Small Boat Regatta
10/19 Small Boat Regatta Day 1
||CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER|
10/20 Small Boat Regatta Day 2
|1100||First race start|
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
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|
|1400||First Warning. Second race follows approximately 1600. Awards and dinner follows racing.|
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
|0900 – 1045||Registration|
|1230||PHRF Distance Race start, OD classes W/L starts follow.|
10/27 Big Boat Regatta Day 2
|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.|