Notice of Race – SUNDAY 30th October 2016
1.1 The race will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016.
2. NOTICES TO COMPETITORS
2.1 Notices to competitors will be posted on the official notice board located at the ABYC Clubhouse.
3. CHANGES TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
3.1 Any change to the sailing instructions will be posted before 09h30 on the day it will take effect, or otherwise conveyed at the Skippers Meeting at 09h30.
4. RACE REQUIREMENTS
4.1 Open to all keelboats with a qualified skipper on board.
4.2 Valid COFs required
5. THE COURSE
5.1 This is a medium distance race and may be sailed in either direction around the cardinals depending on the prevailing wind direction and shipping movements. Harbour Start ? Ngqura Port Lateral Mark Closest to PE Harbour ? Bellbuoy ? Harbour Entrance finish.
6.1 The start line will be between the General Goods terminal and the Ore terminal. The start warning signal will not be before at 10h00. A Rabbit/Gate Start may be used.
7. THE FINISH
7.1 An extended line of the Port Control Tower and the Port Entrance Beacon to within a hundred metres from the end of the breakwater. Finish line to be confirmed at Skippers meeting.
8.1 The scoring system is as follows: Elapsed time corrected to individual handicaps.
9. SAFETY REGULATIONS
9.1 Check-Out and Check-In Procedures, sign in and out as per normal, and additionally you must enter you boat name on the day of sailing with the Race Officer.
9.2 A boat that retires from a race shall notify the Race Officer as soon as possible via cellphone (provided at Skippers Meeting).
9.3 All boats must have a working radio, race channel 71.
10. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
10.1 Competitors participate in the races entirely at their own risk. See SSR Rule 4: Decision to Race. ABYC and the organisers will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the races. Each participating boat is encouraged to carry sufficient valid third-party liability insurance to cover any liability arising during the event
11.1 Race Convenor: Morgan Griffiths, 072 4175793, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note the trophy for this race can only be awarded to an ABYC member.