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2013 FISHERS ISLAND EXPERIENCE

2013 FISHERS ISLAND EXPERIENCE - Aug 10, 2013


FORCE 5 CLASS, FLEET 32

 

THAMES YACHT CLUB, INC.

NOTICE OF RACE

ORGANIZING

AUTHORITY Thames Yacht Club, Inc. / Force 5 Fleet #32

RULES Races will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing, prescriptions of US Sailing, Rules of the Force 5 Class Association and the Sailing Instructions.  Advertising will be restricted to Category A.

ELIGIBILITY & ENTRY The Entry Fee shall be $20 which will include food/beverage after & water/fruit/snacks during.  *Additional "mouths" add $5 per.  The series is open to all owners/charterers of any Force 5 sailboat both “Full” & “Short” rig, and any TYC cruising canvas boat with a valid PHRF rating. * Membership in the TYC is not required for Force 5’s. 

SCHEDULE First warning is scheduled for 1015 hrs on August 10, 2013.

MANDATORY Skippers meeting will be held at @0915.

SAILING

INSTRUCTIONS Sailing Instructions will be available prior to the race and posted on the Race Information Bulletin Board.

COURSES Course will be around Fishers Island honoring buoys in direction as stipulated at Skippers Meeting. The finish line shall be the same as the starting line unless the course is shortened.

SCORING Scoring will be in accordance with the Low Point System of RRS, Appendix A. PHRF fleet will be based on “time on time”

SAFETY 20’ tow lines, replacement of 3/8” rudder pins with bolts, and approved life vests to be worn at all times with the exception of the shore party.

PRIZES For each Series with at least 5 entrants, prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place boats.  Prizes will be awarded during the “Recovery/Rehydration Session”/ cookout.

DISCLAIMER                Competitors participate 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 series.

REGISTRATION The entry form and appropriate fees shall be sent or verbally committed to:

BOB CULLEN

16 HILLSIDE RD

LAKE HAYWARD

COLCHESTER, CT 06415

860-334-7641 CELL

* Entry forms shall be available in the TYC clubhouse