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Commodores Cup

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Sunday, October 13, 2019, 08:00am - 05:00pm
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THE BUCK KINSEY MEMORIAL COMMODORE’S CUP

REGATTA AND CRUISING RALLY

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Hosted by the

UYC MARITIME FOUNDATION

FLOWERY BRANCH, GA

 

NOTICE OF RACE

 

1     RULES

        The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing. The organizing authority is the UYC Maritime Foundation, Inc.

2     ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

2.1 The regatta is open all sailboats owned by members of University Yacht Club. Eligible boats may enter by signing up at registration.

2.2 All boats shall have a member of the UYC Power Fleet on board during the event.

2.3 All racing boats shall have a current Lake Lanier PHRF certificate.  Cruising boats will have a number assigned to them by the organizing authority.

3     SCHEDULE

3.1      Registration: August 18, 2019 at 12:00 at the Carswell Pavilion

            Competitor’s meeting August 18, 2019 at 12:30

3.2      The scheduled start time of the Cruising Rally is 13:30

            The Warning for the start of the first race is 14:00.

3.3      There will be an awards ceremony/post-race party on the back deck of the clubhouse.  BYOB.

4     SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

4.1 The sailing instructions will be available at the competitor’s meeting.

4.2 The start times for the boats participating in the Cruising Rally will be assigned at the competitors meeting.

5     THE COURSES

5.1 The courses to be sailed will be as follows: The Cruising boats will sail a distance course using                            Corps of Engineer island and markers with a pursuit start.

5.2 The Racing fleet will sail a windward leeward course with a flat start.

6     Scoring

6.1 The scoring system for the racing fleet will be low point based on Lake Lanier PHRF numbers. 

6.2 The cruising fleet race will be by pursuit start using Lake Lanier PHRF numbers or those assigned if a boat has none.

 

7     RADIO COMMUNICATION

7.1 Race Committee will monitor VHF channel 68.

7.2 All participating boats are requested to have a working VHF radio on board.

19  PRIZES

Prizes will be given as follows:

Prizes will be given to the top three finishers.  The first place boat in the racing division will be awarded the Buck Kinsey Memorial Commodore’s Cup perpetual trophy which is displayed in the clubhouse.

20  DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury, or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

21  INSURANCE

Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance.

22  FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please contact

Randy Cadenhead

(404) 808-6194

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