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The Chester Classic Series

 Friday August 11th, Saturday August 12th, and Sunday August 13th, 2017
 Chester Yacht Club
 Chester, Nova Scotia

 NOTICE OF RACE 2017
DRAFT
 


 1 RULES
 1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
 1.3 If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

 2 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
 2.1 The regatta is open to all boats of the Classic Boats as defined as per ISAF as follows:

 A Classic Boat is a yacht launched before December 31st 1963 or a replica of a Classic Boat that, independent of her launch date, was built in conformity with the design of a Classic Boat launched before December 31st 1963.

 2.2 Eligible boats may enter at the skippers meeting.


3 FEES
 3.1 Required fees are as follows:
 $xxx.00                          Per Boat

 4 SCHEDULE
4.1 Dates of racing: Aug. 11th, 12th, 13th 2017

      Maximum Number of Races 3 – limited to 1 each day

 4.2 The scheduled time of the warning signal for races

 4.3  Registration will take place at CYC from 9 to 11AM on August 11th followed by a competitors' briefing.

 5 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
 The sailing instructions will be available at registration .


 6 THE COURSES
 Courses will consist of Government Marks and Chester Yacht Club Marks situated in Mahone Bay as per Chester Yacht
 Club Course Card.

 7 PENALTY SYSTEM
 7.1.2 For the Classic Boats rule 44.1 is changed so that the Two-turns Penalty is replaced by the One-turn Penalty.

7.2 Protest filing time limit will be 60 minutes after the last boat finishes.

 7.3 Protest forms will be available at the Chester Yacht Club.


 8 SCORING


9 RADIO COMMUNICATION
 9.1 Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all competitors. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones. Official boats will monitor VHF channel 73.

 9.2 If any part of a boat’s hull, crew or equipment is on the course side of the starting line during the two minutes before her starting signal and she is identified, the race committee will attempt to broadcast her sail number on VHF channel 73. Failure to make a broadcast or to time it accurately will not be grounds for a request for redress. This changes rule 62.1(a).

 10 PRIZES
 

 11 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,  prior to, during, or after the regatta.

 12 INSURANCE
 Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of $1,000,000 per event or the equivalent. Proof of insurance should be supplied with entry.

 13 FURTHER INFORMATION
 For further information please contact twurts@me.com or jaycameronhooper@gmail.com.

 

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