Notice of Race

January 7, 2017 Duwamish Head Race

Notice of Race and Information

 

Duwamish Head Race Officer - Steve SissonRace Fleet Scorer - Katherine Brunette
Assistant Race Fleet Captain - Chuck HendrickFleet Handicapper - Mark Harang
Race Fleet Registrar - Regatta Network

Duwamish Head Race Registration

2017 Registrants and PHRF Classes

Duwamish Head Race Sailing Instructions

  Course:

THE RACE WILL BE RUN COUNTERCLOCKWISE THIS YEAR.

Start in a northerly direction between an offshore orange mark and the RC flag on the Des Moines Marina fishing pier, leaving the green navigation buoy to starboard. Leave The Duwamish Head Light and Blakely Rock Light to Port. Finish in a southerly direction between the offshore orange mark and the RC flag on the end of the fishing pier, with the green navigation buoy to port.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The green buoy is a limit mark, Do NOT sail between the pier and the green navigation buoy when starting or finishing.

Awards: Awards will be presented for first, second, and third in each class. The Azimuth Circle Award (TTPYC perpetual trophy for the Duwamish Head Race) will be engraved with the name of the overall Speed Potential Class winning yacht.

Moorage: TTPYC has made arrangements for free moorage Friday night. A landing committee will monitor VHF 72 and assist you upon arrival. There will also be people to help launch trailer-able boats. Please let us know if you need these services on your registration.

Registration and Entry Fee: Skippers may register and pay by clicking on Registration Form above. Please note that you must register and pay online. Entry fee is $40.00. Late registration starts Friday, January 6th 2016, at $50.00.

2017 Southern Sound Series PHRF Class Breaks

PHRF 1Multi-Hulls
PHRF 2thru 48
PHRF 349 thru 69
PHRF 470 thru 73 (J-35 one design class)
PHRF 574-120
PHRF 6121 thru 156
PHRF 7157 up
Commodore FS
Cruising NFS

  For Regatta Network Registration Please Note:  

  • US Sailing Membership not required. You may leave this blank.
  • Birth date is a part of the form. We are unable to remove it. You may enter whatever date you wish.
  • Payment must be submitted with a credit card to complete your registration. After you have filled out and “Entered” your registration at the bottom, it will invite you to pay on the next page.
  • Please contact Shelley Conti, shelley@alphapre.com if you have questions.

   

PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOUR PHRF MEMBERSHIP IS CURRENT FOR THIS YEAR!

 

Schedule:

Friday, the day before:

1600 to 2000: Computers will be set up for registration ($50.00), with help available at the tent on the guest dock. Hot food and drink will be available. Duwamish Head T-Shirts will be available for $15.00.

1600 to 2000: A landing committee will be available to assist in mooring all boats.

1400 to 1700: A launching committee will be available to launch small boats (20-21’) on a limited basis. Please indicate on your registration form that you will need the launch, so we can assist you.

 

Saturday, day of the race:

0700 to 0900: Coffee and donuts will be available at the tent on the guest dock. T-Shirts will be available if not sold out.

0700 to 0830: Computers will be set up for late registration ($50.00), with help available, at the breakfast the morning of the race.

The warning signal is the raising of the class pennant(s) or flag
Cruising and Commodore Classes (C flag)Warning Signal: 0925
Class 6 and 7 (6 & 7 Pennants)Warning Signal: 0955
Class 4 and 5 (4 & 5 Pennants)Warning Signal: 1000
Class 2 and 3 (2 & 3 Pennants)Warning Signal: 1005
Class 1 (1 Pennant, Multi-hulls)Warning Signal: 1010
IRC Class (0 Pennant)Warning Signal: 1015

The start will be broadcast on channel 72.

THE RACE WILL BE RUN COUNTERCLOCKWISE THIS YEAR.

Around 1600 There will be a party with refreshments after the race in Anthony’s banquet room. We will try to have unofficial scores as each class comes in.

Contact Information: Contact Steve Sisson (206) 218-8138, 26steves@gmail.com.