Friday Night Sunset Series


Friday Night Sunset Series

Fridays, May 28th – August 6th
The first warning signal will be made at 1855.

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The regatta is open to yachts captained by members of American Yacht Club and local J70 sailors. Each owner, other than J70 owners, must have a current PHRF certificate from the YRALIS. Weight and crew limits as pertaining to PHRF certificates will be waived for the series. No boat will receive a rating credit for sailing with less than its maximum crew weight. Any questions regarding updated PHRF certificates should be directed to AYC Measurer Mark Ploch. (Markploch@doyleplochsails.com)

ENTRIES: The entry form and entry fee of $85.00 must be received by the American Yacht Club by 1900 on Thursday, May 27th. Late entries will be accepted with the entry form and an entry fee of $150. Entries can be submitted electronically on the regatta website at using the above url or be faxed to 914-967-5340. A copy of each yacht’s PHRF certificate must also be submitted. Late entries received after the first scheduled race may not be eligible to be scored in the Series.

SCHEDULE: One race is scheduled for each Friday evening from May 28th to August 6th, except there will be no Friday night Sunset Series racing on July 2nd. The fleet will be divided into divisions at the discretion of the race committee. There will be a separate start for the J70 class. A Distance Race is scheduled to be held on Sunday, July 4th. Participation in this event will count toward qualification for the Sunset Series but will be scored as a separate event. Information concerning the Distance Race will be provided separately.

PRIZES: Weekly prizes will be awarded at AYC after each race. The Scotch Caps Trophy will be awarded at the Club’s annual awards dinner to the boat with the best series percentage score. The Michael Duncan Memorial Trophy will be given to the boat with best participation, improvement, and sportsmanship.

Event Chair Arthur Hanlon: arthurhanlon@optonline.net
Chief Scorer Barry Gold: barrypgold@gmail.com