2014 Fat Boys Laser Regatta
NOTICE OF RACE
DATE: Sunday 11/2/14 (November 2, 2014)
LOCATION: Sail Newport, Newport, RI. Racing to take place in the waters of Newport Harbor. Directions at www.sailnewport.org/contact.html
SCHEDULE: Click here to register online now. Late registration 9-10 am, skipper’s meeting 10:15 am, first race 11:30 am, no start after 4:00 pm, refreshments, food, and awards afterwards in the IYAC clubhouse.
FEE: $25, light food will be provided. Cash bar.
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.
STARTS: Starts will be 3 minute dinghy starts.
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.
FESTIVITIES: Begin promptly at the IYAC immediately after sailing.
CONTACTS: Jack McVicker or Peter Shope LaserFleet413@gmail.com