Hawkestone Yacht Club

Slips available for the 2017 season on Lake Simcoe

Hawkestone Yacht Club - Slips available for the 2017 season on Lake Simcoe

Veronica Cup

Sail Racing PicThe Veronica Cup is an honour based base where members start at the HYC start markers, sail out and around  the Lake Simcoe weather buoy, and return to pass through the HYC finish markers. Each captain records their start and finish times and post them on the bulletin board in the clubhouse. The Veronica Cup is presented at the Commodore’s Ball for the season’s best time.

The follow are the details of this fun race:

When:  Anytime between Sailpast and the first weekend in October.

When:  As often as you wish to do the course.

Who:  Only Hawkestone Yacht Club Boats

Course:  HYC start line – Environmental Buoy as turning mark – HYC     finish Line.

Direction:  Up to Skipper.  Take start line or Environmental Buoy to Port or Starboard.

Start and Finish:  Between HYC start marks

Turning Mark:  Environmental Buoy: N44 29.98 W79 22.05

Times:  You must record your start time and finish time to the second  (As bow crosses line).  On your honour!!

Recording Races:  Boat, Skipper, Start Time, Finished Time and Elapsed Time must be recorded in the Clubhouse the day the race is completed.  This is a Best Actual Time Race.  PRHF time adjustments do not apply.