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PHRF Wednesday Races

The Wednesday night PHRF races for the 2017 season will be held on:
June 28, July 5, July 12, July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9, August 23, and Aug 30.  

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2016 Wednesday PHRF NOR/SI

Wednesday Night PHRF races are a "fun" series designed to get sailors out on the water improving racing skills, hosted by Nantucket Community Sailing.   Races are open to anyone in the community.  Thank you to Eric Robbins, Nantucket Yacht Club principal race officer, for running the races.

Registration: You only have to register once the first time you race (by 3:00pm of the day of the race) so that we have your information.   There is no charge to race.  Prizes will be awarded weekly and to the top  five overall for the series.

Each evening is generally two races, one lap around a windward/leeward course of about 1 nautical mile.  The start area, depending on conditions, is 1 nautical mile northeast of the entrance to Nantucket Harbor.  First gun is at 1800 (6:00PM), so plan to leave the harbor by 1700 (5:00 PM.)  Generally, we will be finished by dusk and back in the harbor between 7:30-8PM.  It is highly recommended that sailors have running lights, a lantern and a GPS on board in the event of fog or dark.  

The race committee monitors Channel 73 and will be found anchored on the starting line in a small powerboat after 5:30.

Boats may sail with or without spinnakers with a handicap adjustment for non-spinnaker boats.  If a boat does not have an official PHRF rating, use these references to determine an approximate rating:

IOD's with spinnakers use 144, and without spinnakers use 156.
Alerions use 180. 

There will be a social gathering following the races each week to announce results and award prizes at about 8:30PM.  

2016 PHRF Race Results

Wednesday, July 6, 2016   Race 1 Results  Race 2 Results
Wednesday, July 13, 2016  Race 1 Results  Race 2 Results 
Wednesday, July 20, 2016    Race 1 Results   Race 2 Results
Wednesday, July 27, 2016  Race 1 Results      Race 2 Results
Wednesday, August 10, 2016  Race 1 Results  
Wednesday, August 24, 2016    Race 1 Results  
Wednesday, August 31, 2016  Race 1 Results   
 PHRF Series Standings    Series Results

 For further information, call NCS at 508-228-6600.  Thank you to Nantucket Yacht Club for providing Race Committee Support.

P.O. Box 2424, Nantucket, MA 02584
NCS Office: 508-228-6600 | Jetties Sailing Center: 508-228-5358
© 2017 Nantucket Community Sailing, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization