SOUTHOLD YACHT CLUB
NOTICE OF RACE
42nd Annual World’s Longest Sunfish Race Around Shelter Island, NY
25th Annual Catamaran Race Around Shelter Island, NY
2nd Annual Laser Race Around Shelter Island, NY
SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012
The regatta will be governed by the “rules” as defined by the current Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the prescriptions of US Sailing, the rules of the Sunfish and Laser classes, and by the Sailing Instructions.
Sunfish, Open Catamaran, Laser Standard and Laser Radial
All sailors must be at least 16 years of age by December 31, 2012.
At registration, participants must submit completed Registration and Release Forms, plus the entry fee.
$40.00 per sailor ALL CLASSES
Fees include the race, regatta t-shirt, continental breakfast, beverages, post-race buffet and awards.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
0900-1100 Registration & Breakfast
1100 Skippers Meeting – ALL CLASSES
1200 Start - Sunfish Class
1230 Start - Laser Class
1300 Start - Catamaran Class
1700 Post-race buffet
1630 (or earlier) Awards Ceremony
Available at registration.
BOATS AND EQUIPMENT
Competitors will be responsible for their boats being in compliance with class rules.
Names inscribed on perpetual plaques maintained at Southold Yacht Club as follows:
WBAZ-FM Plaque: Overall race winner
Peggy Wagner Memorial Plaque: First female finisher
Heinl-Lyman Octogenarian Plaque: Oldest Competitor and first master (age 50+) to finish.
Top 2 skippers and crews
Portsmouth handicap numbers will be used to determine the order of finish.
US Coast Guard approved PFDs must be worn by all sailors while on the water. Violators will be disqualified.
Regatta Chairperson: Celeste Flick (313)952-3477; HappyTrailsMI@comcast.net
Sunfish/Laser-specific questions: Celeste Flick (313)952-3477; HappyTrailsMI@comcast.net
Catamaran-specific questions: Ken Richter(516)485-0958 or (631)765-3899; firstname.lastname@example.org