Rum Doodle Sailboat Race Invites All

NOTICE OF RACE!

WILLIAM H. SEWARD YACHT CLUB PRESENTS:

The Rum Doodle Race ( ALL WOMEN)

Saturday, August 23, 2014

This year’s “Women-Only” Rum Doodle Race will take place on August 23 in Seward on beautiful Resurrection Bay. This is your Notice of Race!!!

Entrants Thus Far

1. S/V Tlingit ( Marcy Baker)

2. S/V Radiance ( Laurence Blakely)

3. S/V Lindsay II ( Deb Altermatt)

4. S/V Off Tempo (Terry)

5. S/V Ulu (Vicki Lewis)

 

Committee Boat S/V Inishmaan lying at slip H-62 Seward Small Boat Harbor

Crew is needed! Tell your friends! Traditionally, WHSYC combines this race with a fundraiser for Seward local causes. This year, the club will raise funds and foods to donate to Seward Food Pantry. Race winner earns the right to have her boat’s name inscribed on the Rum Doodle Cup trophy. The club does not charge an entry fee. Any sailing vessel regardless of size or type may race. Faster vessels carry a time handicap to account for their higher performance. WHSYC will host a party and BBQ afterwards at the clubhouse.

SCHEDULE

Skipper’s Meeting will be held on Saturday August 23 at the WHSYC clubhouse at

11:00 a.m. at 1400 Fourth Avenue, Seward, Alaska. Racing starts shortly thereafter.



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SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

Sailing instructions will be available at the Skipper’s Meeting. Saturday’s races will

be traditional windward-leeward mark rounding. International Sailing Federation racing rules will prevail.

 

RACE COURSE

Races will be conducted on the northern end of Resurrection Bay. The courses

will be determined at the Saturday Skipper’s Meeting.

SCORING

Three races constitute a series. There will be one throw out.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, please call (240-9489) or email me at the link below, commodore@whsyc.org

Fair winds my friends,

Sam Steele, Commodore WHSYC

Slideshow; Expedition Sail

S/V Seal; Hamish and Kate Laird

Following the Rum Doodle, we have the pleasure of having Hamish and Kate Laird showing up at our clubhouse on Saturday to give us a slideshow of some of their voyages around different parts of the world. Go to www.expeditionsail.com to see some of their incredible voyages and what they have done!

The Rum Doodle Cup trophy. Photo by R. Smeriglio

The Rum Doodle Cup trophy. Photo by R. Smeriglio

Skipper and happy crew of S/V Aly Brie during a Rum Doodle competition. Photo by R. Smeriglio

Skipper and happy crew of S/V Aly Brie during a Rum Doodle competition. Photo by R. Smeriglio

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