Around The Cat Regatta

NOTICE OF RACE

PASS CHRISTIAN YACHT CLUB

COMMODORE JOHN V. DUGAN, III MEMORIAL

ROUND THE CAT RACE

Saturday, December 7, 2013

RULES: The race will be governed by the current edition of The Racing Rules of Sailing and by the GYAPHRF regulations, except as they may be modified by the sailing instructions.

ENTRIES: Mono-hull entries are limited to seaworthy yachts not less than 20 feet LOA. Yachts which compete in the PHRF Spinnaker class must have a current GYA PHRF rating certificate. Yachts which compete in the Non-spinnaker class are not allowed to carry any foresails which are not hanked to permanent stays on the vessel centerline and no more than one sail shall be hanked to each stay. Non-spinnaker class yachts will be assigned ratings by the Race Committee. Multi-hull entries will be permitted if there are three or more boats.

ALL ENTRIES MUST HAVE WORKING RUNNING LIGHTS AND EITHER A VHF RADIO OR A WORKING CELL PHONE.

REGISTRATION FEE: The registration fee is $35.00. A $5.00 deduction is allowed to current members of US SAILING.

SCHEDULE:

Saturday December 7, 2013

0830-0930 Registration (Po-boys available-please place order by 0930)
0930 Skippers’ Meeting
1030 Start of PHRF Spinnaker Class and Non-spinnaker Class
1035 Start of Multi-hull Class

RACE COURSE: The course for ALL classes will be around Cat Island with a total distance of approximately 28 NM. However, weather conditions may require that the race course be adjusted to sail all classes inside Cat Island.

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS: The sailing instructions will be available on November 23 at the registration table. The registration table will be in the Club Lounge.

CONTACT: For further information, please contact –

Jay Williams. (504) 858-4017 or harryjaywilliams@gmail.com

David Taylor, Sr. (228)-332-1847 or dpt0622@cableone.net

Cathy Cornett (PCYC Office) (228)-452-2571 or cathy@pcyc-gya.org