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    • 1 May 2020

    All Racers, please login to your profile on www.nemasail.org and update your profile with changes made to your boat for the 2020 season, where those changes would impact your rating.   Be sure to put a short summary of the updates made in the 2020 Boat Changes field as well.  This is to guide the rating committee to easily note what changes you made to your profile.  Add N/A for no changes to your boat for the 2020 season.

    If you have not already,  please renew your membership as well!

    Also,  there is no need to RSVP or register for this event,  this is for notification purposes only.

    Lastly, if for any reason you are unable to update your profile on-line, please e-mail mark.bussard@comcast.net and we will provide a manual method to get your changes into the Race Committee for review and consideration on your 2020 rating.

    Thank You


    • 23 May 2020
    • Newport YC

    Saturday 22 mile race from Newport to New Harbor Block Island. Cheap dockage at Paynes Dock. Social at Block SAT PM and SUN AM/PM. Leave when you desire. NPT YC Monohull fleet stays till MON.


    NEMA POC: Dave Lussier (Bazingalussier@gmail.com)

    • 30 May 2020
    • 31 May 2020
    • New York, New York

    SAT/SUN racing in New York City area. Location for 2020 likely to be in vicinity of City Island or Port Washington.

    NEMA POC: Laurent Apollon (laurentapollon.nyc@gmail.com)

    • 12 Jun 2020
    • 13 Jun 2020
    • Watch Hill, RI

    Friday race from Watch Hill to Block Island.  Saturday race around Block.


    NEMA POC: Jay Spalding (jspalding19@gmail.com)

    • 20 Jun 2020
    • Buzzards Bay MA

    Saturday distance race in Buzzards Bay with boats meeting at a prescribed start area in Buzzards Bay.

    NEMA POC: Don Watson (donaldclarkewatson@gmail.com)

    • 27 Jun 2020
    • 28 Jun 2020
    • South Dartmouth, MA

    Similar to Solo/Twin, but reverse course and fully crewed.  Start/finish out of Padenaram.  


    NEMA POC: Don Watson (donaldclarkewatson@gmail.com)

    • 11 Jul 2020
    • 12 Jul 2020
    • Atlantic Highlands, NJ

    Saturday/Sunday distance race ~160nm from Atlantic Highlands breakwater, around Sandy Hook NJ, down coastline to Manasquan sea buoy, then finish at New Harbor Block Island.  Feeder race to get boats from NYC area to Black Dog and other events.

    NEMA POC: Keith Burrage (kateathome@aol.com)

    • 18 Jul 2020
    • Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard

                   30th Anniversary         

     22 mile pursuit distance race on Saturday (07/18) from Vineyard Haven to Edgartown and back.  Start at anchor with sails down.  Raft up on beach. Prize ceremony after the race and big evening party with drinks and food. 

    NEMA POC: Peter Vakhutinsky (pvakhutinsky@gmail.com)

    • 23 Jul 2020
    • 25 Jul 2020
    • Sea Cliff YC, Long Island NY

    200mi fully crewed distance race starting in NYC and ending on NW shore of Long Island at Sea Cliff YC.


    NEMA POC: Glenn Reed (gr1r@yahoo.com)

    • 24 Jul 2020
    • 25 Jul 2020
    • Newport Yacht Club, Newport, RI

    Typically 100mi double-handed race from NPT around Block, to a buoy off MV, back to Pt. Judith, then finish at NPT.  Fri noon start.


    NEMA POC: Steve Parks (sparks.ri@cox.net)

    • 7 Aug 2020
    • 9 Aug 2020
    • Marion, MA

    3 day (F/S/S) buoy racing in Buzzards Bay with multihull start amongst large classes of monohulls.


    NEMA POC: Bob Gleason (bob@themultihullsource.com)

    • 8 Aug 2020
    • Great South Bay, Long Island NY

    Pursuit race of 15.7nm within Great South Bay from Bay Shore, down either way around Weest Island and back up to Bay Shore. Organized by South Bay Cruising Club (SBCC). Racers invited to spend pre/post evenings at the SBCC Great River (aka Connetquot River) rendezvous.


    NEMA POC: Glenn Reed (gr1r@yahoo.com)

    • 29 Aug 2020
    • 30 Aug 2020
    • Newport, RI


    SAT buoy racing in Narr Bay.  SUN race around Jamestown.  Premier NEMA event.  Launch out of Ft. Adams in NPT.  Dockage available at Ft. Adams.

    NEMA POC: Steve Parks (sparks.ri@cox.net)

    • 4 Sep 2020
    • 6 Sep 2020
    • Stamford, YC, Stamford, CT

    250mi fully crewed race from Stamford YC, around BB  tower, then back to SYC leaving Block Island to STBD.


    NEMA POC: Dave Lussier (Bazingalussier@gmail.com)

    • 11 Sep 2020
    • 12 Sep 2020
    • Watch Hill, RI

    Friday race from New London to Gardiners Bay.  Saturday buoy racing in Gardiners Bay.


    NEMA POC: Jay Spalding (jspalding19@gmail.com)

    • 18 Sep 2020
    • 20 Sep 2020
    • Roton Point, CT

    Friday check in and bar/party.  Buoy racing on Saturday and Sunday in Roton Point area of CT/LI Sound.  This is predominantly a beach cat event, and they are inviting larger NEMA multihulls to participate.


    NEMA POC: Pat Harris (harris@phaze4.com)

    • 26 Sep 2020
    • Newport, RI

    Single Saturday ace around Jamestyown at 19mi.  Typically 80 monohulls and good charity.


    NEMA POC: Dave Lussier (Bazingalussier@gmail.com)

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