Long Distance Race


Wed, Jul 4 2012


Event Managers

  • Race Chair: Rob Whittemore


JULY 4, 2012

DESCRIPTION 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

COURSES 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.

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

AWARDS 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.

CBYRA SANCTION This event is not sanctioned for CBYRA High Point awards.

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