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Notice of Race for
LONG DISTANCE RACE
JULY 4, 2014
DESCRIPTION The Long Distance Race is a handicap race open to any One Design boat 24’ 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.
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 5
Start - Finish Start - Finish Start - Finish Start- Finish NEW COURSE
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.