79th Annual One Design Regatta


Sat, Aug 11 - 12, 2018

Event Managers

  • Event Chair: Becca Doncaster
  • Race Chair: Bob Fleck
  • Social Chair: Massey Whorley

Saturday, August 11- Sunday, August 12, 2018

DESCRIPTION The 79th Annual One Design Regatta, hosted by Fishing Bay Yacht Club, will consist of two days of racing, fun and camaraderie.  There may be multiple courses for eligible one-design classes.  A Portsmouth Yardstick handicapped class will be offered for boats who do not have enough boats for a one-design class.    


Our lead sponsor is Trapezium Brewing Company, Petersburg, VA. http://www.trapeziumbrewing.com/   

REGISTRATION Advance registration is expected by all participants at www.fbyc.net

CLASSES Flying Scot, Front Runner, Laser, Laser Radial, Optimist, and any other one-design class, with 5 or more boats registered, are invited to race. Optimists will be divided into Red, White, Blue, and Green fleets. The Portsmouth Number (D-PN) handicapping system will be used to score classes of unlike boats. A minimum of five entries is required for a class to become and remain eligible. Classes shall meet eligibility requirements no later than August 4, 2018. The OA reserves the right to invite additional classes at its sole discretion

LATE REGISTRATION & CHECK IN Friday night 1700-2000 and Saturday 0800-0925

SKIPPERS' MEETING All classes will meet at 0930 on the Fishing Bay side of the main clubhouse for general regatta announcements.

RACING The warning signal for the first start on Saturday will be at 1130 followed by subsequent races.  The warning signal for the first start on Sunday will be at 1000 followed by subsequent races. 

FEE Fees are detailed in the NOR and on the registration page.  A late fee will apply to registrations and dinner reservations after August 4, 2018.

SOCIAL Dinner will be available Saturday evening.

AWARDS  Awards will be presented Sunday afternoon as soon after racing as possible.

To avoid a late registration fee, please register by August 4, 2018.

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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