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The Annual Dahlgren Yacht Club
Dahlgren Cup Regatta
Saturday, 24 August 2019

Rendezvous: 11:00 at the mouth of Machodoc Creek or Buoy P if down river boats are entered. Notice of the Rendezvous location will be provided to entrants 24 hours prior to the race.

Start: ~11:30

Course: A circumnavigation of the Dahlgren Racing marks. All marks left to Port

Machodoc Creek Start - Junction Mark, Back Channel Nun “2”, yellow Nun “S”, yellow Nun “P” (Alternate Start), MoA “D”,G29, Nun “32”, Finish Machodoc Creek Junction Mark. -

For a start at P continue the circle to Back Channel 2, S then finish at P.

Flag “R” will be a reverse of the above: all marks left to Starboard.

Variations of these courses may be used depending on weather...

All boats must watch for a committee boat near the marks as the course may be shortened. Details on Mark locations can be found under the PHRF heading of the DYC Web site Racing Info

Monitor VHF channel 68 for race instructions.

Time limit: All boats not finished by 16:30 EDT will be scored “TLE”

Scoring: Time-On-Time PHRF – Low point scoring

Classes and Starting Sequence: There will be Spinnaker and non Spinnaker Classes. Both classes will start together. See General Sailing Instructions for details of the flags used for the start sequence.

Eligibility: Open to all, a signed copy of the entry form must be provided to DYC POC by Noon Friday August 23. This can be done by email to or mail to Dahlgren Yacht Club, PO Box 90, Dahlgren, VA 22448. Provide your PHRF rating. If you do not have a PHRF rating, DYC will assign a rating for the race.

Fee: NONE.

Check in with Committee before the starting sequence begins.

Post Race Activities. All participants are invited to a get together after the racing at Machodoc Creek Marina.

Awards will be given out at the post race party.

Question or other information?

Contact Race Organizer : George Polachak 571-334-3141