Notice of Race for 2013

“Sail the Sound for Deafness”

Classics Regatta

Benefiting the Mill Neck Family of Organizations
August 1, 2013


  • The Regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing.
  • The Organizing Authority is Oak Cliff Yacht Center LLC.
  • In consideration of the age and elegance of the vessels safety shall be of the utmost importance

Eligibility and Entry

  • Yachts designed or constructed before 1980 including replicas of Classic Yachts are eligible to request an entry.
  • Entries will be accepted at:
  • Entries shall close on July 31st

Entry Fee/Donation

  • To enter the regatta only, no party, $120 per boat (Early Bird $90 by July 10)
  • To enter the regatta with (4) entries to the Mill Neck Manor House Cocktail Party, $390 per boat. (Early Bird $290 by July 10) Registration represents a reservation for the race and four (4) entries to the Cocktail Party. Payment can be made online, cash, check or credit card (VISA, MasterCard, AMEX or Discovercard).
  • Additional tickets for the Manor House Cocktail Party can be purchased separately. Tickets are $90 pp (Early Bird $50 by July 10) 


  • Complimentary mooring will be provided to registered entrants on a first come first served basis


Thursday, August 1, 2012

3:00 – 5:00              Pre-Regatta Corporate Event

5:00                          Oyster Bay Marine Center: Check-in begins, Launch to Classics

5:00                          The Waterfront Center: Check-in begins, Spectator Boats

5:45                          Warning Signal for Race

8:00                          Cocktail Party at Mill Neck Manor

Sailing Instructions


  • The race area will be Oyster Bay, Cold Spring Harbor and Long Island Sound.
  • The Competitors Meeting will be held at Oyster Bay Marine Center, 5 Bay Ave, Oyster Bay NY 11771
  • The after party (separate ticket) will be held at Mill Neck Manor House.


  • To receive a rating and a start time, entry must be received no later than July 25th.   This can be done on line at the time of registration.


  • The race is a pursuit race and thus the finishes at the finish line are the finish positions.

Radio Communication

  • All boats must be equipped with a working VHF radio, either fixed or handheld to aid in race management communication.
  • Vessels shall monitor VHF 71


  • Prizes will be awarded to at least the top three finishers.
  • Prize will also be awarded to the most elegant classic, the Cause & Classic generating the most money and top three individuals raising the most money and the most elegant.


  • Special rate accommodations is available through the Oakcliff Sailing


The Course:

Start between SCYC Flag Pole and G‐5 to F‐7 (port) to G‐1 (port) to F‐7 (starboard) to finish between SCYC Flag Pole and G‐5 – (see attached map of Oyster Bay).  4.0 miles

Starting Signals

will be made from Race Committee aboard Caper with staggered starts based on handicap with starting signals announced on VHF Channel 71.

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