SMSA Mixed Couples Race & Cruise August 16-17
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The Sailing Instructions shown below are a verbatim copy from the official SMSA Race Circular which can be found at http://www.smsa.com/Race/2008/Information/circular.pdf, page 34
SOUTHERN MARYLAND SAILING ASSOCIATION
MIXED COUPLES RACE
SEND ENTRY TO: Jim & Barb Whited 6921 Bond Street, St. Leonard, MD 20685
CONTACTS: Jim & Barb Whited, (410) 586-0601, firstname.lastname@example.org
ELIGIBILITY: This is an informal race. No entry fee or form is required, but prior notification is requested. The
crew of a participating yacht must be one man and one woman. A provisional rating will be assigned if a yacht
does not have a valid PHRF rating. Participants are strongly encouraged to contact Jim or Barbara prior to this
event for specific instructions.
STARTING TIME: The starting window will be between 10:00 am and 10:30 am. Each participant shall record
his or her own time at the Starting Line.
STARTING LINE: When Red #6A at Sandy Point is within two boat lengths and bears 40° off the bow, or
between #6A and a committee boat if it is on station.
FINISH LINE: Red #18 off Battle Creek. [Note: This is a change from previous years in which the finish line
was at red #20.] Each boat shall record its own finish time when Red #18 is within two boat lengths and bears
070° off the bow.
COURSE: Sandy Point "6A" to "18" off Battle Creek. All
yachts must sail to the channel side of all river
STARTING SIGNALS: None. Self start between 1000 and 1030 with time recorded.
TIME LIMIT: None
CLASSES: Spin and Non-Spin
AWARDS/# BOATS STARTING: 1st/3 2nd/5 3rd/7
PROTESTS: See contact person(s) for instructions.
ADDITIONAL RACE INFORMATION: Only two people may sail
the boat, but other people may be on-board and
OTHER INFORMATION: Awards will be presented at a later
date, time and place to be announced, hopefully
a self-addressed stamped envelope.