Long Distance Race and Fourth of July Party


Fri, Jul 4 - 4, 2014



Event Managers

  • Event Chair: Ed O'Connor
  • Race Chair: David Hinckle
  • Social Chair: Diane O'Connor

Scroll down for Notice of Race for this day...

July 4th falls on a Friday this year!

Wear your finest stars-and-stripes get-up.

The festivities will start at 1500 on Friday

Come grab a burger or dog after racing


Kid-friendly event



Notice of Race for


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.


                  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:

7/2 1718 COURSE AMMENDMENT for Course 5

        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.

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 804-889-2327

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