SCC/GIYS Annual Regatta Spring Race : Gibson Island Yacht Squadron
 

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Depending on weather conditions, a distance race of 10–30NM around CBYRA Regions 2 & 3 marks passing through one of the middle three spans of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The course will be announced on VHF 72 and will be designated using placards on the Race Committee Signal Boat at the starting line, showing the Region and the CBYRA letter designations of the marks to be utilized in each Region in order to sail the course.

GIYS will host a Dock Party (cookout, keg, and cash bar) at 1730 on Saturday 17 May at the GIYS Boathouse for competitors in the SCC–GIYS Spring Regatta and the MRSA Spring Classic and guests. Party tickets may be purchased separately.

Party tickets purchased on line by 2400 8 May are $20 per person. Tickets purchased after 2400 8 May 2014 are $25 per person.

Free overnight dockage or mooring and tender service for yachts competing in the SCC-GIYS Regatta. Call the GIYS Harbor master on VHF 78A for instructions. For arrivals by car, contact GIYS Harbormaster in advance at 410.255.7632 or email giys@gibsonisland.com.

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News & Notices

  • May 16, 2014 14:43 EST

    4th Annual SCC – GIYS Spring Race Sailing Instructions

    Amendment 1.

     Paragraph 7 is modified as follows

     

    “passing through one of the middle three spans (between the cable anchorages) of the northern Chesapeake Bay Bridge.”

     

    The intent is to eliminate any ambiguity since the configurations of the spans of the northern bay bridge and the southern bay bridge are not the same.

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  • May 16, 2014 08:28 EST

    The cold front is expected to move off shore on Friday night. Wind prediction for Saturday is for winds of 6 to 9 knots in the racing area. Predicted slack water at Sandy Point is 10:50 am on Saturday. However, Friday's heavy rains may produce increased ebb flow from the Susquehanna River. ...

  • Jan 27, 2014 16:54 EST

    There will be free overnight dockage or mooring and tender service at Gibson Island for yachts competing in the SCC-GIYS Regatta.

    GIYS will host a Dock Party (cookout, keg, and cash bar) at 1730 on Saturday 17 May at the GIYS Boathouse. You can buy party tickets in the Event Storefront Spend Saturday night at Gibson Island and cruise home or race again on Sunday.  MRSA will host its Spring Classic on the Magothy River on May 18th.  

    You can buy party tickets in the Event Storefront



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  • Jan 27, 2014 15:23

    Event site launched on Regatta Network ...

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