NOTICE OF RACE

Totally Workwear Sail Cairns Regatta Saturday 22nd September to Tuesday 25th September 2018

 

Download NOR here…TWW SAIL CAIRNS REGATTA 2018 Notice of Race UPDATED

NOTICE OF RACE

The Cairns Yacht Club and Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron invite you to apply for entry into the TWW Sail Cairns Regatta. Friday 21st September to Tuesday 25th September 2018.                      

 

  1. RULES
    • All races shall be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) and Australia Sailing (AS) Special Regulations, Category 5 for all Yacht divisions. Off the Beach classes will be governed by Local Rules as notified at briefing prior to racing.
    • Any change made to this Notice of Race prior to 21st September 2018 will be posted on the event website. Changes after this date will be posted on the Regatta Notice Board.
    • RRS 55 is amended, adding the following sentence to the rule : “However, discarding cotton, wool or any other biodegradable material when setting a sail is permitted.”
    • The Sailing Instructions and any Supplementary Instructions will be posted on the Regatta Notice Board.
  2. VENUE
    • Racing will be conducted on the waters of Trinity Bay and within the partially smooth waters as indicated on Maritime Safety North Queensland series NQ 1.

 

       3.ENTRIES

3.1. Entries shall be lodged at sailcairns@sailcairns.com.au before 1800 hours on 14th September 2018. Late entries may be accepted. A late entry fee of $50.00 may apply.

3.2. Entry Fees

All Yacht division boats                       $200.00

Off the Beach, 2 crew                          $70.00

Off the Beach 1 crew                           $50.00

3.3 All divisions shall consist of 4 or more boats. The race committee reserves the right to add or remove fleets at their discretion.

  1. YACHT DIVISIONS

Division 1 Yachts.                           All Yachts with a handicap of .79 or higher.

Division 2 Yachts.                          All Yachts with a handicap of .785 or lower.

Division 3 Multihulls

Division 4 Non Spinnaker

 

Yacht divisions will be decided on handicap as derived by the Handicap Committee and
promulgated prior to racing.

              

  1. SCHEDULE

Subject to change and dependent on weather.

 

Friday 21st September 2018 at 1800 hours.

 

Registration and briefing at CCYS

 

Saturday 22nd September 2018 1000 hours.

 

Race 1.

Division 1, Fitzroy Island Race.

Division 2 and 4, mission Bay Buoy Race

Division 3, Fitzroy Island, Green Island Buoy Race.

Off the Beach,  Inlet Races.

 

After racing social at Cairns Yacht Club.

 

Sunday 23rd September 2018. 0900 hours.

 

Race 2.

Division 1 and 3,  Double Island Race.

Division 2 and 4;  Yorkeys Knob Race.

Off the Beach ,  Inlet Races.

 

After racing social at Cairns Yacht Club.

 

Monday 24th September 2018. 1100 hours.

 

Races 3 and 4.

All  Yacht divisions, two Bay Races.

 

After racing social at Cairns Yacht Club.

 

Tuesday 25th September 2018  1100 hours.

 

All Yacht divisions, Inlet Race.

 

After racing social at Cairns Yacht Club until 15.30 hours.

 

Presentation Event at CCYS at 1700 hours.

 

 

 

 

  1. SCORING

 

The scoring system shall be the Low Point System. Each boats score shall be the total of her race scores, excluding her single worst result. If there are 4 or less races sailed her score shall count for all races sailed.

Top Yacht software will be used. The handicap committee may, if necessary adjust a Yachts handicap       after the first race only.

 

  1. PRIZES AND TROPHIES

 

Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place on corrected time overall in each yacht division.

The overall winning boat in each Yacht Division and Off the Beach Class will be awarded the Mayor’s Cup Challenge Trophy

 

  1. INSURANCE

 

All Yachts shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with a minimum of $10,000,000 cover.

All Off the Beach dinghies shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with a minimum of $5,000,000 cover.

 

  1. LIABILITY

Competitors participate in this Regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS Rule 4, Decision to Race.

The organising committee will not accept any liability for damage, personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with, or prior to, during or after the Regatta for both on water and on land activities. By participating in this Regatta and associated events each competitor agrees to release the race organisers and all persons and groups involved in the Regatta from any liability associated with such competitors participation in this event to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 CONTACTS FOR MORE INFORMATION

Mark Leitner:  0413 456 904

Frank Brace:    0438 405 800

Cairns Yacht Club                                             Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron

Marina Precinct                                                          42-48 Tingira Street, Portsmith, 4870

Ph: 07 4031 2750                                                         Ph: 07 4035 5115

Email: www.cyc@cairns.net.au                            Email: sailing@ccys.com.au

www.cairnsyachtclub.com.au                              www.ccys.net.au

Commodore: John Pool                                          Commodore: Peter Vincent

TOTALLY WORKWEAR SAIL CAIRNS REGATTA, Proudly Supported by:

 

TOTALLY WORKWEAR CAIRNS STAR 102.7
PORTS NORTH COOPERS Brewing Company
AUSTRALIAN SAILING COAST GUARD CAIRNS
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