2017 Friendship Cup


Hosted by Friends of Belmar Harbor and the Shark River Beach & Yacht Club

360 South Riverside Drive, Neptune, New Jersey 07753


Friday, August 11, 2017

High Tide at NJ Transit Bridge – 10:48 AM & Low Tide at 5:11 PM
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM - Check In: Shark River Beach & Yacht Club
9:30 AM – Competitor’s Meeting
9:45 AM - Launching of boats
10:00 AM First Warning Signal for All Classes
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM– Lunch
1:00 PM – Continue Racing One race constitutes a regatta
No start after 4 PM


The regatta is open to Optimist Prams, skippered by junior sailors 7 to 15 years of age at the time of the first race, and also Club 420’s, Laser Radials, Laser 4.7’s, Sunfish and Feva’s, skippered and crewed by junior sailors who have not reached their 19th birthday in the 2017 calendar year. The Optimist class will be divided into a Green Fleet, and Red, Blue, and White fleet. The Green Fleet will have a separate course.The Red, Blue, and White divisions will be based on the sailors’ age on the day of the regatta. Green Fleet 1st & 2nd year sailors; Red Fleet 13 to 15 years old; Blue Fleet 11 & 12 years old; White Fleet 10 and under.