2024 Worrell 1000  Race 

(Revision 10JUL2023)

2024 Worrell 1000 – Notice of Race

“The Worrell 1000 Race” is an offshore long-distance beach catamaran sailboat race to be held between 12-25
May 2024 in the Atlantic waters between South Florida and Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Race will cover
approximately 1000 miles with overnight stops at multiple locations along the East Coast of the United States. The
Organizing Authority (OA) for the Worrell 1000 Race will be “Worrell 1000 Race Reunion Race, Inc.”, a 501(c)(3)
nonprofit organization, (dba “Worrell 1000 Race”). 

The Race shall consist of one class with scoring based on overall elapsed time. Eligible boats are Formula 18 class
that are in compliance with current International Formula 18 Class Rules and with a current and valid
measurement certificate. The Worrell 1000 Race OA shall have final discretion as to which boats and classes of
boats are to compete.

The Race will be governed by the rules as defined by the current edition of “The Racing Rules of Sailing” and the
Class Rules of the boats sailing, except as modified by this Notice of Race and the Worrell 1000 Race Sailing
Instructions. The registered sailors must be members in good standing of their applicable national Formula 18

Race Schedule: 
The Race will be conducted in stages with each stage starting and ending on the beach. There may be a possibility
of some of the legs being sailed at night. Checkpoints are currently in development and are not finalized, but are
expected to include:

Sunday, 12 May: Hollywood, FL to Jensen Beach, FL

Monday, 13 May: Jensen Beach, FL to Cocoa Beach, FL

Tuesday, 14 May: Cocoa Beach, FL to Daytona Beach, FL

Wednesday, 15 May: Daytona Beach, FL to Jacksonville Beach, FL

Thursday, 16 May: Jacksonville Beach, FL to Tybee Island, GA

Friday, 17 May: Tybee Island, GA to Folly Beach, SC

Saturday, 18 May: Folly Beach, SC (lay day)

Sunday, 19 May: Folly Beach, SC to Surfside Beach, SC

Monday, 20 May: Surfside Beach, SC to Wrightsville Beach, NC

Tuesday, 21 May: Wrightsville Beach, NC to Atlantic Beach, NC

Wednesday, 22 May: Atlantic Beach, NC to Ocracoke Island, NC

Thursday, 23 May: Ocracoke Island, NC to Kill Devil Hills, NC

Friday, 24 May: Kill Devil Hills, NC to Virginia Beach, VA

Saturday, 25 May: Awards Banquet, Virginia Beach, VA

**Note: These checkpoints are subject to change due to individual beach conditions such as beach erosion, etc.**


Registration:                                                                                                                                                                                               Only experienced sailing teams will be allowed to participate in the race due to the potential danger involved.
Sailors that have not previously competed in the Race may be required to submit a sailing résumé. Registration
covers Race fees only. When registration opens, registration information will be available on the official web
site. Registration will be limited to the first 15 teams accepted by the Worrell 1000 Race Organizing Authority, and
with payment of the entry fee.




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