Fall Invitational Race
RACE AREA: SMSA Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay Race Area
STARTING AREA: Rendezvous with the RC boat in the vicinity of SMSA ‘B’ (# 3,Fl G 2.5 sec). If conditions warrant, the RC boat will fly Code “L” and proceed to a better starting area.
CHECKING IN: Hail Boat Name, Sail Number, Class and rating while close abeam or astern of RC boat to be considered checked-in.
STARTING LINE: Between the RC boat yellow flag and adjacent mark.
COURSE: Determined by RC using SMSA Patuxent River or Chesapeake Bay Area Race Marks, drop marks or a combination.
FINISH LINE: Between the RC boat yellow flag and the adjacent mark.
TIME LIMIT: The length of the race divided by 2, expressed in hours if the course is more than 5 miles, otherwise the time limit is 2.5 hours.
AWARDS/# BOATS STARTING: 1st/3; 2nd/5; 3rd/7. Informal results will be announced at clubhouse following the race. Awards will be presented at the annual SMSA banquet. Results will be posted on www.smsa.com.