2022 Chowder for Desserts Regatta

Notice of Race

Orleans Yacht Club

Town Cove, Orleans, Massachusetts

September 18


The Yankee Duo normally consists of a pair of regattas, the Chowder Cup on Saturday, and Just Desserts on Sunday. This year due to scheduling only one race day will be held, the Chowder for Desserts Cup.

Host and Organizing Authority

This regatta is hosted and organized by Orleans Yacht Club and Sherborn Yacht Club.


This regatta will be governed by the 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing, the 2021-2024 prescriptions of U.S. Sailing, the rules of the International Sunfish Class Association, and by the Sailing Instructions.


All sunfish class boats are eligible to participate. Boats are expected to conform to the sunfish class specifications. Skippers are on their honor regarding conformance. Skippers are encouraged to join the International Sunfish Class Association but not required to do so.

Entry and Fees

Competitors may enter by filling out and returning the completed entry form and paying applicable fees. Entry fees will cover light breakfast, lunch, and non-alcoholic refreshments for the skipper, as well as racing awards. The entry fee is $30 per boat. All entry forms and payment hand delivered or post marked on or before September 11 will be considered early and eligible for a $5 discount for each day. Addtional meals for guests are $5 each.

Entry forms are available at http://oyc-sailing.occnc.com/2022-nor+si/2022-Chowder-for-Desserts-ENTRY.pdf .

Postponement or Cancellation

In the event of cancellation any registered participants will be notified by email and reimbursed in full.

Number and Schedule of Races and Scoring

Two races are scheduled for the morning and two for the afternoon. The Race Committee may elect to have more or less races than planned. The Low-Point System, Appendix A, of the USSA Racing Rules will apply, except as noted in sailing instructions. Complete information on number and schedule of races and scoring are contained in the sailing instructions.

Sailing Instructions and Courses

Sailing instructions are available on the Yankee Duo portion of the OYC sailing web site and will be made available in printed form at the skipper's meeting. The courses are illustrated and described in Appendix A: The Courses. Any change to sailing instructions will be reviewed at the skipper's meeting.


September 18
0700 Boat Launch
0800 Registration and Breakfast
0930 Skipper's meeting
1000 First Start for Morning Races
1200 Lunch
1330 First Start for Afternoon Races
1630 Awards


Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers.

Boat & Boat Trailer Storage

Boats and trailers for non-OYC club members should arrive no earlier than Friday evening at 9PM. Those staying at host homes can generally park a boat trailer there on Friday night. Those staying at hotels with inadequate parking space for boat trailers can park their boat and trailer in the fenced-in area behind Snow's Home and Garden, 22 Main Street, Orleans, with prior request approval. Please contact Barry or Lydia (see below) if you need trailer parking space on Friday. Parking boat and trailer overnight on Friday night after 9PM or Saturday night in the OYC parking lot is permitted but at the boat owner's risk.

Further Information

This Notice of Race is available online at http://oyc-sailing.occnc.com/2022-nor+si/2022-Chowder-for-Desserts-NOR.html . Please review sailing instructions at http://oyc-sailing.occnc.com/2022-nor+si/2022-Chowder-for-Desserts-SI.html and should any questions or concerns remain please contact one of the following people. If emailing, feel free to Cc all three.

Name Position phone email
Barry Alper OYC Race Committee co-chair 508-255-9094 barryjalper@gmail.com
Lydia Hopkins OYC Race Committee co-chair 314-680-7921 hopkinslydia314@gmail.com

Last Updated: 2022-Feb-15 20:55