2021 Frostbite Series

October 31, November 7,14, 21, 28, 2021

ENTRY DUE DATE/TIME: By 1200 hoxirs on the day before the race.

  • SERIES: $75. PER RACE: $35.   Make checks payable to HYC.


Race Committee (Frostbite Series/Race)
Hampton Yacht Club 4707 Victoria Blvd.
Hampton, VA 23669

CONTACT PERSON/PRO: Brian Deibler (757) 715-8977 (c)

CLASSES AND RATINGS: All PHRF boats must have a current, valid PHRF certificate. Cruising Class boats will be assigned courtesy ratings by the race committee. All boats, including Cruising, must meet PHRF of the Chesapeake Category Near Shore Safety and Equipment Requirements. Crew sailing boats without lifelines must wear life jackets. PHRF Crew limitations will not apply.

COURSES: As per CCV General Sailing Instructions.



PHRF A 1200 1205
PHRF B/C (B/C will start, race, and be scored together)
PHRF N (Double-Headsails allowed)
CRUISING (Single-Headsail only +no spinnakers)

STARTING LINE: Between the staff displaying an orange flag on the RC Signal Boat and CCV Harbor Mark “H” (R N“20”) off Hampton Flats.

FINISH LINE: Between the staff displaying a blue flag on the RC Finish Boat and the nearby mark designated by the posted course, unless the course has been shortened.

TIME LIMIT: Any boat not finished within 314 hours of its fleet’s start will be scored DNF.

PROTESTS: Protests will be heard at HYC at 1900 on Monday, unless heard earlier by mutual agreement.

SCORING: RRS Appendix A, Low Point System applies except that:

a. There will be no throw-out, and
b. RRS A4.2 is replaced by the following:
Aboat that came to the starting area but did not start, did not finish, retired after finishing, or was disqualified shall be scored points for the finishing place one more than the number of boats that came to the starting area.
Aboat that did not come to the starting area shall be scored points for the finishing place one more than the number of boats entered in one or more races of the series.”

AWARDS: Daily awards will be presented in the HYC lounge following each race. Series awards will be presented at the Hampton Yacht Club Annual Awards Night in December. This series counts toward the HYC CUP Championship.


Oct 31 2021


12:00 pm