DESCRIPTION This event will consist of one race for PHRF SPINNAKER A, B, C & NON-SPIN sailboats (holding valid PHRF of the Chesapeake PHRF certificates), and FBYC CRUISING (sailboats having handicap ratings issued by FBYC). PHRF NON-SPIN will be sailed allowing only one (1) headsail downwind. This race is the first race in the Long Distance Series.
SAFETY Sailboats shall comply with US Sailing "Safety Equipment Requirements" (SER) Nearshore category with additional requirements as set by CBYRA safety prescriptions for "On the Bay" (CB)
PROGRAM An ice cream and rum social and daily awards will follow at the main clubhouse after the race.
WARNING The first warning signal for this race will be at XXXX hours.
STARTING AREA The Committee Boat could be anywhere from Piankatank R. G “5” (FBYC “A”), to the yellow tetrahedron drop mark (FBYC “B”) or beyond.
COURSE The first mark of the course may be (1) special buoy “Y”, or (2) a government mark listed in Appendix A. See GSI 6.2(d) for course display format. After rounding the first mark of the course, yachts shall sail the remaining marks of the appropriate course as set forth below.
If no additional first mark is specified, yachts shall sail the marks of the appropriate course as set forth below.