RCYC Long Distance Race : Rose City Yacht Club

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INVITATION: 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 their class. To compete for the overall ranking, a current PHRF-NW rating is required.

DATES AND TIMES: September 10 and 11. Saturday: the first warning signal will be at 1200 hours. Sunday: the warning signal for the Ranger 20 and cruising class will be 0930. Sunday’s warning signal for all other classes will be at 1000.

REGISTRATION: Eligible boats shall enter and pay online at http://www.sailpdx.org before the registration dead line of 1900 hours local 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 DIVISIONS: Class breaks will be posted on the official notice board at http://www.sailpdx.org, not later than 2200 hours the day before the race.

COURES: There will be one start for all classes on Saturday and a separate start for the Ranger 20 & cruising class on Sunday. All classes will race on both days. The legs of the race may be shortened at any navigation mark or temporary mark at the discretion of the Race Committee. Saturday: Start between the Race Committee and DM “39”, leave the Red/Green Buoy downriver from Sand Island to port, and finish between the Race Committee stationed at the Sand Island Public Docks and a temporary orange mark. Sunday: Start between the Race Committee and DM “2”, leave the “Red/Green” Buoy to STARBOARD, and finish between the Race Committee and DM “39”. Any changes will be posted on www.sailpdx.org, not later than 2200 hours the day before the race.

TIME LIMIT: The Race Committee will try to finish all boats within six hours of the start. Any boat not finishing within eight hours for each leg will be scored TLE.

SCORING: The total elapsed time for the legs sailed 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 the RCYC Race Captain at rcycracecaptain@sailocsa.org. Note that fresh water and cooking facilities are NOT available or provided at Sand Island; plan accordingly.

END OF NOTICE OF RACE: SOCIAL: An after race social (beer and pop) will take place on the Sand Island docks as boats are finishing on Saturday. 


The Official Notice of Race is at www.sailpdx.org/Racing/Event Notice Board 

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