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HHSA West River Race

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:30 AM until Sunday, September 24, 2017, 4:30 PM
Start at Herring Bay HHSA "A" and finish at Pirates Cove Pier and Orange/White marker.
Galesville, MD  
Larry W Brown
(410) 286-7351
HHSA Races
Registration is recommended
Race is open to HHSA, PCRC, WRSC, and CHESSS racers. HHSA racers and cruisers should register via the HHSA website. Racers are asked to choose Skipper (HHSA member) as your registrant type. Registration for cruisers not racing is requested/recommended, but not required.

WRSC, PCRC, and CHESSS boats should send an e-mail to the HHSA Racing Rear Commodore (Ted Slotwinski) at either or with the following information: Class, Boat name, Boat make/model, Entrant - owner/skipper, Sail number, PHRF rating, and Club. An entry list will be posted on the HHSA Racing Page (Blue Racing button on left side of the Home page).
No Fee
No Fee
No Fee
No Fee

2017 West River Race Sailing Instructions
2017 West River Race Sailing Instructions Amendment 1

After the huge success of last year's race, HHSA will again sponsor a race on Saturday, 9/23 from HHSA Mark "A" in Herring Bay to Galesville in West River finishing at the end of Pirates Cove pier and Orange/White marker, PCRC Mark "X".  Spinnaker boats will start at 11:00 AM, Non-Spinnaker at 11:05 AM, CHESSS (Short-handed, 1 to 2-member crews) at 11:10 AM and Cruisers at 11:15 AM.  Boats must check in with the Race Committee boat and identify in which class they will be sailing. See 2017 West River Race Sailing Instructions for more information.

Cruisers are invited to try this race and/or the join the racers at the Pirates Cove Restaurant and Bar following the race.

Boats needing slip reservations for Friday in Herring Bay should contact Herrington Harbour South Marina 410-741-5100, Herrington Harbour North Marina 800-297-1930, or Shipwright Harbor Marina 410-867-7686.

Boats needing slip reservations for Saturday in Galesville should contact Pirates Cove Marina 410-867-2300/3600 or Galesville Harbor Yacht Yard 410-867-7517.


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