For several consecutive years in the second half of the last century a Home to Home Regatta was hosted by Richmond County Yacht Club and Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club. Members of yacht clubs in the area participated and enjoyed the racing and camaraderie. For unknown reasons the regatta was discontinued. It was revived in 2011 in a form that is hosted by Richmond County Yacht Club and Miramar Yacht Club. This will be its Sixth year. This year the format is the reverse of last year’s; the race will run from West to East. The race is meant as a fun event with friendly competition between racers.
On Saturday, August 11th, 2018, the race will start in the in the vicinity of the Sheepshead Bay Channel. Miramar YC will provide the starting Race Committee. Committee Boat DANA, Tartan 26, skippered by Dr. Jerry Borell. Miramar will have free guest moorings available to those participants who wish to deliver their boats to Sheepshead Bay on Friday afternoon or evening. There are great restaurants near the MYC clubhouse. The MYC launch monitors VHF channel 68 (use low power and call the launch when entering Sheepshead Bay).
Warning. Sandbar by Kingsborough College tower has expanded over the years. Exercise caution entering Sheepshead Bay channel gate Green GC"7"-R"6". Stay away from Green#7 and closer to Red#6
The race will finish near Great Kills Harbor Bug Light (N40°30.935’ W74°08.356’). An awards dinner will be held at the Richmond County Yacht Club on Saturday evening, August 11th. In order to encourage participation at the dinner and awards ceremony boats participating from yacht clubs that are outside of Great Kills harbor will be provided with free guest moorings that night. There are limited number of moorings available; those yachts that choose to anchor also will be provided launch service by RCYC. The RCYC launch monitors channel 9; call on low power when you are in the Great Kills Harbor Channel.
|#||Skipper Name||Boat||Class||Sail#||Hull Color||Adj. PHRF||Club||Division|
|1||Joe Vega||Star Dust||S2 7.3||73||White||234||MYC||N-Spinnaker|
|2||Travis Ruse||Blue Dolphin||Catalina 30 MK II||4939||White||195||MYC||N-Spinnaker|
|10||Keith London||Katfish||Alerion 28 X||257||White||162||RCYC||N-Spinnaker|
|4||Mike Friedman||Sea Dragon||Sabre 362||S362||White||153||MYC||N-Spinnaker|
|5||Felix Pustilnik||This is it||C&C36||30724||White||138||MYC||N-Spinnaker|
|8||Andrew Martin||Flying Squirrel||J 80||26||White||126||RCYC||Spinnaker|
|7||Tom Governo||Koru||Catalina 44S||82||White||120||RCYC||N-Spinnaker|
|6||John Ferrante||Libra||Hunter 41||H42137||White||108||RCYC||N-Spinnaker|
|9||Boris Evelkin||Uragan||J 40||40||Blue||83||MYC||N-Spinnaker|
|11||Alston VanPutten||ColTrane||Contour 34||9798||White||-5||MYC||N-Spinnaker|
Home to Home Regatta Entries and starting sequence.
Race Committee report