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Raglan Sailing Club

BURNSCO RAGLAN REGATTA 2022

Notice of Race (NoR)

February 5th-6th

95 Lorenzen Bay Rd, Raglan, NZ

1 RULES

1.1 The event is governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.

1.2 TheYachting New Zealand Safety Regulations Part 1 shall apply.

2 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

2.1 The sailing instructions will be available at the registration table after 9am on February 5th, 2022. 

2.2 The sailing instructions will consist of the instructions in RRS Appendix S, Standard Sailing Instructions, and supplementary sailing instructions that will be on the official notice board located on the side of the gear shed

3 COMMUNICATION

3.1 The online official notice board is located at https://sailraglan.org/regatta/

3.2 All safety boats shall carry a VHF radio capable of communicating on channel 77. 

4 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

4.1 The event is open to all boats of the centreboard class(es), including but not limited to Lasers (Full, Radial, and 4.7), 420s, O’Pen Skiffs, Starlings, P Class, Optis, Quests. 

4.4 Eligible boats may enter by completing the entry form and submitting it online here: https://forms.gle/8aQJ4L3EKDQZSyir6  by February 1st.  

4.5 Boats may pay by internet banking, or cash on the day. Club bank details can be found on the registration form

4.8 To be eligible to compete in this event each [competitor][entrant and crew member(s)] shall be a financial member of a club recognised by the [competitor’s][entrant’s and crew member(s)’] national authority.

5 FEES

5.1 Entry fees are as follows: 

ClassStandard Weekend FeeSingle Day Fee
Junior Monohull$30$15
Adult Monohull (18+)$50$30
Doublehanded$50$30

5.2 RSC boat hire fees: 

ClassCost Per Person, Per day
O’Pen Skiff$10
QuestAccepting Expressions of Interest (raglansail@gmail.com)
Phase II$5
Sunburst$5
OptisFree

9 SCHEDULE

9.1 Registration: 

DateFromTo
February 59am11am

9.3 Dates/times of racing: 

Date      BriefingFirst GunPrize Giving# of races
February 5th11am12pm
3-4
February 6thTBD11amAs soon as reasonably possible after racing2-3

9.6 On the last scheduled day of racing no warning signal will be made after 3pm. 

12 VENUE

12.1 The event venue will be the Raglan Sailing Club, at 95 Lorenzen Bay Rd. Boats may be stored at the venue overnight at sailor’s own risk. Please be advised that the club is on private property that is owned by the club commodore. Please be respectful of this. 

12.2 The racing area will be in the Raglan Harbour, just outside of Lorenzen Bay.

13 COURSES

13.1 The course(s) to be sailed will be as follows (diagram in Sailing Instructions):

A windward/leeward triangle course, with the start/finish line in the middle of the beat. All marks to be port roundings. We will likely have two fleets, the open fleet will do two laps of the triangle, and the junior fleet will do one lap. 

13.2 The marks that may be used are as follows:

RSC’s orange cylinder marks will be used to make the course, and one small round buoy will make the pin end of the line. Race Committee will be on trailer sailer “Billy Blue”.

14 PENALTY SYSTEM

14.2 For the Opti and O’Pen Skiff class(es) RRS 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.  

22 RISK STATEMENT 

22.1 RRS 3 states: ‘The responsibility for a boat’s decision to participate in a race or to continue to race is hers alone.’  By participating in this event each competitor agrees and acknowledges that sailing is a potentially dangerous activity with inherent risks.  These risks include strong winds and rough seas, sudden changes in weather, failure of equipment, boat handling errors, poor seamanship by other boats, loss of balance on an unstable platform and fatigue resulting in increased risk of injury.  Inherent in the sport of sailing is the risk of permanent, catastrophic injury or death by drowning, trauma, hypothermia or other causes.

23 INSURANCE

23.1 Each participating boat is recommended be insured with valid third-party liability insurance.

25 FURTHER INFORMATION

25.1 For further information please contact Kirsten Moratz at coach@sailraglan.org, or Pauline Davies at raglansail@gmail.com. 

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