PSP Dinghy Sailing Regatta.

PSP Dinghy Sailing Regatta.

Who:  CAF members with sailing experience (details below).  
***We also need experienced volunteers for the Race Committee.

When:  3-6 Aug 2021. 
Schedule TBP based on number of entries.  Each team will compete for one or two days.  Skippers’ briefing will occur no earlier than 0800 each morning.  No races will start after 1430 hrs each day.

Where: Shearwater Yacht Club (SYC), 10 Avenger Pl, Shearwater, NS B0J 3A

What to bring?  Participants should bring their own PFD, lunch, drinking water, and change of clothes.  Please dress appropriately for dinghy sailing (e.g. soft-soled shoes with closed toe).  Bring any personal items you may need (e.g. Sunscreen)

Additional Information:
(1)    Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions TBP
(2)    Boats are provided by SYC
(3)    This will be a fleet race sailed in the 420 class dinghy.  (White sails only; no spinnaker or trapeze)
(4)    Sign-up in teams of two;
(5)    To ensure safety and to avoid damage to equipment, participants must have prior sailing experience.  You don’t need to be an expert sailor, but you must able to do the following:
a.       Rig a 420 (or similar sloop-rigged dinghy);
b.      Sail on-and-off a dock/mooring and to/from race course;
c.       Avoid collisions with other boats.
d.      Sail a triangular course (including start sequence)
Please send your 2 Person teams to by 0800 on 15-July-2021