Privateer Yacht Club



2024 Choo Choo Flying Scot Regatta


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Hixson TN

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Hixson TN

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Friday - April 19th
1:00 PM PYC facilities open
6:00 PM cookout - $10/person (Reservation required)
Saturday - April 20th
8:00 AM - continental breakfast
9:00 AM - registration
11:30 AM - Skipper's meeting/lunch
1:00 PM - warning signal first race
5:30 PM - refreshments
6:30 PM - dinner
Sunday - April 21st
8:00 AM - breakfast
10:00 AM - warning signal
No Races started after 12:30 PM
Awards will be presented after lunch

$110 entry fee/boat; skipper and one crew includes:
Saturday breakfast coffee and Danish
Saturday lunch
Saturday refreshments and dinner
Sunday Breakfast
Sunday lunch

T-shirts can be ordered from the PYC store. Select regatta pickup to have it delivered to the Choo Choo Regatta if ordered by 4/7/2024.

Additional Meals:
Saturday lunches - $10/person
Saturday dinners - $25/person
Sunday breakfast - $5/person
Sunday lunches - $10/person



Martin or Orenda Gregory
(706) 264.3133 or (706).264.3134

Rules: The Choo Choo Regatta will be governed by the 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing

Eligibility: This regatta is open to all Flying Scot sailboats. Awards will be presented to the top three finishers.

Races: Five races are planned, weather permitting. Three races on Saturday and two races on Sunday.

Lodging: PYC member homes may be available on a limited, first come, first served basis. Contact Rob Fowler at

Hotels: There are a number of hotels within a 15-20 minute drive of PYC.

Hotel Name Address Phone
Quality Inn 4833 Hixson Pike 423.877.8388
Holiday Inn Exp Hotel/Suites 4820 Hixson Pike 423.877.6464
Hamton Inn 1920 Hamill Road 423.877.3100
Town Place Suites by Mariott 5248 Hwy 153 423.397.7191
La Quinta Inn and Suites 5000 New Country Dr 423.308.2333

Camping: Tent camping is permitted on PYC grounds. A limited number of RV parking spots are also
available, some with electrical hookups, some without hookups. RV spots on-line reservation - first come, first served.

Pets: If you bring a pet, please keep it on a leash while on PYC property. Pets are not allowed in the clubhouse.
Please clean up pet waste.

Release of Claims:
Competitors participate in this regatta entirely at their own risk. See the Rules of Racing Rule no. 3, Decision to race.
Competitors acknowledge that sailing involves potential risks. As a condition of their participation in this regatta,
competitors release all claims they may have against Privateer Yacht Club, the regatta host and property owner,
their officers, directors, members, committees, and employees for damage to property, personal injury or death
sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta. Competitors shall be responsible for damage or injury
caused by their breach of The Racing Rules of Sailing or applicable governmental rules for the avoidance of collision.

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