2021 SPSC Open Series

Thursday July 1st Practice, July 8th, 15th, 22th & 29th, August 5th & 12th.

Notice of Race Excerpts (for print )

Venue & Organizing Authority

South Port Sailing Club
210 Brighton Road
Tecumseh, Ontario N8N 2L3
(519) 979 SPSC

SPSC Racing Director & Event Organizer ..... John Baker

Excerpts from the NoR: Rules

The event will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).

Sailing Instructions

The Sailing Instructions  and any additional documents are available either in the clubhouse or downloadable from this web site. Any changes to the Notice of Race will be incorporated into this online version and posted as a notice to competitors..

The Official Notice Board

The official notice board is in the clubhouse's enclosed porch. Notices will be mirrored on the web site within 24 hours of being posted.

Excerpts from the NoR: Eligibility and Entry

The event is open to all boats of the JOG, Shark and PHRF classes.

Essex County PHRF Association Rules association rules are in effect, except that there are no minimum crew requirement. A current valid measurement certificate or rating certificate is not required. This changes rule RRS 78.1.

Boats may enter the event by registering online.

Excerpts from the NoR: Fees

There will be no fee for the 2021 Open series for members of SPSC. A fee of $20 will be charged to non-members.

Excerpts from the NoR: Venue



course octagon

The racing area shall be centred at mark 0 (the start mark), approximately 1 nautical mile 25° magnetic from the end of the Pike Creek Channel on Lake St. Clair. Marks 1-8 will form an octagon, with each mark placed 0.75 nautical miles from mark 0.

Excerpts from the NoR: Courses

course diagramme olympic      course diagramme wl

Excerpts from the NoR: Insurance

Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a recommended minimum coverage of $300,000 per incident.

Excerpts from the NoR: Prizes

Flags will be awarded for each class. The number of flags awarded will depend on the number of entries.

Flags Awarded Number of Eligible Entries
1st1 – 3
1st & 2nd4 – 6
1st, 2nd & 3rd7 or more

Club Series Championship Perpetual Trophies will be awarded in each class for first place.

The Harold Asselstine Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the best spinnaker boat in SPSC hosted competitions. To be eligible for the trophy, a boat must be eligible for an award in a spinnaker division (PHRF or one-design) for at least four of: the Spring and the Fall Thursday-Night Series, the Open Series, the Invitational Regatta and the Harvest Moon Regatta.

All prizes will be presented at the Awards Banquet.

Further Information

For further information please contact John Baker (rc@southportsailingclub.com)