2020 Fat Boyz Regatta • Laser Fleet 413
2020 Fat Boys Laser Regatta
Notice of Race
Date: Saturday October 31, 2020
Location: 72 Fort Adam’s Dr., Newport, RI 02840. Racing to take place in the waters of Newport Harbor including between Goat Island and Rose Island.
Registration: Register online now (www.newportlaserfleet.org ) Late registration 9-10 am at waterfront.
Schedule: Skipper’s meeting at 11:00 am. First race noon (12:00), no start after 4:00 pm.
Festivities: After sailing, in the field near Sail Newport.
Fee: $35.00 (Will be paid at on-line registration.)
Parking: As marked by park police/DEM.
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 you are 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 Elvstrom
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 several loaner boats available. These are on a reserved basis, please talk to Scott for reservations.
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
Peter Seidenberg • Adult • Full Rig
Kenneth Luczynski • Adult • Full Rig