Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Skerries Sailing Club Junior Regatta 2014

Notice of Race

Saturday 7th June 

1 Event

Skerries Sailing Club Junior Regatta for Optimists, Mirrors, Toppers, Laser 4.7, 420’s, Sundry and Laser Radial will take place at Skerries Sailing Club, Harbour Road, Skerries, Co Dublin on  Saturday 7th June 2014.

2 Rules

2.1. All races shall be governed by the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the prescriptions of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA), this Notice of Race, and the Sailing Instructions.

3 Eligibility

3.1 Competitors shall be members of clubs affiliated to the ISA

3.2 All boats and competitors shall comply with the safety rules of Skerries Sailing Club

3.3 The Race Committee may request a valid measurement certificate for inspection, and may appoint an official to inspect any competing boat at any time.

3.4 All boats must launch from the club slipway.

4 Responsibility & Insurance

4.1 Competitors must have third party insurance of at least €1.5 M (one million five hundred thousand euro).

4.2. RRS Fundamental Rule 4 states: "The responsibility for a boat's decision to participate in a race or to continue racing is hers alone." This includes a decision whether or not to launch, and should take into account the equipment and clothing of both helm and crew.

4.3. The race organizers shall not be responsible for any loss, damage, death or personal injury, however caused, to the owner or crew as a result of their taking part in the event.

5 Entries

5.1 Entry Fee €15 for Optimist and laser and Toppers; €25 for Mirrors. 420’s.  Closing date for Early Entries 29th May. Entries will be accepted by Post to Skerries Sailing Club, Harbour Road, Skerries, Co Dublin. For Early Entries the fee can be paid in cash on the day. Late entries will be accepted on the day at the Race Office - €20 for single handed, €30 for double handed

6 Registration, Briefing, & Sailing Instructions

6.1 Registration will be held in Skerries Sailing Club, as follows:

            Saturday 7th June 2014:       09.00 – 10.30 hrs

6.2 Briefing will be held on Saturday 7th June 2014 at 10.30 hrs at Skerries Sailing Club. Additional briefings may be held as required by posting a notice on the official notice board.

6.3 Sailing Instructions will be available to competitors at registration.

7 Number of Races & Warning Signal

7.1 Three races are scheduled for the event. The timing of the Warning Signal for the first race will be at 11.45 hrs.

7.2 The minimum number of races to constitute an event shall be 2 (two).

8 Scoring

8.1 The Low Point scoring system of RRS Appendix A4.1 shall apply.

9. Prizegiving

9.1 Prize giving will be held as soon as possible after racing on Saturday 7th June 2014. 

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