RULES: The regattas shall be governed by the rules as defined in the 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing, the Notice of Circuit and class rules of the applicable one-design classes, and the official Sailing Instructions.
CLASSES: The regatta is open. One-design classes may be declared for fleets with four or more boats. Probable classes include J/105, J/80, J70, J/24, J/22, Catalina 22, Santana 35, FJ’s, 420’s, VX One, Laser, Sunfish and Optimist. A Cruising Fun Fleet may be formed for novices and boats interested in casual racing. Boats not sailing in one-design classes will be scored using FWBC PHRF time-on-distance allowances.
ENTRY: Registration can be completed online at Regatta Network, or by mail by completing and signing the attached form and mail it with the required fee to Fort Worth Boat Club. Unsigned registration forms can result in a boat not being scored. The deadline for 2017 Annual Regatta registration is Saturday, April 22nd at 9:15 AM, at which time fleet divisions will be made. ENTRY FEE: Early Registration, Keel boats: $85.00, Centerboard Boats: $55.00 for all boats registered by April 12th. Late registration fee is an additional $10.00.
TABC REGULATIONS: The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission requires that no alcoholic beverages be brought in or taken out of the area prominently marked with TABC signs.
TROPHIES: – Trophies will be awarded according to the number of boats in a class, determined by the regatta committee.
NUMBER OF RACES: – Every attempt will be made to conduct at least six races. Should weather or safety prevent this, the Regatta may consist of not less than one race. There will be one throw-out for six races completed and no throw-outs for less than six.
Registration is now open and available online via Regatta Network. Click the link below to begin your registration:
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