Lincoln Crowne 12ft State Championships: Notice of Race

NOTICE OF RACE

The Lincoln Crowne
N.S.W. 12 Foot Skiff State Championships
2011/2012
Organised by the NSW 12ft Sailing Skiff Association
in conjunction with:
Lane Cove 12ft Sailing Skiff Club
Abbotsford 12ft Flying Squadron
Woollahra Sailing Club

1 RULES
The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing, , the Prescriptions & Special Regulations of Yachting Australia.

2 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
2.1 The regatta is open to all registered 12-foot skiffs that comply with the measurement rules of the NSW 12ft Sailing Skiff Association.
2.2 All 12 foot sailing skiffs registered with the NSW 12 foot Sailing Skiff Association are automatically entered in the State Championship Series.

3 SCHEDULE OF RACES
Date Starting Time Venue & Organising Authority
Heat 1 Saturday 26th November 2011 14:45 Lane Cove 12ft Sailing Skiff Club
Heat 2 Sunday 27th November 2011 14:30 Abbotsford 12ft Flying Squadron
Heat 3 Sunday 27th November 2011 After Heat 2 Abbotsford 12ft Flying Squadron
Heat 4 Saturday 3rd December 2011 15:00 Woollahra Sailing Club
Heat 5 Sunday 4th December 2011 14:00 Woollahra Sailing Club
Heat 6 Sunday 4th December 2011 After heat 5 Woollahra Sailing Club

4 EVENTS HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THIS SERIES
The Interdominion Selection Series will be held in conjunction with the NSW State Championships.
Selection will be based on a skiff’s placing in the Championship. (Refer NSW 12ft Sailing Skiff Constitution Bylaw 1, Part 2).

5 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
Sailing instructions will be issued on the day of each heat by the respective clubs.

6 SCORING
The Bonus Point System of Appendix A will apply.
4 races are required to be completed to constitute a series.
When fewer than 5 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores. This amends rule A2.

7 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authorities 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.

8 RISK WARNING
Participants are warned that sailing is a recreational activity which carries inherent risk. Regardless of the precautions and care, which may be taken by a reasonable person, participants may be exposed to not insignificant risk of property damage, physical harm and possibly death

9 FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information please contact the NSW 12-foot Sailing Skiff Association. Contact details can be found at http://www.skiff.org.au .

10 LOCATIONS
Lane Cove 12ft Sailing Skiff Club
Longueville Wharf, Stuart Street, Longueville NSW 2066

Abbotsford 12ft Flying Squadron
Werrell Reserve, Abbotsford Point, NSW 2046.

Woollahra Sailing Club
Vickery Avenue, Rose bay, NSW 2029.

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