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Special Races and Series


The Regatta shall consist of four races held over a single day. Each race should be planned to be 40 minutes for the mid boat. For scoring, the best three races count. The format/timing for regatta may be varied at the discretion of the regatta organising committee and/or PDO.

The first three races count to the normal Sunday Earlybird and Sunday series.

The first race signal will not be made before 1025hrs.


Mass Start,handicap finish.

First gun 1215hrs.

Length of race three hours or 10 laps, whichever is the shorter.

For more information on this trophy please read the article on the website written by Bill's Wife


This trophy race is held on the a Sunday close to Mid-summers day. It also counts as a normal class race in the Sunday series.

Mass Start,handicap Finish.

First gunnot before 1120hrs.

Length of race- Midday race length.


An entry charge is made for each boat and a prize is given for each race.

Each competitor is given an individual handicap (in multiples of 1.5 mins).Starting letters are used to denote the starting sequence (eg A represents the first start, B is 1.5 minutes after the start, E represents 6.0 minutes after the start).You start as your start letter is taken down and you then have to chase the slower boats which have started in front.

The race length is as close to 60 minutes as possible (as this is the duration the handicaps were calculated on).

There are three pursuit days with three races on each and a prize for each race.

Last updated 06:43 on 26 June 2019

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