TransPuget Benefit Race

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Transpuget 2019 Race Results

Competitor’s List 2019

Supporting Footloose Sailing Association
Shilshole Bay Yacht Club invites you and your crew to race in this late summer classic. Proceeds support sailing programs at Footloose Sailing Association, the Northwest’s premiere sailing program for people of all disabilities.

The Venue: Puget Sound, Shilshole Bay.

The Entrants: At least one person on each yacht must be a member of a PIYA affiliated club.

The Boats: Any PHRF rated mono or multi hulled boat 20′ or greater in length. Cruising class boats only need PHRF certificate if you want to be scored (the cruising prize is selected at random among the boats that finished within the time limit).

Classes: Classes for flying sails, cruising and multi-hull boats will provided for (if 3 or more registered entries).

The Date:August 29, 2021

Skippers Meeting: 10:00 AM TBA, West side of the Shilshole Marina admin building.


Start Times:

Flying Sails: Class A 11:30 AM, Class B 11:35 AM, Class C 11:40 AM, NFS 12:00 PM
Time Limits: 6 hours Long Course, 4 hours Short Course

Entry Fee: $25 + $1 per foot of overall vessel length

Entry Deadline: Entries are due by Wednesday, September 13. Pay your entry fee at the skippers meeting Saturday morning.

TransPuget Entry Form

    Entry deadline is Wednesday, September 11, 2019. The Entry fee is $25.00 + $1.00 per foot of vessel length (LOA) to the nearest foot. Entry fees are due at the Skippers Meeting. Class breaks will be determined after entry deadline has passed and will be posted by 6:00 PM, the Thursday prior to the race on the Shilshole Bay Yacht Club web site TransPuget page. Check the SBYC web site for specific race instructions.

    Entry fee: $25.00 + $1.00 per foot of vessel length (LOA) to the nearest foot.

    Date: September 14th, 2019

    Boat Information

    Contact Information

    In consideration for participating in this series, I represent to the Shilshole Bay Yacht Club that my yacht has liability insurance currently in effect, covering property damage, personal injury and death in an amount not less than $300,000 per occurrence, and that the policy covers yacht racing activities: I acknowledge that the decision to enter my yacht and participate in this race series is solely my own; and I agree to be bound by the International Sailing Federation Racing Rules as adopted by US Sailing, including national prescriptions, except as modified by the Vessel Traffic/Safety Rules,
    the Specific Sailing Instructions for this series. I acknowledge that it is recommended to monitor VHF channel 14 when in the vicinity of and while occupying the VTS lanes. I also acknowledge that impeding commercial traffic in any way while participating in this series may result in disqualification from this race or series.

    Contact: Ben Lobaugh at

    After-Race Meetup

    *** Race Awards

    *** Other prizes to raffle from our wonderful sponsors

    Party Time: 5 pm

    Party Location: Ray’s Boat House upstairs Bar area

    Amendment to the General Sailing Instructions SBYC Racing Rules

    1)      General Note XI:   The Ship Canal Restricted Area is modified to allow entrance into the restricted area adequate to pass Can Buoy C1 in a seamanlike manner only when mark “E” is designated as a mark on the course.
    2)      Mark “E” is now designated as the C”1” Can Buoy located on the north side of the entrance to the Ballard Locks at approximate position: 47° 40.73’ N,  122° 24.89’ W

    TransPuget Specific Sailing Instructions

    1. An official entry must be submitted to compete in this event (see form on this page, below.

    2. Protests must be filed within 1 (one) hour of the committee boat docking.

    3. The 720 rule will be in effect; use it.

    4. Class breaks will be determined after entry deadline has passed and will be posted by 6:00 PM, the Thursday prior to the race on the Shilshole Bay Yacht Club web site TransPuget page.

    5. If three or more multi-hulls are entered, they will have their own class.

    6. 5 minute starting sequences will be used.

    7. Warning signal for the first class will be at 11:25 AM with the first start at 11:30 AM.

    8. Scoring will be PHRF Time-on-Time for all long course racing classes. The cruising class haul-out will be selected randomly from all finishers in that class.

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