The O’pen Bic Intergalactic [Super Fun] Regatta: Next Thursday, July 28th!

It’s only a little more than a week away!  (Next Thursday the 28th is coming fast!) Have you registered? Last year was such a blast for kids and parents as friends and teammates shredded a fun course that involved squirt guns, capsizes,  a stand-up race, and the always amusing beach starts. (check out the video from last year above)

Send your sailor for a regatta experience unlike most others, as we remove the stress and crank the fun factor. Kids won’t want to race or even sail if it’s stressful and anxiety inducing. And many kids find this to be the case with crowded starting lines, confusing mark roundings and panicky capsizes and rightings… The O’pen Bics are fast and fun and the Intergalactic UnRegatta is the ultimate celebration of sailing with a friend, enjoying your competition and sailing fast on a boat that wants to GO!

Register your sailor with NBYA here and read the Notice of Race. Email us with questions. Come as a team: bring a sailor to share your boat (details below). It’s gonna be a fun one! Don’t miss out!

O’pen BIC RI Intergalactic Champs
Tiverton Yacht Club
Blue Bill Cove, Portsmouth RI
July 28, 2016

Race Format:

  • Racing will be organized into A/B Fleet racing with 2 sailors per team. 1 sailor sailing A Division, 1 Sailor sailing B Division.  (Like college and high school sailing)

  • Bring a friend to make a team.  

  • Sailor #1 will sail A Division and your friend will sail B Division (in your boat).

If you really can’t bring a friend to sail B division, then we will pair you up with a friend on site, or, you can sail both A and B division.

Schedule

Skippers Meeting at 1030am – The number of races will be determined by the Race Committee.   No warning signal will be given after 3:00 pm

Where

Races will be held on Blue Bill Cove (Island Park Cove)  which is Off of 24N in Portsmouth, south of the Sakonnet Bridge.

ENTRY /  FEES

You must Register Online!

http://nbya.org/shop/8-junior-regattas

The entry fee is $40 (when you bring your friend, it will only cost $20 per sailor

CHARTERS
       We do have some charters available.  $60 – Contact Mike Mills
(email: mmills@jamestowndistributors.com)

LUNCH – Sailors need to be bring their own lunch

PRIZES

  • There may be prizes – there will definitely be food and candy and swag!

  • Gear Raffle at the end!!

 SEE YOU THERE Thursday, July 28!

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