2017 Fat Boyz Regatta • Laser Fleet 413
2017 Fat Boys Laser Regatta
Notice of Race
2017/18 Frostbiting Season Opener
Date: Fat Boyz on Saturday 11/11/17 (November 11, 2017) & Frostbiting on Sunday 11/12/2017
Location: Sail Newport, Newport, RI. Racing to take place in the waters of Newport Harbor. Directions at
Registration: Register online now (www.newportlaserfleet.org ) Late registration 9-10 am at waterfront.
Saturday Schedule: Skipper’s meeting at 10:30 am. First race noon (12:00), no start after 4:00 pm.
Festivities Saturday: After Sailing dinner, beer, and awards in the New Sailing Building at Sail Newport.
Sunday Schedule: All competitors are invited to sail regular Sunday frostbiting at no charge. First race is 12:00.
Fee: $50.00 (If you bring a guest/spouse the additional fee is $20 for food and fun.)
Storage: For skippers paying for winter storage (included in Fleet 413 frostbiting fee) this can be your drop off
day. All other boats must be removed from premises after sailing.
Eligibility: Open to registered sailors in Laser and Laser Radial rigs.
Safety & Responsibility: Sailors are required to wear adequate protective gear & PFD’s. Laser Fleet 413 holds to the following informal rule during adverse conditions, 3 strikes and your out. Whereas a strike equals a flip. Sailors that find themselves in this situation are strongly urged to sail back to the safety of the shore for the remainder of the day.
Starts: Starts will be 3 minute dinghy starts.
Courses: Windward-Leeward, Triangle, Harry Anderson, M, or combinations of.
Sail Numbers: Sailors are required to have UNIQUE sail numbers.
Protests: 360 turns are required of boats that foul. If you wish to protest you must organize the protest committee yourself. If you foul and don’t do your penalty turn you have cheated everyone else and yourself. Remember “If in winning the race you have lost the respect of your fellow competitors then you have not won at all.” – Paul
Scoring: Using low point scoring with no throw out races.
Contacts: Jack McVicker or Scott Pakenham LaserFleet413@gmail.com
Registration: Please register online at the 413 website! www.NewportLaserFleet.org or find Jack or Scott.
Loaner boats: Laser Fleet 413 has 3 loaner boats available. These are on a reserved basis, please see website for reservations.
Charter boats: A few sources exists within the fleet, contact Jack and Scott. Outside the fleet contact Sturgis Boatworks.
Come to beautiful & historic Newport, RI and warm up for frostbiting. We have a top notch RC lined up to test your form. See you there
CURRENT ENTRY LIST:
Jack McVicker • Adult • Full Rig
Scott Pakenham • Adult • Full Rig
Andrew J Pimental • Adult • Full Rig
Steve Kirkpatrick • Adult • Full Rig
Peter Shope • Masters (45+) • Full Rig
Jeff Beckwith • Masters (45+) • Full Rig
David Frazier • Masters (45+) • Full Rig
Mark Bear • Masters (45+) • Full Rig