SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
The Great Race on the Sea

Friday, August 22, 2014
8am
Arrival of Race Boats - Race Village - TBA
9am - 3pm Race Boats Inspections - Race Village
Crane Area - TBA
Ramp Area - TBA
Wet Pits - TBA
Dry Pits - TBA
Wash Down Area - TBA
11am - 2:30pm

​11am - 2:30pm
Racer Registration - TBA

GPS Registration - TBA
6pm
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Racer Meet & Great - TBA

Saturday, August 23, 2014
9am Race Village open to the public
9am Drivers Meeting - TBA
9am - 1:30pm Racers Registration - TBA
11am - 2:30pm​​ ​ GPS Registration - GPS Trailer - TBA

10:30am - 12:30pm
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Swim/Dunker Testing - ​TBA
TBARacer Meet & Great - TBA
TBA LIVE MUSIC & VENDORS
TBA​​ Race Village Closed to the Public

Sunday, August 24, 2014
6am Course Buoy's set
7:30am - 8:30am




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Team Physicals - TBA
​Physicals will promptly end at 8:30am.  The medical team must travel to Freeport for their race briefing and will not be able to administer any requirement for your Physical.  If you DO NOT make the physical in time, you WILL NOT be permitted to race.
9am Race Course Operational
9am ​ Drivers Meeting - TBA
9am
Medical and Dive team briefing - TBA
9am Patrol Fleet Briefing - TBA
9am - 5pm

​​10am
Wet Pits open, Crane lift and Ramp operational

​​Environmental Monitoring
10:45am Medical, Dive Rescue & Patrol Fleet on station
11:30am Opening Ceremonies
12pm RACE 1  (start subject to adjustment)
2pm

4pm​​
RACE 2  (start subject to adjustment)

RACE 3​​ (if necessary, start subject to adjustment)

7pm
Awards Presentation - TBA
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When driving in the State of New York
Certain roadways within New York City have commercial vehicle restrictions. For the most part, commercial vehicles are prohibited from using the portion of the limited-arterial highway network, commonly referred to as the Parkway System.

No Commercial Vehicles, Trucks, or Tractor Trailers are Permitted on New York State’s Parkways. Commercial Vehicles must look for and obey the signs. These signs are typically located at the entrance ramp for parkways or are attached to guide signs indicating roadways where trucks, trailers and tractor trailers are not permitted.

When a bridge has an overhead clearance less than 14 feet, this sign is posted on the bridge indicating the legal overhead clearance of the bridge or elevated structure.​
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Note: DO NOT rely solely on GPS units or online mapping services. They may incorrectly route you onto a parkway. Always obey posted signage.​

DO NOT drive your vehicles in the left lane on the Highways & Expressways
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Don’t Break the Rules
  • Entering any parkway while driving a commercial vehicle could result in:
  • Fines and/or points on your drivers license;
  • Possible physical injury to yourself or others;
  • Damage to your vehicle;
  • Damage to infrastructure;
  • Towing fees in excess of $10,000; 
  • Reimbursement costs to the State and City 
  • for bridge repair;
  • Loss of wages; and
  • Loss of employment.​​
Parkway Truck Restrictions:  http://www.nyc.gov......restrictions.shtml
​Brochure from DOT and NYSDOT: http://www.nyc.gov/h.....ways.pdf
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The State of New York has a Mandatory Helmet Law

No person shall operate or ride upon any motorcycle or motor scooter upon the public roads or highways of this state unless such person is wearing on his or her head a crash helmet of the type and design inspected and approved by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.​​
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