Boxing Rock Cup (Harbour Race)

  • June 09, 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • BBYC to Halifax Waterfront

Notice of Race

Sail Nova Scotia Boxing Rock Cup

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Starts:            Bermuda Start from Bedford Basin Yacht Club (BBYC) and The Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (RNSYS).

Schedule:     11:00  Registration

                        12:00  Skippers Meeting

                        12:55  Warning Signal

                        13:00  Bermuda Start Begins

Courses:       As described by BBYC & RNSYS at Skippers Meeting

Finish:           Halifax Waterfront in the vicinity of Bishop’s Landing between a Race Committee boat and a nearby yellow mark.

Registration: $40 per boat & skipper, and $5 for each crew member

The Party:    Raft Up Party off Bishop’s Landing.

Rules:            The race will be sailed under the World Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) and the Sailing Instructions.  In light of concerns expressed by Halifax Port Authority and Halifax Regional Police regarding yacht operation, and increasing enforcement of the liquor laws, participants are reminded that safety is of paramount importance.  There is to be no alcohol brought ashore from participating vessels in accordance with the Nova Scotia Liquor Licensing Regulations.  Discretion is advised in the interest of the continuity of this annual sailing event.

Time Limit:  The Race Committee may, at its discretion, conclude recording finishes 1 hour after the first boat crosses the finish line.

Awards:         Awards presented on winning boats by 4:30pm

                        Prizes will be for first place boat from BBYC start and first place boat from start fleet along with first boat skippered by a female.

Winner’s names will be engraved on the Boxing Rock Cup.

Contact Information:  Sail Nova Scotia ~ Frank Denis 425-5450 ext 312

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