The annual race from the Ponce de Leon inlet to St. Augustine will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5th with a noon start time according to HRYC Sail Fleet Captain Norm Church. Event details can be found on Regatta Network. NOR and SIs are not available yet, but expect them to be coming soon. Boats can register for the event at the site as well.
The St Augustine Dash and Back is a race within a race within a race. From the start line, near the Ponce Inlet Sea Buoy, the course continues in a Northerly direction towards the Main St. Pier where times will be collected for the first race. Competitors will continue approximately 43 nm to the St Augustine Sea Buoy where their recorded time will be used for the second race. Competitors will return to the Ponce Inlet Sea Buoy where the third finish time will be recorded.
Find full details and online registration on the event’s Regatta Network page.
|3rd||Insatiable||Catalina Capri 25||FPYC||Reeser||214||2.0||5.0||7.0||7.0|
|4th||Sea Hawk II||Catana 42 S||FPYC||Kern||95||7.0||1.0||8.0||8.0|
|8th||Tar Pouch||Sunshine 38||FPYC||McLeod||192||9.0 DNF||8.0||17.0||17.0|
The course is from Ponce Inlet to the St. Augustine Inlet, as in the past. Although registration is allowed through the day before the event, participants do need to have a FCSA PHRF rating, which could take some time to secure.