2017 Ol’ Man of the Sea Regatta

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Schedule of Events

Friday, September 29th

  • Complimentary Draft Beer & Snacks
    5:00 PM
  • Registration
    5:00- 7:00 PM

Saturday, September 30th

  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast and final Registration
    8:00 – 9:15 AM
  • Skipper’s Meeting
    9:30 AM
  • Warning Signal for the First Race, additional races to follow at the discretion of the Race Committee
    10:45 AM
  • Dinner Buffet ($15.00 Inclusive)
    6:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Party & Dance with Live Music!
    5:30 – 9:30 PM

Sunday, October 1st

  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast
    8:00 – 9:00 AM
  • Warning Signal 1st race of day
    9:30 AM
  • No first Warning Signal After this time
    1:00 PM
  • Complimentary Draft Beer, Buffet ($10.00 Inclusive) & Awards Presentation
    After races

The Fort Worth Boat Club invites you and your crew to the Ol’ Man of the Sea Regatta, September 29 – October 1, 2017

This regatta will be sailed on beautiful Eagle Mountain Lake and open to all spinnaker and non-spinnaker divisions under the PHRF handicap rating system, as well as one-design classes including, but not limited to Catalina 22, J/105, J/22, J/24, J/70, J/80, Viper 640 & VX One. We hope to make you feel at home and enjoy your stay at FWBC. Please come out and join us for a wonderful weekend of yacht racing, entertainment, and camaraderie.


The regatta shall be governed by the rules as defined in the 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing, the Notice of Circuit and class rules of the applicable one-design classes, and the official Sailing Instructions.


The regatta is open. One-design classes may be declared for fleets with four or more boats. Probable classes include J/105, J/80, J70, J/24, J/22, Catalina 22, Santana 35, FJ’s, 420’s, VX One, Laser, Sunfish and Optimist. A Cruising Fun Fleet may be formed for novices and boats interested in casual racing. Boats not sailing in one-design classes will be scored using FWBC PHRF time-on-distance allowances.


To register online, click here. Registration can be completed online at Regatta Network, or by mail by completing and signing the attached form and mail it with the required fee to Fort Worth Boat Club. Unsigned registration forms can result in a boat not being scored. The deadline for 2017 Ol Man of the Sea Regatta registration is Saturday, September 30th at 9:15 AM, at which time fleet divisions will be made.


Registration, Keel boats: $85.00, Centerboard Boats: $55.00 for all boats registered by Friday 22nd September 2017. Late registration fee is an additional $10.00.


Trophies will be awarded according to the number of boats in a class, determined by the regatta committee.


Schedule of Races


A three-ton (5,500 pound max.) crane with spreader and straps is available for launching and retrieval. A concrete launching ramp and two mast towers are also available. Please let us know if you will need the crane.



If you have any further questions about this regatta, contact the FWBC office at 817-236-8393.