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Charity Regatta - July 14, 2018

on Wed, 07/04/2018 - 22:13

When:             Saturday, July 14, 2018

Where:            New Castle Sailing Club, Battery Park Boat Launch, New Castle, DE 19720

Schedule on Saturday, July 14, 2018:

8:30 – 9:30 AM:          Boats launch via boat ramp or beach area

8:30 – 10:00 AM:        Registration

10:00 AM:                   Skippers Meeting

11:00 AM:                   Warning Signal

No Races to Start after 1:30 pm.  Refreshments and sandwich lunch following the races as well as prizes for the top 3 finishing boats will be awarded. Portsmouth handicap scheme will be used for scoring.



Please pre-register by sending an email to by Thursday, July 12, 2018 so that we can arrange for boat ramp access and have a count for attendance. Official registration and payment will be collected on site at the regatta. If you do not pre-register you are still welcome (in fact you are encouraged) to attend and participate.

Suggested Donation: $40 per boat (plus $5 per person for the lunch).

Donations will benefit the Delaware Chapter of the March of Dimes and the Brandywine Valley SPCA (our neighbor).  Accepting cash or checks payable to either March of Dimes or Brandywine Valley SPCA.


Who Can Participate?

All small dinghy sailboats are welcome (Thistles, Lasers, Sunfish, 420s, FJs, Megabytes, Daysailors, etc.) and will be able to launch from the beach area or the boat ramp at Battery Park.  Please arrive between 8 and 9:30 am if you need to launch a boat.  If you are interested in sailing on one of the club’s Thistles or Flying Scots with a club member, please email Tom Gorman at

Please contact for questions or further information.