MYC Fall Race Week


Event Details


Small Boat Regatta

Notice of Race

10/19 Small Boat Regatta Day 1

0900 – 1100 Registration, $60 Includes a hat and dinner Saturday night.  Students $20 (No hat, no dinner).  Dinner only tickets, $18.
1230 First warning at 12:30
1800 Dinner

10/20 Small Boat Regatta Day 2

1100 First race start
1400 Bar opens
1500 Awards

Special Regatta Week Activities

10/21 Seamanship Competition

Seamanship Competition starts at 17:00. Participation is free. Tie three knots as fast as you can, answer a couple of navigation questions, and describe your reaction to a safety scenario. Seamanship Award to be presented after the competition.

10/22 Old Fogey’s Race

Registration between 12:00 to 13:00. $20. Open to any dinghy with a Portsmouth Rating. If no rating is available, one will be assigned. First start will be in Melbourne Harbor. Race will run to Melbourne Beach Pier, with a few mark roundings in between. Enjoy some snacks and beverages at the pier. Second race starts at the pier at approximately 15:30 and finishes off the East Dock of MYC. Awards will be presented after the race in the MYC clubhouse. Bar will be open after the race.

10/23 PHRF Fleet Starting Practice

PHRF practice starts in the vicinity of the Rum Race Can. First start at 17:00. Participation is free. If you can’t make it till later, come anyway. Sequences will continue till just after dusk. MYC bar open afterward.

10/24 Adult Pram Race

Participation is free. Boat set-up at 1600. First heat starts at 17:00. Pot Luck Dinner at 18:30 – bring your dish with enough to share. Awards will be presented. Bar opens at 17:00.

Big Boat Regatta

Notice of Race

The $85 registration includes all weekend races, a hat and tickets (1 ea.) for Friday and Saturday night dinners. Friday’s racing will be PHRF Round Buoy Racing. Saturday will be a distance race for the PHRF and W/L for the J24 and SR Max classes (Min. of 4 boats make a class). Sunday will follow the same format as Saturday with a shorter “Distance” race. 

10/25 PHRF Buoy Racing

1100 – 1230 Registration
1230 Skipper’s Meeting
1400 First Warning.  Second race follows approximately 1600.  Awards and dinner follows racing.
1800

Registration for Saturday and Sunday distance and one design races (Includes hat and dinner, additional dinner tickets $10).

10/26 Big Boat Regatta Day 1

PHRF Triangle Race Start at 1100. Awards to be presented at Dinner.

PHRF distance races and J24 W/L (Registration and Skippers meeting on Friday) Start at 1300.  Dinner served at 1800, prize giving and door prizes

0900 – 1045 Registration
1100 Skipper’s Meeting
1230 PHRF Distance Race start, OD classes W/L starts follow.
1800 Dinner

10/27 Big Boat Regatta Day 2

PHRF distance races start at 11:00 J24 and SR Max W/L races start after the RC has reset the line. 1500 awards, prizes for Sailor of the Week, Boat of the Week. Bar opens at 1400 and hot dogs will be available.

1100 PHRF Distance Race start, OD classes W/L starts follow.
1400 Bar opens, hot dogs available.
1500 Awards, prizes for Sailor of the Week, Boat of the Week.

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