Notice of Race for club series

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1 RULES
1.1 Club racing will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 Not Used.
1.3 Not Used
1.4 Racing rule(s) 26, 32, 33, 35, 60.1, A4 and A5 will be changed as follows:
26 – Starting (to allow for lights)
32 – Shortened Courses
33 – Change of Course
35 – Time Limits
60.1 – Protest
A4 – Late Starting / Time Limits
A5 - Late Starting / Time Limits.
The changes will appear in full in the sailing instructions. The sailing instructions may also change other racing rules.
1.5 Not Used
1.6 If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

2 ADVERTISING
Not Used.

3 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1 Club Racing is open to all classes of boats. Where boats do not have a RYA recognised Portsmouth Yardstick (PY) number the Sailing Committee will decide on a suitable handicap.

4 CLASSIFICATION
Not Used

5 FEES
5.1 No fee is charged to Llandegfedd sailing club members
5.2 Other fees:
Guest may race on 3 days during a season without charge. After which they will be expected to become a club member or pay per day
£5 per Wednesday
£10 per Sunday

6 QUALIFYING SERIES AND FINAL SERIES
Not Used.

7 SCHEDULE
7.1 Not Used.
7.2 Not Used
7.3 Dates of racing:
As defined in the Llandegfedd Sailing Club Programme.
7.4 Number of races:
As defined in the Llandegfedd Sailing Club Programme.
7.5 Not Used.

8 MEASUREMENTS
Each boat shall produce a valid measurement certificate where approiate if requested by the sailing committee.

9 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The sailing instructions will be available prior to the first race of the season.

10 VENUE
10.1 Llandegfedd Reservoir
10.2 The Racing area will be within the boundaries defined by United Utilities.

11 THE COURSES
The courses to be sailed will be as described in Sailing Instructions.

12 PENALTY SYSTEM
12.1 The penalties are as follows:
One-Turn and Two-Turns Penalty (Rule 44.2) will apply to all races.
12.2 Not Used
12.3 Decisions of the protest committee will be final as provided in rule 70.5.

13 SCORING
13.1 The low points system will apply
For club Series RRS A9 (see SI attachment for definition) will apply.
13.2 1 race is required to be completed to constitute a series.
13.3 Not Used
13.4 The number of scores to be counted for Club Series will be half the total number of races completed plus one, in the case of an even number of total races; or half the total number rounded up to the next whole number in the case of an odd total number of races.
13.5 Scoring will be for the helmsman and not the boat.
13.6 Helms may use different boats during a series; however each boat will count as a
separate entry for that series. If the boat is of the same class it will count as one
entry.
13.7 Series results obtained in different boats can be accumulated to count towards the
club championships.

14 SUPPORT BOATS
Not Used.

15 BERTHING
Not Used.

16 HAUL-OUT RESTRICTIONS
Not Used.

17 DIVING EQUIPMENT AND PLASTIC POOLS
Not Used.

18 RADIO COMMUNICATION
Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.

19 PRIZES
Prizes will include the follows:
Club Champion
Asymmetric Champion
Conventional Champion
Best Result not Qualifying for a Series.
Best Improver Based on Results Secretaries Calculation
Best Double Hander

20 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
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.

21 INSURANCE
Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of £2,000,000 per event or the equivalent.

22 FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information please contact
Chris Smith - Sailing Secretary Llandegfedd Sailing Club Email: sailing@llandegfedd.org.uk
Web: www.llandegfedd.org.uk