2018 Fat Boyz Regatta • Laser Fleet 413

2019 Fat Boys Laser Regatta
Notice of Race


Date:  Saturday October 26, 2019

Location: 4 Calder Drive, Warren, RI 02885.  Racing to take place in the waters of Mt. Hope Bay off Toweset Point.

Registration: Register online now (www.newportlaserfleet.org ) Late registration 9-10 am at waterfront.

Schedule:  Skipper’s meeting at 11:00 am.  First race noon (12:00), no start after 4:00 pm.

Festivities: After Sailing awards and light dinner in the yard at 4 Calder Drive.

Fee: $35.00 (If you bring a guest/spouse the additional fee is $10 for food and fun.)

Parking We will have volunteers directing the parking on-site.

Eligibility: Open to registered sailors in Laser and Laser Radial rigs.

Safety & Responsibility:  Sailors are required to wear adequate protective gear & PFD’s.  Laser Fleet 413 holds to the following informal rule during adverse conditions, 3 strikes and you are out. Whereas a strike equals a flip.  Sailors that find themselves in this situation are strongly urged to sail back to the safety of the shore for the remainder of the day.

Starts: Starts will be 3 minute dinghy starts.

Courses: Windward-Leeward, Triangle, Harry Anderson, M, or combinations of.

Sail Numbers: Sailors are required to have UNIQUE sail numbers.

Protests: 360 turns are required of boats that foul. If you wish to protest you must organize the protest committee yourself. If you foul and don’t do your penalty turn you have cheated everyone else and yourself. Remember “If in winning the race you have lost the respect of your fellow competitors then you have not won at all.” – Paul Elvstrom

Scoring: Using low point scoring with no throw out races.

Contacts: Jack McVicker or Scott Pakenham LaserFleet413@gmail.com

Registration:  Please register online at the 413 website! www.NewportLaserFleet.org  or find Jack or Scott.

Loaner boats: Laser Fleet 413 has 4+ loaner boats available. These are on a reserved basis, please see Scott for reservations.

Charter boats: A few sources exists within the fleet, contact Jack and Scott.  Outside the fleet contact Sturgis Boatworks.

Come to beautiful & historic Warren, RI and warm up for frostbiting.  We have a top notch RC lined up to test your form.  See you there.



Jack McVicker • Adult • Full Rig
Scott Pakenham • Adult • Full Rig
John Smith McVicker • Adult • Full Rig
Chris Sheldon • Adult • Full Rig

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