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2023 Boon Island Race

Arundel Yacht Club will sponsor the 

2023 Boon Island Race on

Saturday, August 26, 2023.

The race is open to all interested sailors

regardless of AYC membership. 

The race will start at approximately 1130 hours

EDT and will be a pursuit format.

See complete information below.


Entries must be made on the Official Entry Form.  The fee of $35.00 payable to A.Y.C. must accompany your entry form. Entries must be received by 26 August 2023, @ 0900 EDT, or mailed to:   AYC - BI Race, c/o Peter Hatch, PO Box 328, Kennebunkport, ME 04046

0900 EDT    Skippers meeting (Ropewalk) 
1130 EDT    First Boat starts (pursuit start)



Starting Line:  Between the Committee boat and FL Bell 1 off Kennebunkport.

Keep Bell to Starboard side.

1st Mark: Around 1st upwind mark. Keep boat to Port with the mark to Starboard.

2nd Mark: Keep to Port with mark to Starboard.  RW "PC" bell off Perkins Cove

Finish Line: Between FL 1 and committee boat. Keep bell to Port side)


OR In the event of NO committee boat:  

When passing FL 1 bell on port side, record your own time when you are aligned with Bell and Blinking light at entrance to river and within 50 yards of the Bell.


Total distance: approximately 18 miles. In the event of adverse sailing conditions, an alternative course may be decided upon by the race participants at the Skipper's meeting.


Prizes will be awarded to 1st , 2nd , and 3rd place finishers. Winners will be announced at A.Y.C. Ropewalk 1 hour after the last boat arrives at A.Y.C.

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