RACE AREA: SMSA Patuxent River Race Area
CHECKING IN: Hail Boat Name, Sail Number, Class and rating while close abeam or astern of RC boat or via VHF on Ch 72 if RC is on shore to be considered checked-in. The RC will use VHF Channel 72 extensively especially if running race from shore.
STARTING LINE: Between yellow flag on the RC boat and “X” or between a yellow flag along the waterfront with a recommended bearing to “Y” of 117 – 122 degrees if RC is on shore.
COURSE: Determined by RC using Patuxent River Race Marks, drop marks, or a combination. Mark “K” must be the first mark if RC is on shore. It is encouraged that RC use the RC boat when possible. A race may be shortened to finish at Mark "Y" if Mark "Z" was the original finish line and RC is on shore.
FINISH LINE: Between yellow flag on RC boat and “X”, abeam “Z” or between a yellow flag along waterfront with a recommended bearing to “Y” of 117 – 122 degrees if RC is on shore.
TIME LIMIT: 2.0 hours. Any boat finishing 1 hour after the first boat in class will be scored DNF.
AWARDS/#BOATS STARTING: 1st/3; 2nd/5; 3rd/7.
All classes will be scored and awarded separately. Awards to be presented at clubhouse following the race. Results will be posted on www.smsa.com. Series awards at annual banquet.