NOTE: Race Postponed to Sunday 11/17 due to potential gale force winds on 11/16. All dates listed below are extended by one day.
The annual HSA Turkey Trot Regatta is a distance race held in the Halifax River open to all sailboats with a valid Portsmouth rating. The distance race is followed by a pot luck turkey dinner at the club. Venue - Racing will be on and around the Intracoastal Waterway, locally known as the Halifax River, between the Orange Avenue Bridge and the Dunlawton Bridge. Course - The course will follow the length of the river and include as many windward/leeward legs as possible. Specific course details will be covered at the skippers meeting. Course distance will be approximately 8nm, depending on the conditions and course configuration. Fees - Please register online BEFORE 11/16 to receive discount, however, do not pay until day of race at check in. Checks or cash accepted. Sorry, no credit cards. $25 Adult multi-crew ($45 if after 11/15/19). $15 Adult singlehand ($35 if after 11/15/19). $10 Youth sailors (17 years and younger) ($30 if after 11/15/19). Sailing Instructions The sailing instructions will be available at the skippers meeting. Thanksgiving Dinner will follow the racing. All competitors and guests are asked to bring an appetizer, side dish, or desert.