Edgewood Yacht Club Frostbite Racing 2023-2024 Notice of Race
Sunfish races are scheduled at Edgewood Yacht Club on Sundays from November 5, 2023 through March 24, 2024 except for the last two Sundays in December. There is a special race on New Year's Day. If there are questionable weather conditions, the race committee will try to provide a mid-morning emailed weather advisory. The Race Committee will try to start 5 – 6 races each race day, starting promptly at 11:00 am, and ending around 1:30 pm. There will be two scored Series (Fall and Spring). The Full Season will be scored as a series consisting of all the races in the two series, not including the New Year's Day Regatta.
Sunday, November 5, 12, 19, 26 December 3, 10, 17
New Year's Day
Sunday, January 1
Fall series (continued)
Sunday, January 7, 14 (Up from the Ashes), 21
Sunday, January 21, 28 February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Winter boat storage
Winter boat storage is handled under a separate contract. Please fill out an off-season Sunfish Storage Agreement and mail it to the club with your payment.
- Skippers may introduce themselves and race one day without Racing Fee being charged.
- There is no Racing Entry Fee charged for the New Year's Day Regatta.
- All fees must be paid, storage contracts executed, boat hulls, spars and gear labeled, and winter-storage EYC dock sticker received, before the boat or gear may be stored at EYC, and before the skipper may race.
- Awards will be made to the top finishers for the Season and the individual Series.
Registration and Skipper’s Responsibilities: Each participant must register online and digitally sign a waiver of liability before racing. Each skipper will accept responsibility for his or her own safety during racing and for deciding whether or not to race. Skippers will realize that winter sailing presents hazards of exposure, and will dress appropriately for weather and water temperatures and will be prepared for immersion. All skippers are required to wear life jackets while on the water. Wet/dry suits are highly recommended.
Rules: International Sailing Federation The Racing Rules of Sailing 2021-2024 (RRS), US Sailing Association prescriptions, Sunfish Class Rules, this Notice of Race, and the posted Sailing Instructions will govern the racing. RRS Rule 44.1 is changed.
Race results and news will be posted at https://edgewoodsailing.org/racing/frozen-few/2023-2024