Seawind RC regatta on 31-12-2013 on the foreshore
LAKE DENEYS YACHT CLUB
THE LDYC / Weidmuller RC Yacht December Regatta
will be sailed on the Vaal Dam on 31st December 2013
1.1 The Organizing Authority is Lake Deneys Yacht Club
1.2 Instead of sailing under the 2013 to 2016 International Sailing Federation Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) the prescriptions of SAS and the rules of the individual classes except where amended by the sailing instructions, we will make up the rules as we go
along. The Race Officer in consultation with the sponsor shall have the final say as to what these rules may be. Rules may be changed and applied, without warning, at any point before the start, after and during the race.
1.3 Yachts participating in this race shall conform to the Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS) 2013-16 as prescribed for all Seawind class RC Yachts or by any interested passer-by under the age of six who may or may not have ties to the relevant class
association. Yachts failing to comply with these rules shall be fined 1 beer.
1.4 All yachts, with the exception of the sponsors, shall carry a 20kg anchor with a 5 meter chain. The chain shall be securely attached to the anchor but not necessarily to the yacht.
1.5 All stickers shall be in the correct place as detailed in the Outer Mongolian version of the Seawind assembly instructions.
1.6 All yachts shall have in their possession a cooler box with an emergency supply of refreshments, necessary equipment for providing the bridge officer with a boerewors roll, a hat, sunblock and a good attitude.
1.7 Scrutinizing will be at the discretion of the race organizers. Those failing scrutiny shall be fined 1 beer and be forced to retrieve
the marks after the race.
2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
2.1 The race is open to all Seawind Yachts .
2.2 Other yachts may enter only after written permission from their mother is given.
2.3 It is hereby noted that the Race Committee and the Race Officer are open to bribes.
2.4 All crew on board shall wear suitable Personal Flotation devices at all times. Please note – Blow up dolls do not suffice as
3.1 Entries will be accepted any time before, during and after the race.
3.2 Late entries will be accepted. Late entrants shall be fined one beer for every person already entered.
3.3 Entry fee for the yacht and skipper shall be a donation of R25.00 to NSRI.
4. REGISTRATION AND SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
4.1 Registration will be sometime, if we feel like it.
4.2 Sailing instructions – You will sail when instructed to do so by the Race Officer.
4.3 Start shall on the foreshore near the water at LDYC. For those unsure of the where the water is, the co-ordinates are
26°54'48.21"S, 28° 5'37.17"E.
4.4 Start time. We are hoping for around 11am but this is largely dependent on what time the race officer decides to get out of bed.
5. CUT OFF TIME
5.1 The cut off time shall be when we have all had enough.
5.2 The cut off time may be extended by the sponsor if he feels that sailing more races will benefit him.
6.1 For overall results, yachts will be handicapped according to the LDYC Rating system which we shall make up as we go along.
7. MOORING & ACCOMMODATION
7.1 If you are incapable of or just too lazy to wade out into the dam to retrieve your yacht, courtesy moorings will be available. Just tangle your yacht up with one of the existing moorings. You may sleep on board your yacht if you wish.
8. PRIZE GIVING
8.1 Prize giving will be held sometime after the race.
8.2 Prizes to be awarded include
1st yacht painted red on one side and green on the other
1st yacht with a bearded skipper who’s wife’s name is Sharron
1st yacht with the most deck fittings removed by yachts painted red and helmed by Hon. Life Commodores
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