Atlanta Yacht Club

2019 Women's Championship Regatta 

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Come join the AYC Ladies for a fun day of racing in Snipes!  The event will be followed by drinks and a party at the point where participants will be the guests of honor!  More details coming in August

Sailing Instructions will be distributed at the Skippers meeting on race day

Notice Of Race (download here)

Organized and hosted by the Atlanta Yacht Club, located at 7120 Yacht Club Drive, Acworth GA 30102.

1 Rules:

1.1      The Regatta will be governed by the current rules defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).

1.2      Current AYC Rule Book regarding AYC Women‘s Championship, section IV, article B will apply.

2 Eligibility and Entry:

2.1      The regatta is open to any female, who is a Member of the Atlanta Yacht Club, the wife of a Member, or dependent of a Member.

2.2      All crew must be female.

2.3      Each participating skipper shall personally borrow a Snipe Class sailboat and race the same boat throughout the regatta.

2.4      A Skipper may not sail her own boat.

2.5      Interested skippers may register the day of the regatta during the Skippers’ Meeting by providing the name of her crew and the sail number of the boat she will be sailing.

2.6      There is no fee for participation.

3 Racing:

3.1      Three (3) races are scheduled.

3.2      One race sailed shall constitute a Championship.

3.3      All races will count.

4 Schedule for Sunday, September 1:

9:00 am - Skippers‘ Meeting at the AYC Signal Boat.

9:30 am - Thirty (30) minute signal for start of Race One.

9:55 am - Warning sound for Race One. Race Two to follow.

12:30 - 1:15 pm (approx.) - Complimentary lunch served at the Point.

1:30 pm (approx.) - Thirty (30) minute signal for start of Race Three.

After Racing - Drinks and hors d’oeuvres at the Point.

5 Sailing Instructions (SI):

5.1      Sailing Instructions and courses to be sailed will be available at the Skippers’ Meeting.

6 Scoring:

6.1      The Low Point Scoring System, as set forth by Appendix A of the RRS, will apply.

7 Awards:

7.1      Awards will be presented to the top three (3) skippers.  Perpetual trophy to be awarded during the Annual AYC Awards/Christmas Dinner.

8 More Information:

8.1      Contact Mark & Mindy Sherry, regatta chairs, at (678) 646-7476 or, or

9 Disclaimer of Liability

9.1      Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk, RRS rule 4

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