As always, we all have to compromise when it comes to scheduling. Not every schedule will ever work 100% for all of us. With much discussion, the following schedule has been set to meet the needs of the fleets at RCYC.
In order to maximize participation among all the fleets, the decision has been made to alternate Saturdays between the IC24’s and Melges 24’s. Through surveys and discussions, the general consensus was that there would be greater participation if we split the 2 fleets and raced on a less frequent basis. However, if your fleet is not scheduled for races that week, you are encouraged to help run races or race with PHRF.
So far, we have had good participation with race committee volunteers. Please sign up at signup.rcyc.org
WEDNESDAY NIGHT RACES: Will start April 4th at 6:30pm. 7:00pm start time will begin June 6th. Sailing Instructions forthcoming. Dallas Race Week has been scheduled for June 17th – 22nd. There will be no Wednesday night races that week
DINGHIES – MC SCOWS/LIGHTNINGS/OTHERS – Races will be scheduled every Sunday at 2pm except on weekends that the club is hosting a regatta.
PHRF/AUX – Races will be scheduled every Saturday at 2pm except on weekends that the club is hosting a regatta.
IC24 – Races will be scheduled for every other Saturday at 2pm alternating with the Melges 24’s, except when the club is hosting a regatta. see schedule for exact dates.
Melges 24 – Races will be scheduled for every other Saturday at 2pm alternating with the IC24’s, except when the club is hosting a regatta. see schedule for exact dates.
MARCH 10 – MELGES 24 & PHRF/AUX Series
MARCH 11 – DINGHY
MARCH 17 – IC 24 & PHRF/AUX Series
MARCH 18 – DINGHY
MARCH 24 – MELGES 24 CRAWFISH REGATTA
MARCH 25 – DINGHY
MARCH 31 – IC 24 & PHRF/AUX Series
APRIL 1 – DINGHY
APRIL 7 – IC 24 & PHRF/AUX Series
APRIL 8 – DINGHY
APRIL 14 – BLACK TIE REGATTA – MELGES 24 (NO SERIES RACES)
APRIL 15 – BLACK TIE REGATTA – MELGES 24 (NO SERIES RACES)
APRIL 21 – J22 CIRCUIT (tentative) – if no event – IC 24 series races
APRIL 22 – J22 CIRCUIT (tentative) – if no event – dinghy series races
APRIL 28 – MELGES 24 & PHRF/AUX Series
APRIL 29 – DINGHY
MAY 5 – IC 24 & PHRF Series
MAY 6 – DINGHY
MAY 12 – SPRING DINGHYFEST (NO SERIES RACES)
MAY 13 – SPRING DINGHYFEST (NO SERIES RACES)
MAY 19 – IC 24 & PHRF/AUX Series
MAY 20 – DINGHY
MAY 26 – FOUNDERS REGATTA (NO SERIES RACES)
MAY 27 – FOUNDERS REGATTA (NO SERIES RACES)
JUNE 2 – IC REGATTA
JUNE 3 – IC REGATTA
END OF SPRING SCHEDULE
SUMMER SCHEDULE: The Summer series will be distance racing every Saturday night for keel boats and every Sunday at 2pm for dinghies. The Saturday distance race will be an Australian pursuit start that will start/finish off the club break wall. As always, I encourage the fleets to race as much as possible. If your fleet would like to conduct impromptu racing outside of the schedule, you are welcome to do so. However, please check with VC of Race and VC of Education so that there is not a conflict with use of equipment.
Ryan Glaze, VC of Race
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