THE LDYC Ladies
Round The Island Race
THE LDYC Ladies Round The Island Race
Will be sailed on the Vaal Dam on Monday 16th December 2013
1.1 The Organizing Authority is Lake Deneys Yacht Club
1.2 The race will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) 2013-2016, SAS prescriptions, NRKA rules and relevant class rules.
1.3 Yachts participating in this race shall conform to the Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS) 2013-16.
1.4 All yachts shall conform to the safety requirements and regulations as laid down by SA Sailing. Scrutinizing will be at the discretion of the race organizers.
1.5 All yachts shall have in their possession either a functioning VHF radio or a cell phone capable of being used to summon assistance in an emergency.
2.1 Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.
3. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1 The race is open to all keel boats & micro Multihull classes of L.0.A. above 17 feet (5,2meters), Mono-hull dinghies of L.O.A. of 12 feet and over, catamarans and windsurfers.
3.2 Other yachts may enter only after written permission from the Race Committee is given.
3.3 All competitors shall be members in good standing of a Yacht Club affiliated to and in good standing with SA Sailing. The Yacht Club name and membership details shall be stated on the entry form.
3.4 The Organizing Authority reserves the right to reject any entries from yachts which, in their opinion, are insufficiently seaworthy through inadequacy of design, construction, equipment or crew competence to compete in the Race. This does not, however, in any way absolve any competitor from ensuring the safety of his vessel at all times and all weather conditions (Note RRS 4).
3.5 To qualify, a lady crew member must be genuinely on the helm, throughout the duration of the Race.
4.1 A completed entry form together with the appropriate entry fee should be sent to Lake Deneys Yacht Club.
Bank Details: Lake Deneys Yacht Club – Standard Bank – Acc. No. 021 820 112 Vereeniging – Br. 014 637
4.2 Entries will be accepted up to 08h00 on 16th December 2013.
4.3 Late entries may be accepted on the water.
4.4 Entry fee shall be R 100.00.
5. REGISTRATION AND SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
5.1 Registration will be from 08:00 to 08:30 on 16th December 2013.
5.2 Sailing instructions will be issued either at registration or on the water.
5.3 Start shall be in the area of the LDYC Mark / Castle.
5.4 First signals shall not be before 08H55 on 16th December 2013.
6. CUT OFF TIME
6.1 The cut off time shall be 15h00 16th December 2013.
6.2 The cut off time may be extended by the Race the Officer.
7.1 For overall results, yachts will be handicapped according to the LDYC Rating system.
8. MOORING & ACCOMMODATION
8.1 Courtesy moorings will be available, on request, at Lake Deneys Yacht Club for visiting yachts.
9. PRIZE GIVING
9.1 Prize giving will be held in the LDYC Club House at a time to be determined.
9.2 The trophy will be presented at the Prize Giving for the LDYC ROUND THE ISLAND REGATTA.
10.1 The attention of all competitors is drawn to the fact that participation in the race is entirely at their own risk. No responsibility for damage or injury resulting there from will rest with the organizing authority, NKA, SAS, the class associations, the host club or any persons connected with the running of or providing assistance during the race.
Phone: (016) 371-1393 Fax: (016) 371-2343 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.ldyc.co.za
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