Wide open water for sailing and great friends gathering under the tent on the shore at Fishing Bay Yacht Club, an unbeatable experience. . .
We hope you will join us for what is always a fun weekend of racing on the beautiful Chesapeake Bay over Labor Day Weekend. Ask any racer who has raced the Stingray Point Regatta at FBYC and they will tell you it is the place to be!
DESCRIPTION This regatta will consist of a one day Distance Race on Friday and a two-day Series Race on Saturday and Sunday, August 31-September 1. The Distance Race will be scored separately from the Series Races. There is no fee for the Distance Race held Friday afternoon prior to the Check-In, Skippers’ Meeting, and Welcome Reception.
Thursday August 29
Early Arrivals Welcome, Deadline for registration.
Friday August 30
0900 - 1030 Check In for Distance Race
1100 Skippers Meeting for Distance Race
1300 Distance Race First Warning
1600-1745 Check In for Saturday and Sunday
1800 Mandatory Skippers’ Meeting
1830 Welcome Reception, Buffet dinner (see menu below), Awards, Entertainment
Saturday August 31
1100 Race Day One First Warning
1600 Post-Race Cocktails
1900 Stingray Dinner (see menu below), Daily Awards and Entertainment
Sunday September 1
0800 Pancake Breakfast
1000 Race Day Two First Warning Signal
1600 Post-Race Cocktails
1900 Labor Day Cookout and Awards Ceremony
Deadline for registration: August 29, 2013, 1800.
On-line Registration is encouraged – at www.fbyc.net
Tickets are available for all events through the purchase of a Skipper's Package or Crew Package. Inidvidual event tickets are available as well on the registration page.
Friday Dinner Menu
Baby Spinach Salad
Baby Spinach, Chopped Bacon, Egg & Red Onion tossed with Apple Roquefort Vinaigrette.
Slow-Smoked Beef Brisket
Slow-Smoked Beef Brisket served with homemade Horseradish Sauce, Spicy BBQ Sauce, and Petite Rolls.
Fresh Atlantic Rockfish
with a Roasted Tomato Beurre Blanc
White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
lightly garnished with chives.
Grilled Summer Vegetables
Baby Arugula & Mandarin Orange Salad
Grass Fed Angus Beef Tenderloin with a Merlot Glaze
Grilled Shrimp Kabobs with an Island Glaze
Wild Rice Pilaf
Asparagus and Sweet Pepper Sauté
Rolls & Butter
Chocolate Mocha Mousse with Fresh Berries
Macaroni & Cheese
SAILING INSTRUCTIONS Skippers will receive Special Sailing Instructions at registration.
CLASSES Starts will be offered for PHRF Spinnaker, PHRF Non Spinnaker, J105, and Cruising classes. Cruising Class yachts will receive a courtesy rating which may not be appealed. If sufficient yachts are registered, the classes may be subdivided, one-design classes may be added or classes may be combined and different courses designated for each subdivision as is warranted to enhance the quality of racing.
All PHRF boats must have a current PHRF rating certificate and must meet current category 4P, 5P or 6P requirements
WARNING See Special Sailing Instructions
RACE AREA Distance Race, see Special Sailing Instructions
Two-day Series Races, Chesapeake Bay off the mouth of the Piankatank River
COURSE Distance Race, see Special Sailing Instructions
The two-day Series Races will be round-the-buoys courses using drop marks or government marks listed in the Special Sailing Instructions.
CBYRA SANCTION This is a sanctioned event for CBYRA High Point awards for all classes except Cruising Class