2021 TOM BRADY MASTERS RACE
ENTRY DUE DATE/TIME: Before 1130 on the day of the race.
ENTRY FEE: $35 Make checks payable to Hampton Yacht Club.
SEND ENTRY TO: Race Committee (Tom Brady Masters Race)
Hampton Yacht Club
4707 Victoria Blvd.
Hampton, VA 23669
CONTACT PERSON/PRO: John Blais, (w) (757) 365-3185 ; (h) (757) 357-0621
AGE REQUIREMENTS ON RACE DAY:
MASTERS FLEET : All persons on the boat must be 60 or more years young.
The boat must be at least 10 years old.
YOUNGSTERS FLEET: The skipper and crew may be of any age.
The boat also may be of any age.
CLASSES: All boats must meet PHRF of the Chesapeake “Near Shore” Safety Requirements. Boats not holding a current PHRF rating will be assigned a courtesy rating by the race committee. At the discretion of the RC, classes may be split to provide the best racing.
STARTING SYSTEM: RRS 26
STARTING LINE: At CCV Harbor Mark “A” (R “4”) at the mouth of the Hampton River
SKIPPERS MEETING: In the vicinity of the HYC lounge/porch at 1130 on race day. Courses, starting times, and class splits (if any) will be announced at this time. Oral changes to this circular may be made at this time.
SPECIAL RULES: No spinnakers. No double head rigs. Single headsail only.
TIME LIMIT: Boats not finished within 3 hours after the start of their fleet will be scored DNF.
TROPHIES: To the winner of each fleet.
MASTERS TROPHY: To the boat winning the MASTERS FLEET.
GRAND MASTERS TROPHY: To the boat participating in the MASTERS FLEET with the crew averaging the oldest (and wisest) in age.
SOCIAL: As per existing COVID-19 protocols at the time of the event.
AWARDS: Presented at HYC Awards Night in December.
This race counts toward the HYC CUP Championship.