2019 40th Grand Annual Regatta

Event Details


40th Grand Annual Regatta

 September 28 – 29, 2019

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 40th Grand Annual Regatta. Located in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest, the Autumn colors make Cave Run Lake an exceptionally beautiful place to sail.

Location: The Boat Gunnel Group Use Area next to the Twin Knobs Campground has been reserved by CRSA for the weekend of September 28-29, 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. Catalina 22, 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 August 5, 2019.  On-site registration will begin Saturday September 29th at 0900. The registration fee is $45. Junior Sailor registration (skippers age 19 and under) is $30. This includes entry, breakfast (2), lunch (2), Saturday dinner, and one shirt.  Crew or guests (each) fees are $30 and includes breakfast (2), lunch (2), Saturday dinner, and shirt.  Additional shirts are available for $15.  Additional Saturday dinners for adults and juniors are $15 and $10, respectively.

Sailing Instructions: Sailing Instructions will be posted on the CRSA web page  and will be available at the registration site to all registered boats. Changes to the sailing instructions will be posted at the Regatta Headquarters registration site.


Saturday, September 28

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 29

0800 Skippers update & Brunch – Boat Gunnel Area

1000 Warning signal for Race 4 with 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 Scott Creek Boat Ramp are required and may be purchased at the Cave Run Ranger Station, the Store across from Scott’s Creek Marina Boat Ramp or Scott Creek Marina Office

Lodging: Several motels are located close to the lake and in or 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)

Camping: The Boat Gunnel Use Area has camping spaces for regatta participants on a first-come basis. These cannot be reserved.  There is a nice clean bath house, and limited electricity (please plan on not using electricity if possible).

The Twin Knobs Campground is a short drive from Regatta Headquarters Twin Knobs Camping and reservations may be made through Forest Service Twin Knob Campground Reservations.

Further questions can be directed to the CRSA Vice Commodore, Lou Trost


Printable forms:

Notice of Race:   2019 40th Grand Annual Notice of Race

Registration:        2019 40th Grand Annual Regatta Registration


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