2011 Sperry Top-Sider Detroit NOOD Regatta Information

General Event Information for Competitors
NOOD Regattas


Dear Detroit NOOD Sailors,

We’re looking forward to having you and your crew join us at the Detroit NOOD this year. The dates are June 3-5, 2011 and once again our regatta headquarters will be located at the Bayview Yacht Club. The NOOD staff is busy getting ready for you at our fifth stop of the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD season. Welcome to all of you!
Classes currently registered for the 2011 Sperry Top-Sider Detroit NOOD Regatta: **
Audi Melges 20
Beneteau 36.7
C&C 35 Mark I Design
Cal 25
Catalina 22
Catalina 27
Express 27
IRC A- Great Lakes Championship
IRC 1.000 or greater
J/35 & Thomas 35
Melges 24
NA 40
S2 7.9
Tartan Ten
Tripp 26
Ultimate 20
Viper 640
Wavelength 24- Great Lakes Championship
Not Listed? There’s still time to add your class. Contact,**

A minimum of six boats is required for a class to remain eligible. Due to the number of classes anticipated at this event, entrants should be aware that there is a possibility that certain classes may be started together but still scored separately. A $50 late fee (in addition to the entry fee) will start on May 16, 2011 at 5 p.m. EST. This is an additional fee if you register or pay on or after this date past 5 p.m. EST. Please note this deadline when sending mailed or faxed entries. To receive a refund or to cancel your entry, call 401-845-4412 by May 30, 2011.


Don’t be left out this year! Come join us at the NOOD Party Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings after racing! Party hours are on Friday and Saturday 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Buy now and save. Party Tickets are available to purchase with your registration fee for $46 each for online pre-purchases. On-site they will be $55 each. Each night there will be entertainment with live music, full meals and beverages provided by our sponsors Mount Gay Rum and Bells Beer. Merchandise will be sold at the parties so don’t forget to stop by to get your exclusive 2011 gear for yourself, friends and family.

Trailers and Launching **
Bayview Yacht Club has the capability to launch all boats sailing in the NOOD Regatta for Free.

Dockage is free, courtesy of the Bayview Yacht Club and is available on a first come first serve basis starting on Tueday June 1, 2011. Bayview Yacht Club staff will be on hand to direct vessels to maximize dock space. Some dockage may be available at Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, Grosse Pointe Club and Detroit Yacht Club. Please call Harbormaster Angelo Parisi to make arrangements or email at


Dress Code
Bayview Yacht Club has a very casual and relaxed atmosphere. After racing, come as you are and enjoy the regatta party. Coat and tie are not required for evening dining.

Club Charging
Participants charging to reciprocal clubs must have their membership card present or use Visa/MasterCard to pay for dining, bar, and other services (US currency please). Club charges are not accepted for Sperry Top-Sider NOOD merchandise.

**Box lunches **
Box lunches will be available for $8 each. These can be picked up in the clubhouse starting at 7:30 a.m. each morning. A box lunch form is included in this mailing. Please fill this out and return it to Bayview Yacht Club before Wednesday June 1, 2011. Orders taken after June 1, 2011 will cost $9 each.


Parking for cars is on a first-come, first-serve basis. When the lots are full there will be parking available on the street. No overnight parking of personal vehicles will be allowed on BYC property except tow vehicles and boat trailers as space permits. Unauthorized vehicles may be towed at owner’s expense. There will be a fee of $100 for RV’s wanting to stay on Club Property. There will be a designated parking area for RV’s. Please note there is LIMITED room for RV’s so please make all arrangements PRIOR to arrival with the office of Bayview Yacht Club. The office may be reached at 313.822.1853 or via email at

Bayview Yacht Club is a free Internet Hot Spot 80211b.

Please take the time to mark your calendars for the Detroit NOOD Regatta dates June 3-5, and join us at the Bayview Yacht Club for the fifth stop of the 2011 Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta season.