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Final Typhoon Race Scores for Fall 2020
Lisa SHIVERS
Published on: 10/1/2020
The series ended with a wild, wet and windy afternoon of racing.
Clear blue skies, a gorgeous sunset and full moon rise over Carters Creek capped off the day beautifully.
RRYC Defends Rappahannock Cup
Tom CHAPMAN
Published on: 9/24/2020
Saturday, September 19 RRYC defended the Rapp Cup over YPRCC 35-79 (low score wins)
Fall Typhoon Results - 23.September 2020
Lisa SHIVERS
Published on: 9/23/2020
Another gorgeous night on the Rappahannock. There were 12 Typhoons out tonight gearing up for one more week of the fall series and the Turkey Shoot on Oct 3.
Fall Typhoon Results - 16. September 2020
Lisa SHIVERS
Published on: 9/16/2020
Fall is in the air - light winds and smooth sailing.

Please note these are not final scores as we are still working on scoring Gary Hooper who helped with race committee at last minute.
Fall Typhoon Results - 2.September 2020
Lisa SHIVERS
Published on: 9/2/2020
Typhoon Sailing - It was a gorgeous night out on the Rappahannock, albeit a very warm evening. We had 9 boats racing tonight - a few new boats this week.
Register Now for the 2020 Hospice Turkey Shoot Regatta
Tom CHAPMAN
Published on: 8/12/2020
Don't miss another great day on the water for a great cause. A one Day Hospice Turkey Shoot Regatta.
2020 RRYC Dinghy Regatta
Tom CHAPMAN
Published on: 7/15/2020
Entry Form, NOR and Sailing Instructions are posted. Register now!
2020 Spring Regatta Results
Glenn Solt and Tom CHAPMAN
Published on: 6/28/2020
2020 Spring Regatta Results
RRYC Racing Season Kicks Off With Singlehanded Regatta
Tom Chapman
Published on: 6/15/2020
Record turnout with twelve boats for the first regatta of the year under the direction of PRO Hal Starke Jr
Clubhouse Closed
Danielle (Sisti) KUPER
Published on: 3/27/2020
In response to the corona19 virus threat to our members and staff the clubhouse will be closed until further notice. The Board is constantly monitoring the situation with the view to returning to normal as soon as possible.
New Construction Underway
Published on: 12/20/2019
The old dock has been removed and construction has begun on the new 32-slip club "marina." See Photo Albums for images.
Typhoon Training
Published on: 12/17/2019
Making your Typhoon faster
Dock Demolition
Published on: 12/16/2019
Equipment began arriving 12-3-19, including work platforms, two tractors with lifting/driving arms, push boats and a 30 cu yd dumpster
Typhoon Fall Awards Dinner
Published on: 10/10/2019
RRYC's Typhoon Fleet held it's Fall awards dinner October 9. For Ned's report click on the arrow at the right
2019 Hospice Turkey Shoot Regatta
Published on: 10/9/2019
Thanks to Division wins by Frank Miller (Windblown) in Div 1, Jesse Swartz (Irrational Exuberance) Div 2, Glenn Solt (Freedom) Div 3 and Norm Faulkner (Country Woman) Div 5 RRYC won the coveted John and Carole Jean McConnico trophy awarded to the yacht club with the three best Division finishes.

Winds were blowing with 14 gusting to 20 on Saturday from the NNE with seas up to 3 ft. Sunday winds of 10-14 gusting to 18 blew from the South. The picture above of the Saturday start indicates the wind and sea conditions. The conditions caused more than a few incidents with two dismasting and a few disturbing collisions.

More details to come in later articles.
RRYC Retains Rappahannock Cup
Published on: 10/9/2019
Eleven boats from RRYC and YPRCC contented for individual honors and as teams for the Rappahannock Cup on September 14. RRYC retained the cup with an overall impressive performance. Click on the arrow at right for details.

Announcements

Light On The Creek
Published on: 9/29/2020
Save the date: November 28, 2020
In previous years the Carter's Creek community has enjoyed a decorated boat parade on the creek. A scaled back version of this traditional event will return this year in keeping with social distancing. Details will follow at a later date.
Fall Typhoon Results - 26. August 2020
Lisa SHIVERS
Published on: 8/26/2020
It was a beautiful night for the first race of 2020! There were 8 typhoons with light to moderate winds and sunny skies. Race committee set up 3 fun races setting the stage for close competition.
Pool Rule Change
Danielle (Sisti) KUPER
Published on: 7/15/2020
As more and more people want to use the pool, families are having trouble securing slots at times that suit them. To address this problem, please note the following rule change:

Each membership is limited to THREE advance bookings per week.

As before, bookings may be made the day ahead and are for one hour. As before, over and above your advance bookings, if you see a slot open within 59 minutes of that slot time, you may book it.

This rule will go into effect this Sunday, July 19th. Weeks will be counted as Sunday to the following Saturday.

Thank you for being considerate to your fellow members.
Covid 19 Pool Rules
Danielle (Sisti) KUPER
Published on: 6/13/2020
* Pool use is at your own risk *

• Swimming is by appointment only using Signup Genius.
• Reservations can be made on the day required or ONE
day ahead only.
• To reserve your time, click on this link below, fill in your
details as requested and sign up.
• Link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/
9040C49AFAE23A5F49-rryc
• Reservations are for one hour.
• One unit will be permitted in the pool enclosure per
hour. A unit is defined as a family members living under
the same roof OR two individual members (for example
Danielle and Judy).
• If two individual members wish to swim together, the
reservation must be made by one member.
• Before and after use, the pool gate, furniture and
bathroom (if used) must be cleaned. Cleaning products
will be provided.
• No guests are allowed.
• All posted pool rules apply.
Astronomy Course Continues
Published on: 1/10/2020
"Professor" Perry, of NASA, began the two-night college-level lecture series on January 7th and will complete the four-hour course on January 14th, starting at 1900h (7PM). Registration is required.
Fall Typhoon Results - 18.September 2019
Published on: 9/18/2019
Eleven boats competed in moderate then light winds but beautiful weather!
Fall Typhoon Results - 2 October 2019
Published on: 10/2/2019
A lovely cool evening for our last race of the fall season (92 degrees!).
Race committee was able to sneak in two races despite light winds.
Best sunset of the season.
Fall Typhoon Results - 25.September 2019
Published on: 9/25/2019
Beautiful breeze on a warm fall evening.
Fall Typhoon Results 8-28-19
Published on: 8/29/2019
The Fall Typhoon Season got off to competitive start with twelve boats racing in light winds. PRO Ned Crockett and RC managed to get in three races despite the challenging wind conditions. Click on arrow at right to see results.
Racing Rules Seminar
Published on: 12/29/2019
Sailors with ANY level of experience will enjoy this! On February 29th, 9am to 12pm, at ODU, John McCarthy is offering one of his informal, educational, entertaining seminars. He aims to simplify the racing rules. To find out more about it, click on the arrow button to the right of this article and click on the link.
Typhoon Results 9-11-19
Published on: 9/12/2019
Typhoon Fall series results as of 9-11-19.