Phantom Open 14th/15th July 2018 NOR
PHANTOM OPEN MEETING
SATURDAY/SUNDAY – 14th & 15th JULY 2018
NOTICE OF RACE
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 Racing rule 40 will be changed – Use of personal flotation devices.
Advertising will be restricted to Category A
3 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1 The regatta is open to boats of the PHANTOM class.
3.2 Helmsmen shall be current members of their Class Associations.
3.3 Eligible boats may enter by completing the Entry Form and return the forms to the RWYC before Wednesday 11th July 2018. Entry Forms can be downloaded from on the club website www.royal-windermere.co.uk.
The entry fee is £20
5.1 Registration will be from 09:30hrs, the scheduled time of the warning signal for the first race is 11:55hrs.
Each boat shall possess a valid measurement certificate. Only certified sails may be used.
8 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The sailing instructions will be available after 09.00 hrs at the Race Office at Royal Windermere YC.
The Royal Windermere Yacht Club, Fallbarrow Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3DJ. Tel 01539 443106.
Directions to RWYC and a map showing the location of RWYC are available on the club website www.royal-windermere.co.uk
10 THE COURSES
The courses to be sailed will be described in the Sailing Instructions.
11 PENALTY SYSTEM
The penalties are: As detailed in RRS 44 except that there shall be no Scoring Penalties.
10.1 The Low Point System of Appendix A will apply.
10.2 1 race is required to be completed to constitute a series.
10.3 When 2 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.
Boats shall be kept in their assigned places in the boat park.
14 RADIO COMMUNICATION
A boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.
Prizes will be given as follows: Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the leading boat in the Meeting and to a number of other boats at the discretion of the organisers.
16 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the regatta 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 regatta.
Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of £3 million per event or the equivalent.
18 FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information please contact: The club via the website www.royal-windermere.co.uk
Additional information to competitors
Royal Windermere YC has provided the following additional information to help visitors.
Further information about accommodation, camping, caravans & camper-vans can be found at www.cumbria-the-lake-district.co.uk.