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Fast Mermaid Pursuit Race 2023



Fast Mermaid Pursuit Race 2023


One Front Street, Marblehead MA 01945

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Signal Boat Docked:  1428 

Protest Time Limit:    1528


Some Logistics Information on the Fast Mermaid Regatta:

  • Purpose:
    • This is a fundraising regatta for Lindsay Smith, who is a local sailor and domestic violence survivor.
      • All net proceeds go to the "Fast Mermaid Fund", set up for Lindsay to help with costs her benefits do not cover.
  • Scratch Sheet:
    • The Fast Mermaid Regatta Principal Race Officer (PRO) will be sending out the Scratch Sheet in electronic form Sunday morning 
      • to allow for any late entries.  
      • The scratch sheet will identify the starting time for each boat, in hours/minutes/seconds. 
      • Paper copies will be available at the BYC Front Desk before the race by 9:30am.
      • First gun is 1200hrs.
      • There is no Skippers Meeting.
      • Bruce Durkee is returning as the Official Photographer of the Fast Mermaid Regatta, thank you Bruce! 
  • Prizes:
    • 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place in each division, SPIN & JAM & Spirit Award.
      • If 3 or more boats enter in a One Design fleet (Etchells, Rhodes 19), a first place trophy will be awarded. 
        • Local Rumson's Rum are the prizes - thank you Eric Glass of Rumson's for your donation and Jay Pingree of Marblehead Graphics for the engraving!
  • Party:
    • On shore festivities at the BYC, immediately following the regatta (approximately 3:30pm): 
      • The entry fee of $100 includes 2 food tickets and 2 Rumson's/Fast Mermaid hats, if registered before 12:00pm on 7/15. 
        • Food will be Hot Dogs, BYC Chowder, and Cookies. 
    • Additional tickets can be paid for $30 apiece during registration checkout. 
      • For each additional food ticket purchased, $10 goes directly to the "Fast Mermaid Fund".    
      • Early entry:  Only Boats registered as of 7/15 by 12:00PM will get 2 food tickets, 2 Rumson's Fast Mermaid Hats, and can order extra food tickets.
      • The gazebo will be open for Food Service and drinks.
  • Donations:
    • Cash donations are gratefully accepted, checks can be made out to the "Fast Mermaid Fund" C/O New Wave Yachts 69 Front Street Marblehead MA 01945
  • Not Sailing but want to join the fun? 
    • Food Tickets can be purchased up until 7/15 12:00PM via eventbrite.
      • $30 per ticket, Lindsay will receive $10 for every food ticket purchased.  
  • Wear Pink for the mermaid! 



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