2020 Ol’ Man of the Sea Regatta

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Schedule of Events

Friday, September 18th

  • 1700
    Complimentary Draft Beer and Snacks
  • 1700 – 2000
    Registration & Check-in

Saturday, September 19th

  • 0800 – 0915
    Registration and Check In
  • 0930
    Skippers’ Meeting
  • 1045
    Warning Signal for first race, additional races to
    follow at the discretion of the Race Committee. 
  • After Racing
    Post Race debrief & Complimentary Draft Beer.

Sunday, September 20th

  • 1045
    Warning Signal for first race, additional races to
  • 1400
    No more racing – Time limit for final race starting
  • After Racing
    Awards and Regatta Closing Ceremony

The Fort Worth Boat Club invites you and your crew to the Ol’ Man of the Sea Regatta, September 18 – 20, 2020

Fort Worth Boat Club cordially invites you to attend the FWBC 2020 Ol’ Man of the Sea Regatta to be held on Eagle Mountain Lake September 18 – 20, 2020.

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 yachtscoring.com.


The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing, and the class rules of the applicable one-design classes


The regatta is open to all boats with a valid FWBC PHRF or a Portsmouth Yardstick rating. One-design classes may be declared for fleets with three (3) or more entries.

  • Probable one-design classes include J/105 with 5 crew, J/70,
  • The Club J/22s (9) are available for the popular 2 crew and no spinnaker format, these will be allocated based a first come first served basis on date of registration and a draw will take place prior to the Skippers Meeting.
  • Laser, FJ or Optimist will be sailed on a separate race course.
  • Boats not sailing in one-design class fleets will be scored using the FWBC PHRF time-on-distance handicapping system.


Eligible boats may enter by completing the registration form on yachtscoring.com and paying the required registration fee. Registration URL: https://yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eid=13148


The Registration Fee for this regatta for boats with crews of 2 or more  is $90 (US) and for solo crews $65.00 payable at the time of registration. For entries received from the September 6th will automatically incur a late fee of $10.00


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


Schedule of Races (coming soon)


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.