2016 Junior Regatta…

RRYC Shirt Back 2The 2016 Junior Regatta page has been updated to include the online registration form, online payment, NOR and SI documents. Please consider participating in the Junior Regatta either as a sailor, participant or volunteer. We are always in need of volunteers for this event, one of RRYC’s biggest events. Contact Bob and Eve German if you’re interested in volunteering (bobgerman@bobgerman.com or evegerman@aol.com).

YPRCC Spring Regatta

yprccWith real Virginia Spring weather finally arriving just in time for our Spring Regatta it is an excellent time to start your racing season if haven’t yet.  We will have PHRF Spinnaker,  PHRF Non-Spinnaker and Typhoon classes.  Boats without valid PHRF rating certificates are welcome and will have a rating assigned by the Fleet Captain.  The Typhoons will be joining the regatta for the first time fresh off their National Championship.  PRO Gary Hooper has assembled an excellent Race Committee team which hopefully includes a seasoned weather management professional (a competent weather manager would obtain sunny,  low humidity, 75 degree temperatures with 10-12 knt winds from the SE.)   We have a social planned for after racing on the RRYC porch with drinks, munchies and awards.    NOR, SIs and Entry form are below.

Tom Chapman, Fleet Captain and PHRF Fleet Commander

 

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Cruise News: Voyage of ARIEL May 2016

ARIEL has left Copenhagen, heading north to Norway in rather cold spring weather. She will sail on to Scotland, Ireland, England and then on to Spain. Follow the Springett’s voyage at their blogspot: http://sueandcharles.blogspot.com/ (with great photos) or on their tracking site: http://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/CharlesSpingett