DESCRIPTION The 80th 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 handicap class will be offered for boats that do not have enough boats for a one-design class.
REGISTRATION Advance registration is expected by all participants on Regatta Network at http://www.regattanetwork.com/event/19281
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 1, 2019. 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 after August 1, 2019 and Saturday dinner tickets may no longer be available.
SOCIAL Dinner and live music provided by Downstairs Mixtape on Saturday evening. DINNER IS SOLD OUT as of 8/8/19
AWARDS Awards will be presented Sunday afternoon as soon after racing as possible.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY Competitors participate in a regatta entirely at their own risk. See Rule 4, Decision to Race. Fishing Bay Yacht Club, 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.
To avoid a late registration fee and to ensure entry to the Saturday dinner, please register by August 1, 2019.
Special thanks to our 2019 Signature Sponsor, Curtis Stokes & Associates!