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VISA Yacht Club
John Bernard Invitational Regatta 23
The Board of Directors at VISA YC invites you to join them for the Annual Invitational Regatta. NOR will be posted shortly. Registration discount before Sept 15th.
Time & Location
Oct 06, 2023, 7:00 PM – Oct 08, 2023, 7:00 PM
VISA Yacht Club, 450 Sailors Cove Dr, Moneta, VA 24121, USA
About the event
The Commodore and the Board of Governors of Virginia Inland Sailing Association cordially extends this
NOTICE OF RACE
and invites you to
CELEBRATE OUR FIFTY-EIGHTH YEAR
OUR FIFTY-SEVENTH YEAR AT SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE
and participate in the:
2023 JOHN B. BERNARD ANNUAL INVITATIONAL CENTERBOARD REGATTA
A FIVE RACE SERIES GOVERNED BY THE RACING RULES OF SAILING, CURRENT EDITION
Organizing Authority: VIRGINIA INLAND SAILING ASSOCIATION
DATES: October 7 and 8, 2023
PLACE VIRGINIA INLAND SAILING ASSOCIATION YACHT CLUB on Smith Mountain Lake, Franklin Co. Virginia
CLASSES Flying Scot, Laser, Thistle, Lightning, Mobjack, Rebel, Sunfish, Wayfarer, Hobie 16 or any other class that registers three (3) or more boats.
Less than three boats of any class will race in a Universal Class using U.S. Sailing Association Portsmouth Handicaps.
JUNIORS: We will also have Laser races for Juniors 18 years old and under.
SCHEDULE: Friday October 6th
2000 Snacks, beer and soft drinks on the deck
Saturday October 7
0800-0900 Breakfast - See website for purchase
0800-1000 Registration: Sailing Instructions available
1015 Opening Ceremony followed by
1200 Warning signal for first class RACE 1
Warning signal RACE 2; RACE 3 to follow ASAP
Hospitality Hour on club deck following completion of 3rd race.
1830 Dinner - See website for purchase
Sunday October 8
0800-0840 Breakfast - See website for purchase
0930 Warning signal RACE 4; RACE 5 to follow ASAP
1300/ASAP TROPHY PRESENTATION
REGISTRATION FEE $38.00 per boat advance registration (before Sept. 15th)/ $42.00 per boat after Sept. 15th, USSA Member Discount.
TROPHIES BY VISA 3-5 Boats 1
6-10 Boats 2
11-14 Boats 3
15+ Boats 4
Sailing Instructions (SI) will be available on the club bulletin board on the club deck and at the registration desk.
Courses to be sailed are windward-leeward, or a triangle or a combination of these.
Communications: VHF radios may be carried aboard. As a courtesy, after the starting signal, the Race Committee will attempt to hail boats OCS or those that have not complied with RRS 30.1, using VHS Channel 78. The delay of hail, the order of hail, the lack of hail or the failure of a competitor to hear a hail shall not be grounds for redress. This changes RRS 62.1(a). Any other communication shall be emergency only.
Scoring will be low point per RRS Appendix A, except all races will be scored. This changes RRS A.2. Five races are scheduled with one race constituting the regatta.
Penalty: Appendix T to RRS shall apply. Sections A, B and C shall apply. Section D will not be used. This changes RRS 44, 60, 61, 62, 63, 65 and 66.
VISAYC is an informal family sailing club. Camping sites and showers are available.
PLEASE DO NOT BRING YOUR PETS
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:
Phone (434) 851-7474
NEARBY ACCOMMODATIONS: Townhouses and Condominiums:
Bernard’s Landing 540-721-2762 (Just outside our gate)
Bernard's Realty Co 540-420-3127 (Bobby Middleton)
Also has rentals at Bernard’s Landing
Lake Inn Motel (7 miles) (www.LakeInnMotel.com) 540- 721-3383
For your information, the GPS address for VISA Yacht Club is 450 Sailor’s Cove Drive, Moneta, VA , 24121
Per boat with discounts to USSA members. Use code "USSA23” Fee will increase after 9/15$38.00
Includes Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner and Sunday Breakfast, and lunch. Fee increases 9/15$26.00
Meal plan -children under 12
Includes Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner and Sunday Breakfast, and lunch. Fee increases 9/15$13.00
Breakfast only Saturday
Breakfast on Saturday - per person$5.00
Breakfast Sunday only
planning a BBQ dinner with all the fixins$18.00
Dinner Saturday -under 12
planning a BBQ dinner with all the fixins$10.00
Breakfast - under 12
per person per day$4.00
Rain check from 2022
select this option if you paid last year and plan to attend this year$0.00