Unkie Cup

 

 

What is the Unkie Cup?

 

The Unkie Cup or "unkies" is/are a set of 4 race days among 5 local sailing program: Chapoquoit Yacht Club (CYC), Buzzards Sailing School (BSS), Megansett Yacht Club (MYC), Quissett Yacht Club (QYC), and Wild Harbor Yacht Club (WHYC). Each race day involves all opti sailors from our Opti 3 and Opti Race class, as well as a load of planning and coordination on behalf of instructors and parents. 

 

Each day has the following outline:

 

  • 0800 - Registration opens ($20.00 per sailor)
  • 0900 - Skippers meeting
  • 1000-1200 Racing for Green Fleet (Opti 3 Racer - unless they competed last year)
  • 1000-1300 Racing for Championship Fleet (Opti Race Team and repeat Opti 3 sailors)

 

Lunch and awards will follow racing

 

 

 

Unkie Travel Information

 

CYC 

 

TRAVEL TO CYC

Option 1: Following class on Tuesday, Opti III sailors and Opti Race sailors load their opti, blades, and sails into a parent's vehicle and they are driven over on on Wednesday morning.

 

Option 2: If conditions are fair, the opti race team will sail over to CYC on Tuesday afternoon, sailors are returned to WHYC by motorboat. NO CARS are allowed at CYC before Wednesday morning.

 

Option 3: WHYC owns a 6-boat and a 3-boat trailer, if someone is willing to tow to and/or from CYC email, sailwhyc@gmail and let us know your willingness and we will extend an invitation for other sailors to grab a spot on the trailer.

 

TRAVEL FROM CYC

Option 1: Sailors load boats into cars and/or trailer and return the way they came.

Option 2: If conditions are fair  Opti Racers may sail back from CYC, we would love to have parents with motorboats to accompany our coaches on the trip.

 

 

QYC

 

TRAVEL TO QYC

Option 1: Following class on Tuesday, Opti III sailors and Opti Race sailors load their opti, blades, and sails into a parent's vehicle and they are driven over on on Wednesday morning.

 

Option 2: WHYC owns a 6-boat and a 4-boat trailer, if someone is willing to tow to and/or from QYC email, sailwhyc@gmail and let us know your willingness and we will extend an invitation for other sailors to grab a spot on the trailer.

 

 

MYC

 

Option 1: Following class on Tuesday, Opti III sailors and Opti Race sailors load their opti, blades, and sails into a parent's vehicle and they are driven over on on Wednesday morning.

 

Option 2: If conditions are fair, the opti 3 class will sail to MYC during its class block on Tuesday, parents must arrange a carpool to pick up sailors are 12:00, the opti race team will sail over to MYC on Tuesday afternoon, parents arrange a carpool from MYC at 3:00PM.

 


WHYC

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