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Maylandsea Bay Sailing Club

 

Kestrel and Hornet Open

 

 

2nd and 3rd September 2017

 

 

 

Notice of Race

 

RULES

 

The regatta will be governed by the racing Rules of sailing, the prescriptions of the R.Y.A., the rules of the Association, except as any of these are changed by the event Sailing Instructions.

 

ELIGIBILITY

The meeting is open to all Kestrel and Hornet dinghies on satisfactory completion of the entry form. All competitors  and their families  will be deemed to be temporary members  of Maylandsea  Bay Sailing Club for the duration of the event.

 

ENTRY FEE is £22 per boat. Non competing visitors £5 per person for Saturday evening food.

 

FACILITIES, CAMPING, FOOD and ENTERTAINMENT:

 

The club will be open from 18:00 on Friday 1st September.

 

Camping is permitted on site on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd September only. Access to toilets and changing rooms will be available overnight.

 

Refreshments will be available on Saturday and Sunday at the galley.

 

Food will be available on the Saturday night this is included in the entry fee (see above) Please email Paul Wilkinson if you have any special dietary requirements.

Entertainment will be organised for Saturday night Kestrels v Hornets

 

SCHEDULE

 

Friday 1st  September

Club opens                             18:00

Registration                            20:00 to 21:00

 

 

Saturday 2nd September

Registration                            from 7:30 to 8:00

Briefing                                   8:15

Races 1 and 2                        Race 1 will start no earlier than 09:00

Race 2 will follow as soon as possible after the last finisher in race 1

 

Sunday 3rd September

Briefing                                   09:00 (if required)

Races 3 and 4                        Race 3 will start no earlier than 09:50


Race 4 will follow as soon as possible after the last finisher in race 3

 

Prize giving*                           14:30 approx.

 

If two starts are used Hornets will be the first start for each race, Kestrels will be the second start for each race.

 

Please note: at the discretion of the race committee, races may be raced on Sunday instead of

Saturday or vice versa.

 

*Timings approximate

 

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

Will be available at registration from Friday 1st September 2017.

 

VENUE

The regatta will be held at Maylandsea Bay Sailing Club, The Esplanade, Maylandsea, CM3 6AL

and sailed on Lawling Creek and River Blackwater, Essex

 

COURSES

Will be displayed in the race reception and or committee boat and described at the briefings.

 

SCORING:

The low points scoring system in Appendix A will be used. Each boats series score shall be the total

of all her race scores, except that discards shall be applied as follows:

 

 

Races

 

Discards

1 3 races completed

No discard

 

4 races completed

 

1 discard

 

PRIZES will be awarded

 

RADIO COMMUMICATION

Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats, this restriction also applies to mobile telephones.

 

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing  authority  will noaccept  any liability  for  material  damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

 

INSURANCE

Each  participating  boat  shall  be insured  with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of £2,000,000 per incident or the equivalent.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

 

Please contact Paul Wilkinson 01245 280025, or email wilks22@btinternet.com

 

 

 

 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU TO MAYLANDSEA BAY SAILING CLUB

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