Opening Day Regatta
April 17, 2010
|This regatta will consist of one
race for PHRF A, PHRF
B, PHRF C, and PHRF NON-SPIN sailboats holding valid PHRF of the
Chesapeake Category 4P certificates, and CRUISING Class sailboats
having a handicap rating assigned by FBYC.
Planned format for PHRF SPIN, PHRF NON-SPIN and CRUISING will be one medium distance race around government and drop marks. PHRF NON-SPIN will be sailed allowing only one (1) headsail downwind.
|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.
|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.
|The warning signal for the first start will be at 1100.
|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.
|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.