Notice of Race

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Notice of Race

OPEN REGATTA
Hosted by Bundaberg Sailing Club
14th &15th March 2015

Bundaberg Sailing Club racing fleeet
Mixed classes preparing to start

1. Rules will be governed by the current Racing Rules of Sailing, the prescriptions and regulations of Yachting Australia and Class measurement requirements of specific classes.

2. Entry is open to all OTB mono and Multihull sailing craft and Trailers Sailer/Yachts.

3. Fleets will be
Div. 1 – OTB cats and dinghies VYC>95
Div. 2 – OTB cats and dinghies VYC95
Div. 2 – OTB cats and dinghies VYC<95
Div. 3 – Trailer Sailers and Yachts
Div. 4 – Juniors

Other fleets will be considered if sufficient entries are received. Race committee reserves the right to change divisions, min. of three boats to form a division.

4. Regatta fees will be:
Seniors – $40.00 per boat or $25.00 for one day only.
Juniors – $15.00 per boat.
Nominations will be accepted by Email & pay cash on the day. Sorry no efposs facilities available.

5. Registration from 10:00 A.M. Saturday 14th March 2015 Briefing 12:00 P.M.
Racing Saturday 14th March 2015
Sailing session 1 not before 13:00 P.M.
Racing Sunday 15th March 2015
Sailing session 2 not before 10:00 A.M.

6. Sailing instructions at registration and briefing before each days racing.

7. Courses – Courses shall be as per briefing.

8. Scoring: The low point scoring system will apply, lowest score being the winner. If 5 or more races are held there shall be one drop. Race committee reserves the right to apply YV yardsticks to boats in the regatta.

8.a Safety Regulations
A sign-on/sigh-off sheet will be provided at the club house. Skippers need to sign-on for the day and sign-off at the end of the last race of the day. Skippers failing to legibly sign-on prior to the first warning signal, or failing to sign off within one hour of their last finishing time, may be scored as a DNS or DNF, respectively without a protest hearing.
A boat which retires from a race shall notify Race Control as soon as possible.

9. Saturday Night Entertainment: The clubhouse and bar will be open after racing. Dinner will be available. Sunday breakfast will be available.
For catering please contact Bruce Potter prior toThursday 12th March
10. Prizes will be presented in accordance with the number of competitors in each fleet. Presentation – post race Sunday at the Bundaberg Sailing Club.

11. Disclaimer of Liability – Competitors participate in the event at their own risk. Rule 4 Decision to race states “The responsibility for a boat’s decision to race and continue racing is hers alone”.

12. No responsibility will be accepted by Bundaberg Sailing Club Inc. sponsors, members, volunteers or any other persons connected to the event for material damage or personal injury or death, during, prior to or after this event.

13. Fee free camping sites and full use of amenities available at the BSC.

14. For more information please contact Vice Commodore Bruce Potter on Mob. 0429491037 or Email robin.potter@bigpond.com or BSC at bscsailbundy@gmail.com

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