Notice of Race and Visitors Entry Form are now available to download HERE
2014 Vernon Dawson Race
Whitby Yacht Club's Vernon Dawson Race starts from Scarborough at 10.00hrs, Saturday 2nd August. Sailing instructions and BBQ poster available for download HERE Note there are two alternative courses this year. BBQ available from 8.00pm at £7.00 per person.
Competitors from this years North Sea Race about to undertake the most testing part of the event, the Presentation Dinner at Hoorn! The race was won by our first international entry Dick Koopmans sailing Jager who beat Pete McIntyre and Emma Nutt in Ruffian by 24 minutes after nearly three days sailing. Light winds prevented any other finishers completing the course within the time limit.
Following the recent Handicap evening the NHC presentation is available for viewing here and further details at the RYA handicap site. Information regarding the alternative systems can be accessed at the IRC and NERR links.
2014 Sailing Instructions can be viewed here: 2014 SIs. Note main changes are Midweek Series handicap penalty now 4mins for 1st, 3 for 2nd, 2 for 3rd and 1 for 4th. Also the "round the ends" penalty no longer applies, offenders now to return to the pre-start side of the line and complete a one turn penalty.
The Race Programme for the 2014 Winter Series and list of Race Officers can be viewed here: Race Programme.
Social Calendar for 2014 and 2015 here: Social Events.
Updated list of Officers & Committee Members can be found here: Committees 2014. A report on the AGM and handover can be found here: AGM.
Information on the Saturday & Sunday Series for Summer 2014 can be view here: Summer Series.
The Handicap Application and Race Entry form for 2014 can be downloaded here: Race Entry.
Updated RYA Rules Disputes Document here: Racing Documents.
North Sea Race - Sponsored by Boyes Stores - Entry now open - All Forms here: Entry Forms.