Boon I Race | Rules & Instructions | Entry Form
2017 Boon Island Race
| Arundel Yacht Club will sponsor the 2017 Boon Island Race on Saturday, 24 June 2017. The race will be a pursuit format starting at 1130 hours. The starting line will be between the Committee boat and FL Bell “1” off Kennebunkport, proceeding to a first upwind mark, then to a second mark. The finish line (depending on the length of time) will either be between the Bell #1 and the committee boat, or in the event of a late race finish, (keeping Bell #1 to port) an imaginary line betweeen Bell #1 and the “Red Blinking Light” on the breakwater at the entrance to Kennebunk River
ENTRY AND FEES
Entries must be made on the official entry form. Print out the online form here. The fee of $35.00 payable to A.Y.C. must accompany your entry form.
Entries must be received by 24 June 2017, @ 0830 EDT, or mailed to:
c/o Rick Roberts
34 High Street
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Saturday, 24 June 2017
0830 EDT Skippers meeting (Ropewalk)
1130 EDT First Boat starts (pursuit start)
Starting Line - Between FL 1 Bell and Committee boat
(Keep bell to Starboard side)
1st . Mark - Around 1st upwind mark
(Keep to Port side)
Second Mark - Keep to port (keep mark to starboard) RW "PC" bell off Perkins Cove
Finish Line - Between FL 1 and committee boat
(Keep bell to Port side)
||OR In the event of NO committee boat:
When passing FL 1 Bell keeping bell on Port side, record your own time when you are aligned with Bell and Blinking light at entrance to river and within 100 yards of the Bell.
Total distance: approximately 18 miles.
In the event of adverse sailing conditions, an alternative course may be decided upon by the race participants at the Skipper's meeting on June 24th.
See Rules & Instructions page. Sailing Instructions and course changes (if any) will be issued at the Skipper's meeting. See revised handicap system for use in the 2017 race here.
Prizes will be awarded to 1st , 2nd , and 3rd place finishers. Winners will be announced at A.Y.C. Ropewalk 1 hour after the last boat arrives at A.Y.C.