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2017 Valentine's Day Couples' Race

  • 11 Feb 2017
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • DCYC

Registration


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Valentine’s Day 

Sweetheart Couples’ Race


Saturday, February 11, 2017

Registration Open

INVITATION

The Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club (DCYC) cordially invites you to attend the Annual Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Couples’ Race.

SITE

DCYC is a private yacht club, located on the north shore of Lake Lewisville at 1399 Yacht Club Road, Oak Point, Texas 75068. Directions and other information relating to DCYC appear at www.dcyc.org.

RULES

The race will be governed by The Racing Rules of the Sailing (2017-­2020), except as modified by the sailing instructions.

RACING

The event will consist of one (1) race.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to all boats, DCYC members and non­members, subject to constituted fleets. Yachts shall be crewed by one couple (who must kiss one another as they cross the finish line).  

Dogs and youth are optional.

FLEETS AND HANDICAPS

Three (3) or more similar boats constitute a fleet. PHRF handicapping will be used for non one­design yachts.

AWARDS

Awards will be given to the top couples for each designated class and the boat with the most Valentine spirit, as well as awards for oldest couple, longest married couple, youngest couple, and anything else race committee comes up with by race day.

ENTRY AND FEES

The entry fee for this regatta is $15.00. You may register online or at the DCYC Clubhouse the day of the race. To register online at www.dcyc.org or bring your payment to the registration table when you arrive to check-­in for the race itself. The entry fee includes participation in the race, use of a ramp/powered hoist for launching and haul out, use of mast hoists for mast stepping, trailer storage/boat dockage for the duration of the race.

COURSES

Races will be sailed in the shape of a heart or something similar.

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

Sailing Instructions will be distributed to official participants during registration/check­-in.

RACE SCHEDULE

Saturday, February 11th

1100 hrs • Late Registration Closes

1200 hrs • Skipper’s Meeting

1300 hrs • First Gun for the race

After racing • Awards Ceremony (beer and light snacks provided)



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