The best way to learn the San Juans like the back of your hand is to circumnavigate each island slowly and fastly and closely!
The start/finish line will be set up in Harney Channel. A flag on the upper balcony of the Orcas Hotel will mark the port end of the line. All signals will be flown/sounded from the balcony of the Orcas Hotel. The postponement flag will drop promptly after the 10AM inter-island ferry departs Orcas Landing. Please stay out of the way of the WSF as it departs. An announcement shale be made by radio VHF-68 shortly prior to the start sequence. Flag sequence will be as specified in Rule 26 and will be fully described in the SIs. All divisions will start at the same time, approximately 1015 hours. Racers will proceed clockwise around Shaw Island, keeping it to starboard, and return to the start/finish line. The cutoff time for finishing is 1700 hours.