Boca Ciega Yacht Club

6th Annual Women's Challenge Regatta

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


  • Only ONE registration is needed for each boat. Please select the appropriate class.

Women's Challenge Regatta

sponsored by Rhumb Runners

Registration Deadline - TBD!

The following ROR is NOT final - it is posted here as an example ONLY.

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.
2.1   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 on line at, follow the Rhumb Runner link. Payment may be made during the registration process or by mailing a check to:
PO Box 530848
St. Petersburg, Florida 33747
attention: Women’s Challenge Regatta
2.3   Registration and all payments must be received no later than Tuesday April 25th, 2017.
2.4   Registration information required: Boat owner’s name, e-mail address and phone number; Name of boat, design, length, sail number and PHRF rating (if available); Skipper’s name, e-mail address and phone number; Home club; Number of expected crew to be on board; Division: Man on board/ coached, Man on board/not coached, All Female Crew.
2.5   Entrants will be required to complete a liability release form available at check-in.  For convince a PDF version of the form can be printed from the website (see above for link).
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 TBD.
    4.     FEE

      $TBD per boat

      5.       SCHEDULE

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


          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.  Arrangements will be coordinated with the Club Fleet Captain.
                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


                          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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