NOTICE The event information below, used in conjunction with the General Offshore Notice of Race comprises the complete NOTICE OF RACE for the event.
DESCRIPTION This series will consist of a single pursuit format race on three days for:
PHRF SPINNAKER A, B & C (holding valid PHRF of the Chesapeake certificates)
PHRF NON-SPIN (holding valid PHRF of the Chesapeake certificates)
CRUISING Class (sailboats having a handicap rating assigned by FBYC)
J/70 Offshore One Design
PHRF NON-SPIN will be sailed allowing only one (1) headsail downwind.
PROGRAM Awards will be presented for each day’s races and refreshments will be provided by FBYC after each day’s races. Overall awards for the series will be presented during the social program following the last Winter Series Race on December 1, 2018.
WARNING The warning signal for the first race each day will be at 1100 hours.
STARTING AREA will be in the vicinity of FBYC “B”.
COURSE These course will be set in the skippers meeting for the Closing Day/Winter Series #1 race, and will apply to all races.
TIME LIMITS The time limit for any race in the series shall be four hours calculated from the actual start time of the highest handicapped yacht participating on any race day. If one boat in a class or subclass finishes within the time limit, boats still racing that do not finish within 30 minutes of the first boat finishing in her class will be scored TLE (Time Limit Expired) which will be equal to the number of competitors plus one.
SCORING Daily awards are awarded based on the “Low-Point Scoring System”. The Winter Series winner in each class (PHRF Spinnaker, NS, Cruising) will be the qualified boat having the highest score for the series based on the “High-Point Percentage Scoring System”. There are no throw outs.