Spring Series

Spring Series 2018

Notice of Race

Commencing Sunday 22nd April 2018 and each Sunday to 27th May or later by agreement

Briefing 13.00hrs each race day First Gun 13.55hrs

2 Races each day – Classes to be decided depending on demand.

1. Rules

Ballyronan Boat Club is the organising authority. Racing shall take place under the current ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing (2017-2020), prescriptions of the RYA, BBC Sailing Instructions and the appropriate class rules. Sailing instructions will be issued on registration.

2. Conditions of entry.

All participants must be fully paid members of Ballyronan Boat Club with guests obtaining temporary guest membership by registration at the Race Briefing. All boats must declare their intended class by notifying the OOD whose decision as to which class a vessel participates in will be final.

3. Race Course and schedule.

Racing will be held for up to three classes, Centreboard dingy, Spinnaker Keelboat and Whitesail Keelboat. Courses will be determined on the day by the Race Committee. Starting sequence will be as follows. (5,4,1,0). The course to be sailed, number of laps, and the descriptions of the marks to be used will be indicated at the briefing.

4. Time Limits

The time limits for each race will be 120 mins.

5. Schedule.

It is proposed to run 2 races each day for each class. The subsequent race will commence soon after completion of the first race. All starts and finishes will be from the committee boat.

6. Discards

If 9 or more races are sailed in the series, 2 results will be discarded, if 5 to 8 races are sailed, one result will be discarded; if less than 5 races are sailed, all races will count.

7. Handicapping

Handicaps will be calculated using the P-ECHO system with standards from the latest available ISA ECHO list, the starting figure being agreed with the OOD whose decision in any case of question will be final.

8. Prize Giving

The prize giving will be held at Antrim Boat Club on a date to be arranged.

For further information contact: john@johnmcrobert.plus.com

Best regards,
BBC Commodore.

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