Figure 8 Race Non-Stop
(Vashon Is. & Bainbridge Is.)
June 13th-14th 2020
UPDATE: the Figure 8 race is cancelled for 2020 due to COVID 19, but we will be running the race in 2021
Start: Saturday, 09:00
End/Time Limit: Sunday, 15:00, 31 Hours
NOTE: This is an overnight race.
The race starts in Port Madison Bay and heads to Agate Passage (Counter clockwise around Bainbridge Island) where the current will be flowing in the direction of the course. Vessel's will have 2 hours to make it through Agate Pass. Proceed South to Rich Passage. Vessels need to make the tide window at Rich Passage by 16:00. Once through Rich Passage, the fleet will head south to Blake Island rounding either side of Blake Island and continue to the east side of Vashon Island (Clockwise around Vashon Island). The fleet will continue to Robinson Point rounding, then heading to Dalco Passage. After getting to Dalco Point, the fleet will head north and up Colvos Passage (Colvos Passage current always flows North). After getting to Point Vashon (North end), the fleet will continue around Blake Island (either side) to the east side of Bainbridge Island (Counter Clockwise). Round Point Monroe to finish.
Bainbridge Island always stays on Port side!
Vashon Island always stays on Starboard side!