2018 39th Grand Annual Regatta

Event Details


39th Grand Annual Regatta

   September 29 & 30. 2018

Organizing Authority and Host –

Cave Run Sailing Association Cave Run Lake, Morehead, Kentucky

The Cave Run Sailing Association invites you to join us for our 38th Grand Annual Regatta. Located in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest, the October colors make Cave Run Lake an exceptionally beautiful place to sail.

Location: The Boat Gunnel Group Use Area at the Twin Knobs Campground has been reserved by CRSA for the weekend of September 28-30, and will serve as the Regatta Headquarters and provides camping on a first come basis for regatta participants.

Rules: This regatta will be governed by the rules as defined by the current edition of the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the prescriptions of US Sailing, except as any of these are altered by this NOR or the Sailing Instructions.

Fleets and Scoring: A minimum of five boats constitutes a one-design fleet (i.e. C22, Flying Scot, National One Design, etc.) with a separate start. All other boats will compete in the day-sailor or cruiser fleets based on Portsmouth handicaps. Scoring will be Low Point Scoring System Appendix A, as amended by the Sailing Instructions. Three races are scheduled on Saturday and two on Sunday

– Weather conditions dependent. A minimum of one race constitutes a regatta and all races shall be scored. Trophies will be awarded to the top finishers in each class based on the number of boats within each fleet. An overall Grand Annual award will be given based on corrected time of all boats.

Registration: On-line Registration will be available beginning July 1, 2018, on-site registration will begin Saturday September 29th at 0900. The registration fee will be $45. Junior registration, for skippers age 16 and under will be $20. All registered boats will receive one t-shirt.

Sailing Instructions: Sailing Instructions will be posted on the CRSA web page by September 1, 2017 and will be available at the registration site to all registered boats. Changes to the sailing instruction made prior to September 24, 2018, will be posted on the web site. Changes to the sailing instructions made after September 24th will only be posted at the regatta headquarters and registration site.

Meals: Brunches are included in the registration fee for both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday dinner tickets may be purchased for $15 per adult and $10 per child (13 and under).


Saturday, September 29

0900- 1030 Registration and Brunch– The Boat Gunnel Area 1030 Skippers Meeting

1230 Warning signal for Race 1, with Races 2, and 3 back-to back. 1730 Attitude Adjustment – The Boat Gunnel Area

1800 Dinner – The Boat Gunnel Area

Sunday, September 30

0800 Morning Skippers update & Brunch – Boat Gunnel Area

1000 Warning signal for Race 4 ith Race 5 back-to-back

1330 Awards Presentation – The Boat Gunnel Area

Launching Facilities: Boat Launching facilities are available at either the Scott Creek Boat Ramp or through the Twin Knobs Campground Facility. Passes for the Twin Knobs Campground Launch area are included.

Passes for the Scott Creek Boat Ramp are required and maybe purchased at the Ranger Station, the Store across for Ramp or Marina Office

Lodging: Several motels are located close to the lake and in nearby Morehead:

Comfort Inn & Suites 606-780-7378 I-64 at KY 801 (9 miles from lake)

Lakeview Motel 606-784-1600 www.caverunlodging.com

Holiday Inn Express 606-784-5796 in Morehead (14 miles from lake)

Days Inn 606-783-1484 in Morehead (14 miles from lake)

Ramada 606-784-7591 in Morehead (14 miles from lake)

10. Camping: The Boat Gunnel Use Area has camping spaces for regatta participants on a first-come basis. There is a nice clean bath house, and very limited electricity so please plan on not using electricity if possible. The Twin Knobs Campground (National Forrest) is also available for a separate fee (through the campground management), although reservations are not available.

Further questions can be directed to the CRSA Vice Commodore, Steve Morris



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