The Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore will commence on 24 September 2016. This will be a 9 race series with the best 6 to count.
All races are sailed off Sydney Heads.
Whilst there is no one overall winner for the Short Ocean Pointscore, overall and season pointscore trophies will be awarded in both IRC and PHS handicap pointscore categories to 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each division.
A Spring Pointscore and an Autumn Pointscore will be conducted within the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore.
The Spring Pointscore will comprise all races held prior to Christmas (4 races with the best 3 to count). The Autumn Pointscore will comprise all races held after Christmas (5 races with the best 4 to count).
Competitors competing in the Grant Thornton Short Ocean Pointscore require a Special Regulations Audit of Category 4.
(Races with SSI have seperate sailing instructions. Click on the (SSI) to view the link to the sailing instructions for that particular race as they are made available from the host club.)
Race 1: Saturday 24 September 2016 - MHYC Rubber Kellaway Plate
Race 2: Saturday 22 October 2016 - RSYS Gascoigne Cup (SSI)
Race 3: Saturday 5 November 2016 - RSYS Morna Cup (SSI)
Race 4: Saturday 3 December 2016 - CYCA David Burke Memorial
Race 5: Thursday 26 January 2017 - Australia Day / Botany Bay Ocean Race
Race 6: Saturday 11 February 2017 - RSYS Milson Memorial Cup (SSI)
Race 7: Saturday 25 February 2017 - CYCA Short Ocean Race
Race 8: Saturday 11 March 2017 - MHYC Short Ocean Race
Race 9: Saturday 1 April 2017 - MHYC Short Ocean Race