Boca Ciega Yacht Club

Women's Challenge Regatta

The 7th Annual
Women's Challenge Regatta

Saturday, April 27, 2019

  Sponsored by BCYC's Rhumb Runners


Click here to register!

Registration opens March 20


Registration Deadline
Saturday April 20, 2019


Crew Release Form - Captains must submit a completed form listing ALL crew members (forms may be turned in during Check-In)


Notice of Race - Posted here (or click link)

1. RULES
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS). If there is a conflict between the RRS and the Sailing Instructions (SI’s), the SI’s will take precedence.
1.2  Each competitor shall sail in accordance with class rules and format.

2. ELEGIBILIY AND ENTRY
2.1  The regatta is open to female-crewed sailboats with current PHRF rating. Boats without current WFPHRF will be assigned one by the Race Committee.
2.2  Eligible boats must register and pay online at www.sailbcyc.org/2019WomensChallengeRegatta click on links. Registration opens March 20th, 2019.
2.3  Registration and payment must be received no later than Saturday April 20th, 2019.
2.4  Entrants will be required to complete a liability release form available at
check-in.
For convenience a PDF version of the form can be printed from the website.


3. CLASSES
3.1  Monohull Non Spinnaker Three Divisions:
Man on board /Coached
Man on board / Not Coached
All Female Skipper and Crew
3.2 Final divisions will be determined based on the number of entries received by April 20th, 2018.
4. FEE

$50.00 per boat, due at registration.

5. SCHEDULE

Saturday April 27th
10:00AM to 11:00AM Check In
11:00AM Skipper’s Meeting 
1:00PM First Class Flag
Dinner provided by Rhumb Runners

6. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

Sailing instructions will be available at Check-In.


7. VENUE
7.1   The regatta will take place in beautiful Boca Ciega Bay.
8. SCORING
8.1   One race constitutes a regatta.  Low point scoring system will be used.
9.  COURSE
9.1   The course will be set southwest of the club.
9.2     Every effort will be made to design a competitive course.
10.  BERTHING AND LAUNCHING
10.1   T-docks and dry / wet slips may be available. Use of the club ramp is permitted. The hoist is not available to non-club members. All arrangements will be coordinated with the Club Fleet Captain. This applies to club members as well.
10.2   Transient slips can be reserved at The City of Gulfport Marina.
11.  RADIO COMMUNICATIONS
11.1   All boats must have a VHF radio capable of transmitting and receiving.
11.2   Regatta transmissions will be on VHF Channel selected at the skippers meeting.
12. PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded first through third for divisions raced.

13. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRs 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

14.     FURTHER INFORMATION

Contact Organizational Regatta Chair Barb Meyer (727) 430-7241, rhumbrunners@sailbcyc.org.


Saturday, April 27, 2019
Click here to Register
Registration opens March 20







2018 Race Results >
BCYC Women's Challenge Race results/times


2016 Photos: 

2016 photos #1
2016 photos #2
 

Boca Ciega Yacht Club‎
Latitude 27° 44' 21.0552'' N
Longitude 82° 41' 44.7252'' W
4600 Tifton Drive South   Gulfport, FL 33711   (727) 321-7295

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