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Rappahannock River Yacht Club
37 39 24 N, 76 26 07 W
HomeRRYC Dinghy Regatta

2019   “Messing About in Boats” Dinghy Regatta


Saturday, August 17, 2019

Sponsored By Premier Sailing Hosted by RRYC


Description:  The Regatta will consist of up to three round-the-buoy races - sailed on Carters Creek.


Eligibility:  Any centerboard dinghy with LOA 20’ or under.


Rules: The Regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing. Handicaps will be based on the North American Portsmouth Yardstick numbers as published by US Sailing.


Entry:  Entry form is available on RRYC website ( under . Entry forms can be  emailed to  They can also be submitted at the Skippers meeting. The Race Committee will appreciate getting your entry in early so we can see how many and what kind of boats to expect.


Entry Fee: $25 per boat.  $10 for skippers 15 and under.


Schedule:  The skippers meeting will be held at 9:30 AM at the RRYC porch.  The warning signal for the first race will be at 10:30 AM.  The second race will start soon after the last boat in the previous race finishes.  The third race, time permitting, will start soon after the last boat in the previous race finishes.


Scoring:  Scoring will be Low Point Scoring system in the Racing Rules of Sailing.


Appeals:  Appeals are denied IAW RRS 70.5 and the Notice of Race for this Regatta.


Entertainment and Awards: Awards will be given for top places and other reasons at the discretion of the Race Committee. They will be given after the racing at the Rappahannock River Yacht Club clubhouse.  Entertainment and refreshments will also be provided.


Information:  Contact             Ian Ormesher, 703-447-1350,

                                                Arabella Denvir, 804 815 0150,


PRO:  Tom Chapman