2018 Schedule

This page was updated 2 Feb. ’18.

Early arrivals (ie, before Friday 16 Feb. 2018) –

  • Arrive early for the Ran-Tan and enjoy winter sailing on Lake Pleasant.  Send us a note if you plan on showing up before Friday using the CONTACT form.

Friday 16 February 2018 –

  • 8 AM-11 AM: you can pick up your formal registration information from the Arizona Yacht Club at the ‘Regatta HQ’ –>CLICK HERE FOR A MAP<–
  • Morning and afternoon: rig & launch your boat and go for a warm-up sail.
  • Evening: dinner at Wild Horse West (NOTE: CASH ONLY) with discussion on how Wrinkleboat fleet racing works on Saturday and Sunday’s distance race.  PLEASE plan to attend the Skippers Meeting Saturday at 8:00 AM so you know the schedule and system for racing starts and review of the race courses from the AzYC.

Saturday 17 February –

  • 7 AM – you can pick up your formal registration information from the Arizona Yacht Club at ‘Regatta HQ’ –>CLICK HERE FOR A MAP<–
  • 7 AM – Continental Breakfast hosted by Tuscon Sailing Club at ‘Regatta HQ’  –>CLICK HERE FOR A MAP<–
  • 8:00 AM – Skipper’s meeting to discussion on the racing schedule and system for starts and review of the race courses at ‘Regatta HQ’  –>CLICK HERE FOR A MAP<–
  • 9:30 AM – first warning prior to racing beginning (about 10 AM) so be on the water and near the start line at 9:30 AM!
  • Late morning through the afternoon: We will run multiple races with the last starting no later than 4PM.  Number of races depends on weather and wind.  PACK A LUNCH!
  • 5 PM – Happy Hour at ‘Regatta HQ’  –>CLICK HERE FOR A MAP<–
  • 6 PM – Dinner is served with Arizona Yacht Club at ‘Regatta HQ’.  Sign you and your crew up for the meal when you register.

Sunday 18 Feb. –

  • 7 AM – Continental Breakfast hosted by Tuscon Sailing Club at Regatta HQ
  • 9:00 AM the long distance race begins so be on the water and near the start line! The race is approx 15 miles long.
  • Mid-afternoon (15 minutes after the CANNON) or 3 PM, whichever is sooner, the AZ Yacht Club Awards and Closing Celebration begins.  The Wrinkleboat awards ceremony begins after AzYC’s at the Winkleboat compound.
  • Evening: group dinner for those interested – time & location will be discussed at Wrinkleboat awards.
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This is it!  The Wrinkleboat Ran-Tan overall champion trophy.  The traveling award is for winner to keep at their home, or office if you wish to display to your co-workers your sailing prowess, in a location of high reverence until next year’s Ran-Tan.  (Yes this means you need to give it back.)

This page last updated 2 February 2018.

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