10:00am - Skippers' Meeting
Meet us at the dock by the RC pontoon boat and we'll go over a brief presentation of rules, course types, starting sequence and answer any questions.
12:00pm - Start of First Race
First race warning signal is at 12:00pm and we'll run three races.
4:30pm - Sailgate Social
After the racing is over and the boats put away, meet us back in the rigging lot for a casual gathering. Bring your own chair, beverages, and snacks.
The Novice Regatta is a club regatta for active members designed to familiarize new sailors to club racing. Racers are encouraged to team with experienced sailors to help and coach them.
The principal skipper of each race shall be a Racing, Associate, Boatshare, Boatshare+ or Student, a member in good standing and HAS COMPETED IN FEWER THAN 6 RACES AS SKIPPER IN ANY CLUB SERIES OR SPECIAL RACES IN THE PAST 24 MONTHS, HAS NOT TROPHIED IN THIS EVENT BEFORE, IS CONSIDERED A NOVICE RACING SAILBOATS BY THEIR PEERS and meet all the requirements of the JSC by-laws. This changes Chapter VIII of Jacomo Sailing Club by-laws.
Racers may use their own or a borrowed boat. This changes chapter VIII of Jacomo Sailing club by-law.
It is encouraged that borrowed boats are crewed by the boat’s owner or knowledgeable sailor to assist the helmsman. All yachts will sail the same course and are scored on a Portsmouth handicap basis.