Posts for February 2002

Commissioning ceremony will celebrate 63 years of history - in 8 weeks!

Strother Scott on

New Building
flooremblem14 As you may know Jere Dennison and Mary Anne Hooker are a committee assigned the duty to approve decorations to be displayed in the new clubhouse. Jere has found an old burgee of our club when it was located in Urbanna at the time of its founding in 1939. A volunteer graphic artist has designed the image at the left which will be featured in the Commissioning of the new builing on April 13. Please save the date and plan to attend this once in a lifetime event.

We understand protocol requires the seniormost burgee to be on the left, and since the one with a "U" is historical and not active, the new burgee must be on the left …

Rule 26 will be used in 2002 for most of our starts

Strother Scott on

Offshore Racing
As indicated in this month's Log, this year we will use the new Rule 26 in our starts. More information is available at the bottom left hand corner of our web site and at US Sailing - Rule 26 Starting No longer will there be a 10-minute Warning Gun, a 5-minute Prep Gun and the Start. We will now have the 5-minuteWarning Gun with the class flag, the 4-minute Prep Gun and "P" flag, the 1-minute horn and lowering of the "P" flag, and the Starting Gun and lowering the class flag. And the next start will not necessarily follow in 5 minutes. It will take some study - both for our fleets and our skippers - to learn the new system …
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