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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
 published
Nov 1, 2016
www.southernstraits.ca 
Listed on the How to Register/Documents page 

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

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

 registration

 Online Registration
 Tuesday Nov 1, 2016 www.southernstraits.ca
 
 Early Bird Rate Deadline
 Saturday
Dec 31, 2016  Deadline 2359 hrs, Happy New Year!
 
 Registration closes
 Sunday
April 9, 2017 NO late registrations per NOR, all required documentation must be received.
 
 Registration Desk & Skipper Kit Pick-up
 Thursday
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
Friday
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
 Thursday
April 13, 2017 1200 - 2200 WVYC Main Clubhouse
 
The famous "Thursday Night Pre-Straits" Party! Wear your best vintage Straits shirt!
 Thursday
April 13, 2017
1700+ WVYC Main Clubhouse 
 
Captains' Keg
 Thursday
April 13, 2017 Post Skipper's Meeting, courtesy of Okanagan Springs. WVYC Main Clubhouse
 
Buffet Breakfast
  Friday
April 14, 2017 0630+ WVYC Main Clubhouse
 
Shore side Festivities, "Parade of Boats"
  Friday
April 14, 2017
0900+ Dundarave Pier, West Vancouver
 
Luncheon service, with live Tracker updates 
                    
  Friday
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)
 Saturday
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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