Long Distance Race


Mon, Jul 4 - 4, 2011


Event Managers

  • Race Chair: Alex Alvis
  • Social Chair: Lee Farinholt

July 4, 2011


The Long Distance Race is a handicap race open to any One Design boat 20’ length or under at the water line. The Portsmouth Yardstick D-PN Handicap System will be used to score finishes. See www.ussailing.org/portsmouth. NO OPTIS WILL RACE IN THE LONG DISTANCE RACE DUE TO LONG DISTANCE AND RISK OF OPPRESSIVE HEAT. Advance registration is encouraged at www.fbyc.net.


Registration 0900
Skippers Meeting 1000
Warning Signal 1100
Followed by refreshments and awards


The course will be one of the courses described below using government marks in the Piankatank River for marks of the course:
1 2 3 4
Start - Finish Start - Finish Start - Finish Start- Finish
R "8A" Port "13" Port "G11" Port R "12" Stbd
R "6" Port R "8A" Port R "8A" Port R "8A" Port
R "8A" Stbd R "6" Port R "6" Port R "6" Port
"13" Port R "8A" Stbd R "8A" Stbd R "8A" Stbd
Start - Finish Start - Finish G "11" Stbd R "12" Port Start - Finish Start - Finish
The number of the course selected by the Race Committee will be displayed on a Race Committee signal boat prior to the Warning Signal.


If one boat finishes within 4 hours from the start, the race will be valid for all racers.


The skipper of the winning boat will receive the Hicks Trophy upon which his/her name will be engraved. Other places are as described in the Sailing Instructions.


This event is not sanctioned for CBYRA High Point awards.

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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