Adult Opti Notice of Race

Regatta Contact: Chip Terry –


The regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) 2017-2020, this Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions (available at registration)

The Organizing Authority (OA) is the Castine Yacht Club


Competitors must be 21 years of age or older and members or friends of members of CYC.

Entry Procedures

Sailors wishing to compete must sign up via email or on the list at the YC. The deadline for sign-ups is Saturday, July 21, 2018 (or August 11) at 1715 hours.

This is a relay race.  Teams of four sailors.  Maximum of 12 teams, first come first served.  Teams of four may enter. If you do not have a team, the OA will attempt to place you on a team.


Boats will be provided by the OA. Boats will be sailed as provided.

Standing rigging may not be adjusted.

1715 – Report

1720 – Sailors’ meeting (First warning announced at Sailors’ meeting)

Changes to the schedule will be announced.

Racing Area

The race area will be defined at the sailors’ meeting

Courses and Races

Based on conditions, the Race Committee will determine the course. Course diagrams will be provided at the Sailor’s meeting.

On-your-marks; get-set; GO will be used for the initial start.

Adult beverages on board are encouraged.


The team that finishes first wins.


No prizes, just glory.


Coaching is allowed from the CYC dock.

Rights to Use Name and Likeness

By participating in this event, competitors automatically grant to the OA the right, in perpetuity, to make, use and show, at their discretion, any photograph, audio and video recordings, and other reproductions of them made at the venue or on the water from the time of their arrival at the venue, until their final departure, without compensation.

Waiver of Liability

Sailing is an activity that has inherent risk of damage and injury. Competitors in this event are participating entirely at their own risk.  See RRS 4, Decision to Race.

Each competitor agrees to release the OA from any and all liability associated with such competitor’s participation in this event to the fullest extent permitted by law.


Hogs and Halyards pig roast to follow racing.  See event page and sign up!