Posted by: svwindward | 2016-08-29

Labor Day Weekend – it’s on!

There’s a full slate for this Labor Day weekend:

WLSC Singlehand Race and Fun Race Saturday Sept 3

How do you accommodate a race committee meeting, a holiday weekend, uncertain winds, a Parrot Head party and a bunch of singlehand racers without the usual crew feeling left out, all while leaving time for breakfast, education, a little poker, and most of all have fun? You do it all!

12 Noon Saturday Sep 3 – Singlehand Race – strut your solo stuff

  • Skipper’s Meeting, sailboat dock, at 12 Noon
  • First gun at 12:30 pm
  • Staggered start (pursuit race) from normal starting line, grouped to nearest minute based on adjusted fleet PHRF rating. First-time racers or those traditionally finishing further back my receive additional time allowance
  • Course based on wind conditions and participation, probably 3-4 nm. May use separate marks, may go around island.
  • No autopilots, no spinnakers or other flying sails
  • Extra vigilance mandatory: you have no lookout for traffic under your sails
  • Exclusive prize for the winner!

3 PM Saturday Sep 3 – Fun Race – your crew can participate

  • Skipper’s Meeting about 3:00 PM, or the nearest ½ hour after end of Singlehand Race if it runs long
  • First gun 30 minutes later (target 3:30)
  • Staggered start (pursuit race) from normal starting line, grouped to nearest minute based on adjusted fleet PHRF rating. First-time racers or those traditionally finishing further back my receive additional time allowance
  • Course based on wind conditions and participation, probably 3-4 nm. May use separate marks, may go around island.
  • Spinnakers optional, Water guns optional, Parrots optional (but cannot be used for propulsion), Good attitude mandatory

6 PM Saturday Sep 3 – Parrotheads: Cheeseburger in Paradise Potluck and Party

  • We love you, but please RSVP for meals to Anita at doevalley@comcast.net (423-341-3123) before it’s too late. $5 per person
  • The menu includes… Cheeseburgers!
  • Bring a dish to share
  • BYOB
  • Prize for the best Parrothead attire
  • Live Beach Music 7-9:30

9 AM Sunday Sept 4th Breakfast  with  education 

12:30 Sunday Sept 4th Poker Run – Skipper’s meeting at 12:30

  • Get details for the Poker Run at the 12:30 Skipper’s Meeting

 

 

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