Edison Sailing Center
would like to welcome you to
our dedicated River Romp Regatta webpage
The Edison Sailing Center in collaboration with US Sailing is proud to host the US Junior Olympic Regatta – The River Romp – October 17 & 18, 2015, on the north shore of the Caloosahatchee River.
If you are returning to River Romp, Welcome Back! If you are participating for the first time, Welcome to the North Shore!
Where is it….
google map for local accommodations
We look forward to greeting you at Check-in, Friday evening or Saturday morning. Please read the following “puffs” of information for Coaches:
Click HERE for the registration link for coaches. All coaches are required to register.
Coaches will receive an identification number and shall fly their assigned numbered flag on their boat. Flags will be provided.
Return the flag to a designated ESC Volunteer at the Official Notice Board prior to the conclusion of Trophy Presentation.
LIFE JACKETS MUST BE WORN ON THE WATER.
Changes & Cues for 2015 – sailors, parents & coaches
Coaching is permitted and encouraged in the back half of the GREEN fleet only.
On land: ALL sailors check-in to confirm sail numbers during Registration Hours (Friday, 4:30-6:30 PM; Saturday 7:45 – 9:00)
On water: All sailors check-in with their respective Race Committee boats prior to the start of the first race and anytime thereafter if they have made a sail change.
All boats will launch from the north shore (beach).
Check the Official Notice Board for updates and changes.
Red, White & Blue Fleets will have THE SAME START, and will be racing on the same course.
Green fleet will be scored. All Green Fleet competitors will receive a participation recognition.
Green Fleet will have a separate Skippers Meeting and launch protocol. Green Fleeters should remain on shore, at the Skippers Meeting, while all other sailors launch. Green Fleeters are encouraged to rig their boats AWAY from the beach, allowing access to the water for the “first wave” to launch
Park Rangers, Deputies & ESC Volunteers will direct you as you enter the parking lot. Your cooperation in following their directions will facilitate everyone’s ability to offload safely.
Edison sailing center River Romp is a U.S. sailing Junior Olympic event. All sailors must be U.S. sailing members in good standing. to check your membership or sign up, click HERE. All sailors must have approved safety gear.