2020 OYC Daysailer Regatta

Notice of Race

Daysailer Fleet 15

Orleans Yacht Club

Town Cove, Orleans, Massachusetts

July 18

Host and Organizing Authority

This regatta is hosted and organizaed by Daysailer Fleet 15 and Orleans Yacht Club.


This regatta will be governed by the 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing, the 2017-2020 prescriptions of U.S. Sailing, the rules of the Day Sailer Association, and by the Sailing Instructions.


All daysailer class boats are eligible to participate. Boats are expected to conform to the Day Sailer Association class specifications. Skippers are on their honor regarding conformance. Skippers are encouraged to join the Daysailer 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 and one crew member, as well as racing awards. The entry fee is $50 per boat. All entry forms and payment hand delivered or post marked on or before July 11 will be considered early and eligible for a $10 discount.

Entry forms are available at http://fleet15dsa.org/nor+si/2020-OYC-Daysailer-ENTRY.pdf .

Postponement or Cancellation

If racing on July 18 is cancelled due to weather, racing will be held on the next day, weather permitting, or a week later, weather permitting. If rescheduled for the following week, any sailor who is unable to make the postponement date will be reimbursed in full. If racing is postponed, races will be held if at least three boats are available to race.

The regatta will be cancelled if less than six boats are registered three days prior to the regatta date. In the event of cancellation due to insufficient number of registered participants, 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 for Fleet 15 Club Races and regattas are available on the Fleet 15 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.


July 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
1800 Fleet 15 sailors and volunteers normally hold an informal pot luck barbecue after racing. Any race participant is welcome to attend. This is not an included meal.


Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers.

Local Accommodations

A limited number of OYC members may be willing to host skippers, crew, and family coming from off Cape Cod. Please contact Curtis or Barry (see below) for housing referals.

Boat & Boat Trailer Storage

Boats and trailers for non-OYC club members should arrive Saturday morning. 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 trailers in a few OYC member driveways or yards. Please contact Curtis or Barry (see below) if you need trailer parking space on Friday. Parking boat and trailer overnight on Saturday night in the OYC parking lot is permited but at the boat owner's risk.

Further Information

This Notice of Race is available online at http://fleet15dsa.org/nor+si/2020-OYC-Daysailer-NOR.html . Please review sailing instructions at http://fleet15dsa.org/nor+si/2020-OYC-Daysailer-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
Curtis Villamizar OYC Race Committee co-chair 774-722-7360 curtis@occnc.com
Barry Alper OYC Race Committee co-chair 508-255-9094 barryjalper@gmail.com
Wayne Hastings Fleet 15 fleet captain 508-240-6656 whastjr@comcast.net

Last Updated: 2020-Mar-28 09:00