Invitation: The Puget Sound Six Meter Association invites Six Meter sailors to participate in the 2006 North American Six Meter Championships, US Six Meter Championships & Olin J Stephens II Classic Six Meter Cup for yachts designed prior to Dec 31, 1965. The Northwest Maritime Center & Wooden Boat Foundation will graciously be assisting the race committee and provide the race committee and mark boats.

Venue: Point Hudson Marina, Port Townsend, Washington. Racing will take place in the body of water known as Port Townsend between Indian Island and the Quimper Peninsula. All of the boats will be moored at the Point Hudson Marina, social activities will center around the meeting room which has been reserved for the event and is immediately adjacent to the moorage.

Rules: The regatta will be governed by the 2005-2008 Racing Rules of Sailing in addition to the rules of the International Six Meter Class, and the Deeds of gift of the Bill Gooderham Canadian-American Cup, U.S. National Championship Trophy and the Olin J. Stephens II Classic Six Meter Cup except as amended by the sailing instructions.

Eligibility: This regatta is open to all Six Meter Yachts as defined by the measurement Rule. Eligible Yachts may enter by completing the entry form and paying the entry fee. Once paid, fees will not be refunded.

Schedule: 5 races are scheduled, conditions permitting.
July 14 Registration 3pm-7 pm
Evening practice race 5:00pm-7:00pm
Sippers Meeting and Open keg 7:00pm-

July 15 Pick up lunches 8:30-9:00am
First Championship Race 10:30
Lunch on the water after second race
More racing back at the dock before 5:30
Open Keg 5:30-6:30
Dinner (provided) 6:30

July 16 First race of two planned 10:30
Trophies and open keg 2:00 approx.

Courses: Racing will be on courses of windward leeward design except for the last race on Saturday which will be a "Harbor Tour" distance race. Course lengths will be as conditions permit. All yachts, both classics and moderns shall start at the same time.

Scoring: For the Bill Gooderham Canadian-American Cup (North American championship) and US Championships all yachts will be scored. For the Olin J. Stephens II Cup, only the classic yachts will be scored. The series will be scored as provided in Appendix A as amended by the sailing instructions. The scoring penalty as provided in RRS 44.3 shall apply. If 5 races are sailed there will be one throw out. Three races shall constitute a championship.

Awards: The North American Championships and Olin J Stephens II Cup shall award trophies for first, second and third place. The U.S. Championship trophy will be awarded to the U.S. yacht with the best score. The championship trophies are "traveling". Commemorative trophies may be awarded at the pleasure of the organizing authority.

Moorage and Launch: Moorage is available at Point Hudson Marina. Important: 20 slips are set aside for this event. They can only be formally reserved by and paid for by the boat owner. This must occur prior to June 23rd. After that date moorage is available on a first come first served basis. Contact Chris Wenger at The Port of Port Townsend, Point Hudson Marina & RV Park 360-385-2828 to confirm your reservation with a credit card. Haul out facilities are available at the Port Townsend Marina.

Lodging: Tent Camping is available at Ft. Flagler, reservations at 20 minutes away. RV camping is available at Point Hudson, reservations contact same as moorage. Hotels are numerous and can be browsed at

Fees: The race fee will be $125 per boat and include two Saturday night dinner tickets. Additional tickets may be purchased for $20 per person. Entries must be received prior to July 1. Lunches can be ordered for delivery prior to each days racing

Regatta Contact: Andy Parker (206) 842-8035,
5686 NE Cessna Lane Bainbridge Island, WA 98110



Sign up Form

Yacht Name____________________________________________________________________

Sail Number____________________Classic or Modern_________________________________



Owners address_________________________________________________________________


Crew Members






Email address__________________________ Phone Number____________________________

Cell phone________________________

Entry Fee including two dinner tickets $125.

Additional dinner tickets @ $23. each _____

Total _____