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Cooper River Yacht Club is located in the Cooper River Park at 450 South Park Drive, Collingswood, NJ.
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 188
Collingswood, NJ  08108

Due to weather forecast for Sunday November 2, the Frostbite start date has been postponed. 

  

COOPER RIVER YACHT CLUB

COLLINGSWOOD, NEW JERSEY

 2014 LASER/SUNFISH

 FROSTBITE SERIES NOTICE OF RACE

REVISED

 When: Sundays, November 9, 16, 23, 30 and including Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27 (Lasers only).


NOTE:  THE START DATE OF THE COOPER RIVER DREDGING PROJECT (UNKNOWN AS THIS NOR GOES OUT) MAY AFFECT THE SCHEDULE OF THE FROSTBITE SERIES


Schedule

 Registration opens at 9:30 each day and is required only on your first race day.

Skippers meeting at 10:30 AM on the first day or as needed.. 

                     First race at 11:00 each day. Six races are scheduled each day with no warning signals after 2 PM.


Rules:

The Series will be governed by the current Racing Rules of Sailing, USSailing prescriptions, and class rules (except as                                              as any of these are altered by this NOR and the Sailing Instructions).  Non-class-legal sails may be used as long as they  meet class measurement specifications. 

 

Eligibility:

                The Series is open to Laser, Laser Radial, and Sunfish skippers who fill out an entry form and pay the required fee.                                                                                                       

                       Note: Full Rig and Radial Laser skippers may be scored in their respective fleets using a smaller rig if they wish.
                       Also, if enough Radials are competing they may get a separate start. Otherwise, they will start with the Full rigs                         and be scored separately.


Entry fee: Lasers & Radials: $10 per day, or $40 for the series (no refunds if series is cut short)

                     Sunfish:  $10 per day, or $30 for the series (no refunds if the series is cut short)

 

Courses:

Triangles, Windward-leewards, and variations thereof.

 

Penalties:

The penalty for breaking a Part 2 rule will be one turn, including one tack and one jibe. (This changes RRS 44.1 and RRS 44.2).

Scoring:

For daily scoring the Low Point Scoring System (RRS A4.1) will apply except that one discard will be allowed only if                           s                 six races are  completed. (This changes RRS A2). A minimum of two races will constitute a series for daily scoring.
                  For series scoring, daily positions will be totaled, allowing one discard if at least four race days (three for Sunfish)       

                  are completed.  A minimum of two race days will constitute a series for for overall scoring.
                 A maximum of 30 races are scheduled over five days.


Prizes:

For each day; the top three in each fleet.
               For the series, the top five Full rigs; top three Radials; top three Sunfish; possible special awards.
           

Entry forms and Sailing Instructions will be available at Registration.

 

Cooper River Yacht Club is located on South Park Drive between US Rte. 130 and Cuthbert Boulevard in Collingswood, NJ.

 

CONTACTS:

 Jim Greenfield, PRO

856-854-6277 or  jayelgee@msn.com

 

 
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Who's on the 2015 Board?

  
          
           The Chowder Bowl winners are
   Judy Lazo, Jim Knab, and Brian Furlano.
  
 
 
 
Cooper River Aerial Tour
Friday Night at Cooper River 
 
  
 

 
                      
 The BOG has adopted written life jacket requirements.

Cooper River Sailors in the News

  John MacCausland wins ACC Laser Masters at Fishing Bay Yacht Club with all finishes in the top 3.
Cooper River's Brent Barbehenn took 4th in the U.S. Sailing Championship of Champions.
This highly competitive regatta pits  U.S. North American, National, and World one design champions against each other in one design sailboats.  The event this year was sailed in Thistles at Edgewater Yacht Club in Ohio.  Brent has been dominating the East Coast Thistle Fall Series, so he is well prepared for this event.
  
Star World Champion, John MacCausland placed 7th in the Star Class North American Championship in Oxford MD.  
John held his own with the rock stars of sailing including Torben Grael and Paul Cayard, 
  
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Safety Note:
 CRYC canoes and kayaks are only for adult club members over 18. Due to the colder water temperatures, CRYC canoes and kayaks will not be available
from November 1 until April 1.
    
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Due to the colder water temperatures.
 CRYC canoes and kayaks will not be available from November 1 until April 1.

Due to the colder water temperatures.
 CRYC canoes and kayaks will not be available from November 1 until April 1.

  Laser  Sunfish Laser Radial
          1st Place:                 John MacCausland    
 Allyn Miner       Charles Burnham       
2nd Place:    Eric Reitinger     Judy Lazo   
3rd Place:     Jon Burnham              Connie Meeks          
 
  Laser  Sunfish Laser Radial
          1st Place:                 John MacCausland    
 Allyn Miner       Charles Burnham       
2nd Place:    Eric Reitinger     Judy Lazo   
3rd Place:     Jon Burnham              Connie Meeks          
 

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CRYC offers:

Competitive racing every Sunday at 1pm during the sailing season
Fun races, every Thursday in summer, followed by a cook-out
Sailing lessons for adults and youth
Boat usage program.  See Community Sailing.
Sunfish, Laser, GP-14, and Laser - RC fleets
Social events throughout the year
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