2021 Closing Regatta

November 7, 2021



  1. Organizing Authority New Orleans Yacht Club, 403 N Roadway St., New Orleans, LA 70124.
  2. Rules All races will be governed by the 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) and the Prescriptions of the United States Sailing Association except where altered by this notice and the Sailing Instructions. Sailing Instructions will be available at registration.
  3. Eligibility These races are open to all spinnaker and non-spinnaker boats.
    1. Yachts may register in advance online or at the club on the day of the race. No entry is complete until payment has been received.
    2. Current GYA PHRF rating and a valid rating certificate are required. Boats with a Portsmouth rating that can be converted or crossed-over to a PHRF rating may be accepted. Otherwise the Race Committee will assign a temporary rating. Provisional ratings assigned by the Race Committee will be accepted without protest, and may not be protested. PHRF ratings may be obtained online at www.gya-phrf.com.
  4. Fees The entry fee is $15.00 or $10.00 for US Sailing members. Payment may be made by credit card, cash, club charge, etc. at the bar on the day of the race.
  5. Sailing Instructions The NOYC General Sailing Insturctions will apply, please see noyc.org/gensi.
  6. Schedule of Events
    Date Time
    11/04 1230-1300 Registration
      1300 Skipper's Meeting
      1400 Warning Signal - 1 Race Attempted
      After Race Awards - Burgers
  7. Racing Area and Course The racing area will be located on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain using fixed marks. The course will be be shown by the committee boat before the warning signal.
  8. Prizes Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd will be awarded for each class. It is the goal to award prizes 90 minutes after the last boat finishes.
  9. Information John Wolf at NOYC.