Wednesday Night Racing
Sign up as Race Committee in the Members Area.
Welcome to the Club's mid-week racing series.
If you are new to racing sailboats... Welcome!
No experience necessary... but if you want some of the best free local knowledge, sign up for our free Racing School.
Don't have your own boat? Sign up for the free Pickup Crew List and join the crew on a racing boat.
Why race sailboats?
- People swim to compete against other swimmers;
- People play baseball for friendly competition against other teams;
- We sail for friendly competition against the other boats the lake.
Sailboat racing is a great way to build and hone your sailing skills. Everything you know about sailing is everything you need to get around the race course.
After racing each week
We all go to the sailing club for burgers and beverages.
So... Come join us Wednesday evenings from May through the middle of September. See you on the start line.
Wednesday Night Racing 2019
Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions
Summary of key points:
- Race Committee Procedures (aka Race Committee 101)
- 18:30 start May 8 until August 14
- 18:00 start August 21 until September 11
- 3 minute start sequence
- To participate you must be a Glenmore Sailing Club Individual, Family or Youth/Student member, a guest of a Glenmore Sailing Club member, or a member of an Alberta Sailing Association member club
- Finish line is an obstruction
- Time targets and limits
- target to reach first mark within 20 minutes
- target time for each race is 45 minutes
- time limit for finishing is 60 minutes
- Blue Flag Starts in effect. Start 1 minute ahead of the rest of the fleet to encourage learning and fun. Contact us if you would like to be a Blue Flag Start
- Each boats worst 25% of results are discard in the series
- Life jackets are mandatory at all times on the water. Boats with sailors not adhering this this shall be scored a DSQ in each race where lifejackets were not worn. These DSQs may not be appealed.
- Please follow all City of Calgary bylaws and directions from Boat Patrol.
- Be nice, have fun, sail fast, and come to the Club after racing for the social and awards.
Welcome to the sailing community. See you on the water and at the club.