2017 RACE LINK HERE

Below are the details on LAST summer’s race.

The 2016 Second Annual

SECOR Volvo Fishers Island Sound Race!

a 420 club to club race! – Wednesday August 17th

…and The Dime Bank ECSA Annual Awards Party & Volvo Skippers Meeting – Tuesday August 16th

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS 

  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Class legal 420’s with one skipper and one crew.
    • Entry fee is $30 per sailor until Friday August 12th, additional $20 late fee after.
    • Limit of 50 teams… wait list will be created based on registration date.
    • Register Online Today
    • Skippers and crews must be at least 13 years old (under 13 may apply for waiver by email to mudratz@amconet.com with sailing experience), but cannot reach 19 years of age in the current calendar year.
    • Each team must be part of a sailing program and assigned to a coach with a crash boat in attendance.
    • Current Entry List
  • SCHEDULE
    • Volvo Skippers Meeting – Tuesday at 5:30 PM August 16th at Wadawanuck YC.
    • DIME BANK ECSA Celebrate the Sailing Awards Banquet & DJ dance 6:00 PM.
    • SAILORS PARADE –  9am August 17th at Wadawanuck YC
    • START –  9:30am August 17th, Stonington Harbor at Green Can “6”.
    • FINISH – at approx 3pm August 17th, Stonington Harbor at Green Can “6” .
  • COURSES
    • Each leg will have a finish and a restart.  Charts of the below legs will be provided at skippers meeting.  Legs will be further defined on course boards before each restart.  Time limits will be 30 minutes after first boat finishes each leg.
      • See Sailing Instructions
  • TRACKING & MEDIA
    • RaceQs will provide real time tracking on the web here.  Racers will be asked to carry a device (smart phone) with the RaceQs app installed and running.
    • Starts and Leg Finishes will be broadcast LIVE on Facebook #MudRatz
  • SCORING
    • Combined scores of each leg & fastest RaceQs speed at any point of the race.
    • Ties will be broken by fastest recorded RaceQs speed.
  • RULES
    • Racing will be governed by The Rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing
  • AWARDS
    • Zim Trophy – First Team Overall
    • NEW 2016 Team Trophy – Enter three boats from any one club or association.  Fleet rules and scoring, but the team with the three lowest combined point totals win.
    • Keeper trophies shall be presented to the top 3 teams overall.
    • Trophies will be presented for fastest RaceQs recorded speed.
    • Win a FREE Wasp Cam for the best video, photo’s, or written combination of on board reporting from the race! Must be submitted by August 20th to mudratz@amconet.com.
    • SECOR VOLVO clothing item will be awarded to all teams that complete each leg of the race.
  • STORAGE AND DOCKING
    • On land or in water storage will be available at the Wadawanuck YC before and after the event.
  • FURTHER INFORMATION

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2015 Fleet in action!