Brown Jug Regatta
4713 Privateer Rd, Hixson, TN 37343
Privateer Yacht Club
June 4th & 5th
NOTICE OF RACE
1. The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the
Thistle Class Association Constitution, By Laws, Chief Measurer’s Rulings and Specifications, this
Notice of Race and the sailing instructions.
2. VHF Radio: The Race committee intends to communicate to competitors via VHF and voice
This regatta is open to skippers of R&D Thistle Class boats. Skippers must be Active or Junior
members of The Thistle Class Association (TCA) and boats shall be registered with the TCA.
Schedule of Races:
Five Races are scheduled, however one race will constitute a regatta. No races will be started
after 1200 on Sunday.
Schedule of Events:
Friday June 11th – Club grounds open for early arrival 1600
Saturday June 12th – Registration (At the Club House) 0900-1100
Skipper’s Meeting (At the Club House) 1130
Warning Signal – Race #1 1300
Additional races to follow first race of the day
Sunday June 13th – Warning Signal 0930
Additional races to follow first race of the day, no warning signal will
be made after 1200
Awards Presentation ASAP
Regatta Entry $45.00
Non-US Sailing Member + $5.00
Dinner – Grilled Chicken & Picnic Salads $15.00 each
Sailing Instructions and Notice of Race:
The Sailing Instructions and Notice of Race will be available on the PYC website.
The courses will be Sailed on Lake Chickamauga. The Courses will be Windward/Leeward
Scoring will be according to the Low Point scoring system of RRS Appendix A, except all races
will be scored. This changes RRS A.2. Five races are scheduled with one race constituting a
Will be awarded to the top three skippers and crew.
Camping is welcome on the grounds of PYC and campers are invited to use the showers and
From I-24 South: Take I-24 South to I-75 North, and then follow directions from I-75 below.
From I-75 North or South: Exit I-75 to Highway 153 North. Follow Highway 153 North approximately 6.8
miles across Chickamauga Dam. Immediately at the north end of the dam, exit at Lake Resort Drive. Go
fully around the traffic circle and turn onto Lake Resort Drive. Follow Lake Resort Drive approximately
1.5 miles to the intersection with Gann Store Road. (Look for small “PYC” signs) Turn right on Gann Store
Road. Follow Gann Store Road, past Gold Point Marina, approximately 1.1 miles. At the top of a hill,
where Gann Store Road turns left, go straight onto Privateer Road. At the end of the cul-de-sac on
Privateer Road is the entrance gate to the Club.
Adam Ankers – 814-574-6177 firstname.lastname@example.org