Opening Day Regatta
April 18, 2009
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.|
|Skippers Meeting||There will be a Flag Raising and Skippers 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.|