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Canadian Club 420 National Championship

 
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Canadian C420 Championships

July 14 to 16, 2017

Royal St-Lawrence Yacht Club

Dorval

Quebec, Canada

Notice of Race

Amended June 3rd, 2017

Organizing Authority: Royal St-Law rence Yacht Club in conjunction with the C420

Association .

1 RULES

1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).

1.2 The prescriptions of the Sail Canada will apply. The full text of these prescriptions will be posted on the official notice board.

1.3 Rule 40 and the preamble to Part IV are changed so that competitors shall wear personal flotation devices , approved by their national authorities, at all times while on the water. Wet suits or dry suits do not qualify as personal flotation devices.

1.4 Appendix P will apply.

1.5 If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

2 ADVERTISING

Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.

3 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

3.1 The regatta is open to all boats of the C420 class.

3.2 Competitors (skipper and crew ) shall not have reached their 22nd birthday by December 31st, 2017.

3.3 Skippers and crew must be current members of the Club 420 Association.

3.4 Eligible participants and coaches shall register on line. Online registration will be available by April 1st, 2017 here.

3.5 Required Documents at Registration/Check-in

3.5.1 All participants must present proof of age and skippers must present proof of membership in a club affiliated with Sail Canada. If not Canadian, all participants must present proof of age, club affiliation is not required. In lieu of a club membership card, a letter or email received from a club officer or manager confirming club membership will be accepted. Letters can be sent in advance to 

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3.5.2 A ll participants under 19 years of age on 16 July 2017 must subm it a parent/guardian declaration, including a waiver of liability and a medical authorization form signed by a parent or coach. These documents can be completed electronically as part of registration.

3.5.3 In addition to scheduled regatta check-in, coaches are required to check in, both individually and on behalf of their teams, upon first arriving on site.

4 FEES

4.1 Boat registration includes snacks after racing and an evening meal on Saturday July 15th, 2017. Regatta T-shirts and bags will be provided. The entry fee is $250 CA D up to and including June 30th. After June 30th the fee will be $275 CA D. Additional meal tickets can be purchased from the regatta office.

4.2 The coach registration fee is $40 CA D. After June 30th the coach registration fee is $65 CA D. The fee includes boat launch and docking, a regatta tee shirt, snacks after racing each day and 1 dinner. A refundable deposit may also be required for coach boat identification flags.

5 SCHEDULE

5.1 RStLYC site available for practice Tuesday July 11th, Wednesday July 12th,and Thursday July 13th

5.2 Registration & check-in:

Thursday , July 13th:     12:00 to 21:00,

Opening Ceremony        17h00

Coach meeting to discuss towing and safety 19:00

A Notice will be posted on the official notice board by 21:00 Thursday July 13th outlining the series format for the event.

5.3 Schedule of race days:

Friday, July 14th      08:15 Coach Meeting

08:30 Competitor’s Meeting

09:15 Boats ready to leave harbor. Competitors with coaches will be towed out by their coaches. Competitors without coaches will be towed out by the RStLYC tow boat (boat name Beaver).

11:00 First Warning

Saturday, July 15th     08:30 Coach Meeting

09:15 Boats ready to leave harbor. Competitors with coaches will be towed out by their coaches. Competitors without coaches will be towed out by the RStLYC tow boat (boat name Beaver).

11:00 First Warning

Regatta dinner after racing with guest speaker Wayne Halliwell

Sunday, July 16th    08:30 Coach Meeting

09:15 Boats ready to leave harbor. Competitors with coaches will be towed out by their coaches. Competitors without coaches will be towed out by the RStLYC tow boat (boat name Beaver).

11:00 First Warning

14:00 Latest Warning time

Awards to follow racing

6 MEASUREMENTS AND REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

Each boat shall fill in an inspection check-list prior to registering.

7 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The sailing instructions will be available at the onsite check-in.

8 VENUES

The racing areas will be stated in the sailing instructions.

9 THE COURSES

The courses to be sailed will be stated in the sailing instructions.

10 SCORING

10.1 Two races are required to constitute a series. Twelve races are scheduled. When fewer than 6 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores. When 6 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her races excluding her worst score.

11 SAFETY

11.1  All boats shall be kept at RStLYC.

11.2 Boats are required to have tow lines in accordance per class rules.

11.3 A whistle shall be attached by a lanyard to the PFD.

11.4 The security bracelet will be picked up by the competitors close to the lunch station before going on the water and must be returned as soon as they come off the water. Failure to do so will result in 20% penalty added to their score.

12 COACH AND SUPPORT BOATS

All coach and supports boats shall register and shall prominently display an identifier supplied by the Race Committee at all times while on the water. Support boats shall carry VHF radios capable of receiving and transmitting on Canadian channels and shall assist with rescue and course control as requested by the race committee.

13 MEDIA RIGHTS

By participating in the event com petitors automatically grant to the organizing authority and its sponsors the right in perpetuity to make, use and show , from time to time at their discretion, any still or motion pictures and live, taped or filmed television and other reproductions of the athlete during the period of the competition without compensation.

14 PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded to the top 5 finishers. The Canadian Club 420 Championship will be awarded to the highest placing competitor.

15 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.

16 INSURANCE

Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum coverage of $1 million CAD per event or the equivalent. The organizing authority does not accept any responsibility for verifying that a competitor is insured.

17 ACCOMMODATION

17.1 No camping or campers will be permitted on site.

17.2 Information about local accommodations may be found here.

18 FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, please visit www.rstlyc.qc.ca

or contact

Valerie Lavigne, Regatta Chairperson

RStLYC

1350 Lakeshore Road

Dorval, Quebec

Email:  valerielavigne@me.com