2022 Fat Boyz Regatta • Laser Fleet 413


2022 Fat Boyz Laser Regatta
Notice of Race

Date:  Saturday October 30, 2022

Location: The Newport Beach Club.  195 Newport Harbor Drive, Portsmouth, RI.  Newport Harbor Drive is located off Bristol Ferry Road about 1 mile south of the Mount Hope Bridge. 

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 at the on premises clubhouse.  Hot dogs, hamburgers, and refreshments.

Fee: $30.00 for adults and $20 for students and out of state competitors. (Will be paid at on-line registration.)

Parking:  As marked.

Eligibility: Open to registered sailors in Laser, Laser Radial, and Laser 4.7 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. Frostbiting can be dangerous. Competitors choose to sail in this regatta entirely at their own risk. Sailors are required to wear wet suits or dry suits and other appropriate gear to ensure their own safety.  Each participant must gauge their own ability to participate. Sailors agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sail Newport, Fleet 413 and any and all officers, employees and members of these organizations.

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: Christine Shope or Scott Pakenham LaserFleet413@gmail.com

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

Loaner boats: Laser Fleet 413 has several loaner boats available. These are on a reserved basis, please talk to Scott for reservations.  Fee is $10.

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


Christine Shope • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Scott Pakenham • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Parker Colantuono • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Michael Anderson • Radial • Adult (Out of State)
Michael Anderson • Radial • Adult (Out of State)
CJ Congrove • Full Rig • Adult (Out of State)
Will Donaldson • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
MICHEAL ANDERSON • Radial • Adult (Out of State)
Owen Himsworth • Full Rig • Adult (Out of State)
Bob LaBanca • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Sandy Takacs • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Steve Kirkpatrick • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Frank Hennessy • Full Rig • Adult (Out of State)
Andrew Pimental • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Okyanus ARIKAN • Radial • Adult (Rhode Island)
Stephen Kosacz Kosacz • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Max Sigel • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Peter Seidenberg • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Stephen Kosacz • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Joe Berkeley • Full Rig • Adult (Out of State)
Paul Hayes • Full Rig • Adult (Out of State)
Ted Green • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Nicholas Reeser • Full Rig • Adult (Out of State)
Theresa Colantuono • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Alex Bowen • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
chris sheldon • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
chris sheldon • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Ben Hodgson • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
David Wehr • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Madeline Wehr • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Luke Zylinski • Full Rig • Adult (Out of State)
Seth Cooley • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)
Carter Sheehan • Radial • Junior (18 and under)
David Ryan • Radial • Adult (Out of State)
Theresa Colantuono • Full Rig • Adult (Rhode Island)


2022 – 23 Season Calendar


Fall – Fat Boys Regatta

Oct 29, 2022


Winter – Frostbiting


Spring – Peter Milnes Regatta