Notice of Race

Sweetheart’s Regatta 2008

Organized By:                       Pamlico Sailing Club

Date:                                      February 16, 2008

Racing Area:                         The racing area includes Blount’s Bay, the mouth of Broad Creek, and the Pamlico River between Marker 9 to the west and Marker 7 to the east.

Race Format:                        The Sweetheart’s Regatta is double-handed race by a crew consisting of one female and one male sailor. Number of races and course will be determined based on conditions.

Racing will be canceled if there are less than two competing boats

Skipper’s Meeting:               10:30 AM, Saturday, February 16, 2008 at Washington Yacht and Country Club Gazebo. First gun will be around noon.

Eligibility:                              Any sailing vessel, 20 feet or greater in length having a valid NC-PHRF certificate or having a provisional rating assigned by the race organizers may register One or more classes may be created based on turnout and range of PHRF ratings.

Entry Form, Fees:                 There will be a $30.00 per boat entry fee. Each boat will receive a Valentine's Day gift bag, and two tickets to the social. Email intention to race to or show up at the skipper’s meeting. Fees to be collected at skipper’s meeting

Safety:                                    Racing will be canceled in the event of forecast high below 45° F., 11:00 AM temperature below 40°F., or sustained wind observed or forecast above 15 knots.

Trophies:                               Trophies will be presented to the top three finishers in each class.

Social:                                    5:00pm, Heavy Hors d'oeuvres at The Washington Yacht and Country Club upstairs meeting room. Social tickets for non-racers are available at the door for $10.00 per person.

Questions:                             Mark Baldridge, (910) 328-3873 or