July 4th Long Distance Race & Cookout

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Sat, Jul 6 2019

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  • Race Chair: David Hinckle

FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND
Long Distance Race and Family Cookout 
Saturday July 6, 2019

Come join us for the Annual Long Distance Race and Fourth of July Cookout.  This cookout is for everyone, not just racers!  (But remember, it’s on July 6th this year.)

The cookout starts at 2 PM.  The menu includes hot dogs, hamburgers, and yummy picnic side dishes!  There will be beer, sodas, lemonade, and an ice cream bar.

We will have games for adults and kids, music, and lots more.  Bring your picnic blanket, lawn chair, and an umbrella for shade!

Pricing to be determined.

NOTICE OF RACE- LONG DISTANCE RACE

NOTICE The event information below, used in conjunction with the General One Design Notice of Race, comprises the complete NOTICE OF RACE for the event.

DESCRIPTION The Long Distance Race is a handicap race open to any One Design boat 24’ length or under at the waterline. 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 Advance registration is encouraged at www.fbyc.net.

LATE REGISTRATION & CHECK IN At 0900 on the downstairs porch of the main clubhouse.

SKIPPERS' MEETING at 1000 - between the club and the Fishing Bay dock.

START at 1100 - There will be one start for all classes. The class flag will be the numeral pennant “9” and the course number will be posted on the signal boat.

Please note that Daymark "6" is no longer present.  Courses shall be sailed per the following table:

COURSE: The course will use government marks in the Piankatank River and Piankatank Channel:

1

2

3

4

5

Start - Finish

Start - Finish

Start - Finish

Start - Finish

Start - Finish

R "8" Port
Y   Port
R "8" Stbd
"13" Port
Start - Finish

"13" Port
R "8" Port
Y   Port
R "8" Stbd
Start - Finish

"G11" Port
R "8" Port
Y   Port
R "8" Stbd
G "11" Stbd 
Start - Finish

R "12" Stbd
R "8" Port
Y   Port
R "8" Stbd
R "12"  Port
Start - Finish

Start at R "12"
Y   Port
R "15" port
G "13" port
G "15" port
G "13" stbd
R "12" port
Finish at Mr. Roberts
near FBYC Dock

TIME LIMIT If one boat finishes within 4 hours from the start, the race will be valid for all racers.

SOCIAL The Annual Cookout begins at 2:00.

AWARDS The skipper of the winning boat will receive the Hicks Trophy upon which his/her name will be engraved. Other awards are as described in the Sailing Instructions.

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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