SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JUNE 6 & 7, 2020

Hosted by the Manhattan Yacht Club
Sponsored by the New York Harbor Sailing Foundation

 

The Lady Liberty Regatta is currently postponed until conditions improve. We hope to have the regatta at the earliest possible opportunity in 2020.


NOTICE OF RACE

Purpose of Event: 
The purpose of the event is to support and promote amateur women’s sailing in the United States by bringing together top women sailors.

Host of the Event: 
The host of the event is Manhattan Yacht Club.

Sponsor of the Event: 
The sponsor of the event is the New York Harbor Sailing Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to foster and promote amateur sailing of national and international importance in New York Harbor.

History of Event: 
The first Lady Liberty Regatta was organized in 1989.

Entries: 
Any team of US women sailors can apply to participate. To be considered for an invitation, complete the form below this NOR. 

Deadline: 
May 8, 2020

Rules: 
The regatta will be raced according to the International Racing Rules of Sailing as adopted by US Sailing and modified by the Sailing Instructions.

Yachts & Equipment: 
This regatta will be raced on identical J/24 sailboats provided by Manhattan Yacht Club. The mainsails, genoas and jibs, plus sheets and all other equipment except spinnakers will be provided. Teams may bring their own J/24 Class spinnakers. No other equipment may be brought aboard. Teams will rotate boats after each race. 

Schedule of Events:

Friday, June 5, 2020 (optional)
1200 – 1600  Practice sailing permitted in the harbor.
1600 Practice Race

Saturday, June 6, 2020
1100  Race 1 followed by Races 2 & 3

Sunday, June 7, 2020
1100  Race 4 followed by Races 5 & 6                                         

Racing Area:  
Races will be held in New York Harbor. All races will start and finish from the Honorable William Wall, Manhattan Yacht Club’s floating clubhouse anchored north of Ellis Island. 

Courses:  
Courses will be windward-leeward. Inflatable marks will be set by Race Committee. Because the starting location is fixed, races may start upwind or downwind. 

Crew:  
This is an amateur event for women sailors. Unlimited crew substitution of similar weight is allowed during the regatta. 

Entry Fee: 
The entry fee is $375 which covers the cost of the boat charter.

Damage Deposit: 
There is a $500 damage deposit which will be refunded to teams at the end of the regatta unless your team causes damage to one of the J/24 sailboats. 

Scoring: 
The Low Point Scoring System will be used.  If five or more races are completed, each team may discard one race. 

Prizes:  
Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams.  

For more information:
Email Manhattan Yacht Club at office@myc.org or call 212-786-3323.

 

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INVITATION
PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW

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2019 FINAL RESULTS LADY LIBERTY REGATTA
1    Manhattan Yacht Club #2  Katie Morgan
2    Portland Yacht Club/Sea Bags Sailing Erica Beck Spencer/Jess Harris
3    Austin Yacht Club  Natalie Harden
4    Nepean Sailing Club  Michele Cimon
5    North Flathead Yacht Club  Ginjer Yachechak
6    Seabrook Sailing Club/Indian Harbor Yacht Club  Florence Rodriguez/Brigette Croke
7    Manhattan Yacht Club #1  Danielle Gallo
8    Rochester Yacht Club/Lady MINX  Lee Ann Zaretsky
9    Richmond Yacht Club/Evil Octopussy  Robin Van Vilet
10  DC Sail  Casey Firth
11  Sewanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club  MacKenzie McGuckin
12  St. Francis Yacht Club  Bethanie Maples

 

THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 SPONSORS
whose generous support helped make this event possible.

 

 

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