Berlin Yacht Club

A one day Regatta for all Singlehanded sailed boats including but not limited to

Laser Full Rig, Laser Radial, Force 5 Full Rig, Force 5 Short Rig, and Sunfish

16337 Northview Drive, North Benton, Ohio 44449

www.berlinyachtclub.com

 

Notice of Race

 

  1. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Saturday, September 17th 2016

1000-1100 Registration/Check-in

1100 Skipper’s Meeting

1155 First Warning Signal

No Start after 1600

1700-1800 Dinner and Awards Presentation

  1. RULES

2.1 The Regatta will be governed by the current ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).

2.2 Class rules will be used except that RRS 60.1(a) is changed to additionally prohibit a boat from protesting another boat for an alleged breach of a class requiring membership or imposing a weight limit.

2.3 Non class legal practice sails will be allowed.

  1. ELIGIBILITY

3.1 This regatta is for boats competing in the Force 5, Laser, Laser Radial, and Sunfish classes.

3.2 This regatta is additional open to any sailing vessel normally sailed as a singlehanded boat.  Three or more of any one class are needed to constitute a fleet for fleet awards.

3.3 Membership in Laser, Force 5 or Sunfish Class Associations is not required.

  1. REGATTA FORMAT

4.1 Up to five races are scheduled with no throw outs.

4.2 All singlehanded classes will start together.

4.3 Races will be timed and the Portsmouth Handicapping used to determine overall singlehanded champion.

4.4 All One Design classes with 3 or more boats competing will be scored as a class.

  1. FEES AND ADVANCED ENTRY

5.1 Entry fee is $20.00 per boat.

5.2 Entry fees includes one day of racing, awards and dinner. 

5.3 Eligible boats may enter, in advance by completing the registration form and sending it, together with the required fee to:

Low Tide Regatta

c/o Tim Harrod

2262 Lake Rockwell Rd.

Ravenna, Ohio 44266

Make checks payable to: Berlin Yacht Club

Or enter the Regatta by completing the Registration Form and paying the entry fee during check in the day of the Regatta.

 

 

  1. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

7.1 Sailing instructions will be available at registration.

  1. VENUE

8.1 Boats competing will be launched from the lawn in front of the Berlin Yacht Club or from the launch/ dry sail area.

8.2 Spectator/coach boats can be launched on the concrete ramp located at the dry sail area.

8.3 The racing area will be on Berlin Reservoir.

  1. THE COURSES

9.1 Courses may be Trapezoids, Windward-Leeward, Modified Olympic Triangles, or any additional courses described in the Sailing Instructions.

9.2 Event will be sailed in the waters of Berlin Reservoir, the lake level is low due to the Army Corp of Engineers, every attempt will be made to set the racecourses in adequate depths.  Competitors should exercise caution when sailing to, or exiting the racecourse area.

  1. SCORING

10.1 The Low-Point Scoring System, RRS Appendix A, will be used, except that no score will be excluded.

10.2 One race is required to be completed to constitute a regatta.

  1. SAFETY

11.1 Each competitor must wear a US Coast Guard approved lifejacket from shore to shore except, temporarily, when adding or removing clothing.

11.2 Boats are required to comply with the ODNR regulations for that vessel.

11.3 Parents/guardians are responsible for the safety of any sailor under the age of 18, which means that they must make the decision whether or not their sailor can handle the conditions at the beginning of the day or during the day of racing.

  1. LIABILITY

12.1 Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race.

  1. PRIZES

13.1 Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each class with three (3) or more competitors.

13.2 An overall Singlehanded Champion will be awarded a prize.

13.3 The 1st place finisher in Laser, Laser Radial, Force 5, and Sunfish will have their name inscribed on the Low Tide Trophy

13.4 The top junior sailor in Laser, Laser Radial, Force 5, and Sunfish classes will be awarded a prize.

  1. CONTACT INFORMATION

Tim Harrod – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  (330) 815-1474

 


Berlin Yacht Club-2016 LOW TIDE REGATTA

Saturday, September 17th

 

16337 Northview Drive, North Benton, Ohio 44449

www.berlinyachtclub.com

 

Regatta Registration Form

 

Information:

Name  ____________________________________                       Junior Sailor:   Yes /  No

Address  __________________________________

City  _____________________________________

State/Zip  _________________________________

E-Mail Address  _____________________________

Phone  ____________________________________

 

Home Club:  _______________________________ 

 

Emergency Contact Information:

Name  _____________________________________

Phone  _____________________________________

 

Boat Type:                                                                    Sail Number:

Laser                                                                            ______________

Laser Radial                                                                  ______________

Sunfish                                                                         ______________

Force 5 Full Rig                                                            ______________

Force 5 Short Rig                                                          ______________

Other  ______________________                                    ______________

 

Entry Fee:

Entry fee is $20.00 per boat.                                                      Staying For Dinner:   Yes /  No

Make checks payable to: Berlin Yacht Club

 

Mail Entry To:                                      or                                 E-Mail Intent to Sail:

Low Tide Regatta                                                                      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

c/o Tim Harrod                                                             

2262 Lake Rockwell Rd.                                                 Call:

Ravenna, Ohio 44266                                                                 330-815-1474

 

 

 

 

 

 

Official Use Only:

Date Paid:  ______________    Check Number:  ________________  Or Cash:  ________