THE ROYAL PRINCE ALFRED YACHT CLUB

 

NOTICE-OF-RACE

 

for the

 

 

2002 WINTER TWO - HANDED SERIES

 

 

 

 

 

19th May, 2nd June, 20th July, 18th August, 8th September 2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.         RULES:

1.1       The series will be governed by the 2001 - 2004 Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the Prescriptions and Special Regulations of the Australian Yachting Federation (AYF), the Notice-of-Race and by the Sailing Instructions.

1.2       The number of crew on any yacht shall be two only.

 

 

2.         ALTERATIONS OF RACING RULES:

            The racing rules will be modified in accordance with RRS 86 as follows:

            2.1       RRS 52            manual power,

                        is altered to allow the use of electronic steering devices only.  This includes        wind powered devices.

            2.2       RRS 51            MOVING BALLAST

                        is deleted.

 

 

3.         ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY:

3.1       The series is open to all yachts owned by and entered by a yacht or sailing club recognised by  its national authority or a member thereof.  Yachts in Divisions One and Two must hold a current AYF Special Regulations Category 4 Certificate and yachts shall also carry a HF 4483 Khz and/or VHF channel 73 radio.  Yachts in Division Three and Four must hold a current AYF Special Regulations Category 7 Certificate. 

            Evidence of Insurance incorporating $10,000,000 Public Liability and compliance with Special Regulations shall be submitted with the entry.

 

 

4.         DIVISIONS:

4.1       There shall be four (4) Divisions:-

                        Division One - Spinnaker Offshore

                        Division Two - Non-Spinnaker Offshore

                        Division Three -            Spinnaker Inshore

                        Division Four -             Non-Spinnaker Inshore

 

4.2       There shall a minimum of five boats to constitute a Division.  If there are less than five boats the Race Committee may direct yachts to sail in another division.

            The constitution of divisions may be altered by the Race Committee and such changes shall not be cause for request for redress.

 

 

5.                     SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

            Race                            Date                             Time of Start Signal of first Class

            Briefing             18th May 2002                                    1100 hrs

            1          Sunday             19th May 2002                                    1000 hrs

            2          Sunday             2nd June 2002                                      1000 hrs

            3          Saturday           20th July 2002                                      1000 hrs

            4          Sunday             18th August 2002                                 1000 hrs

            5          Sunday             8th September 2002                             1000 hrs

 

           

6.         MARKS:

            Laid marks will be orange inflatable marks.   Other marks will be fixed marks as                        described fully in the Sailing Instructions.

 

 

7.         STARTING LINE:

            The Starting Line will be between the flag mast on the Committee Vessel and a mark     laid near the Palm Beach Maritime Pile.

 

           

8.         SHORTENED COURSES:

            The course may be shortened in accordance with RRS 32 and 33.

 

 

9.         TIME LIMIT:

            The time limit shall be 1600 hrs.  Yachts failing to finish within the time limit will be          scored Did Not Finish (DNF).

 

 

10.       SCORING:

            The Low Point Scoring System RRS Appendix A will apply with 5 races scheduled of which 1 race shall be completed to constitute a series.  Each yacht shall be scored after applying an arbitrary Time Correction Factor (TCF) to her elapsed time.

 

 

11.       ATTENTION:

            All those taking part, do so at their own risk and responsibility.  The RPAYC is not responsible for the seaworthiness of a yacht whose entry is accepted or the sufficiency or adequacy of its equipment.  The Club reserves the right to refuse an entry. 

 

 

12.       PRIZEGIVING:

12.1     After each race a provisional prizegiving will be held in Halyards as soon as practical after the finish of the race on each race day.  Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd yacht based upon an arbitrary handicapping system.  Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd in the overall series.                                       

 

12.2     There will be Series Prize-Giving held in conjunction with the End-of-Series Dinner on Thursday 19th September at RPAYC.

 

 

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THE ROYAL PRINCE ALFRED YACHT CLUB

 

TWO - HANDED SERIES

19th May, 2nd June, 20th July, 18th August, 8th September 2002

 

ENTRY FORM

 

 

PLEASE ENTER THE YACHT: .................................................................................................... 

 

SAIL NO:..........................CLUB: ....................................... DIVISION .........................................

 

SKIPPER: ................................................................CREW.............................................................

 

ADDRESS: .....................................................................................................................................

 

.....................................................................................................................POST CODE: ...............

 

TELEPHONE: ...................................... (BUSINESS)       E-MAIL ..............................................

 

                          ...................................... (A.H.)    YA of NSW membership No. ...........................

 

No responsibility for any loss or damage to yachts, gear or crews, however caused, is taken

by the sponsoring bodies or the Organising Authority.   All those taking part in these races

do so at their own risk and responsibility.   The Organising Authority are not responsible for the seaworthiness of a yacht whose entry is accepted.   The Organising Authority  reserve the right to refuse an entry.

 

ATTENTION OF ALL COMPETITORS IS DRAWN TO THE ISAF FUNDAMENTAL RULE 4:-

 

"Decision To Race"   Which states "The responsibility for a boat’s decision to participate in a race or to continue racing is hers alone

 

DECLARATION

 

I agree to be bound by the Racing Rules of the ISAF and by all other rules that govern this

event.

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                                                                                    OWNER/REPRESENTATIVE

 

ATTACHED:        ENTRY FEE          $ 110.00 (Individual race entry fee $25 .00 )                 [  ]

                        Note:- there is no entry fee if the yacht is “Block Entered” with RPAYC

                        INSURANCE CERTIFICATE                                                                            [  ]

                        SPECIAL REGULATIONS COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE       [  ]

 

PLEASE POST OR FAX TO:-          (02) 9997 8620

                                                                THE ROYAL PRINCE ALFRED YACHT CLUB

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