Sailing Dock

2021 Labor Day Regatta

Date of Race: Saturday, September 4, 2021 

Host Club:  The Norfolk Yacht & Country Club will be the host of this regatta. 

Rules:  This regatta will be governed by the “rules” as defined in the International Sailing Federation Racing Rules of Sailing (the “RRS”) as adopted by the United States Sailing Association. 

Entry:  Entry is due by 10:00 on the first day of the race. The entry form will require the boat owner/skipper to be bound by the Racing Rules of Sailing and the other rules that govern the regatta, including the Sailing Instructions. Attempts will be made to have ODU students register off-site.  Please contact Rick Sanford (, Ben Schill (757-328-4492) or Eddie Wolcott (757-434-7324) in this regard. 

Entry Fee: NONE   

Contact for Information:  Edward W. Wolcott, Jr. 757-434-7324   • 

Outside Course:  Hampton One-Design, Flying Juniors, Lasers, Laser Radials, Flying Scots, Optis and Comets Must have 4 boats to get a separate start for your class. 

Races:  A Skipper's Meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. Saturday. Three (3) or more races will be scheduled with the first warning signal at 10:30.  

Rendezvous:  Racing is planned to be on an outside course west of ODU off of Bolling Avenue light in the Elizabeth River, and/or on an inside course at the mouth of the Lafayette River.  Location of the course(s) will depend on specific wind conditions. 

Courses:  The Sailing Instructions will describe or illustrate the course options and indicates how these will be signaled by the Race Committee.  It is anticipated that courses will consist of one or more triangles or windward leeward. 

Awards:  Awards will be made September 4, 2021 at approximately 5:00 p.m. 

Sailing Instructions:  Sailing Instructions for the regatta are available here and will be posted on the day of the race.  Amendments to the Sailing Instructions will be made on the official notice board by 9:30 a.m. on the day of the race. 

Registration Form

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