Thistle CAD Championship Regatta

  • 15 Jun 2019
  • 16 Jun 2019
  • GRSA, 4301 Woolridge Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112


Registration is closed

2019 Thistle Class Central Atlantic District Championships
June 15-16
Hosted by Fleet 171

Robert Perera
Regatta Chair


This regatta will be governed by the rules as defined by the current edition of The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) for 2017 - 2020, the Thistle Class Association Constitution and by Laws, this Notice of Race, and the Sailing instructions


Participation is open to all registered Thistle Class yachts and dues-paid members of the Thistle Class. R&D cards are required.

Deadline for registration is Saturday, June 1, 2019.

3. FEES:

3.1 Regatta fees are $85.00 per boat and include continental breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning and two dinners for Saturday night.

3.2 Additional dinners are available for purchase for $14.00

3.3 Box lunches are available for purchase for Saturday and Sunday for $8.00

b. Please mail your checks to:

Greater Richmond Sailing Association
6200 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Attn: Kevin Bayes


Sailing Instructions will be available at on site registration and at the competitor’s meeting. Courses to be sailed will be described in the Sailing Instructions. Any changes to the Sailing Instructions will be announced at the Skipper’s Meeting and posted on shore on the GRSA bulletin board.


  • 6.1 The Low Point System will be used for scoring the regatta
  • 6.2 No races will be excluded from a boat’s score.
  • 6.3 One race will constitute a regatta
  • 6.4 A separate set of scores will be made for the Thistle Class Central Atlantic District Championship. Only dues-paid Thistle Class Members in the Central Atlantic District having a valid R&D Card are eligible to be scored


Friday, June 14th:
Gates at GRSA open 
in afternoon for early arrivals.

Saturday, June 15th: 

0900-1100   Continental Breakfast
0900-1100   Late Registration/Check In
1100 Competitor's Meeting
1200 Warning Signal, 1st Race, Additional Races to follow
1700 Happy Hour
1800 Dinner

Sunday, June 30th

0830   Continental Breakfast
1000    Warning Signal, 1st Race, Additional Races to follow
No races to start after 1300


Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

 Notice of Race

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