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Fishers Island Yacht Club

Junior Overnight Race
Friday, August 5, 2016

Build up your future crew resources
Make your boat available to junior sailors
For yachts 26 to 55 feet LOA crewed at least 70% by Junior sailors age 13-20

Each entry must have at least one Owner’s Representative who is an experienced offshore sailor over the age of 25.

Every junior crew member must attend a Junior Safety at Sea Seminar presented by the Storm Trysail Foundation
and NESS in Stonington July 29, 2016, or a similar seminar in Newport, Larchmont, Annapolis, or another location. See www.StormTrysailFoundation.org for locations and dates of Junior Safety at Sea Seminars.

The course will be 60 to 100 miles in Block Island Sound or Long Island Sound with start and finish near Sea Flower Reef.

Entry fee $100. Registration deadline is Thursday, August 4, 2016

There will be a skippers meeting at 1500 Friday August 5, 2016 at FIYC
Prize awards at 1700 Sunday August 7, 2016

Click HERE for the Race Circular and the NOR

Contact:
Fishers Island Yacht                     Club Storm Trysail Club
631-788-7036                              914-834-8857


Lets go sailing.

"Alright now, this is a night start don't forget; so let's get somebody on lookout up on that bow...

Alright now, did you figure the current? For chrissake do I have to do everything? And don't forget to figure the daylight saving. What? No, you add an hour, for chrissake, can't anybody here sail a boat? What did he say? He said "turn off the engine". Oh, yeah. OK, how long 'til our start? Who's on the stopwatch? OK, you get back here outta the way and stay there.

Alright now, let's come about and get over near the committee boat. Alright, let's come about. COMIN' ABOUT! Wheres the handle, where's the handle - TAIL, willya, fer chrissake!! How's that? Take it in to the block. That's enough.

BANG! What gun was that? That was OUR GUN. Did you get that on the watch? Do you see that guy? Yeah, I see him. Alright now, we got five more minutes. Let's run the line for a second. You can't, YOU'RE ON PORT TACK. Oh, yeah, OK, let's come about again. COMIN' ABOUT! FOUR MINUTES, Well it's too crowded over here, let's get down to leeward where our air is clear.

CRASH!!!! What was that???? Well, put the stove in gimbals, for chrissake. Clean it up later, get up here. What the hell are you doing down there anyway? You can eat at home! THREE MINUTES...Did anybody center the prop? Well, center it, Charlie, don't stand there. There's a flashlight overhead in the doghouse. Well, try another one, I put all new batteries in yesterday. TWO MINUTES...Two minutes for chrissake where's the other end of the line, they got a line two miles long. We gotta come about. COMING ABOUT...OK, let it go letitgogoddamm it. Alright, get it in, get it in. It's fouled on the lifeline. DON'T JERK IT! You'll pull the goddam boat apart. Trim, trim, trim, OK, hold that. Where's the ------ing committee boat. We gotta come about again. COMING ABOUT! More turns, more turns. OK, cleat that. ONE MINUTE--Alright, slack everything, slack the jib, slack the main, SLACK THE MAIN...OK hold that ...THIRTY SECONDS...OK we're going for the line. Trim, trim, trim the main. FIFTEEN SECONDS...OK everybody up to windward....TEN SECONDS ...NINE, EIGHT, SEVEN, SIX, FIVE, FOUR, THREE, TWO, ONE.....for chrissake where's that gun...We're over the line. They'll never see us down here anyway. BANG! OK, we've started.

You did a great job with that stopwatch. OK, let's get these lines coiled up, I can't stand up in the cockpit. Good start, guys."