Pre-amble: Due to COVID-19, the RCYC Race Committee has decided to cancel the traditional Long Distance Race to St. Helens on Saturday and back on Sunday. Please see the new Notice of Race below.
INVITAION:RCYC invites all eligible boats to participate in the modified Harry Braut Memorial Long Distance Race to be held on the Columbia River
DESCRIPTION: This race will consist of a long race on Both Saturday, and a second long race on Sunday. This is a qualifier for the OSCA Participation and Performance Trophy.
ELEGIBILITY AND INSTRUCTIONS: The race will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing and OCSA GSI's. The race is open to all boats sailing in One-Design, Cruising, or PHRF class. All entrants shall comply with the rules governing thier class. To compete for the overall ranking, a current PHRF-NW rating is required.
DATES AND TIMES: September 11 and 12 first warnings will be at 1300 hours.
Eligible boats shall enter and pay online at http://www.sailpdx.org
before the registration dead line of 1900hourslocal time, Thursday, two days before the race. No late registrations will be accepted.
FEES: The entry fee is $35 for all competitors who are not members of RCYC. All entrants must be a current OCSA member to enter this race.
Class breaks will be posted on the official notice board at http://www.sailpdx.org,
not latter than 2200 hours the day before the race.
COURES: For both Saturday and Sunday, the race will start near the Race Committee Boat that will be anchored somewhere between the I-5 bridge and buoy 14. The course for the day will be posted on the race board as well as announced on VHF channel 72 with in 30 minutes before the start of racing for each day.
TIME LIMIT: The course must be completed within 5 hours to be scored.
SCOARING: The total elapsed time for both days will determine the finishing order. PHRF classes will be scored using Time-on-Time. All boats with valid PHRF certificates in addition to individual classes will be scored in the PHRF Overall Class.
INFORMATION: For more information contact RCYC Race Captain at email@example.com
END OF NOTICE OF RACE