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Biscayne Bay Yacht Racing Association
P.O. Box 331492 * Miami, FL 33233-1492 * (305) 667-SAIL
BBYRA helps provide a schedule of area regattas
and a uniform NOR/SI for use its member clubs .
BBYRA Member Clubs
Next BBYRA Board Meeting
The next BBYRA BOARD meeting will be Wednesday,
April 12th. If you have something you wish to submit for
this meeting please prepare it in writing and mail to BBYRA P. O.
Box 331492, Miami, Florida 33233-1492. OR you can email your
document to email@example.com . It
must be received the Friday before.
Thank you for your input.
BBYRA Board invites the members of our ORC classes to join our May 10th meeting at CRYC. We will be discussing the 2017-2018 racing season with special reference to types of rating systems and courses.
2016-2017 Race Documents
- BBYRA Sailing Instructions - 2016-2017
BBYRA Course Card
Amendment to the “BISCAYNE BAY YACHT RACING ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES 2016 – 2017 Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions”
“THE RACING RULES OF SAILING for 2017 – 2020” shall be in effect for one design and handicap races for the Biscayne Bay Yacht Racing Association beginning January 1, 2017.
Henceforth, if there is a conflict between the new rules and the “BISCAYNE BAY YACHT RACING ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions, September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017”, the 2017-2020 rules will have precedence, with the exception of 2016 – 2017 NOR/SI Part IV: Series, Scoring, and Prizes which will remain in effect.
BBYRA Board of Directors
BISCAYNE BAY YACHT RACING ASSOCIATION HANDICAP SCORING
In order to provide uniform data input in compliance with the ORC rule, the following shall be used for BBYRA handicap scoring:
DESIGNATED MARKS shall be scored WINDWARD/LEEWARD.
DESIGNATED COURSES shall be scored LONG DISTANCE.
TIME ON TIME option shall apply.
TRIPLE NUMBER shall be MEDIUM, unless, for the last vessel to finish in each class the average wind velocity has been below 8 knots the triple number shall be LOW, or if the average wind velocity has been above 16 knots the triple number shall be HIGH.
BBYRA Board of Directors
All changes to the calendar PDF file are listed in RED.
The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) has now published a new ORC Guidebook that explains the ORC system of handicap racing.
The 2017 Washington's Birthday Regatta at the Barnacle
Historic State Park is this weekend, February 24th. Please see
attached for more detail. Come out to watch these great older
boats go around the course.
The 2017 Washington's Birthday Regatta at the Barnacle Historic State Park is this weekend, February 24th. Please see INFO attached for more detail. Come out to watch these great older boats go around the course.
Want to learn how to use a GPS and set a Race course? CGSC is having a Class for BBYRA Member CLubs Race Committee Volunteers. Sunday, March 12th from 9am to 1pm. More Details ....
Interested in volunteering for Race Committee on Biscayne Bay? It is a great way to meet people and build your experience. We are starting a contact lists. Please email me if you are availalble at firstname.lastname@example.org
View Pictures of the 2014-2015 Annual Awards, click here