78th Annual One Design Regatta August 12-13, 2013

Notice of Race


  1. RULES

    1. The Regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing



    1. The Annual One Design regatta is open to the following invited classes – Flying Scot, Front Runner, Lasers (Full and Radial) Optimist Dinghy (Red, Blue, White and Green fleets), Hampton One Design, San Juan 21, and Windmill. Other classes may be added at the discretion of the Event Coordinator.

    2. Classes with 5 or more boats registered will be given individual starts,

    3. Invited classes not meeting the 5 boat minimum required for an individual start will be started with similarly situated classes in a Portsmouth Handicap fleet.

    4. Additional classes may be added at the discretion of FBYC.

    5. Each competitor will be responsible for their boats being in compliance with class rules.

    6. The Hampton One Design 2017 National Championship will be held during the 2017 AOD Regatta. The HODs will be a three day event with racing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

    7. All preregistered competitors are required to check in at the check in table upon their arrival at the club not later than 0925 on the first day of the regatta.

    8. All entries MUST be registered by Saturday , August 12, 2017 at 09000.


    9. ADVANCE REGISTRATION Competitors may register in advance on the web at The early entry deadline is August 2, 2017 after which a late fee of $25.00 will apply.


  3. FEES

    1. Entry Fees:


      Entry Type

      By August 2

      Late Registration after August 2

      Adult Single-Handed Registration Fee - Includes One Meal Ticket



      Adult Double-Handed Registration Fee - Includes Two Meal Tickets



      Junior Single Handed - Includes One Youth Meal Ticket



      Junior Double Handed - Includes Two Youth Meal Tickets



      Hampton One Design National Championship- Includes Two Meal Tickets





      Single Dinner Ticket




    2. Additional adult and junior meals (non-alcoholic drinks included) can be pre-purchased by August 2 for $16. After August 2, a limited number of meal tickets may be available for $21.




Friday, August 11, 2017

Late Registration


1400 – 1600

Early check in

1700 – 2000

Saturday, August 12, 2017


Continental Breakfast



0800 - 0925

Skippers Meeting


First Warning Signal


Followed by subsequent races

Post Race Bar



Buffet Dinner


Live Music and Dancing


Sunday, August 13, 2017


Continental Breakfast


First Warning Signal


Followed by subsequent races

No races started after



Followed by refreshments and awards


  1. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS The sailing instructions will be available at check-in and online at by August 11, 2017.


  2. VENUE

    1. The racing areas for adult classes will be on the Piankatank River between Fishing Bay and Godfrey Bay on the North and South and Gwynn’s island to the east.

    2. The racing areas for junior classes will be in Fishing Bay.

    3. Hand-launched boats may use ample ramp and beach facilities. Trailered boats will be put in by tractor or may use the hoist on the North side of the property in Jackson Creek.



    1. One completed race shall constitute the regatta.

    2. Low-point scoring will apply with the exception of no throw-outs. This changes RRS A4.


    1. Awards will be given to the first 3 finishers in each class.

    2. The John R. Hawksworth Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the class winner who has been most competitive as measured both by the degree to which he has consistently been at the top of his class and the number of boats against which he has competed.


  5. Discipline: All competitors are expected to maintain the highest level of conduct throughout the entire event. When the Protest Committee, from its own observation or a report received from any source believes that a competitor may have committed a breach of a rule, good manners, or sportsmanship, or may have brought the sport into disrepute, it may call a hearing. After a proper hearing the penalty may range from a reprimand to dismissal from the regatta and additional action may be taken under RRS 69.



    Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.


  7. ACCOMMODATIONS Many choices – see for details:


  8. Further information. Contact Event Committee Chair Julie Ann Wash at (804) 334-1181 or email

Check the FBYC website,, for further information.

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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