Notice of Race
February 17, 2018
WFPHRF SBYA Boat of the Year Event
- Organizing Authority
The organizing authority is the Sarasota Sailing Squadron
This regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the West Florida PHRF Class Rules, and applicable One Design Class Rules.
The regatta is open to all WFPHRF boats, Flying Scot, E-Scow and other one design classes with three or more entries. WFPHRF Fleets include: Cruiser, Pocket Cruiser, Spinnaker, Non-Spinnaker & Multi hull.
Fleets may be combined to constitute a class. Participants without current WFPHRF certificates will be given a rating and compete in one class called the Fun Fleet.
4. Registration & Fees
$10 per boat
5. Ratings and Class Rules
Boats sailing must have a valid WFPHRF certificate and have a copy of the certificate available. Rating certificates are available online at westfloridaphrf.org.
6. Schedule of Events
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Registration & Check-In 10:30
Skippers Meeting 12:00
Warning Signal 1:25
7. Sailing Instructions
Sailing Instructions and Courses will be available at Registration.
8. Race Area
Racing will be in Sarasota Bay.
The Low-Point Scoring System of Appendix A will apply, except no race will be excluded.
Buoy rating will be used for the windward-leeward dropped mark courses, and random leg rating used for all others.
Awards will be given out according to the number of registrants in each class.
11. 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.
Participating boats may dock free of charge for the regatta on the day of the event.
Parking is available for trailers and cars outside the main entrance. Vehicles parked blocking SSS members’ boats will be towed.
Tent camping is available for $10 per night, RV camping is $30 per night and must be prearranged with management, call SSS Craig Bridges, Manager 941-388-2355 to make a reservation.
15. Further Information
Host Club: Sarasota Sailing Squadron
1717 Ken Thompson Parkway Sarasota, FL 34236
Organizing Fleet: PHRF Monohull Fleet