2017 Hiram Douglas Regatta! Sunday, November 5

Thunderbird Sailing Club

presents the
Hiram Douglas Memorial Regatta
A one day Regatta, Sunday, November 5, 2017
A distance race, 10 – 18 miles
Lake Thunderbird BoatHouse, Norman, Oklahoma

CLASSES: All boats 18 feet length on deck or greater are welcome. Other boats allowed at the discretion of the Regatta Chair; please inquire. Boats shall register in either Spinnaker, Cruising, or multi hull handicap fleets. The primary helmsman of a boat must be a current member of Central States Sailing Association or of another US SAILING Regional Sailing Association if that helmsman resides outside the CSSA Region or a TSC recognized sailing club.

RULES: The race will be governed by the Rules as defined in the 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing, and CSSA Sailing Instructions with supplemental Local Appendix.

TROPHIES: Trophies will be presented to 1st – 3rd in each fleet. The traveling Trophy will be presented to the Skipper and Crew of the boat with the lowest corrected time in the largest fleet.

FACILITIES Ramp at Sailboat Point for centerboard and daggerboard boats and some fixed keelboats. Ramps for fixed keelboats ½ mile west or 1 mile north of marina. Courtesy dock at the BoatHouse.

SCHEDULE:
08:30 Registration, coffee, donuts
10:30 Registration ends
10:45 Competitors’ Meeting
11:20 Harbor Gun
11:50 Warning Signal 1st start for Distance Race
16:40 Refreshments: chili and sides, beverages & warm building
17:00 Trophy presentation

DIRECTIONS: Google Map “Lake Thunderbird Boathouse”.
From the North: I-35 south to I-40, then east to Choctaw Road exit; Choctaw Road south to Alameda Street; east on Alameda to Lake Thunderbird State Park and until the road starts to enter the lake. Turn left (north) to the Regatta site, which will be the first right (east).
From the South: I-35 north to State Highway 9, then east on S.H. 9 to 84th Avenue; north on 84th Ave. to Alameda Street; east on Alameda to Lake Thunderbird State Park and until the road starts to enter the lake. Turn left (north) to the Regatta site, which will be the first right (east).

INFORMATION: Phil Moershel, Regatta Chair (405) 208-1532(text) or email: phil@moershel.com

COST:
$20.00 for Skipper and Boat
$ -2.00 for US SAILING Member (+10.00 if not yet member of CSSA)
$ 5.00 for each crew member
NO Charge for after race warm-up (or cool-off)

STATE LAW requires that all boats have a copy of their registration aboard.

Thunderbird Sailing Club presents:
Hiram Douglas Memorial Regatta

Chili Cook Off,
Sunday, November 5, 2017

Lake Thunderbird BoatHouse, Norman, Oklahoma

CLASSES: All chili with beans or without are welcome. Cooks shall register in either Bean or Non-Bean handicap pots with handicapping using the current TSC Sailing Hotsmouth Yardstick heat correction factors.

RULES: The winning chili will be voted on by the diners. Diners will be given tokens to cast their vote for their favorite. Chili with the most tokens wins.

TROPHIES: Trophies will be presented to best chilies.

FACILITIES: Chili should be hot and ready for judging by 1600.

SCHEDULE:
08:30 Registration, coffee, donuts
10:30 Registration ends
16:00 Chili Judging
16:40 Refreshments: chili and sides, beverages & warm building
17:00 Trophy presentation

DIRECTIONS: The best chili cooks already know the way!

INFORMATION: Phil Moershel, Regatta Chair (405) 208-1532(text) or email: phil@moershel.com

COST:
No cost to enter a chili!

STATE LAW requires that all chilies have a copy of their registration aboard.

Please let me know if you will be participating in the chili cook off. Cornbread, cheese, salad and brownies are also appreciated.