The Center Sound Series is a series of the following events:
Location: Puget Sound, starting and finishing lines in Shilshole Bay.
Classes: PHRF-NW, IRC/ORC and other classes with at least five boats may apply. Monohull, multihull, and casual class boats will race in separate classes.
Notice of Race (pdf)
Sailing Instructions (pdf)
Casual Class Race Notice (pdf)
Class Breaks (pdf)Registrant List
Scatchet Head Results (when available)
CSS Series Results (when available)
On the Water
1000 First Warning
1400 No warning signal after this time
After racing Party at clubhouse
Course (Racing Classes):
Start by leaving the starting mark buoy to port, round Scatchet Head Lighted Gong Buoy (LL#16555) to port, and finish by leaving the finishing mark buoy to port. Course distance ~ 26 NM.
Course (Casual Classes):
Start by leaving the starting mark buoy to port, round mark “U” to port, round mark “M” to starboard, round mark “U” to port, and finish by leaving the finishing mark buoy to port. Course distance ~ 13 NM.
9 hours for the first boat in class and for other boats the later of 9 hours or 1 hour after of the first boat that sails the course.
- Notice of Race amended by CYC Notice of Race Addendum.
- Boats must comply with equipment requirement category USSER Nearshore, as amended.
- This race is part of the CYC Center Sound Series.
For the race, 1st, 2nd, and 3rdin class. Party and awards at the CYCclubhouse after racing. For the Center Sound Series, see awards for the Three Tree Point Race.
$60 (or $150 for Center Sound Series). Casual Class $30 (or $90for Center Sound Series).
March 8, 2018 (Thursday)
Off the Water
Join us for the Chalk Talk: Sailing form a Tanker Pilot's Perspective for a chance to hear the other side, directly from a big ship pilot. Hear why they get all “horn”y. How they see us as sailboats and racers. What is the best way to interact with them that works for everyone
Party at clubhouse. Details TBA