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MSSA 2024 Race Schedule & Results

Here's the Race schedule for 2024, with committee boats as indicated. Click on the event name for the results.

Date Day Time Name Committee Boat Dist. Time Notes
May 4
Sat
10:00
Race Committee Refresher  - Harbor Tower -      
May 11
Sat
14:00
Barrister Cup Self Start 10-15 5 161218
May 16
Thu
19:00
Spring Series 1  Grateful Dad 3-7 2.5 12
May 23
Thu
19:00
Spring Series 2
 Rode Trip 3-7 2.5 12
May 24    
Block Island Race Week
       
May 30
Thu
19:00
Spring Series 3 Sounds Great  3-7 2.5 12
June 6
Thu
19:00
Spring Series 4  Serendipity 3-7 2.5 12
June 8 Sat 10:00 Single Handed Race  Self Start 3-7 N/A 18
June 13
Thu
19:00
Spring Series 5  Anomaly 3-7 2.5 12
 June 15 Sat 10:00

PJYC Port Jeff Harbor Cup

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PJYC   6.0 115
June 16
Sun
10:00
Father's Day Race  Zara 3-7 2.5 11418
June 20 Thu 19:00 Spring Series 6  Windborne 3-7 2.5 12
June 21 Fri 20:00 Middle Ground Night Race Self Start 10-20 N/A 191217
June 27 Thu 19:00 Spring Series 7  Gypsy Moon 3-7 2.5 12
SPRING SERIES OVERALL
July 11
Thu
19:00
Summer Series 1 Salty Song 3-7 2.5 13
July 13 Sat 10:00 Long Distance Race Self Start  15-30 N/A 191218
July 15
Mon
19:00
Double Handed Series 1 Red Sky  3-7 2.5 113
July 18
Thu
19:00
Summer Series 2 Organized Chaos 3-7 2.5 13
July 22
Mon
19:00
Double Handed Series 2 Osprey 3-7 2.5 113
July 25
Thu
19:00
Summer Series 3 Nighthawk  3-7 2.5 13
July 25     ALIR        
July 29
Mon
19:00
Double Handed Series 3 Harvest Moon 3-7 2.5 113
Aug 1 Thu
19:00
Summer Series 4 Pinch Hitter 3-7 2.5 13
Aug 5 Mon 19:00 Double Handed Series 4 Pinch Hitter 3-7 2.5 113
Aug 8 Thu
19:00
Summer Series 5 Crocodile 3-7 2.5 13
Aug 12 Mon 19:00 Double Handed Series 5 Grateful Dad  3-5 2.5 113
Aug 15 Thu 19:00 Summer Series 6 Kathryn  3-7 2.5 13
Aug 19
Mon
19:00
Double Handed Series 6 Outlier 2  3-7 2.5 113
DOUBLE HANDED SERIES OVERALL
Aug 22
Thu
19:00
Summer Series 7 PiSeas 3 3-7 2.5 13
Aug 29
Thu
19:00
Summer Series 8 Princess J 3-7 2.5 13
SUMMER SERIES OVERALL
Aug 30     Vineyard Race        
Sep 7
Sun
10:00
Fall Jackrabbit Series 1 Self Start 10-20 N/A 1512
Sep 15
Sat
10:00
Fall Jackrabbit Series 2 Self Start 10-20 N/A 1512
Sep 21
Sat
11:00

ACS Regatta

MSSA 3-10 4 17
Sep 29
Sun
10:00
Fall Jackrabbit Series 3 Self Start 10-20 N/A 1512
Oct 5
Sat
10:00
Fall Jackrabbit Series 4 Self Start 10-20 N/A 1512
FALL SERIES OVERALL 

 

Race Notes:

  1. See "Sailing Instructions" for starting procedures, course marks, finish, etc. Contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.
  2. The Spring Series is a best 4 out of 6 event. If any races are abandoned or otherwise not sailed, the series will be 3 out of 5, 3 out of 4, or 2 of 3. Beyond that the remaining 2 races will be scored and awards issued as individual races. There will be a social gathering, "Fleet Night", following each race in the picnic area adjacent to "I" dock (next to the Tower).
  3. The Summer Series is a best 6 out of 8 event. If any races are abandoned or otherwise not sailed, the series will be 5 out of 7, 4 out of 6, 3 out of 5, 3 out of 4, or 2 of 3. Beyond that the remaining 2 races will be scored and awards issued as individual races. There will be a social gathering, "Fleet Night", following each race in the picnic area adjacent to "I" dock (next to the Tower).
  4. For the Ladies Day race, a female must start and finish the race as well as helm at least 50% of the time. This is a one-day, one-race, Non-Spinnaker event.
  5. For Fall Series races see course, starting times, and other information in "Section VIII Jackrabbit Race" in the sailing instructions. This series is a best 3 out of 4 event. Beyond that the remaining 2 races will be scored and awards issued as individual races.
  6. Courses for the Barrister Cup race should be designated for all divisions as follows. Barrister Cup is a one division self start. See note 12.
    Course Marks Comments
    "A" (M)JKLS All marks to port
    "B" (Y)MKLS Pass "Y" and "M" to starboard / all other marks to port
    "C" (M)LKJS All marks to starboard
    "D" (M)TLKS Pass "M" and "T" to port, all other marks to starboard
    Note: () indicates starting mark.
  7. There will be a party at MSYC after the race.
  8. Only one person is allowed on the boat with no restrictions. Self-steering and spinnakers are permitted. Spinnaker and non-spinnaker are combined and scored together.
  9. Although this is a Self Start there will be a race officer on one of the boats who will be responsible for choosing the course. The course will be announced on Channel 72.
  10. Suggested courses for the Middle Ground Night Race are as follows. Any other course used must include "K" mark and only lighted marks.
    Course Divisions Marks Notes
    "A" All Div. (Y)DKS all marks to port / "D" to starboard
    "B" All Div. (Y)MKLS "Y", "M" to starboard /all marks to port 
    "C" All Div. (Y)MLKS All marks to starboard / "S" to port
    "D" All Div. (Y)OLKS All marks to starboard / "Y" and "S" to port
    Note: () indicates starting mark. See section III.G for definition of the MARKS.
  11. The Flax Pond Race is a one-race event. Boats will use the self-start procedure described in Note 12. Your finish time will be determined when a crew member is standing on the beach at the foot of the east jetty at the entrance to Flax Pond. If your crew member goes in for the finish by dinghy, s/he must not use a motor. Record your own time, announce your time on VHF 72 and report your time to our club scorer (email preferred) within 72 hours.
  12. These races will begin with a "Self Start".
    • For the Barrister Cup (Course "A") - boats will be positioned such that they are WEST of club mark "M" and are behind an imaginary line 180 degrees magnetic (south of mark) that intersects club mark "M".
    • For the Barrister Cup  (Course "B") - boats will be positioned such that they are NORTH of club mark "Y" and are behind an imaginary line 270 degrees magnetic (west of mark) that intersects club mark "Y".
    • For the Barrister Cup  (Course "C") - boats will be positioned such that they are EAST of club mark "M" and are behind an imaginary line 180 degrees magnetic (south of mark) that intersects club mark "M".
    • For the Barrister Cup  (Course "D") - boats will be positioned such that they are SOUTH of club mark "M" and are behind an imaginary line 270 degrees magnetic (west of mark) that intersects club mark "M".
    • For the Middle Ground Night Race (Course "A") - boats will be positioned such that they are EAST of club mark "Y" and are behind an imaginary line 0 degrees magnetic (north of mark) that intersects club mark "Y".
    • For the Middle Ground Night Race (Course "B", "C", "D") - boats will be positioned such that they are NORTH of club mark "Y" and are behind an imaginary line 270 degrees magnetic (west of mark) that intersects club mark "Y".
    • For Fall Jackrabbit Series (Course "A", "E") - boats will be positioned such that they are WEST of club mark "M" and are behind an imaginary line 180 degrees magnetic (south of mark) that intersects club mark "M".
    • For Fall Jackrabbit Series (Course "B", "C", "D", "F") - boats will be positioned such that they are EAST of club mark "M" and are behind an imaginary line 180 degrees magnetic (south of mark) that intersects club mark "M".
    • For Fall Jackrabbit Series (Course "G") - boats will be positioned such that they are SOUTH of club mark "M and are behind an imaginary line 90 degrees magnetic (east of mark) that intersects club mark "M".
    • For Flax Pond - boats will be positioned such that they are EAST of club mark "M" and are behind an imaginary line 180 degrees magnetic (south of mark) that intersects club mark "M".
    • For the Long Distance Race - boats will be positioned such that they are EAST or WEST of club mark "M" and are behind an imaginary line 180 degrees magnetic (south of mark) that intersects club mark "M", whichever side is on the opposite side from the first mark.
    At the designated time of the race boats will begin racing and may sail to the course side of the line. Boats will not be penalized for crossing the line during maneuvers prior to the designated start time, but must cross to the course side of the line at or after the designated time of the race. Boats should communicate with one another in order to synchronize to GPS time. One boat can be a designated timekeeper, signaling all that the race has begun. You must record your own time, announce your time on VHF 72 and report your time to the club scorer (email preferred) within 24 hours.
  13. Only two people are allowed on the boat. Self-steering and spinnakers are permitted. This series is a best 4 out of 6 event. If any races are abandoned or otherwise not sailed, the series will be \3 out of 5, 3 out of 4, or 2 of 3. Beyond that the remaining two races will be scored and awards issued as individual races. This series is not part of the High Point award. You must declare at your first race of this series that you are spinnaker or non-spinnaker. After that, for this series, you can not change. You do not need to display the "C" flag.
  14. Father's Day Race  - This is an unrestricted race, so spinnakers are permitted.
  15. See the PJYC Sailing Instructions for starting procedures, course marks, finish, etc. Contact the Vice Commodore for a copy, or look on the PJYC website.
  16. This is a High Point Race. Awards will be as specified in Section IV, Trophies. Additionally they will also be scored by division for the purpose of the High Point only.
  17. This race will be scored Spinnaker and non-spinnaker with no divisions.
  18. This race will be scored using the Time On Time method.