Owen Mitchell Spring BI Race

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May 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Boat Location:
Navy Marina Slip A49
17 Perry Rd
Newport, RI 02841
Newport YC (Roy Guay)
Owen Mitchell Spring BI Race @ Navy Marina Slip A49 | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

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
Larry – Bringing lunch of Saturday and some munchies for snacks, responsible for Bloody Mary Contest!
Trevor  – joins us Sunday by Ferry and sail back with us Monday.
Bill – Bringing one dinner to have on boat, the other will be in town. Also bringing lunch for Monday
Ryan – bring some cold beverages. Ryan is taking ferry back Saturday.

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.


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


  • 9:00am Start – Newport. The first boat will start at 9:00am, and the rest will follow based on handicap.
  • 2019: Strong Flood Current at start.  Slack ~ 1130 in RI Sound, Strong push West across top of BI, stay closer to BI for more favorable current near the shore when in the current lee of BI.
  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

    Registered: Yes   Fees Paid: Yes   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 25th @ 8:00AM EDT

    Event Website: Newport YC (Roy Guay)
    Race Results: 4 of 6 Class 4  Series Results: 4 of 16 Fleet  
    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.
     Name Position AssignmentAvailable Crew Comment
    Bill HelmBring a Dinner & Monday Lunch
    Cindy SnackticianEgg Casserole, Coffee Cake
    LarryB Main TrimmerLunch, Munchies & Snacks,Bloody Mary entry
    Ryan Headsail TrimmerCold Beverages in Soft Cooler
    Andrew Stay Ashore?
    JV Stay Ashore?
    Luke Stay Ashore
    Total Crew 4 = Confirmed (4) + Maybe (0) -- Maybe includes Available with no position assigned

    Post # 3027

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