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2019 Mid-Winter IOM Regatta, Feb. 22-24th

For online registration…  https://form.jotform.com/82666810684971

2019 SDA Mid-Winter Regatta

Hosted By: San Diego Argonauts Model Yacht Club

When: Feb. 22nd, 23rd & 24th

Where: Mission Bay Model Yacht Pond, San Diego, CA

NOTICE of RACE

You are cordially invited to participate in the 2019 IOM Mid-Winter Regatta. Club Rank Event

FORMAT: Fleet Racing utilizing HMS 2016 for scoring and fleet management

SCHEDULE:

02/22/19:  Friday
08:30…….Check-in, Event Measurement
11:30…….Skipper’s Meeting
11:50…….Warning Signal
12:00…….Race
17:00…….No race start after or at the PRO’s discretion.
19:30…….Social Event Non-host dinner

02/23/19:  Saturday
08:30…….Open Practice
10:30…….Skipper’s Meeting
10:50…….Warning Signal
11:00…….Race
17:00…….No race start after or at the PRO’s discretion.

02/24/18:  Sunday
09:30…….Open Practice
09:50…….Warning Signal
10:00…….Race
15:00…….No race start after or at the PRO’s discretion.
15:30…….Awards Ceremony

Lunch time… depending on progress of racing there may not be a formal lunch break.
Skippers will have time for have lunch in between heats.

RACE OFFICIALS:

Race Chairman:  Fred Rocha USA
Principal Race Officer:  Fred Rocha USA
Protest Committee: TBD
Technical Committee Chairman: Mike Eldred USA
Scoring & Timekeeping: TBD
Administration: San Diego Argonauts

RULES: The regatta will be governed by RRS 2017-2020, this Notice of Race (NOR), the Sailing Instructions (SI) the International One Meter Class, HMS 2016 and The Equipment Rules of Sailing. The Sailing instructions shall prevail in case of conflict with this Notice of Race.

ELIGIBILITY: The Competition is open to all IOM class boats. All entrants must be current members of AMYA or their National Authority and have a valid IOM measurement certificate.

REGISTRATION and EVENT MEASUREMENT: Boats with a valid measurement certificate shall be presented for registration on Friday, Feb. 22nd between 8:30 and 10:00 at the sailing site for event measurement. No boat shall be eligible for racing until it has been registered and measured for the event.

WEIGHT SPOT CHECKS: At the discretion of the Race Director, spot checks of sailing weights of randomly selected boats may be conducted during the event. In addition, the top 5 finishing boats in each of the racing days may be weighed.

SCORING and RACING SYSTEM: Scoring will be carried out in accordance with the HMS 2016. Promotion/Relegation Six-(6). The number of boats promoted and relegated may be adjusted by notice in the SI’s or at the discretion of the Race Director at the skippers meeting.

PRE-REGISTRATION and FEES: Please this is a must, to assure no Radio Channel conflict early on, this really help speeds things up on race days. Also allows us to have adequate amount of food and drinks. Entries are to be made using the official entry form below and forwarded to the address below OR to register online… https://form.jotform.com/82666810684971

Robert Hirsch
10795 Scripps Ranch Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92131
858.663.5702
rhirsch01@gmail.com

Entry fee is USD$65.00 per boat and includes lunch and beverages for the 3 days PLUS a $10.00 DONATION for USA NCA. Fees are payable by check to San Diego Argonauts mailed to the above address or register on line @ https://form.jotform.com/82666810684971

FREQUENCIES: Permitted frequency bands are FCC-approved surface bands. Transmitters on 75 MHz must be narrow band certified. Radio frequencies will be allocated on a “first come first served” basis. NO CONFLICTS will be allowed. Each competitor is required to have a minimum of three (3) additional frequencies
available. 2.4 Ghz radios are permitted and are exempt from rule E2.4 in the RRS.

AWARDS: Top 5 positions in the results and The Corinthian Trophy will be reward at the end of this event

LIABILITY:  All those entering or taking part in this regatta do so at their own risk and responsibility. IRSA, AMYA, USA NCA, San Diego Argonauts Model Yacht Club and or any other parties involved in the organization of this event disclaim all responsibility whatsoever for loss, damage, injury or inconvenience that might occur to persons and goods, both ashore and on the water as a consequence of entering or participating in the event covered by this Notice of Race.

At all times the responsibility for the safety of their boat and themselves including the decision to participate or continue shall rest with the competitors. By entering this event, it is deemed that you accept these conditions. Competitors are advised to ensure that they have adequate insurance that provides coverage for public liability and their possible injury in the Country and County of this event.

ENTRY DEADLINE: Entries must be received no later than Sunday Feb. 17th, 2019
Late entries may be accepted on site only at the discretion of the Race Chairman. Any late entry will be responsible for entering with an unassigned frequency. Late entry shall be paid in cash. There is no refund.

2019 SDA Mid-Winter
ENTRY FORM

LIABILITY:  All those entering or taking part in this Regatta do so at their own risk and responsibility. IRSA, AMYA, USA NCA, San Diego Argonauts Model Yacht Club, regatta staff, and or any other parties involved in the organization of this event disclaim any and all responsibility whatsoever for loss, damage, injury or inconvenience that might occur to persons and goods, both ashore and on the water as a consequence of entering or participating in the event covered by this Notice of Race.
At all times the responsibility for the safety of their boat and themselves including the decision to participate or continue shall rest with the competitors. By entering this event, it is deemed that you accept these conditions. Competitors are advised to ensure that they have adequate insurance that provides coverage for public liability and their possible injury in the Country and County of this event.

CONDUCT: Poor competitor behavior can reflect negatively on the sport, and all competitors are advised that their actions will be under scrutiny by race officials. In the event race officials witness any behavior which they deem to be a breach of good manners or sportsmanship, or which may bring the sport into disrepute, the Principal Race Officer assisted by race officials will protest the party in accordance with RRS 2 or 69.1.

The PRO, all race officials and observers have been directed to record any incidents which will be dealt with to the full extent available to the Protest Committee. Penalties available to the Protest Committee include exclusion from the race in question or subsequent races, exclusion from the regatta, or other action within the Committee’s jurisdiction.

Name:
AMYA #:
Address: City: State: Zip:
Phone:
Email Address:
Sail #:
Country
Hull #:
Hull Design:
Hull Color:
Channel: Primary Secondary Alternate
Emergency phone #:
Emergency contact name:

By signing this entry form I agree to all the terms and conditions set forth in the Notice of Race above.

Signature:

Date:

Mail or EMAIL this form with copies of AMYA Card, Boat Certificate and Fee

For online/PayPal registration… https://form.jotform.com/82666810684971

FEE: USD$65.00 per boat.
Make the check payable to: San Diego Argonauts

ENTRY DEADLINE: Feb. 17, 2019

If you are mailing a check, please Send to:

Robert Hirsch
10795 Scripps Ranch Blvd
San Diego, CA. 92131

858.663.5702
email: rhirsch01@gmail.com