North Shore Yacht Club 2020 Summer’s End Regatta!
Sept 4 & 5, 2021

The North Shore Yacht Club welcomes Sunfish & Buccaneer Sailors to the End of Summer Regatta!

Regatta is organized by the North Shore Yacht Club and will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing with US Sailing prescriptions, and each fleet's own class regulations, except as any of these rules are altered by the Regatta’s Sailing Instructions (to be provided at race time).

Fleets: Sunfish & Buccaneers

Location: North Shore Yacht Club

21 Park Ave.  Highland Park, IL

(847) 432-8422

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Schedule of Events:

  • Saturday: Sept 4th 

8:30  AM  Check-in & Onsite Registration / Continental Breakfast.

10:30 AM  Skipper’s Meeting on the Deck

11:30 AM  Initial Warning 

No race to start after 4:00 PM
Lunch on the water, snacks and beverages on the deck after races

  • Sunday, Sept 5th 

9:15  AM  Continental Breakfast

11:00 AM  Initial Warning Signal

No race will start after 3:00 PM

Food & Beverages on the deck after races, followed by Presentation of Awards

Scoring: Scoring shall be in accordance with RRS Appendix A.  Stragglers may be awarded positions at the discretion of the Race Committee. One race constitutes a regatta.

Recognitions: Top three finishers in each fleet will be recognized.  Additional recognitions as well as the Mayor’s Cup will be awarded at the discretion of the Regatta Committee

Safety:   All boats are to be equipped in accordance with the rules of their Class Association as well as all applicable government regulations.

Radio:  Competitors may receive radio transmissions from the Race Committee in accordance with the RRS.  The presence of marine band radios on board is encouraged. 

COVID 19 Protocols and Procedures:  Each Skipper and Crew will be required to sign an acknowledgement of, and agreement to comply with the Regatta’s COVID 19 Protocols and Procedures as a condition of competing. Due to the fluid nature of the pandemic and resulting state and local regulations and public health recommendations, the regatta’s Protocols and Procedures will be published closer to the start of the event.

Disclaimer: Competitors agree to be bound by the RRS, this Notice of Race, and the Sailing Instructions. Competitors shall be responsible for the seaworthiness of their boat, rigging, equipment and the ability of their skipper and crew.  Competitors shall be responsible for damages they cause to third persons or their equipment, to themselves or to their equipment, as a consequence of their participation in the regatta. 

Competitors are to be acquainted with RRS Rule 4, Decision to Race: "The responsibility for a boat's decision to participate in a race or to continue racing is hers alone.” Competitors agree that the Organizing Authorities, the sponsors and their agents, shall have no responsibility for loss of life or injury to competitors or others, or for the loss of, or damage to any vessel or property. As part of the registration process, each individual competitor will be required to sign a declaration accepting this disclaimer of liability

Contact Info:   Email:  Regatta@northshoreyachtclub.com.  website: www.northshoreyachtclub.com 

Lodging:  A range of lodgings, including Airbnb, hotels and inns, is within easy reach and can be found by entering “Lodgings Near Highland Park, IL” into your search engine.