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 (email@example.com)
Update: 6/24/2020 This Feeder Race is still happening this year and already has three boats planning to sail. The new date is 7/18/20 and it's a feeder race to get boats into the Newport area for the Solo/Twin and other events in August. However, the 2020 event will be very informal without trophies or t-shirts. There will be an organized start, however, at 12 noon on the 18th!
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
200mi fully crewed distance race starting in NYC and ending on NW shore of Long Island at Sea Cliff YC.
NEMA POC: Glenn Reed (email@example.com)
Update: 6/11/2020 Confirmed this event will go on as scheduled.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
3 day (F/S/S) buoy racing in Buzzards Bay with multihull start amongst large classes of monohulls.
NEMA POC: Bob Gleason (email@example.com)
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 has been invited to participate in the New England 100 to be held August 15th & 16th in Newport RI.
The NEMA POC is: Dave Lussier firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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)
31st Black Dog Dash
Due to Covid-19 and restrictions affecting the ability to conduct this event as normal in July on MV the new target date is now September 5th on Labor Day Weekend. This will need to be confirmed in late July.
22 mile pursuit distance race on Saturday (9/5) from Vineyard Haven to Edgartown and back. Start at anchor with sails down.
The below normal activity will be adjusted according to what will be allowed at the time. Most likely it will not be possible to do all the same pre & post activities as normal.
Raft up on beach. Prize ceremony after the race and big evening party with drinks and food.
Friday race from New London to Gardiners Bay. Saturday buoy racing in Gardiners Bay.
NEMA POC: Jay Spalding (email@example.com)
This event has been postponed till September. Exact Date is TBD but expected to be somewhere in mid-September. Check back in July or August.
Similar to Solo/Twin, but reverse course and fully crewed. Start/finish out of Padenaram.
NEMA POC: Don Watson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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 (email@example.com)
Single Saturday ace around Jamestyown at 19mi. Typically 80 monohulls and good charity.
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