Long Distance Series 2-Cut Channel Race


Sat, Jun 6 2009


Event Managers

  • Race Chair: John Beery


June 6, 2009

DESCRIPTION This event will consist of one Long Distance race sailed around government marks. This race is the second race of the Distance Series.
PROGRAM Awards for this race will be presented following the race.
Classes Classes offered will be PHRF A, PHRF B/C, and PHRF NON-SPIN sailboats holding valid PHRF of the Chesapeake Category 4P certificates.

PHRF NON-SPIN will be sailed allowing only one (1) headsail downwind

Warning Signal The warning signal for the start will be at 1100 hours.
STARTING AREA The Committee Boat will be in the vicinity of FBYC “C”.
COURSE Approximate Distance: 28.4 NM The first mark of the course will be either (1) special buoy “Y” 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 “Y” or other letter to designate the government mark. After rounding the first mark of the course, yachts shall sail the remaining marks of the course as set forth below unless otherwise specified by the Race Committee.
Mark of Course Leave to:
Chesapeake Bay Buoy 41A (FBYC “L”) Port
Chesapeake Bay Mid Channel Lighted Whistle Buoy CB (FBYC “Q”) Port
Chesapeake Bay Lighted Buoy 47 (FBYC “R”) Port
Piankatank River Lighted Buoy 2 (FBYC “F”) Port
FINISH LINE Between Piankatank River Light 3 (FBYC “C”) and the orange or yellow flag on the Committee Boat stationed north of FBYC “C”. If the Committee Boat is not on station at the finish, leave FBYC “C” to port, and take your own time when you are within 25 yards of FBYC “C” and it bears 180 magnetic from the helmsman’s position. This information should be passed along to the Race Committee Chairman as soon as possible after returning to the dock.
TIME LIMITS If one boat in a class finishes within fourteen (14) hours of the actual start time of the race for that class, then the race will be valid for all boats in that class. Boats still on the course two (2) hours or more after the first boat in their class finishes will be scored TLE.
SCORING The score for this race day will be combined as a part of the Long Distance Series
CBYRA SANCTION This race is CBYRA sanctioned and the results of this race will be used to determine winners of FBYC perpetual trophies.
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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