ANTIGUA YACHT CLUB ISSUES NOR FOR PICO REGATTASunday 30th September 2012
NOTICE OF RACE
ANTIGUA YACHT CLUB
Sunday 14th October 2012
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 No national authority prescriptions will apply.
2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
2.1 One Sailor 16 years of age and over on date of regatta.
One Sailor under 16 years of age on date of regatta.
Competitors are required to register their entry with the Antigua Yacht Club no later than Thursday 11th October 2012.
Entry forms are available online at www.antiguayachtclub.com.
3. CLASSES AND FEES
3.1. Pairs Class – One Sailor 16 years of age and over and one sailor under 16 years of age on date of regatta.
Note: There must be a minimum of 5 years age difference between the two competitors.
3.2 The entry fee is US $20.00 per boat.
4. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
4.1 Racing will be scheduled as follows:
First warning signal will not before 9: 30 a.m.
Morning - Pairs Class – 3 races
Afternoon – Pairs Class – 2 races
4.2 Prizegiving will be at 3:30 pm.
5.1 Laser Picos - 11 are available
6. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
6.1 The sailing instructions will be available on Sunday 14th October 2012.
7.1 The venue will be Antigua Yacht Club.
7.2 Race Area is Falmouth Harbour.
8. THE COURSES
8.1 The courses to be sailed will be Olympic Triangle or Windward/Leeward.
9. PENALTY SYSTEMS
9.1 Rules 44.1 and 44.2 are changed so that only one turn, including one tack and one gibe, is required.
9.2 Decisions of the protest committeewill be final as provided in rule 70.4.
10.1 The Low Point System of Appendix A will apply.
10.2 Five races are planned for the pairs class with one discard allowed.
11.1 Prizes will be given as follows: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
12. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
12.1 Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.
Antigua Yacht Club
Tel/Fax #: 268 460 1799
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