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Fifth Annual Firecracker Regatta

26th - 27 June
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Viridian Sailing Center

Viridian Sailing Center is proud to announce our FIFTH Firecracker regatta. Join us for a weekend of racing at the home of North America's largest RS Aero fleet -- one of the hottest one-design fleets in the United States.

The regatta is open to the following fleets: RS Aero 5, 7, and 9. A fleet will consist of at least three boats. Fleets will be scored separately unless less than three of a particular fleet register. Fleets may start together and be scored separately. Starts will be at the discretion of the PRO and will be outlined in Skipper's meeting.

If you are not a pass holder, you can charter an RS Aero from the VSC fleet for a charter fee of $100.

Late Registration will be conducted on Saturday, June 26, 2021, between 0800 and 0830 at the Sailing Center dock. All sailors are required to check-in by 0900 on Saturday, even if the sailor pre-registered. Participants will receive a registration packet upon check-in.



Subject to the decisions of the Race Committee, eight or more races are scheduled. One completed race will constitute a regatta. All times are listed as Central Daylight Time, CDT.

June 26, Saturday

0800-0900 Registration

0915 Skippers Meeting

1030 Warning Signal for first race: other races follow at the discretion of the race committee

Lunch Time at PRO discretion at the dock

Afternoon races Warning signal time to be announced by the race committee

No race to start after 1700 hours

June 27, Sunday

0930 Warning Signal for first race: other races follow at the discretion of the race committee

No race to start after 1200 hours

Awards as soon as possible after racing


Breakfast and lunch options will be available at no extra charge. More details on gathering to come.


Accommodations are available nearby.

All Viridian Sailing Center Aeros will be launched at the Sailing Center. For participants chartering a boat, please let us know the size of the rig you would like to use upon registration (Aero 5, 7, or 9). Dollies will be made available for launching.

Visiting boats can be launched at the sailing center if dollies will fit through the gate (we can fit an Aero dolly), at Viridian beach, or on the Viridian Ramp located on the Northwest corner of the lake. There is no security guard on-site, and the Viridian Sailing Center will not assume responsibility for property left on the premises. The Viridian dock will be the central meeting place for regatta activities.

Restrooms will be available at the Regent Pavilion, located 50 yards east of the Lakeview Event and Conference Center (LECC). THESE ARE ACCESSIBLE BY ACCESS PASS ONLY. Passes will be located at the dock.

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury, or death sustained in conjunction with or before, during, or after the regatta.

All competitors must sign a waiver before participating in the event.

Questions? Please contact Vice Commodore Rachel Coward.



Please visit the club website to book this event.

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