Point Roberts Classic 2016

Tsawwassen Race – 2016

Notice of Race


October 29-30, 2016.

Organized by:

Point Roberts Yacht Club
Contact: John Peterson 604-868-2025
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Point Roberts Marina will host all visiting boats after the race is completed.  US Customs clearance is available on site with a simple and easy phone check in system in place.

Racing will take place between English Bay and Point Roberts Marina.


The Regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016, the prescriptions of the CYA, the PHRF Racing Rules and the Sailing Instructions and any amendments.

Eligibility and Entry:

The Point Roberts Classic is an open event. Eligible boats racing in Handicap Divisions shall have a current PHRF-NW or PHRF-BC rating or a One-Design Division may be established with no less than 5 class-eligible boats. PHRF-NW ratings will be adjusted to be consistent with PHRF-BC ratings by the event Handicapper.


On-line registration will be available from the Point Roberts Yacht Club website. Please complete the online registration form. Payment is by cash. All boats shall be considered entrants upon receipt of a completed entry form, certification of liability of no less than 1,000,000(CDN) and payment of a registration fee of $2.50 based on the Overall Length of your boat. This fee includes up to 6 nights stay of moorage at the Point Roberts Marina.

Racing Information:

The Sailing instructions will be available upon registration and will be included in the skipper’s package. 

Skippers meeting will be held at 07:45 hrs Saturday, October 29th at the top of the RVYC Jerico docks.

Saturday, October 29th - Racing will commence at 09:00 hrs.  The course will be sailed from approximately Jerico Beach off of RVYC to Point Roberts.

As this event occurs along a busy commercial corridor, sailing into shipping lanes or interfering with any commercial traffic will be grounds for disqualification.

One Design Fleets should contact the race committee on Friday night to confirm number of entrants and discuss any requests!

Prizes shall be awarded the following year.

Fall Series 2016

The fall series is on now! Register now.

Race days are:

  • #1 - Sep 10, RC is District 9
  • #2 - Sep 24, RC is Jabiru
  • *NEW* #3 - Oct 8, RC is Avalanche
  • #4 - Oct 15, RC is TBD
  • #5 - Nov 12, RC is TBD
  • #6 - Nov 26, RC is Mad Dash

Contact Murray Swayze to volunteer for Race Committee.

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