Opening Day


Sat, Apr 18 2009


Event Managers

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

Opening Day Regatta

April 18, 2009

DESCRIPTION This regatta will consist of one race for PHRF A, PHRF B/ C, and PHRF NON-SPIN sailboats holding valid PHRF of the Chesapeake Category 4P certificates.

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

PROGRAM On Saturday, April 18, the Blessing of the Fleet will begin at 1700 hours, followed by awards and refreshments provided by FBYC. Dinner and entertainment will begin at 1830 hours.
Skipper’s Meeting There will be a Flag Raising and Skipper’s Meeting at 0900 hours at the flagpole adjacent to the Jackson Creek parking lot to review any changes to the GSIs and SSIs for the offshore races.
STARTING AREA The Committee Boat could be anywhere from Piankatank R. G “5” (FBYC “A”) and Piankatank R. Lt. R “2” Fl R 4s (FBYC “F”) or beyond.
Time limit If one boat in a class finishes within five (5) hours of the actual start time of the race for that class, then the race will be valid for all boats in that class.
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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