Long Distance Series 5-Wolf Trap


Sat, Sep 13 2008


Event Managers

  • Race Chair: Brooks Zerkel
  • Social Chair: David Clark


September 13, 2008



The Wolf Trap Race consists of a fixed course distance race for PHRF A, PHRF B/C,  PHRF NON-SPIN (and CRUISING CLASS, if warranted). This race is the fifth race of the Distance Series.

PHRF NON-SPIN (and CRUISING CLASS) will be sailed allowing only one (1) headsail downwind.


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 ìB).

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 ìYî 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 ìYî or other letter to designate the government mark. After rounding the special buoy ìYî 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 ìOî)



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 15í 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 180∫ magnetic from the helmsmanís position. This information should be passed along to the Race Committee Chairman as soon as possible after returning to the dock.



1900 hours for all classes; boats finishing after 2400 hours on Saturday, September 13, 2008 will be scored DNF.



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 except for Cruising Class.

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