Notice of Race – 2019
“The Worrell 1000 Reunion Race” (W1KRR) is an offshore long distance beach catamaran sailboat race to be held in May 2019 in the waters between Florida and Virginia Beach, VA. The race will cover approximately 1000 miles with overnight stops at multiple locations along the East Coast of the United States. Through a collaborative agreement between “Worrell 1000, Inc.” and “Sail Series Promotions USA, Inc.”, an organization has been formed to oversee the Research and Development, and Running of the race. This combined organization will be the Organizing Authority for the Worrell 1000 Reunion Race. Rules:
The race will be governed by the rules as defined by the current edition of the “The Racing Rules of Sailing” and individual applicable Class Rules of the boats sailing, except as modified by this NoR and/or the Worrell 1000 Reunion Race Sailing Instructions.Boats:
The Race shall consist of two classes scored separately based on overall elapsed time. Eligible classes are the Nacra F20 Carbon (in compliance with current ISAF Class Rules) and the Formula 18 (with current and valid measurement certificate). Boats must be able to launch from and finish on the beach. Nacra F20 Carbon FCS and EVO configurations are not eligible. The Worrell 1000 Reunion Race OA shall have final discretion as to which boats are allowed to compete. Race Schedule: The race will be conducted in stages with each stage starting and ending on the beach.
Monday 06MAY2019 – Fort Lauderdale, FL –> Jensen Beach, FL
Tuesday 07MAY2019 – Jensen Beach, FL –> Cocoa Beach, FL
Wednesday 08MAY2019 – Cocoa Beach, FL ->Daytona Beach, FL
Thursday 09MAY2019 – Daytona Beach, FL -> Jacksonville Beach, FL
Friday 10MAY2019 – Jacksonville Beach, FL –> Tybee Island, GA
Saturday 11MAY2019 – Tybee Island, GA (Layday)
Sunday 12MAY2019 – Tybee Island, GA –> Isle of Palms, SC
Monday 13MAY2019 – Isle of Palms, SC -> Surfside Beach, SC
Tuesday 14MAY2019 – Surfside Beach, SC –> Wrightsville Beach, NC
Wednesday 15MAY2019 – Wrightsville Beach, NC -> Atlantic Beach, NC
Thursday 16MAY2019 – Atlantic Beach, NC -> Hatteras, NC
Friday 17MAY2019 – Hatteras, NC -> Kill Devil Hills, NC
Saturday 18MAY2019 – Kill Devil Hills, NC ->Virginia Beach, VA
Final checkpoint locations and hotel information will be posted in the Sailing Instructions.Registration:
Only experienced sailing teams will be allowed to participate in the race due to the potential danger involved. Sailors may be required to submit a sailing resume to prove experience. Registration covers race fees only. Final Registration information and fees will be posted on or before 01JULY2018.
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