Welcome Letter from LYC | July 12

Check out RWB PRO Bill Stump’s article from Opti News on sportsmanship.

Results

TYRW Overall 7/13 – 7/16

Laser and 420s Overall
Opti RWB Overall

7/15 – 7/16

Laser and 420 Fleets 7/15 – 7/16
Opti RWB races 1-4 7/15 – 7/16
Opti Green Summary 7/15 – 7/16

7/13 – 7/14

Laser and 420 Fleets 7/13 – 7/14
Opti RWB Races 1-7 7/13 – 7/14
Opti Green Summary 7/13 – 7/14

Documents and Check In

Notice of Race amended 6/22/2017 (pdf)
Sailing Instructions for Optimist Green Fleet
Sailing Instructions for Optimist Red, White, and Blue Fleet
Sailing Instructions for Laser and 420 Fleets

All sailors: Texas Sailing Association Waiver and Emergency Information (complete only once for the full week event). You can make check-in easier! Please print and fill out the waiver ahead of time.

Opti sailors: Print and complete your USODA BOAT SELF-CERTIFICATION SAFETY CHECKLIST before check in.

At check in, sailors will be asked to specify who is providing their tow out through the channel each day. This can be a coach or team parent. Sailors who don’t have a named tow will be assigned to an LYC safety boat.

All coach boats and spectator boats are to register and will be given a flag for their boats. A $20 deposit will be required for each flag by cash or credit card.

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Schedule

Always refer to the NOR and SIs for schedule information. 2017 TYRW is all at Lakewood YC.

Tuesday, July 11
1700-1900 Check-In: Competitor and Coach/Spectator Flag @ LYC Seahorse Lounge

Wednesday, July 12
0800-1000 Check-In for the Start Clinic ONLY @ LYC Lobby
0900-1000 Breakfast in Ballroom followed by Nutrition Program
1030 Rig
1100-1400 Starting Clinic
1730 Competitors Dinner @ Ballroom with speaker Luther Carpenter, US Sailing Senior Olympic Coach
1800 Parents Social @ LYC Lounge
1700-1900 Check-In: Competitor and Coach/Spectator Flag @ LYC Lobby

Thursday, July 13
0900-1000 Check-In: Competitor and Coach/Spectator Flag @ LYC Seahorse Lounge
1015 Coaches’ Meeting
1030 Competitors’, Coaches’, and Parents’ Meeting
1100 Harbor Start
1200 First Warning

Friday, July 14
1015 Coaches’ Meeting
1100 Harbor Start
1200 First Warning Signal
After Racing Competitors Dinner and Awards ceremony @ LYC Ballroom
1700-1800 Check-In: Competitor and Coach/Spectator Flag @ LYC Seahorse Lounge only for those sailors who did not already Check-In for all four days.

Saturday, July 15
0900-1000 Check-In: Competitor and Coach/Spectator Flag @ LYC Seahorse Lounge
1015 Coaches’ Meeting
1030 Competitors’, Coaches’ and Parents’ Meeting
1100 Harbor Start
1200 First Warning Signal

Sunday, July 16
1015 Coaches’ Meeting
1100 Harbor Start
1200 First Warning Signal
After Racing Competitors Dinner and Awards ceremony @ LYC Ballroom

*July 13 – 16: Four Race Days = Two 2-day TSA regattas

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Competitor Meals

On Wednesday for the Starting Clinic participants, breakfast will be provided. Lunch will not be provided during the Starting Clinic (please bring your own lunch for this). The Wednesday night dinner event is for sailors and their coaches only (not parents). Parents are welcome to join us for a social in the LYC bar area.

Lunch will be provided to competitors on race days: Thursday through Sunday. Parents and coaches may purchase their lunches from the LYC menu or any of the local eateries nearby.

There will be an awards dinner on Friday night and an awards dinner on Sunday night. These dinners are included for competitors; parents and coaches may purchase additional dinner tickets in advance at check in for $15 or on the day of the dinner for $20.

Lakewood Yacht Club is offering grab & go lunches for all TYRW Parents.
Offerings include Club Sandwich, Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap or fresh Mixed Greens Salad.
$10 each and includes chips or fresh fruit.
Orders may be placed at the LYC Bar after 11am.

Lakewood Yacht Club will accept credit cards as payment for meals and drinks from non-members. No cash. For the duration of this event, NO RECIPROCAL CLUB CHARGES will be accepted.

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Important Information

We’ll have water coolers available for refilling. Go green and bring your own water bottles!

Everyone is welcome to enjoy the Lakewood bar and dining areas. To make it easy, we’ll accept your Visa, MC, or Discover when you order. No reciprocal set-up needed.

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Parking

We have space reserved for all docking, parking and rigging needs.  Please refer to the map here or ask us if you have any questions.

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Towing and Safety

All competitors are strongly encouraged to sail from Lakewood Yacht Club. All Opti Sailors must sail from LYC. No laser or double-handed sailors may sail from Texas Corinthian Yacht Club.

Do not leave until you have identified who is towing you through the channel. Opti sailors: Don’t forget safety check in and check out each time you leave and return to shore. The Opti safety check out desk is under the shed right next to the launch ramp.

Coaches: please make sure to tow the same sailors back in as you towed out.

Please keep the Emergency Contacts and Safety Plan with you on the water.

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RS Feva Charters

KO SailingKO Sailing, Official Sponsor of US Sailing Junior Olympic events, has a fleet of RS Fevas ready to sail at the event. Start up support and training is included on the day of the clinic. To charter, contact Mark McNamara at KO Sailing.

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