CFSA Dinghy Regatta
NOTICE OF RACE
DINGHIES REGATTA June 16 & 17, 2018
CANADIAN FORCES SAILING ASSOCIATION (CFSA)
The Regatta is governed by the following:
2.ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
Red – born between 2003 and 2005
Blue – born in 2006 or 2007
White – born between 2008 and 2011, minimum eleven years old
Green – first year of competition or at the discretion of the Optimist coaches.
Participants under the age of 18 must also have the online Waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
Attention Junior Advisor, CFSA, 1001 Maple Bank Road, Victoria, BC V9A 4M2
1730-2100 Registration, Sailing Instructions, Dinner ticket sales at CFSA
1800 Meet and Greet with free chili served in the clubhouse
4.2Saturday, June 16
0830-1030 Last Minute Registration
1015 Coaches and Support Boat meeting in the Training Room
1045 Competitors meeting on foreshore
1155 Warning Signal first race, except Optimists, subsequent races to follow
1225 Warning Signal Optimists, subsequent races to follow
1700 Coaches meeting in Training Room
1800 Dinner and all-ages fun in the Clubhouse
4.3Sunday, June 17
0955 Warning Signal first race, except Optimists, subsequent races to follow
1025 Warning Signal for Optimists, subsequent races to follow
1430 No Warning Signals after this time
Prizes will be awarded in the clubhouse approximately one hour after the last boat finishes
Sailing Instructions will be available no later than June 15, 2018 on the CFSA website ~ Dinghy Regatta Page Printed copies will be available at CFSA June 15-17, 2018.
6.VENUE AND RACING AREAS
Attachment A shows the location of the Regatta Harbour and Venue.
Attachment B shows the location of the racing areas.
Courses will be as defined in the Sailing Instructions.
Competitors shall wear a flotation device at all times while on the water. This changes RRS 40 and the preamble to Part 4. All boats except Optimists must carry a 15m long, minimum 7mm diameter, buoyant towline tied to the mast. All Optimists shall carry an 8m long buoyant line.
b) When five or more races have been completed, a boat's series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score that may be discarded.
Coach and other support boats must be registered, shall carry VHF Radios and display a pennant supplied by the Organizing Committee. Attendance at the Coaches' meetings in the Training Room is mandatory. Failure to comply may result in a team penalty at the discretion of the Jury.
With the exception of safety or reporting retirement from a race, boats shall neither make radio transmissions nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.
Competitors are encouraged to bring their own refillable water bottles. Please help reduce plastic waste.
Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each division with at least 5 boats. 1st and 2nd will be awarded for divisions with fewer than 5 boats. A trophy will be awarded to the overall winner.
Participation recognition awards will be awarded to all competitors in the Optimist Green class.
15.DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the regatta and each race entirely at their own risk. See RRS 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.
Each participating boat shall be insured with minimum third-party liability coverage of $300,000 USD for USA and non- Canadian residents and $1,000,000 CAD for Canadian residents.
ATTACHMENT A ~ REGATTA HARBOUR AND VENUE
ATTACHMENT B ~ RACING AREAS
CFSA Dinghies Regatta Notice of Race