Sailing Dock

Wolcott Memorial Regatta


June 28, 2020

This regatta is named for Edward W. Wolcott, multiple National Champion in the Hampton One-Design Class, sailing enthusiast, and benefactor to our community. 

Dates of Regatta:  June 28, 2020 

Host Club:  Norfolk Yacht & Country Club. 

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 Due: Entry is due by 10:00 a.m. on the day of the race.  This time may be extended in the discretion of the Race Committee.  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.  

Entry Fee:  NONE   

Contact for information: Eddie Wolcott, Jr. 757-434-7324; 

Classes: Outside course:  Hampton One-Design, Flying Juniors 

Races:  A Skipper's Meeting will be held at 9:45 a.m. Sunday.  Three (3) races or more are scheduled with the first warning signal at 11:00 a.m. and for the Hampton One Design Class, any combination of races can be used to make up past regattas as announced at the Skipper’s Meeting. 

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 with windward leeward components. 

Awards:  Awards will be presented June 28, 2020 at approximately 5:00 p.m. 

Sailing Instructions:  Sailing Instructions for the regatta will be issued on the day of the race.  Amendments to the Sailing Instructions will be made on the official notice board by 9:45 a.m. on the day of the race or at the Skipper’s Meeting.