the 2018 season we will be using May 2014 race courses sheet
and Sailing Instructions.
Denotes Tahoe Cup Races for 2018
Instructions Revised April 1, 2014
Sailing Instructions and Courses,
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THE TAHOE CUP SAILING
The Tahoe Cup is a race series of designated races thru
one season of the LTWYC races. Designated races this season
have a star.. See LTWYC Race Schedule. A contender races
their boat in the LTWYC races and must be a regular member
of the LTWYC. The series is scored to the boat and the same
contender should skipper the boat. Alternate skippers may
be designated if the regular skipper is not racing.
Racing is under the Racing Rules of Sailing and the Standing
Sailing Instructions of the LTWYC.
Scoring is under the Racing Rules of Sailing with exceptions
as listed: (1) One throwout is permitted. Throwout may be
a DNS. A boat serving committee boat duty may use that race
as a throwout or (2) may take an average of her other scores
for that race. See rule 90.3 and Appendix A. Low point system
will be used.
Scores for Tahoe Cup points in races where non LTWYC members
compete shall exclude non LTWYC member boats, for the purpose
of scoring the Tahoe Cup.
Boats are scored in overall corrected time for all boats.
Winner may be from any division. Recognition will also be
given to top performing boat in cruising/nonspinnaker divisions.
Beer Can Race Instructions
Beer can race instructions click here , Click
WINDJAMMERS YACHT CLUB RACES and AWARDS
Southern Crossing - This annual distance (usually
greater than 25 n. miles) event will be open to all boats.
Awards are by division. Perpetual trophy for overall winner.
Windjammers Perpetual - This annual event, usually
toward the end of the season, occurs over two days. A minimum
of 5 round the buoy races will score the winners by overall
and division. A large ships wheel is the perpetual trophy
upon which winner’s names will be placed by division.
Commodore Cup - A mid-distance event of at least
10 n. miles. The perpetual trophy is an acrylic sailboat
presented to the Club through a Gift of Deed. The overall
winner of the event will be inscribed on a plaque on the
base of the trophy.
Ladies Day – A women must skipper. Men may crew.
No perpetual trophy.
Fannette Island – Held in September as the last
official race of the season. Selecting from various courses,
all boats enter Emerald Bay to round Fannette Island either
to port or starboard before returning to the finish line.
There is a Perpetual trophy.
Summer Solstice – Wednesday night race nearest the
Intergalactic Beer Can - Held on the Wednesday
closest to July 4, this event encourages participation by
all member and non-member boats. The single race is held
over the standard Beer Can course of about 4.5 miles with
a reverse handicap start. There is no perpetual trophy.
The purpose is to encourage competition and fun.
Crossing Results - 06/16/18
Stevens Race Results - 07/15/18
Regatta Race Results - 07/23/2018
Cup Race Results - 08/06/2018
Can Racing Results - 08/01/2018