The CBBC Rate Race Regatta 2016

When: 19-20 March 2016

Download:  Notice of Race and Entry Form

 This page contains information about the CBBC Racing Season

NOTE: All people competing in any CBBC Racing event must complete and attest to our Entrants Declaration,

to download a copy of this please click here.

 


RED TOP REGATTA SERIESDSC 6909

The Red Top Series is held the first Sunday of every month between October and May.

  • Briefing is at 10am and the race commences around 10:30am
  • Trailer sailers and dinghy's are welcome to compete
  • $10 entrance fee applies 
  • Download Sailing Instructions

 


DINGHY SPRINT SERIES

This race series is designed to create a special event for smaller Dinghy style boats (Laser, Sabre, etc).

  • This is now held mid-month on the Sunday after the Friday Hambuger night (please refer to the club Calendar). 
  • 10am briefing for a 10:30am start, then two or three short races finishing with a sausage sizzle.

  • This event is to encorage sailors of all ages to come and have fun, in the safety of a controlled sailing environment.

  • Download Sailing Instructions

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DAVID STANBRIDGE FARR 6000 SERIES

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  • To be raced within the Red Top Regatta Sprint Series on the First Sunday of each month throughout the racing season (October to May) with no additional entry fee.
  • Individual races will be sailed under the control of the Clayton Bay Boat Club as directed by its Red Top Sprint Series Sailing Instructions. 
  • There will be six races with one discard. 
  • No handicaps; a simple first past the post race. 
  • Entry in one race is deemed to be entry in the series. 
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  • Download Sailing Instructions

 


RED TOP LONG RACE SERIES

  • The Long Race Series is designed to take advantage of the stronger afternoon sea breezes and achieve a more challenging race for experienced sailors and crew.
  • Held at the CBBC on the Saturday prior to the Red Top Series (above) between October and May
  • Briefing is at 2:00pm
  • Download Sailing Instructions

 


 

RAT RACE REGATTA

This year the Rat Race Regatta will be held on 18th and 19th March 2017

Several years ago a couple of local Hartley 18 sailors had an impromptu race in the waters near Clayton Bay and Rat Island. The course was up the Goolwa Channel from Clayton, through Snug Cove and Dunn’s Lagoon, across Marshall’s Bight, behind Rat Island and back to Clayton. Next day, they did it again, but in the opposite direction. 

 

TheDSC 1668-2 regatta is open to all boats of the following general classes:

 Division 1 (Dinghy)
The Traditional Rat Race Course circumnavigating Goose, Goat and Rat Islands.For Dinghies (Wyndrel or other Hartley 18 based vessels permitted)
Motors are not required for this division. Only Class approved sails will be used.


Division 2 (Trailer Sailer)
Stony Point Course. For Trailer Sailers and must carry motor in operating position (raised).
Only Class approved sails will be used. Fleet will be split into Spinnaker & Non Spinnaker.


Division 3 (Junior Dinghy Classes)
From Clayton Bay, circumnavigating Goose and Goat Islands and return to Clayton Bay. For junior sailors and classes such as Optimist, Mirror, International Cadet etc.  Only class approved sails will be used.


Division 4 (Multihull off the beach and trailerable)
For OTB boats the Traditional Rat Race Course circumnavigating Goose, Goat and Rat Islands.
Trailerable boats will use the Stony Point Course with a possible extension depending on weather.


Course Directions (clockwise or anti-clockwise) will alternate on each day of the Regatta and will be advised at the Briefing.

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The Dave Stanbridge Farr 6000 Trophy 

 

General

To be raced within the Red Top Regatta Sprint Series on the First Sunday of each month throughout the racing season (October to May) with no additional entry fee.

Individual races will be sailed under the control of the Clayton Bay Boat Club as directed by its Red Top Sprint Series Sailing Instructions. 

 

  •  There will be six races with one discard. 
  •  No handicaps; a simple first past the post race. 
  •  Entry in one race is deemed to be entry in the series. 

 

Scoring

  •  First Farr 6000 across the finish line in the Red Top Sprint Series Race gains 1 point 
  •  Second Farr 6000 across the finish line gains 2 points 
  •  Third Farr 6000 across the finish line gains 3 point and so on. 
  •  DNF gains the total number of Farr 6000s in the race plus 1 point. 
  •  DNS gains the total number of Farr 6000s in the race plus 2 points. 

 

Prizes

  •  Winner of each race buys a bottle of Red Wine for the winner of the next race. 
  •  Winner of the series wins the Dave Stanbridge Trophy. (Note the trophy is a perpetual trophy and remains at the CBBC clubrooms. An engraved plaque will be attached. A replica will be awarded to the series winner.) 
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