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Women's Racing Association

The purpose of Women’s Racing Association:
To create a supportive environment for women to learn to race, refine their racing skills, and have fun on the water!

The Program:
1. Rent an Ideal 18 or use your own
2. Sign up as a skipper, crew or both
3. WRA member boats will start with the Ideal 18 fleet
4. Training will be held on Mondays in May and June
5. A volunteer chase/coach boat will be provided on Thursdays
6. Chalk talks after Thursday races

WRA Ideal 18 Rental Program:
Costs: RYC Members: $350
Non-Members: $575

Six club owned boats are dry sailed and are reserved for WRA members each Thursday, beginning May 11th.

Call Holly Stevens at (342-5511 x 37) to reserve a boat. Boats are reserved on a first come/first serve basis.
There must always be an experienced sailor, whom is a member of RYC, on board.

The first training session for the season, with our coach will be held on Monday May 16th and on the following Mondays- 5/23, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20 Plan to meet at the boats at 5pm.

Thursday night racing starts at 6:30 pm. You will need to arrive by 5:00 pm to rig the boats. Plan on leaving the dock no later than 5:30 pm. Typically, on a Thursday, there will be 3 races.

1. Women’s scoring will be for the Thursday Ideal 18 Club Racing Series only.
2. Skippers are scored separate from crew. (This allows flexible pairing of participants)
3. Series: You must participate in 60% of the races in a series to qualify for the series.
4. Overall: You must participate in 60% of all club races to qualify for the overall.

Three perpetual trophies:
i. Best Overall WRA Skipper
ii. Best Overall WRA Crew
iii. Most Improved

Questions?: Contact Pam Patton at 353-1928, email pjdped@gmail.com or Holly Calderon at Hollie.Calderon@jpmorgan.com or (585) 703-5435.