Boca Ciega Yacht Club

6th Annual Women's Challenge Regatta

  • 04/28/2018
  • 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Boca Ciega Yacht Club

Registration

  • Only ONE registration is needed for each boat. Please select the appropriate class.
    Registration opens Feb 20

Registration is closed

Women's Challenge Regatta

sponsored by Rhumb Runners


Registration Deadline Friday April 20, 2018


Crew Release Form - Captains must submit a completed form listing ALL crew members (forms may be turned in during Check-In)


Notice of Race - Posted here (or click link)

1. RULES
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS). If there is a conflict between the RRS and the Sailing Instructions (SI’s), the SI’s will take precedence.
1.2  Each competitor shall sail in accordance with class rules and format.

2. ELEGIBILIY AND ENTRY
2.1  The regatta is open to female-crewed sailboats with current PHRF rating. Boats without current WFPHRF will be assigned one by the Race Committee.
2.2  Eligible boats must register and pay online at left. Registration opens February 20th, 2018.
2.3  Registration and payment must be received no later than Friday April 20th, 2018.
2.4  Entrants will be required to complete a liability release form available at check-in.
For convenience a PDF version of the form can be printed from the website.


3. CLASSES
3.1  Monohull Non Spinnaker Three Divisions:
Man on board /Coached
Man on board / Not Coached
All Female Skipper and Crew
3.2 Final divisions will be determined based on the number of entries received by April 20th, 2018.


4. FEE

$45.00 per boat, due at registration.

5. SCHEDULE

Saturday April 29th
10:00AM to 11:00AM Check In
11:00AM Skipper’s Meeting 
1:00PM First Class Flag
Dinner provided by Rhumb Runners

6. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

Sailing instructions will be available at Check-In.


7. VENUE
7.1   The regatta will take place in beautiful Boca Ciega Bay.
8. SCORING
8.1   One race constitutes a regatta.  Low point scoring system will be used.
9.   COURSE
9.1   The course will be set southwest of the club.
9.2     Every effort will be made to design a competitive course.
10.   BERTHING AND LAUNCHING
10.1   T-docks and dry / wet slips may be available. Use of the club ramp is permitted. The hoist is not available to non-club members. All arrangements will be coordinated with the Club Fleet Captain. This applies to club members as well.
10.2   Transient slips can be reserved at The City of Gulfport Marina.
11.   RADIO COMMUNICATIONS
11.1   All boats must have a VHF radio capable of transmitting and receiving.
11.2   Regatta transmissions will be on VHF Channel selected at the skippers meeting.
12.     PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded first through third for divisions raced.

13.     DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRs 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

14.     FURTHER INFORMATION

Contact Organizational Regatta Chair Barb Meyer (727) 430-7241, sunnlover@aol.com.


Boca Ciega Yacht Club‎
Latitude 27° 44' 21.0552'' N
Longitude 82° 41' 44.7252'' W
4600 Tifton Drive South   Gulfport, FL 33711   (727) 321-7295

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