2018 Ol’ Man of the Sea Regatta

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Schedule of Events

Friday, Novemer 2nd

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

Saturday, November 3rd

  • 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 ($18.00 Inclusive)
    6:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Party & Dance with Live Music!
    5:30 – 9:30 PM

Sunday, November 4th

  • 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
  • Lunch Buffet ($12.00) and Awards Presentation
    After races

The Fort Worth Boat Club invites you and your crew to the Ol’ Man of the Sea Regatta, November 2 – 4, 2018

Fort Worth Boat Club cordially invites you to attend the FWBC 2018 Ol’ Man of the Sea Regatta to be held on Eagle Mountain Lake November 2 – 4, 2018.

The Fort Worth Boat Club is the host club. Fort Worth Boat Club is a private yacht club, located on Eagle Mountain Lake at 10000 Boat Club Road, Fort Worth, TX 76179. Location and directions can be found on our club website (www.fwbc.com) as well as information about our club and facilities that are available to the competitors. Please note that pets as well as fireworks are not allowed on club property. TABC REGULATIONS: The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission requires that no alcoholic beverages be brought in or taken out of the
area prominently marked with TABC signs. Registration can be completed online at Regatta Network, or by mail.


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 October 26, 2018. Late registration fee is an additional $15.00.


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.