– ANNUAL EVENT –

28th Annual Single Handed Race

Sailboat Photo by Joel Dickey

Sponsored by: Budweiser, Bluewater Bay Marina & LJ Schooners

Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021

Registration & Skippers Meeting
Friday, October 15th
Registration 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Skippers Meeting 7:00 PM
Registration and skippers meeting to be held at L.J. Schooners Oyster Bar at the Bluewater Bay Marina Complex. Race course and starting area to be briefed at skippers meeting.

SINGLE HANDERS RACE
Saturday, October 16, 2021, 11:00AM
Start time based on local conditions. Race course will be posted Friday night at L.J. Schooners dockside bar. Bermuda Start – Start times to be assigned at skippers meeting

FINISH: COLD BUD LIGHT on tap, and award ceremony following the race at L.J. Schooners dockside bar. Awards to be given to a minimum of the top half of those racing, as well as other interesting Awards!

HOW
One boat, one person, any equipment allowed except your engine

WHY
Why not? This has become the largest race on the bay! No problems with recruiting crew! Also, no crew to blame! Refreshments provided by Budweiser as well as awards following the race. So, come and join in a nice jaunt around the bay.

ENTRY FEE
$15.00 per boat—Each Entrant Receives a Budweiser Commemorative T-ShirtRACE

CLASSES
One size fits all.

FORMAT
This race is for everyone (cruisers, racers, novices, old salts, young salts, men, and women). This is a single handers race and only one person per boat. This will be a short race for fun, challenge, and perhaps a different perspective on sailing. Each boat starts individually with a Bermuda start based on handicap. If you do not have a handicap we will provide you with one. Anything and everything can be used on the boat with the exception of your engine. This includes, jib’s larger than what you are rated for, spinnaker, cruising chutes, staysails, bloopers, autopilots, etc. What ever you feel comfortable with you can use (or try to use).LIABILITY
Participants in the Single Handers Regatta enter at their own risk. Every captain should be aware of the capabilities of himself/herself and that of their vessel. Officials of the race and all persons directly and indirectly connected with the operation of the regatta shall be exempt from any liability for loss, damage, negligence, harm or injury suffered by a participant, vessels, or equipment which may occur during the Single Handers Regatta.

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