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Boats and Bow Ties Regatta 2020

Notice of Race

  1. RULES & ANNOUNCEMENTS
    1. The regatta will be governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020.
    2. US Sailing Prescriptions to RRS 63.2 and 63.4 will not apply.
    3. his event is designated a Clean Regatta by the Sailors for the Sea Organization, http://www.sailorsforthesea.org/, a nonprofit organization that educates and empowers boaters to protect and restore our oceans and coastal waters. Single-use plastics including water bottles will not be allowed. HYC and the OA is committed to sustainability and limiting waste.

  2. ELIGIBILITY & ENTRY
    1. The regatta is open to One-Design classes under 25’.
    2. Entrants are encouraged to register online through Hampton Yacht Club’s Clubspot account
      https://theclubspot.com/register/regatta/ZLBMypAapV/class
      or with a valid CBYRA entry form at time of registration.
    3. The Entry Fee is $20
    4. Free launch, haul, and boat/trailer storage is provided with multiple hoists available.

  3. SCHEDULE
    1. The regatta will consist of multiple windward/leeward or trapezoid races for all fleets.
    2. Thursday, July 23 1800 – Online Competitor’s Meeting
    3. Saturday, July 251000 – First Warning Signal
    4. Sunday, July 26 1800- Online Awards Ceremony and Social 4.

  4. COURSES
    1. Multiple windward/leeward or trapezoid races will be attempted.

  5. RACING AREA
    1. Off Hampton Flats approximately 1 nm SW of mouth of Hampton River (near mooring buoy).

  6. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
    1. S.I.s will be available online and an original copy as well as any amendments will be posted on the Notice Board on Clubspot
    2. Final fleets, class flags, and Order of Starts will be provided at the Online Skippers Meeting.

  7.  SCORING & AWARDS
    1. RRS Appendix A Low Point Scoring will be used (one throw-out after a minimum of 6 races)
    2. Awards will be presented in each fleet of at least three boats paid by July 1. 8. Tyler Patnaude Foundation

  8. INFORMATION
    1. http://www.tylerpatnaude.com/.
    2. Proceeds for the event benefit youth sailing in the Hampton Roads area through the Tyler Patnaude Foundation, a non-profit 501(C)3. 
    3. Attendees are encouraged to show your casual southern style with a bow tie, boat shoes, seersucker, sun dress, shorts or anything nautical for the Online Awards Ceremony Sunday.

  9. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
    Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. 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.

  10. CONTACTS
    HYC Sailing Director Maxwell Plarr (610) 417-5529 sailingdirector@hamptonyc.com
    HYC OD Fleet Captain Joe Buczkowski (757) 416-9807 joebuczkowski@aol.com
    Tyler Patnaude Foundation Peter Patnaude (757) 291-0923 peter@tylerpatnaude.com

Date

Jul 25 2020

Time

10:00 am

Cost

$20.00

More Info

Notice of Race
Hampton Yacht Club

Location

Hampton Yacht Club
4707 Victoria Blvd. Hampton, VA 23669 USA
Category
Maxwell Plarr

Organizer

Maxwell Plarr
Phone
(757) 722-0711
Email
sailingdirector@hamptonyc.com
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