Denver Sailing Association Wavy Burgee

2024 Series

2024 Series

The Denver Sailing Association (DSA) will conduct up to four (4) Series of Races in 2024 as the Organizing Authority (OA). These Race Series will be held on Cherry Creek Reservoir, Cherry Creek State Park, Aurora, CO.

[NOS updated 3-1-2024]

Thawout Series

Five (5) Saturdays April 13 – May 11, 2024.

First Warning signal at 1300 hours. No race warning will be signaled after 1600.

Race #DateWeekdayFirst Warning Signal
1April 13Saturday1300
2April 20Saturday1300
3April 27Saturday1300
4May 4Saturday1300
5May 11Saturday1300

Spring Series

Eight (8) Thursdays May 23 – July 18, 2024, skipping July 4.

First warning signal at 1820 hours.

Race #DateWeekdayFirst Warning Signal
1May 23Thursday1820
2May 30Thursday1820
3June 6Thursday1820
4June 13Thursday1820
5June 20Thursday1820
6June 27Thursday1820
7July 11Thursday1820
8July 18Thursday1820

Summer Series

Eight (8) Thursdays July 25 – September 12, 2024.

First warning signal at 1820 hours until August 22. Races on August 29 and later will start at 1745 hours.

Race #DateWeekdayFirst Warning Signal
1July 25Thursday1820
2August 1Thursday1820
3August 8Thursday1820
4August 15Thursday1820
5August 22Thursday1820
6August 29Thursday1745
7September 5Thursday1745
8September 12Thursday1745

Frostbite Series

Five (5) weekend race days. Three (3) Sundays September 22 – October 6, 2024 then two (2) Saturdays October 12 – 19, 2024. First Warning signal at 1300 hours.

No race warning will be signaled after 1600.

Race #DateWeekdayFirst Warning Signal
1September 22Sunday1300
2September 29Sunday1300
3October 6Sunday1300
4October 12Saturday1300
5October 19Saturday1300

Race Committee Requirements

Each DSA Member being scored must register and serve on Race Committee two (2) days/evenings during any of the Series races of the season or during any scheduled DSA Regattas.

All races sailed prior to scheduling or meeting RC duty commitment will be recorded as NORC. Up to two (2) race day scores, four (4) races maximum, will be reinstated following completion of scheduling RC duties commitment. Failure to meet their RC duties on their schedule date will result in removal of all prior scores for that series.

Visit out Race Committee page for more information.

Trophies

Trophies for all series races are awarded at the End of Year Awards Banquet social event.

Contact

For further information contact us, the DSA Race Committee Chair [email protected], or any member of the Race Committee.

2024 Rocky Mountain Shootout/Hornblower Regatta

Rocky Mountain Shootout/Hornblower Regatta

2024 Rocky Mountain Shootout/Hornblower Regatta

The Denver Sailing Association (DSA), as the organizing authority (OA), will conduct the 2024 Rocky Mountain Shootout/Hornblower Regatta on Cherry Creek Reservoir, Cherry Creek State Park, Aurora, CO on May 18 – 19, 2024.

The Shootout Regatta is open to Keelboats. One Design Keelboat fleets with four (4) or more entries will be recognized as a class. Anticipated classes are Santana 20s, J22, and PHRF.

The Hornblower Regatta is open to non-self-righting boats (Dinghies). One Design Dinghy fleets with four (4) or more entries will be recognized as a class. Anticipated classes are Lightning, Melges 15, Laser, and Portsmouth.

  • 2024 Regatta Award - Bjorn Honey
  • 2024 Regatta Participant Goodie - Tattered Covers Bookmark
  • 2024 Regatta Participant Goodie - Bjorn Honey Sample & Recipe Card
  • 2024 Regatta Participant Goodie - Rocky Mountain Sunscreen Sample

Schedule of Events

Saturday May 18th, 2024

On-site Registration/Check-in 0900-1100

Competitor’s Meeting 1100

First warning signal 1200, subsequent signals & races to follow

Dinner after all races finish

Sunday May 19th, 2024

On-site Registration/Check-in 0900-1000

First warning signal 1100, subsequent signals & races to follow

No race warnings after 1500

Regatta Registration

Fees for the Rocky Mountain Shootout/Hornblower Regatta are $100 for boats greater than 17 feet in length ($90 for current DSA Members) and $80 for boats 17 feet or less in length ($70 for current DSA Members). These fees must be paid prior to May 12th, 2024. Fees and registrations received after May 12th, 2024, are subject to a $30 late fee. Junior fees (age 18 and under) are $35.00 with no late fee.

Early online registration is open through the buttons below until midnight Sunday May 12th, 2024. After this, on-site registration will be available at the DSA Clubhouse during the event’s registration/check times.

SIs will be distributed at registration.

DSA Members

Non Members

Juniors

Junior racers can register by emailing Community Sailing of Colorado at [email protected].

Saturday Dinner Tickets

We will have a taco bar dinner after Saturday’s races catered by Venalonzo’s Tacos, voted Best Tacos in the 2024 Denver Taco Tournament by The Denver Gazette readers. Tickets are $20 per person and will include food + drinks.

Ticket sales are CLOSED. Only a limited number will be available day of.

Contact

For further information contact us, the Regatta Chair at [email protected], or Race Committee at [email protected].