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Summer Series 2
Wednesday 8/16/2017, 1815 hrs

 

 
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CORA Members Cruise

The annual CORA Summer Members Cruise on the Carolina Belle has been re-scheduled for Thursday, August 17th.  Boarding will take place at the Charleston Maritime Center at 6:15 for a 6:30 departure.  Join us for this fun two-hour cruise to celebrate summer.  We guarantee there will be no official business conducted!  Hors d'oeuvres will be provided, and the Carolina Belle cash bar will be open for business.   This event is FREE for CORA members, and $25 for guests and non-members.

For more information, contact Vice Commodore Jeff Doyle at jdoyle0814@gmail.com.

 

 
Charleston to Savannah Race

Plan on joining us for the 2017 Savannah Cup Race, the next race in the CORA Offshore Challenge Series, starting Friday, August 25th at approximately 1400 at the Carolina YC dock.  This challenging race is co-sponsored by CORA and the Chatham Sailing Club.

Details on schedule and accommodations in Savannah can be found HERE.  Make sure you reserve your slip and hotel rooms early.  Westin will only guarantee our special room rate of $189 (plus a $25 resort fee) until August 3rd.  HERE is a link to Westin revervations to obtain our special CORA rate.

Notice of Race can be found HERE

Sailing Instructions can be found HERE

Make your reservations early in Savannah to ensure dockage and rooms.

For more information contact Rear Commodore Andy Guhl at aguhl@comcast.net

 
2017 Ocean Challenge Notice of Race

South Carolina Yacht Club will be hosting the Ocean Challenge October 7-9.  They invite you all to participate with us.  We will be offering free dockage for the weekend as well as dockage that week if you are registered for the YCHHI Calibogue Cup. 

 

Please call with any questions,

 

Mark Newman

Yachting Director

South Carolina Yacht Club

 

843-342-2628

 

NOTICE OF RACE:  HERE:

 
Notice to Competitors

Notice to CORA Competitors:

Add 1.3 to the Uniform Sailing Instructions found in the 2017 CORA Skippers Guide:

US Sailing Appendix V1, as found in the 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing, PENALTY AT THE TIME OF THE INCIDENT, shall be in effect.  This will apply to all CORA races from 7/12/17 onwards.

For your information, Appendix V1 reads as follows:

V1.  PENALTY AT THE TIME OF THE INCIDENT.  The first two sentences of rule 44.1 are changed to: 'A boat may take a One-Turn Penalty when she may have broken one or more of the rules of Part 2 or Rule 31 in an incident while racing.  However, when she may have broken one or more rules of Part 2 while in the zone around a mark other than a starting mark, her penalty shall be a Two-Turns Penalty.'

 
CORA Summer Series

NORTH SAILS CHARLESTON IS A PROUD SPONSOR OF THE 2017 CORA SUMMER SERIES

Special thanks to John Bowden and Tripp Fellabom for their continued support.

Overall series standings: SERIES 1  SERIES 2

***** NOTICE TO SKIPPERS *****

Check in on VHF 74 / RC announcements on VHF 73.

First start will be approximately 6:15pm off of the CYC dock.

FLEET SPLITS SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS (amended 5/15):

A Fleet:  up to 65 PHRF (pink flag)

S Fleet:  66-132 PHRF (white flag)

B Fleet:  spinnaker above 132 (green flag)

C Fleet:  all spinnaker not choosing to race in A, S or D Fleet, and meeting CORA requirements for this fleet (yellow flag)

N Fleet:  non-spinnaker up to 200 PHRF non-spin rating (purple flag)

D Fleet:  non-spinnaker above 200 (light blue flag)

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT RACE COMMITTEE MAY START MULTIPLE FLEETS AT THE SAME TIME. PAY ATTENTION TO THE FLAGS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS ON CHANNEL 73. 

Races will be scored Time-on-Time PHRF for this Summer Series.

Awards will be presented by Sponsor North Sails Charleston, John Bowden and Tripp Fellabom.

 

 

 
 

2017 Combined Beaufort/Hilton Head/Savannah Regatta Schedule for:

Beaufort Yacht & Sailing Club (BYSC), Chatham Sailing Club (CSC), GeeChee Sailing Club (GCSC), Savannah Yacht Club (SYC), Skidaway Island Boating Club (SIBC), South Carolina Yacht Club (SCYC) and Yacht Club of Hilton Head Island (YCHHI)
 
July 28-30:  SIBC:  Low Country Hook Race:  PHRF
September 3-4:  BYSC:  Labor Day Regatta:  MC Scow, Laser, Sunfish, 420, JY 15, Opti
September 9-10:  SYC:  Leukemia/Wassaw Cup Regatta:  PHRF
September 30-October 1:  CSC:  Oktoberfest Regatta:  PHRF
October 7-8:  SCYC:  Carolina Ocean Challenge Regatta:  PHRF, Harbor 20, other One-Design
October 14:  BYSC:  Around Parris Island Race:  Sunfish
October 14:  YCHHI:  Calibogue Cup Regatta:  PHRF, Harbor 20, Flying Scot, other one-design
October 15:  YCHHI:  Harbour Town Cup Regatta:  PHRF, Harbor 20, Flying Scot, other o-d
October 21:  BYSC:  Dataw Cup:  PHRF
October 28:  BYSC:  High School Open Regatta
November10-12:  SCYC:  Optimist Team Race Invitational Regatta:  Optimist, 3x3, 6 teams
 

 

 
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