2021 Fat Boyz Regatta • Laser Fleet 413

2021 Fat Boys Laser Regatta
Notice of Race


Date:  Saturday October 30, 2021

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 at IYAC, 536 Thames Street 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. Frostbiting can be dangerous. Competitors choose to sail in this regatta entirely at their own risk. Sailors are required to wear wet suits or dry suits and other appropriate gear to ensure their own safety.  Each participant must gauge their own ability to participate. Sailors agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sail Newport, Fleet 413 and any and all officers, employees and members of these organizations.

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.




Jack McVicker • Adult • Full Rig
Scott Pakenham • Adult • Full Rig
David Frazier • Adult • Full Rig
Gage Schoenherr • Adult • Full Rig
Jake Demos • Junior (18 and under) • Full Rig
Atle Lohrmann Lohrmann • Adult • Full Rig
Mark Bear • Adult • Full Rig

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