The Frigid Digit regatta, hosted by our neighbors in Lightning Fleet 329, is turning 60! The goal is to get (at least) 60 boats on the water for the 60th Anniversary of this great regatta. Let’s support Fleet 329 by heading up to Annapolis and making the 60th Frigid Digit a great one! Keep reading to view the NOR, schedule of events, and other organizational details.
NOTICE OF RACE
LIGHTNING FRIGID DIGIT
October 15-16, 2011
Severn Sailing Association
311 First Street, Annapolis MD
Friday, Oct 14th
Boat Drop Off – SSA clubhouse
1500-1730 On-land and on-the-water Racing Clinic with Brian Hayes
1730 Open keg and munchies
Saturday, Oct 15th
0830-0930 Registration & Breakfast
0930 Skipper’s Meeting
1100 Warning Signal for Race 1; Races 2 – 4 to follow
Note: VHF radio will be used to call OCS boats
1700 Hors d’Oeuvres and Cocktails, Beer, Wine
1730 Racing summary by day’s winners
1800 Dinner and band
Sunday, Oct 16th
1030 Warning Signal for Race 5; Races 6-7 to follow
1400 Final race start deadline
Awards immediately following harbor return
Entry/Registration: $85 postmarked by Oct. 7; $95 thereafter. Includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner for 3, breakfast Sat/Sun, and trophies. To pre-register, download registration form from http://severnsailing.org/racemanagement/entryform.pdf and fill out one copy. Mail with check for $85 to Jamie Brickell, 12201 Howard Lodge Drive, Sykesville, MD 21784, firstname.lastname@example.org; (410) 489-2619
Lunches: Available at Dark and Stormy’s, the SSA snack bar. Order in advance by phone Betka @ 410-919-8788 or email@example.com.
Web Site: Please visit the web site to add your name to the Competitor’s List to help us plan a better regatta: http://lightningclass.org/racing/calendar/eventWhoscoming.asp?ID=383&event=60th%20Anniversary%20Frigid%20Digit. Also go to our Facebook page and sign up for up-to-the-minute information: http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=164950053570601
The SSA web site http://severnsailing.org/ also includes weather information, a list of accommodations, and directions to SSA via the “About SSA” link.
Housing: October 15-16 is the Annapolis Power Boat Show, so make your housing arrangements early!
Local homestays are available on a first‐come, first‐served basis. Please contact Joan Hurban, firstname.lastname@example.org; 410-923-2497
For easy access to B&Bs in the Annapolis area, try www.annapolisbandb.com.
The following is a partial list of local area hotels:
Country Inn Suites , 2600 Hously Rd., Annapolis, MD – 410 571 6700 – Group rate available only until October 3 under “Lightning Regatta”, Rooms have 2 queen beds, with rollaway available @ $139.00 per night ( normally $180.00/ night). Approx. 10 to 15 min from the club
Homestead Studio and Suites, 120 Admiral Cochran Dr., Annapolis, MD, 21401 – 410 571 6600 Rooms = 2 double beds with a pullout and full kitchen @ $134.00 ($128.00 with AAA). Approx. 10 to 15 min from club
Spring Hill Suites, 189 Admiral Cochran Dr., Annapolis, MD 21401 – 443 321 2500 Rooms = 2 queens plus sofa @ $189.00 / night ($143 with AAA). Approx. 10 to 15 min from Club
Annapolis Courtyard by Marriott, 2559 Reva Rd., Annapolis, MD – 410 266 1555 Rooms = 2 queens @ 189.00 / night. Approx. 10 to 15 min from club
Double Tree Hotel, Reva Rd., Annapolis, MD – 410 224 3150. Rooms 2 queens @ $220.00 / night. Approx. 10 to 15 min from club
Marriott Waterfront Hotel, Annapolis, MD – 410 268 7555. Rooms @ $439.00 per night. Approx. 5 min from club
Frigid Digit 60th Anniversary T-Shirts: More information to follow shortly.