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Volunteer Registration - 2022 Ya Gotta Regatta

  • 08 Oct 2022
  • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 1425 Key Highway

Registration

  • Help set up the registration table. Check in Sailors (J/22 and PHRF) and Volunteers as they arrive. Sell DSC merch as needed.
  • You're in charge of it all! Make sure your signal boat assistants know which flags to use; make sure the course is square; make sure the races run on time; make sure everyone does their job!
  • Experience driving a power boat is required, and setting a One Design race course prefered.

    Operator MUST have BOAT US Safe Boater certificate.
  • Assist with hoisting and lowering the flags, keeping score, and dropping and hauling marks. Experience running races and racing sailboats is strongly recommended.
  • Run the PHRF Pursuit race. Coordinate time checks, signal the start, and score boats in finishing order. Experience running sailboat races preferred.
  • Assist the PHRF PRO in starting and scoring the PHRF Pursuit Race.
  • Assist with selling YGR & DSC Merchandise and checking in volunteers.
  • Check in Accessible sailors, provide them with a PFD, and escort them to the assigned area or boat. Help clean up and break down the registration table
  • Rig and De-rig the Access Dinghies. You may also assist in helping sailors to enter/exit the boats.
  • Set the course and run races for the Access Dinghies. Provide instruction and coaching to sailors as needed. Experience running sailboat races is preferred.
  • Launch, run, and score the races for the Sonar and Freedom Class distance races. This class will use the 15' LOST & FOUND whaler. Experience running sailboat races is preferred.
  • Experience driving a power boat is required. Operate the chase boat for the Access Dinghy or Sonar/Freedom courses. You may provide instruction/coaching to sailors as needed.

    Operator MUST have BOAT US Safe Boater certificate.
  • Assist the PROs and chase boat operators in running the races for the Access Dinghies or Freedom/Sonar races. Start the races and score boats as they finish. You may also provide instruction/coaching to sailors as needed.
  • You will sail with a participant on an access dinghy. Minimal experience required!
  • You might be providing sailing instruction (including "tiller time") to participants (up to 3) in one or 2 medium distance races to Ft McHenry and back.
  • Assist the coach/skipper as needed in providing sailing instruction and boat handling.
  • Training on our manual Hoyer lift is required to fill this role.
  • Set up for the party, and man the registration/merch table. Check in guests as they arrive, and sell meal tickets and DSC merchandise
  • Roaming volunteers - site clean-up and maintenance
  • Make-up booth; STEM project booth
  • All hands on deck - clean up and breakdown tables, decorations, etc. Make sure all trash and recycling makes it's way to appropriate dumpsters.
  • Roaming volunteers - site clean-up and maintenance

Register

Not racing in the Ya Gotta Regatta!? Then please consider volunteering for one of the many tasks for the day. 

There are multiple opportunities to get involved throughout the day.  Whether you can pitch in for a full day, or only a couple hours, we appreciate any help you can provide.  Times are listed in each Volunteer registration type, and volunteer needs are listed in chronological order.

Thank you for making the 2022 YGR a huge success!


Links:


2022 Ya Gotta Regatta main page


Fundraising Page (Click & Pledge)


Fundraising instructions

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The Downtown Sailing Center at the Baltimore Museum of Industry
1425 Key Highway, Suite 110, Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 727-0722 • info@downtownsailing.org