Jun 22 2009

Thorpe Bay Regatta & Sandhopper Open 11th & 12th July 2009

Published by at 11:47 am under Racing

AMENDED

 

 To be held at:  Thorpe Bay Yacht Club, 115 Thorpe Bay Gardens,

Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 3NW

Telephone (01702) 587563

 

 

 

Rules:  Racing will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing, the prescriptions of the RYA, class rules, except if any of these are changed by these sailing instructions, the Thorpe Bay Yacht Club Open Meeting Sailing Instructions and the Supplementary Sailing Instructions.

 

Eligibility and Entry: The regatta is open to all classes of boats.  Members of TBYC will enter when signing on in the Bosun’s Hut.  Competitors who are not members of TBYC must fill in an entry form prior to racing.

 

 

 

Schedule of Races

Saturday 11th July   High Water – 15.47
Registration from 09.30   Briefing – 11.45 in the clubhouse
  Warning Signal Time
Race 1 Multihull Handicap: Code flag D 

Fast Asymmetrics: Code Flag O Mono-hull Handicap: 3rd Sub’

Picos: Code Flag Y

 

Sandhopper Class: NN0

13:27 

13.30

13.30

13.30

 

13.33

Race 2 will take place as soon as possible after completion of Race 1

 

Sunday 12th July   High Water – 16.20
  Warning Signal Time
Race 3 Multihull Handicap: Code flag D 

Fast Asymmetrics: Code Flag O Mono-hull Handicap: 3rd Sub’

Picos: Code Flag Y

 

Sandhopper Class: NN0

13.57 

14.00

14.00

14.00

 

14.03

Race 4 will take place as soon as possible after completion of Race 3

 

 

 

Sailing Instructions: These will be available in the clubhouse main bar area on completion of registration.

 

Venue: The racing area will be to the south of TBYC.

 

Courses: The course to be sailed for races 1-3 will be as shown in the diagram on page 2.

 

Race 4 will be a ‘long distance race’ the result of which will count toward the overall series score.  The course for race 4 will be displayed on a black board on the committee boat after the completion of race 3.

 three or more races have been completed.  If only one or two races are completed, a boat’s score will be the total of her race scores.

 

Disclaimer of Liability: Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk.  See Rule 4, Decision to Race.  The organising 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.

 

Insurance: Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with a minimum of £2,000,000 per event.

 

Boat Parking: Boats should be left in the TBYC boat park fronting on to Thorpe Esplanade or as directed by a member of the event organising team.

 

Car Parking: Cars should be parked in the Southend Corporation Car Park adjacent to the boat park – TBYC car parking stickers will be made available.  No cars in or in front of the boat park please.

 

Food and Bar Service: Food and drink will be available in the clubhouse on both days. 

 

Prize-giving: In the clubhouse as soon as possible after completion of racing on Sunday.

 

Changes to Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions:  All changes will be posted at least two hours before the start of the race it will affect, except that any change in the schedule of races will be posted by 20.00 on the day before it will take effect.

 

Further information can be found at:  www.tbyc.org

Or from:           Chris Boshier, Sailing Secretary, 

E-mail:   [email protected] Tel: 07770 871967

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