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Notice of Race

Michigan Sailing Club Dan Rice Regatta

Sunday May 27th, 2018

Sailing on Baseline Lake, just north of Ann Arbor




All classes of sailboats up to 21 feet are welcome.

The regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020, the rules of each participating class and the Sailing Instructions.

Results will be based on Portsmouth yardstick.

We will allow co-skippering.

Be sure to wear proper clothing, as the water is cold! For advice check here.


The Regatta is open to all sailors and ALL Classes of sail boats up to 21′ with a US Sailing Portsmouth number.  Only Members of the Michigan Sailing Club (MSC) may sail club owned boats.

Club members must have at least their Basic sailing test signed off (or equivalent skills) at the time of the regatta. In the event of a “High Wind Day”, as designated by the Race Committee, there must be at least one Key or Skipper rated member (or equivalent skills) in each club boat.

Club members can specify ahead of time which hull and sail #s they wish to reserve (first come, first served).


Sunday, May 27th

Skippers’ Meeting 9:30 am
Warning gun (1st race) 10:30 am
45 minute break on shore after the first 3 races (approximately) 12:30 pm
No races started after 4:00 pm
Lunch on Shore (approximate) 4:30 pm

Advance Registration

All participants are encouraged to register in advance to help us better prepare for the regatta: email Ovidiu Adam, Racing Chair, to do so. If people register after all places are filled, they may be wait-listed.

Registrations will be accepted on the morning of the regatta until the start of the Skippers’ Meeting.

There is no fee for this regatta; it’s free!
We will collect an optional fee ($5/person) at the skippers meeting for lunch. Note that we do not have food or drink concessions, so this is the only option to purchase lunch on-site.
Feel free to bring your own food and drinks if you prefer.

Club members may reserve a boat in advance on a first-come, first-served basis. There may be a waiting list if all boats are reserved. Contact Ovidiu to reserve your boat, or use the sign-up sheet at the club.


Individual trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers.

In addition, the names of the sailor(s) of top finishing club member(s) in good standing, sailing a club owned boat, shall be engraved on the Dan Rice Trophy plaque in the boat house. To qualify as a club member in good standing, all dues must be paid at the time of the regatta to MSC or the UM Sailing Team.

Club Rules

No alcohol is allowed on the grounds, and no pets.
Children must be supervised at all times.

Misc. Information

The regatta will be held at the club’s property on Baseline Lake, at 8010 Strawberry Lake Road in Dexter, Michigan.

Contact Ovidiu Adam, Racing Chair, with any questions