Charlotte Harbor Youth Sailing Love Bug Regatta

April 14, 2022 by RogerStrube
CHYS Love Bug Regatta Flyer
Summer Sailstice 2022
Event Type
06/18/2022 08:30 AM
Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club

4400 Lister St
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
United States

Notice of Regatta

Annual Love Bug Invitational Regatta

and Pizza Party

June 18, 2022

LOCATION: Charlotte Harbor / Peace River at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club

ORGANIZING AUTHORITY: Charlotte Harbor Youth Sailing -

HOST ORGANIZATION (HO): Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club -

RULES: The current Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) will govern regatta.

Eligibility and Entry: Open to youth 10 to 17 years old who have successfully completed a US Sailing beginner, intermediate or advanced sail training program, are members of a US Sailing certified sailing program or can demonstrate sufficient swimming and sailing skills to safely participate in small boat racing. This event is an open event for the Optimus Dingy, Laser Radial, Sunfish, Club 420, Quest, and Pico classes. Entry fee includes a one-year youth membership in CHYS. This provides use of a limited number of CHYS boats (420, Laser Radial & Optimist) to youth members from other organizations.

Entries from organizations that bring three or more boats of other one design classes (Sunfish, Quest, Pico) to the event shall be considered for entry. Opti, Laser Radial and 420 sailors may enter their own boats in the Regatta.

Regatta Network Entry Forms & Documents:   

ENTRY FEE: Regatta fee is $50.00 per sailor.

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS: Sailing instructions will be available at check-in.

REGATTA LOCATION: Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, 4400 Lister St, Port Charlotte, FL 33952


TROPHIES: Achievement Certificates will be awarded to the top finishers in each class. To have certificates awarded, a class must register at least three boats by June 8, 2022. Late entries accepted the morning of the regatta availability of boats dependent.

LIABILITY RELEASE: The parent or guardian must submit the CHYS waivers prior to or at registration.


Saturday June 18

8:30 – 9:00 AM                     Check-in and late registration

9:00 AM                                 Skippers Meeting

9:15 – 9:30 AM                     Rig and launch boats

10:30 AM                              Warning Signal, first race of day, subsequent races to follow

No race will start later than 3:00 PM

3:30 PM                                 Certificate of Achievement Awards.

After awards Pizza Party and soft drinks on the CHYC lawn


FOR MORE INFO: Jordan Hand, Head Instructor / / (941) 875-5641

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