Friday, Saturday & Sunday
August 22, 23 & 24, 2013
Sponsors: PHRF-New England and PHRF Marblehead
Host Clubs: Boston Yacht Club, Corinthian Yacht Club and Eastern Yacht Club
Venue: yachts rated 140 and lower in the racing divisions will race Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Racing yachts with a rating of 141 and higher, plus all cruising class yachts will race Saturday and Sunday only. Similar boats with 8 or more entries will be given their own start, e.g. J 105. Again this year the Daysailor Class will be racing 2 days and limited to Alerion 33 & 38's, J 100's, E 33's and Sabre Spirit. All races will count as Mass Bay qualifiers for all classes. See www.phrfne.org and/or www.massbaysailing.org web sites for further details.
Entry Fees: fees will vary according to the individual boat size and will be detailed in the Notice of Race. Deadline for entries will be August 22, 2013. A late entry fee of $25.00 will result for all entries received after August 9, 2013.
Entry application with payment via on line registration and credit card or sent to PHRF New England, C/O New Wave Yachts, 17 Ashland Ave., Manchester, MA 01944. Phone 978-526-9996, Fax 978-526-8155, email email@example.com.
Captains' Meeting and Final Registration: will be 1900 hours Thursday, August 22, 2013 for all yachts. Location and further details will be provided in the "Notice of Race" announcement. Skipper's race packet
containing full information will be distributed at that time. Captains will be held responsible for any information and /or instructions issued at the meeting and provided in the race packet.
Classes: the fleet will be divided by rating at the discretion of the Event Committee and will consist of approximately 15 boats per class. In addition one-design classes are expected. See NOR for further details
Starting Lines, Finish Lines, Time Limits and Signals: information will be provided in the Skipper's race pack. Conditions permitting there will be no limit on races each day.
Special Conditions: ORC Category 5 regulations and Mass Bay Sailing Association General Instructions will be in force except as modified in the Special Instructions for the event. The Race Committee will monitor radio channels per Special Instructions. Low point scoring will be used.
Trophies: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th place overall trophies for each class will be awarded after the races on Sunday August 25, 2013. Day prizes will be awarded at the social event club after the races
Social Activities: all captains and crew are invited to share the facilities of the Boston, Corinthian and Eastern Yacht Clubs during the weekend. Special social events are planned.