Small Boat Racing
Small boat racing is held each Thursday night from May to September. Check SMSA's webpage
for details and sailing instructions. NPSC as a group does not currently participate in the SMSA Thursday Night Race series.
Big Boat Racing
Frostbite Races are held on Sundays starting in March; check SMSA's schedule
. Come out and help us race the Luders Yawls Shearwater, Arctic Tern, Blue Goose,
and Stormy Petrel
on the Patuxent River. NPSC members only, cost is $8 per person.
Special Rules for Frostbite Races:
- Crew without yawl experience are required to attend at least one practice. There will sometimes be a practice on the Saturday before the race at 1:00 P.M.
- PFDs are required
- Crew under age 16 are not allowed.
SMSA's Official Race Results (when they get posted)
The normal sequence of events is that the Race Chair
will open the next race event on the calendar for signups. You must be an NPSC member to race. Racers are selected on a first-reply, first served basis.
Governor's Cup Article
Read Dick Kammann's Article
on the 2002 Governor's Cup race, published in Spinsheet