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Apr
4
Sat
2020
Twenty Hundred Club Shore Party @ Hotel Viking
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Twenty Hundred Club Shore Party @ Hotel Viking | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

143 days until this event

Join the Vento Solare crew at the awards dinner at Hotel Viking.

Drinks start at 6:00pm with dinner served at 7:00pm.  After the event at the Viking Hotel we’ll do the annual Newport pub crawl.

Tickets offered on the Twenty Hundred Club online shop.
   Uniform: Party attire!

Be at Hotel Viking - Sat April 4th @ 6:00PM

Event Website: Twenty Hundred Club
Registration: Link
Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
NamePositionAssignmentAvailable
Bill Skipper
Total Crew 1 = Confirmed (1) + Maybe (0)
Post # 3524

May
12
Tue
2020
JYC Spring Series #1 @ Navy Marina Slip A49
May 12 @ 5:15 pm – 8:30 pm
JYC  Spring Series #1 @ Navy Marina Slip A49 | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

181 days until this event

JYC Spring  Series crew limit is 8 – plenty of beer, rum, limes and ginger beer on the boat.

We race with One Design Sails – PHRF 75

Please be at dock NLT 5:15pm for Crew Brief

Weather Link
Tide Link

Be at Navy Marina Slip A49 - Tue May 12th @ 5:15PM

Event Website: Jamestown YC
Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
NamePositionAssignmentAvailable
Bill Helm
Total Crew 1 = Confirmed (1) + Maybe (0)
Post # 3439

May
19
Tue
2020
JYC Spring Series #2 @ Navy Marina Slip A49
May 19 @ 5:15 pm – 8:30 pm
JYC  Spring Series #2 @ Navy Marina Slip A49 | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

188 days until this event

JYC Spring  Series crew limit is 8

Those not having Navy Base access please meet 5:00pm at the Newport Nautical parking lot to be driven on base.

We race with One Design Sails – PHRF 75

Please be at dock NLT 5:15pm for Crew Brief
Current slight flood at start, building all night. Winds projected ~ 12kts gusting to 20 from WNW.

Weather Link
Tide Link

Be at Navy Marina Slip A49 - Tue May 19th @ 5:15PM

Event Website: Jamestown YC
Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
NamePositionAssignmentAvailable
Bill Helm
Total Crew 1 = Confirmed (1) + Maybe (0)
Post # 3440

May
23
Sat
2020
Owen Mitchell Spring BI Race @ Navy Marina Slip A49
May 23 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Owen Mitchell Spring BI Race @ Navy Marina Slip A49 | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

192 days until this event

NOR
Scratch Sheet on Website
Mitchell Race Rules 2019
Pursuit race to BI – non spinnaker.  PHRF 85 (big jib) Be at dock 8am to load up.
Staying at Payne’s Dock

Cindy – responsible for Appetizer Contest! Also bringing egg casserole for breakfast Sunday & Monday
TBD – Bringing lunch of Saturday and some munchies for snacks, responsible for Bloody Mary Contest!
Bill – Bringing one dinner to have on boat, the other will be in town. Also bringing lunch for Monday
TBD – bring some cold beverages.

All those staying on boat – bring sleeping bag, towel and quarters for showers at Payne’s Dock.

Bill brings fender board, long dock lines, shore power cable, cocktail table and boom tent.

Friday

  • 6:00pm Skippers Meeting – Get official start times and sailing instructions

Saturday

  • 9:00am Start – Newport. The first boat will start at 9:00am, and the rest will follow based on handicap.
  • noon – sandwiches on boat
  • 6:00pm Finish – New Harbor, Block Island – If you can’t finish by 6:00pm give up, turn on your engine and come in for beer.
  • 6:30pm Dinner – One night on boat, another night in town.

Sunday

  • Breakfast stuff available on boat
  • 10:00am Bloody Mary Contest (virgin of course) – Back by popular demand. Bring your own concoction. What you do with the mixes after the judges taste them is up to you.
  • 3:00pm Hors d’oeuvres – On the dock. Be ready to present your best hors d’oeuvres for judging in taste and presentation. Partaking requires participation!
  • 4:00pm Awards – On the dock.
  • 6:30pm Dinner – One night on boat, another night in town.

Monday

  • Breakfast stuff available on boat
  • Lunch – Sandwiches on boat
  • Leave as you so desire or continue to enjoy the island. Be sure to check with your dock
    mates in case any of them want to leave early.

       Uniform: orange shirts blue vests Saturday, white shirts blue vests for party Sunday. Bring grey crew jackets

    Be at Navy Marina Slip A49 - Sat May 23rd @ 8:00AM

    Event Website: Newport YC (Roy Guay)
    Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
    NamePositionAssignmentAvailable
    Bill Helm
    Total Crew 1 = Confirmed (1) + Maybe (0)
    Post # 3476
May
24
Sun
2020
Lay Day on BI @ Payne's Dock
May 24 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lay Day on BI @ Payne's Dock | New Shoreham | Rhode Island | United States

193 days until this event

NOR
Scratch Sheet on Website
Mitchell Race Rules 2019
Pursuit race to BI – non spinnaker.  PHRF 85 (big jib) Be at dock 8am to load up.
Staying at Payne’s Dock

Cindy – responsible for Appetizer Contest! Also bringing egg casserole for breakfast Sunday & Monday
TBD – Bringing lunch of Saturday and some munchies for snacks responsible for Bloody Mary Contest!
Bill – Bringing one dinner to have on boat, the other will be in town. Also bringing lunch for Monday
TBD – bring some cold beverages.

All those staying on boat – bring sleeping bag, towel and quarters for showers at Payne’s Dock.

Bill brings fender board, long dock lines, shore power cable, cocktail table and boom tent.

Friday

  • 6:00pm Skippers Meeting – Get official start times and sailing instructions

Saturday

  • 9:00am Start – Newport. The first boat will start at 9:00am, and the rest will follow based on handicap.
  • noon – sandwiches on boat
  • 6:00pm Finish – New Harbor, Block Island – If you can’t finish by 6:00pm give up, turn on your engine and come in for beer.
  • 6:30pm Dinner – One night on boat, another night in town.

Sunday

  • Breakfast stuff available on boat
  • 10:00am Bloody Mary Contest (virgin of course) – Back by popular demand. Bring your own concoction. What you do with the mixes after the judges taste them is up to you.
  • 3:00pm Hors d’oeuvres – On the dock. Be ready to present your best hors d’oeuvres for judging in taste and presentation. Partaking requires participation!
  • 4:00pm Awards – On the dock.
  • 6:30pm Dinner – One night on boat, another night in town.

Monday

  • Breakfast stuff available on boat
  • Lunch – Sandwiches on boat
  • Leave as you so desire or continue to enjoy the island. Be sure to check with your dock
    mates in case any of them want to leave early.

       Uniform: orange shirts blue vests Saturday, white shirts blue vests for party Sunday. Bring grey crew jackets

    Be at Payne's Dock - Sun May 24th @ 8:00AM

    Event Website: Newport YC
    Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
    NamePositionAssignmentAvailable
    Bill Skipper
    Total Crew 1 = Confirmed (1) + Maybe (0)
    Post # 3477
May
25
Mon
2020
BI to Newport Cruise @ Payne's Dock
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
BI to Newport Cruise @ Payne's Dock | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

194 days until this event

Return cruise back to Newport from BI. Weather permitting this is a spinnaker run!

Be at Payne's Dock - Mon May 25th @ 9:00AM

Event Website: Newport YC
Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
NamePositionAssignmentAvailable
Bill Helm
Total Crew 1 = Confirmed (1) + Maybe (0)
Post # 3478

May
26
Tue
2020
JYC Spring Series #3 @ Navy Marina Slip A49
May 26 @ 5:15 pm – 8:30 pm
JYC  Spring Series #3 @ Navy Marina Slip A49 | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

195 days until this event

JYC Spring  Series crew limit is 8

Those not having Navy Base access please meet 5:00pm at the Newport Nautical parking lot to be driven on base.

We race with One Design Sails – PHRF 75

Please be at dock NLT 5:15pm for Crew Brief

Weather Link
Tide Link

Be at Navy Marina Slip A49 - Tue May 26th @ 5:15PM

Event Website: Jamestown YC
Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
NamePositionAssignmentAvailable
Bill Helm
Total Crew 1 = Confirmed (1) + Maybe (0)
Post # 3441

May
27
Wed
2020
Deliver Newport to Pilot’s Point Marina @ Navy Marina Slip A49
May 27 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Deliver Newport to Pilot's Point Marina @ Navy Marina Slip A49 | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

196 days until this event

Deliver to Cedar Point YC for OD Regatta.
Depart Newport at 0830 – travel approx 60nm
Arrive Brewers Pilots Point Marina, Westbrook, CT ~ 1830

2020 Note: adverse current out bay to Pt. Judith, favorable current headed towards NY slack ~0930, max ~1100 (1.3kts favorable at Watch Hill), slack ~1500, max ebb adverse ~1800

Bill brings heavy jib, 2 five gallon fuel containers, dock lines, shore power cable, cocktail table and boom tent.

Bill bringing two breakfasts & two lunches for delivery.

Depart Pilots Point at 0800
Arrive Cedar Point YC ~1600

Be at Navy Marina Slip A49 - Wed May 27th @ 8:00AM

Event Website: Pilots Point Marina
Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
NamePositionAssignmentAvailable
Bill Skipper
Total Crew 1 = Confirmed (1) + Maybe (0)
Post # 3479

May
28
Thu
2020
Deliver Pilots Point to CPYC @ Brewers Pilot's Point Marina
May 28 @ 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Deliver Pilots Point to CPYC @ Brewers Pilot's Point Marina | Westbrook | Connecticut | United States

197 days until this event

Deliver to Cedar Point YC for OD Regatta.
Depart Newport at 0830 – travel approx 60 nm
Arrive Brewers Pilots Point Marina, Westbrook, CT ~ 1830

2020 Note: adverse current headed towards NY slack ~1000, then favorable max ~1330 (1.5kts adverse at Stratford), slack ~1600, max ebb adverse ~2000

Depart Pilots Point at 0800 – travel approx 40 nm
Arrive Cedar Point YC ~1600

Bill get room at Doubletree Norwalk with 2 Queen beds

Be at Brewers Pilot's Point Marina - Thu May 28th @ 7:30AM

Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
NamePositionAssignmentAvailable
Bill Skipper
Total Crew 1 = Confirmed (1) + Maybe (0)
Post # 3480

May
30
Sat
2020
Cedar Point OD Regatta @ Cedar Point YC
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Cedar Point OD Regatta @ Cedar Point YC | Westport | Connecticut | United States

199 days until this event

Bill get a reservation at the Doubletree Norwalk Thurs night through checkout Sunday morning.  Cindy will arrive Friday and leave Sunday.  I will not bring the v-berth cushions for this trip.
Note that parking is allowed for 1 car at Cedar Point YC.  It may make sense to select one car we can stow gear in to be there, and everyone else use the shuttle.  Cindy can use the shuttle to the hotel so will not park at CPYC.

J/109 OD Event – East Coast Regatta Series

  • Yachtscoring Site
  • NOR Link
  • SI Link
  • Scratch Sheet

Schedule of Events, ODR
Friday, 
Practice sail & tune-up (Optional)

Saturday, 
Breakfast Food Truck on site starting at 0700
First warning at 1030
After racing PARTY & DINNER
– Open Bar, Beer, Wine
– Wood fired pizza, salad, gelato, expresso and cappuccino

Sunday, 
Breakfast Food Truck on site starting at 0700
First warning at 1030
Trophy presentation to follow after racing.
Chili dogs and chips

   Uniform: Sat. Orange Shirts & Blue Vest, Sun. White Shirts & Blue Vest

Be at Cedar Point YC - Sat May 30th @ 9:00AM

Event Website: Cedar Point YC (John Cooke)
Crew Color Codes: Green crew is confirmed. Yellow crew need to verify with Skipper. Red does not crew for event. White crew position assignment not made yet and tally as Maybe - need to verify with Skipper.
NamePositionAssignmentAvailable
Bill Helm
Total Crew 1 = Confirmed (1) + Maybe (0)
Post # 3481

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