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Fleet 99 Bottles of Beer Regatta

Saturday, May 6, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017
Pettipaug YC - Fleet 99
Great Meadow Road
Essex, CT  06426

(860) 767-8893
Robert M Wynkoop
MC Regional Regatta
Registration is recommended
Payment At Event Only
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Notice of Race
Registrants & Fees
$30.00 (pay at venue)
$30.00 (pay at venue)

Fleet 99 Bottles of Beer Regatta &

Connecticut River Dinghy Distance Race


May 6-7, 2017 

Venue Pettipaug YC, Great Meadow Road, Essex, CT 06426 
Rules The races will be governed by the rules defined in the current Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) and scantlings of the MCSA. The Sailing Instructions will take precedence in case of conflict. This changes RRS 63.7.
The Connecticut River Dinghy Distance Race event will be held concurrent with the Fleet 99 Bottles of Beer Regatta which includes the Saturday River race and a series of short course races on Sunday starting at 11 and ending at 1. 
As in the past, the MC fleet will be towing up the river to the starting area.
The regatta is open to all MC skippers.
 A boat may sail with a different sail number from its hull number if it registers with that sail number and competes with that number for the entire event. Each competitor must complete a registration form and pay the required fees by close of registration. Trophy age requirements must be met before the first scheduled race.

Date Time Event
    This is a two part regatta: A dinghy distance race with multiple fleets on Saturday followed by a series of short races on Sunday for the MC class 
 PART 1   .
Saturday-May 6
0700 - 1000 Boat Setup & Registration - See notice of race and registration details below
  1000 Tow up to Eagle Landing - starting line

1130 Skippers meetings

1230 Warning Signal  

After Racing Awards, Food, Drinks
Date Time Event
Sunday-May 7 1100-1:00pm  Series of Short Races
Boat registration is $30  due by May 1. Please contact Bob Wynkoop.   
Scoring The Low Point system, RRS A4 with apply, except that each boat's total score will be the sum of her scores for all races.  This changes RRS A2.
One race is required to be completed for the regatta to be offiicial. At the conclusion of the regatta, keeper trophies will be awarded as follows:
  • Top Three Overall
 Bob Wynkoop ( c:860-324-4586) (email: