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2024 Boon Island Race

Arundel Yacht Club will sponsor the 

2024 Boon Island Race on

Saturday, July 13, 2024.

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 0830 EDT, July 13, 2024, or mailed to:   AYC - BI Race, c/o Peter Hatch, PO Box 328, Kennebunkport, ME 04046

0830    Skippers meeting  at AYC Clubhouse 
1130    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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