Date: Saturday October 8th, 2022. In the event of inclement weather, the race will be moved to Sunday 9th.
Time: Start of Race will be 10.00 am or soon thereafter. The race will not start until all boats that start rigging at 9.30 have completed their boat set-up.
Briefing: at 9.15 am. This will contain essential race instructions, so attendance is important
Eligibility: Any member of Bass River Yacht Club may participate as either crew or helm. There is no charge or fee to enter this race.
Classes: This race is open to Capris and Beetle Cats. All classes will sail together in the same race
Course: The course will be on the river and will be determined on the morning depending on wind speed and direction, current and tide height. The course will be provided to participants at the 9.15 am briefing prior to the race. The start and finish will be at the BRYC docks.
Equipment: You will need to wear a PFD, so bring or borrow one, and wear closed toe shoes to race on a club boat.
Type of Race: This will be a team race. Team leaders will be nominated. Everyone who arrives by 9.30 and wishes to participate will have an opportunity. Teams will divide themselves into crews of two persons.
The start of the first race will consist of the first crew in each team. This crew will complete the course and cross the finish line then return to the dock. The second crew from each team, then the third, etc., until all participants have raced. Capri sailors may not race twice. Owners of private boats may race more than once but may only skipper once.
After the race is complete all Capris will be hauled on to their trailers and moved on shore.
Coffee will be available before the race. Lunch will be provided following racing, but please bring your own drinks and optionally dessert.