Notice of Race
September 7-8, 2013
Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club
San Pedro, CA
The event will be hosted by Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club (CBYC). Club and Event information are available at www.cbyc.org.
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the 2013-2016 Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS)
1.2 Individual Classes will be governed as defined below. In the event of a conflict, individual Class Rules shall apply.
Farr 40 Class
1.3 The Organizing Authority (OA) is CBYC.
1.4 In the event of a conflict between the Notice of Race (NOR) and the Sailing Instructions (SI), the SI shall prevail. This changes RRS 63.7.
1.5 Individual classes shall be responsible for administering any procedures or documents required by Class Rules.
1.6 US Sailing Prescriptions to RRS 60, 63.2 and 63.4 are NOT in effect.
1.7 OA reserves the right to amend this NOR and to post updated NOR at www.lbyc.org.
2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
2.1 Entry in this regatta is open to all boats that are in compliance and good standing with the West Coast Farr 40 Fleet
2.2 Each boat must be entered by an individual who is a member of a yacht club or sailing association that is a Member of US Sailing (or National Authority).
2.3 Entries shall be submitted on the CBYC entry form http://www.cbyc.org/race/entry_gnrl07.pdf and received by CBYC no later than September 5, 2013 at 1200 hours. Payment can be made by check or credit card by calling the CBYC front desk.
2.4 Late entries may be accepted only with prior approval of the OA.
The entry fee is $200.00 USD. The entry fee will include post-racing food and entertainment for all participating crews.
Saturday, September 7
0900hrs: Free Coffee and Muffins
1000hrs: Skipper’s Meeting
1300hrs: Warning Signal Race 1
ASAP Warning Signal Races 2 &amp; 3
1630hrs: Post Racing Appetizers, Keg Beer and No Host Cocktails
Sunday, September 8
0900hrs: Free Coffee and Muffins
1300hrs: Warning Signal Race 4
ASAP Warning Signal Race 5
1700hrs: Post Race Reception and awards at CBYC.
No Race Shall Be Started after 1500 Hours on September 8th
The Race Committee (RC) at its discretion may run fewer races on Saturday or more races on Sunday or less than the five (5) scheduled races based on wind and weather conditions.
5. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
Sailing Instructions (SI) will be available on September 5th, 2013, at CBYC and at www.cbyc.org.
6. RACING AREA
The racing area will be in the Pacific Ocean, approximately one (1) mile outside Angels Gate.
Courses shall be windward/leeward with leeward gates.
8.1 The Low Point System of RRS Appendix A will apply except that all scores will count. This changes Rule A2.
8.2 Five (5) races are scheduled. Two (2) races must be completed to constitute a regatta
9. RADIO COMMUNICATION
The RC shall make every effort to broadcast course and OCS information to boats on the water.
Trophies will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place boats.
11. SUPPORT BOATS
Support boats shall be permitted, subject to any provisions of individual Class Rules.
Please contact CBYC Dockmaster Dean Wyer at (310) 519-1694 or firstname.lastname@example.org for berthing information.
13. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors in this event are participating entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. By Participating in this event, each competitor agrees to release the OA and any related parties from any and all liability associated with participation in this event to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Competitors and guests are welcome to use the CBYC facilities during the event. Entry Fee includes morning coffee and muffins, post-race appetizers for all competitors and free beer Saturday after racing.
15. FURTHER INFORMATION
CBYC – Race Management Jonathan Mitsumori email@example.com
Dockmaster Dean Wyer (310) 519-1694