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Milestones and Actions

The Countdown to the Race Start is underway! 
Here are some deadlines, milestones and schedules you will want to know about,  
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 Racing materials & Information           

 Notice of Race
Nov 1, 2016 
Listed on the How to Register/Documents page 

 Sailing Instructions available
 Friday April 7, 2017 
 PHRF Ratings Changes review
April 10, 2017
Phone calls will be made to Skipper's
if ratings need alignment

 Skippers Meeting & Weather Briefing
April 13, 2017
2000hrs, WVYC Main Clubhouse
 Mooring assistance
April 13, 2017  
See FAQ page for details
 First warning signal
April 14, 2017 1025hrs, Dundarave Pier, West Vancouver   


 Online Registration
 Tuesday Nov 1, 2016
 Early Bird Rate Deadline
Dec 31, 2016  Deadline 2359 hrs, Happy New Year!
 Registration closes
April 9, 2017 NO late registrations per NOR, all required documentation must be received.
 Registration Desk & Skipper Kit Pick-up
April 13, 2017
1200 - 2000hrs  WVYC Yachting Centre

 tech talks

Tech Talk #1 Straits 101: The good, the bad and the ugly! Everything you need to know to start preparing for Straits 2017
February 3, 2017
Vancouver Rowing Club, Harbour Room  1830hrs+

Tech Talk Straits 101: Vancouver Island edition of "The good, the bad and the ugly!" Everything you need to know to start preparing for Straits 2017 Friday March 3, 2017  Nanaimo Yacht Club, 1900hrs+  
Tech Talk #2: Working session focussing on boat prep,racing rules, protests and penalty systems Monday March 27, 2017 Royal Vancouver Yacht Club 1900hrs+  
Tech Talk #3: Straits Tactics & Weather with Peter Salusbury Thursday April 6, 2017  WVYC Main Clubhouse 1900hrs  

Food, Beverage, shoreside & clubhouse events

Clothing & Dinner tickets on sale
April 13, 2017 1200 - 2200 WVYC Main Clubhouse
The famous "Thursday Night Pre-Straits" Party! Wear your best vintage Straits shirt!
April 13, 2017
1700+ WVYC Main Clubhouse 
Captains' Keg
April 13, 2017 Post Skipper's Meeting, courtesy of Okanagan Springs. WVYC Main Clubhouse
Buffet Breakfast
April 14, 2017 0630+ WVYC Main Clubhouse
Shore side Festivities, "Parade of Boats"
April 14, 2017
0900+ Dundarave Pier, West Vancouver
Luncheon service, with live Tracker updates 
April 14, 2017 1130 - 1430hrs WVYC Main Clubhouse, open to all
Post Inshore Race and Straits Team Volunteer Dinner  Friday April 14, 2017 1700+ WVYC Main Clubhouse, open to all  
Clubhouse Breakfast (a la Carte)
April 15, 2017 0730+ WVYC Main Clubhouse
Informal post-race/social dinner  Saturday April 15, 2017 1700+ WVYC Main Clubhouse, open to all  
Official Race Ends
 Sunday April 16, 2017 0030 hrs  

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