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GMSC Labor Day Regatta - 8/31/2024

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Notice Of Race
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Labor Day Regatta

August 31st and September 1st, 2024

Join us for GMSC’s 2024 Labor Day Regatta !


The regatta will be governed by Rules in the current Racing Rules of Sailing,

the Class Rules of each fleet, and GMSC’s 2024 Centerboard Instructions.


The regatta is open to all eligible Y-Flyers, Flying Scots, Thistles, and catamarans.

Competitors from outside clubs are welcome, but advance notice is required to plan accordingly for meals and camping permits.

Entry & Fees

Registration is available online at and in-person on race day. 

Race fee is $40 single handed or $50 with crew. $60 at the door to encourage registration. 

Covers racing entry and meals (Saturday dinner) for skipper and crew. 



11:30am Registration at Pavilion

Noon Competitors Meeting at Pavilion

1pm Harbor Gun

Dinner and drinks to follow at the Clubhouse circa 6pm


Noon Lunch Provided at Pavilion

1pm Harbor Gun

After racing Awards Presentation at the Clubhouse


Courses will be announced at the Competitors Meeting.

We will attempt to sail as many races as possible.

Five races must be completed to warrant a throw-out.


Prizes will be awarded to skippers and crews first through third place.


We will provide housing on a first come, first serve basis. Contact Drew Daugherty to request housing at or call an old friend. In lieu of staying with a club member, there are many hotels in the vicinity of GMSC, Aloft Promenade is the closest. Camp at Maumelle Park 501-868-9477 about 20 minutes from the club.

Please note: swimming and camping are not allowed at Lake Maumelle without a permit.

Disclaimer of Liability and Likeness

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk.

The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during or after the regatta. See RRS Rule 4, Decision to Race.

Participating adults and minors give implied consent for use of their likeness for the purpose of digital and printed promotional materials and social media. Participants waive any rights of compensation or ownership thereto, when used for lawful purposes.


Please ensure your recycling and trash are separated before disposing of waste. Aluminum and glass recycling can be found at the clubhouse.

Trash dumpsters are available beyond the club gates at the public marina.

Additional Info

Physical address is: 12000 Maumelle Harbour Road, Roland, AR 72135.

Visit us at

Regatta Chair: Roger O’Quin, call or text 501-765-5649

Administration: Yates Phillips,

Changes to this NOR will be posted on with a revision date.

This NOR.v2 was created 7/2/2024.

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Sailing Instructions
Sailing Instructions

Follow the link to download Sailing Instructions.

2024 Centerboard Sailing Instructions

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Volunteers are needed for both days of the regatta.

Use links below to explore Race Committee volunteer slots.

Labor Day Regatta Aug 31st

Labor Day Regatta, Sept 1st.