ORC of the Chesapeake championship



ORC of the Chesapeake Championship awards will be made upon conclusion of the sailing season each year. There will be awards for each division including ORC, ORC Racer/Cruiser and ORC Cruiser.


ELIGIBILITY: Membership of the owner or charterer in ORC of the Chesapeake is required to be eligible for annual championship awards.


EVENTS TO BE SCORED: The races and regattas to be scored for the ORC Chesapeake Championship will be determined annually and include the events shown on the racing schedule. View the racing schedule HERE.


If any of the following occur, the event shall not be included in the scoring for this championship:

a) Fewer than three (3) boats are ranked as starters by the Race Committee competing in the same class. b) There are no finishers in the same class.


SCORING: The final low point class score from each eligible event will be used to determine the winners. Ties, if any, will be broken by using Appendix A of the Racing Rules of Sailing. Should a tie remain unbroken after using Appendix A, the tie will stand.


The above scoring shall be used with the divisional prescriptions listed below:


ORC: A yacht must be ranked as a starter in a minimum of six qualifying races or regattas in order to be eligible for the championship award. Each yacht's best six class results from qualifying events will be totaled to create the series low point score. Scores in addition to the best six class finishes will be removed from this scoring.


ORC Racer/Cruiser: A yacht must be ranked as a starter in a minimum of six qualifying races

or regattas in order to be eligible for the championship award. Each yacht's best six class results from qualifying events will be totaled to create the series low point score. Scores in addition to the best six class finishes will be removed from this scoring.


ORC Cruiser: A yacht must be ranked as a starter in a minimum of six qualifying races or regattas in order to be eligible for the championship award. Each yacht's best six class results from qualifying events will be totaled to create the series low point score. Results in addition to the best six finishes will be removed from this scoring.