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Governor’s Cup regatta this weekend at WRYC

The 56th Virginia Governor’s Cup and the 2020 Opti Regatta will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Ware River Yacht Club. The regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing and by the event’s sailing instructions.

All classes are invited to participate. Some of the anticipated One Design classes of three or more boats are Sunfish, Albacore, Hampton OD, Buccaneer, Laser, Laser Radial, Mobjack, Mutineer and 420.

Classes with fewer than three participating boats will be grouped with other such classes and race under the Portsmouth handicap system.

A skippers’ meeting is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday and with the first race signal set for noon. On Sunday, the first race signal is set for 10 a.m. with awards to be announced immediately after the last race.

Regatta associated event will all be held outside. The VA Blue Crab Co. food truck is expected to be onsite to offer lunches and dinners for sale on Saturday and lunch on Sunday. No breakfast will be provided.


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