Fishers Island Sound Race - C420 - Niantic CT

Thu, July 12, 2018

Niantic Bay Yacht Club. This is a multiday point-to-point C420 distance race.

This year's edition begins on with supper on Wednesday evening July 12th at the Niantic Bay Yacht Club. The fleet will race to the Fishers Island Yacht Club where the teams will set up camp for the night. Friday morning we dust off and head up the river for an epic finish at the Mystic River Shipyard on Friday afternoon July 13th. The race is modeled after the Volvo Ocean Race, with legs counting as points towards an overall winner.

See details at the link.

Eligiblity: Class legal 420s with one skipper and one crew.

-Junior skippers and crew must be at least 13 years old (under 13 may apply for waiver by email to with listed past sailing experience), but cannot reach 19 years of age in the current calendar year.

-Adult skippers can be over 19 years old with crews of any age (min of 5 teams will allow this subdivision to be created).

-Each team must be assigned to a coach for the entire duration of the event. Limit 6 teams (12 sailors) per coach.

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