Long Distance Race


Fri, Jul 4 2008

Event Managers

  • Race Chair: Alex Alvis
  • Social Chair: Nica Waters


JULY 4, 2008


The Long Distance Race is a handicap race open to any One Design boat 20í length or under at the water line.  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.  Advance registration is encouraged at www.fbyc.net.


Registration                                          0900

Skippers Meeting                                 1000

Warning Signal                                      1100

Followed by refreshments and awards

There will be a cook out. See flier (doc) for additional details. Reservation required by July 1.


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

Start - Finish       Start - Finish          Start - Finish   Start- Finish

R "8A"       Port  "13"   Port  "G11"  Port  R "12"    Stbd

R "6"          Port  R "8A"       Port     R "8A" Port     R "8A"            Port

R "8A"       Stbd  R "6" Port  R "6"   Port  R "6"      Port

"13" Port    R "8A"       Stbd  R "8A"         Stbd        R "8A"            Stbd

Start - Finish       Start - Finish          G "11" Stbd     R "12"             Port                                 Start - Finish          Start - Finish

The number of the course selected by the Race Committee will be displayed on the Committee Boat prior to the Warning Signal.


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


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


This event is not sanctioned for CBYRA High Point awards.

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