2019 Canterbury Optimist Championships & Starling Regatta
2019 CANTERBURY OPTIMIST CHAMPIONSHIPS
STARLING TRAINING REGATTA
SATURDAY MARCH 2nd AND SUNDAY MARCH 3rd 2019
The Organising Authority is CHARTERIS BAY YACHT CLUB, CHARTERIS BAY, NEW ZEALAND
NOTICE OF RACE
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 The Yachting New Zealand Safety Regulations Part 1 shall apply.
1.3 The sailing instructions will consist of the instructions in RRS Appendix S, Standard Sailing Instructions, and supplementary sailing instructions that will be on the official notice board located in the CBYC Club House.
1.4 Appendix T will apply.
1.5 5 starters are required to constitute a Canterbury Championship
2 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
2.1 The regatta is open to the Optimist Open, Optimist Green and Starling.
2.2 Eligible boats may enter via ClubHub or at the CBYC website Home Page by 28th February 2019.
2.3 To be eligible to compete in this event each entrant shall be a financial member of a club recognised by the entrant and crew member’s national authority.
3.1 Required fees are as follows:
4.1 Registration: Saturday 2nd March from 1000 at the CBYC Clubhouse.
4.2 Briefing will be held at 1030 at the CBYC Clubhouse.
4.3 A separate Green Fleet Briefing will be held immediately after the main briefing.
4.2 Number of races:
Class Number Races per day Target time for each race
Optimist 3 45
Optimist Green 3 45
Starling 3 45
4.3 The scheduled time of the warning signal for the first race is 1155.
4.4 On the last scheduled day of racing no warning signal will be made after 1630.
A boat shall comply with RRS 78.1 at 0800 March 2nd.
6 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The sailing instructions will be available after 1800 on February 24th at CBYC.
Attachment A shows the location of the racing areas.
8 THE COURSES
The diagrams in Attachment B show the courses, including the approximate angles between legs, the order in which marks are to be passed, and the side on which each mark is to be left.
9 PENALTY SYSTEM
Rule 44.1 is changed so the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by a One-Turn Penalty.
10.1 3 races are required to be completed to constitute a series.
a) When fewer than 4 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.
b) When 4 to 6 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.
11 RADIO COMMUNICATION
Except in an emergency, a boat that is racing shall not make voice or data transmissions and shall not receive voice or data communication that is not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones. [DP]
1st Open Championship The Chas S Luney Trophy
2nd Open Championship The Leech Cup
1st CBYC member in Open Fleet The Wheatsheaf Cup
Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd.