2017 Black Dog Dash - Race Registration
RACE DATE: July 22, 2017
A NEW ENGLAND MULTIHULL ASSOCIATION REGATTA OPEN TO ALL MULTIHULLS WITH A NEMA RATING
Sponsored by The Black Dog Tavern, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard
Entry Fee -   $69 Includes skippers breakfast and 3 Black Dog Multihull Race T-shirts 

Friday  - Raft up on the beach, in front of The Black Dog Tavern

Saturday, 0715 hrs - Breakfast at the Black Dog, free for each racing skipper Get your breakfast coupon from the R.C.

Saturday, 0845 hrs - Skippers meeting on the beach at the Black Dog 

Start - N.E.M.A handicap pursuit start, at anchor, outside the breakwater First boat off at 1100 hrs

Course - 22 Miles or less, depending on conditions

Time Limit - Places, according to position at 1800 hrs, if necessary

Requirements - 1. N.E.M.A rating, applied for at least two weeks before the event. 
                              2. All safety equipment, as stated in the N.E.M.A. race rules. 
                              3. This entry application, signature and paid entry fee.

After Race - Raft up, in front of the Black Dog for awards presentation and party on the beach and aboard the rafted boats.   Some boats may then proceed to the Sailing Camp (N41 26.630 W70 35.370)   inside the lagoon  where the party will be held,  there is plenty of beach in there to raft up.

Awards - 1st through third, plus others to be announced

Saturday, 1900 hrs - All participants of the Black Dog Dash (both racers and non-racers) are invited to evening dinner party at the Sailing Camp (Sailing Camp Park).  Food and drinks will be provided, but guests are encouraged to bring additional appetizers, drinks, and desserts if they wish.  Please be aware that party is not part of the race and to offset cost of food and drinks, there is a charge of $30/person if sent together with race registration. (See next page for registration)
 
You will also have opportunity to pay cash or check or credit card on the beach Saturday morning.