Hiram Douglas Memorial Regatta
A One Day Regatta
Sunday, November 3, 2019

A Distance Race, 10 – 18 miles
Lake Thunderbird BoatHouse
1312 Indian Point Rd, Norman, OK 73026

 

CLASSES: All boats 18 feet length on deck or greater are welcome. Other boats allowed at the discretion of the Regatta Chair; please inquire. Boats shall register in either Spinnaker, Cruising, or multi hull handicap fleets. The primary helmsman of a boat must be a current member of Thunderbird Sailing club, Central States Sailing Association or of another US SAILING Regional Sailing Association if that helmsman resides outside the CSSA Region or a TSC recognized sailing club.

RULES: The race will be governed by the Rules as defined in the 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing, and CSSA Sailing Instructions with supplemental Local Appendix.

TROPHIES: Trophies will be presented to 1st – 3rd in each fleet. The traveling Trophy will be presented to the Skipper and Crew of the boat with the lowest corrected time in the largest fleet.

FACILITIES Ramp at Sailboat Point for centerboard and daggerboard boats and some fixed keelboats.  Ramps for fixed keelboats ½ mile west or 1 mile north of marina. Courtesy dock at the BoatHouse.

SCHEDULE:       

  • 08:30 Registration, coffee, donuts
  • 10:30 Registration ends
  • 10:45 Competitors’ Meeting
  • 11:20 Harbor Gun
  • 11:50 Warning Signal 1st start for Distance Race
  • 16:40 Refreshments: chili and sides, beverages & warm building
  • 17:00 Trophy presentation

DIRECTIONS:  Google Map “Lake Thunderbird Boathouse”, 1312 Indian Point Rd, Norman, OK 73026

From the North: I-35 south to I-40, then east to Choctaw Road exit; Choctaw Road south to Alameda Street; east on Alameda to Lake Thunderbird State Park and until the road starts to enter the lake.  Turn left (north) to the Regatta site, which will be the first right (east).

From the South:  I-35 north to State Highway 9, then east on S.H. 9 to 84th Avenue; north on 84th Ave. to Alameda Street; east on Alameda to Lake Thunderbird State Park and until the road starts to enter the lake.  Turn left (north) to the Regatta site, which will be the first right (east).

INFORMATION: Phil Moershel, Regatta Chair (405) 208-1532(text) or email: phil@moershel.com

COST: 

  • $20.00 for Skipper and Boat
  • $ -2.00 for US SAILING Member
  • $ 5.00 for each crew member
  • NO Charge for after race warm-up (or cool-off)

STATE LAW requires that all boats have a copy of their registration aboard.