downwind.

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


On Saturday, April 22, the Blessing of the Fleet will begin at 1600 hours, followed by awards and refreshments provided by FBYC. Dinner and entertainment will begin at 1830 hours.


There will be a Skipperís 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 will be at 1100 hours.

Time limit

If one boat in a class finishes by 1700 hours, then the race will be valid for all boats in that class.

Opening Day and Blessing of the Fleet 2006

Saturday, April 22nd


Racers, Cruisers, and Jr’s, everyone is invited and encouraged to bless the fleet and enjoy this great event.


      Blessing of the Fleet and Cocktails   5:00 pm- 6:00pm 

      Dinner Docking Stations   6:00 pm-9:00 pm by White House Catering

Music and Dancing Outside    7:00 pm-10:00 pm


Docking Station and Menus sponsored by:


Freshly Carved Beef Brisket Docking Station: Offshore Spin Division

Cajun Shrimp and Cheese Grits Docking Station:  Offshore Non Spin Division

Mini Cheese Burgers (Cooked to Order) Docking Station: One Design

Fresh Veggies, Cheese, Fruit and desert Docking Stations: Cruising of Course

Fried Chicken Fingers, French Fries and Chips Docking Station: Jr. Division 

Need Refueling? All mixers, soft drinks, Mount Gay, Beer and Wine at the Fuel Dock


Music to be provided by Tom Goodrich and Rusty Speidel of “Speidel Goodrich Goggins and Lily.” Sample their music or buy their CD’s on line at These guys are good!



Club Members $20

Non-Club Adults $25

Children 12 and under $5


****Reservations required by April 19th, 2006****



Register and pay online at or,

Mail checks and reservations to Jon Moody

210 Wexleigh Drive

Richmond, VA 23229

(804) 334-0893 

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