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Newport IOM Classic - 15th February

AUSTRALIAN RADIO YACHTING ASSOCIATION (Inc.)
QUEENSLAND RADIO YACHTING ASSOCIATION (Inc.)
MORETON RADIO YACHT SQUADRON (Inc.)

Newport IOM Classic

Saturday, 15th February 2020
at Jabiru Canal, Griffiths Road, Newport.

This is not a ranking event

NOTICE OF RACE

1 ORGANIZING AUTHORITY
This regatta is organised under the overall authority of the Australian Radio Yachting Association Incorporated (ARYA) and Queensland Radio Yachting Association Incorporated (QRYA) and conducted by the Moreton Radio Yacht Squadron Incorporated (MRYS) and it’s duly appointed Race Committee.

2 RULES
2.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020 as amended by Appendix E (Radio Sailing Racing Rules).
2.2 The following documents will apply: This Notice of Race (NoR), the event’s Sailing Instructions (SI), International Class Administration Rules, the Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS), the respective International Class Rules.
2.3 The current ARYA approved Heat Management System (HMS) will apply in the event that multiple fleets are utilized.
2.4 The following Racing Rules will be changed:

E3.1: The control area will be defined on the course board.
E3.2: Launching area will be specified on the course board
E3.3: The course will be displayed on a course Board.
E3.6: Following a general recall, Rule 30.1 shall apply to the restart. For subsequent general recalls Rules 30.1, 30.3 or 30.4 may apply.
E3.8(c): Courses may be shortened.
E5.1(a): The race committee will appoint Observers, who may be competitors.
E6.4: Add “but prior to the preparatory signal for the next heat or race.”

The changes will appear in full in the Sailing Instructions.

 

3 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1 The competition is open to
(a) affiliated members in good standing with ARYA (Inc.) and
(b) members in good standing with the IRSA Delegated National Member of their country of residence.
Entry will be denied to anyone who has been expelled or is currently serving a suspension from the ARYA (Inc) or any state or territory RC sailing association affiliated with the ARYA (Inc).
3.2 Competitors who reside outside of Australia entering in accordance with 3.1 (b) are required to become a ‘Temporary Affiliate Member’ of ARYA (Inc.) for the period of the event. This may be exempt for competitors who are insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of AUD $20 million per incident or the equivalent.

3.3 The following class will be sailed: International One Metre (IOM)

All boats must have either:
(a) a current measurement certificate for the class entered for classes which issue measurement certificates, OR
(b) a current hull registration number and sail number issued by the Class Association for the class entered for classes which do not issue measurement certificates.

3.4 Eligible boats may enter Online at or by completing the entry form and sending it, together with the required fee to. Entries close at Payment may also be made at Registration.
3.5 Late entries may be accepted under the discretion of the regatta organizers under the following conditions:
Late entries are subject to Race Committee approval.
3.6 Final Entry: No further entries will be accepted after 1800 hours on 7th February.

4 FEES
4.1 Required fees are as follows:
Class Fee
IOM $10.00

4.2 Other fees: Nil

5 EVENT SCHEDULE
5.1

5.2 Racing Times:
All times are local time as available on local mobile phone services.
Day One: Saturday 15th February
Registration: 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Measurement and inspection: 8:30 am to 9:30 am
Briefing commences: 9:45 am
Warning signal for first race: 10:00am
Racing concludes: No race will commence after 3:00 pm

Presentation function: As soon as possible after racing has finished

5.3 Racing will be held during the scheduled times with a maximum of 40 races for the series. There shall be no limit to the number of races/heats sailed on each day.

5.4 The warning signal for the next race/heat shall occur as soon as practical following the previous race/heat.

5.5 A break for lunch may be included at the discretion of the PRO. Lunch will be taken at a time to best fit in with the racing.
Lunch will not be provided – on site canteen is available for those wishing to purchase meals/snacks.

6 MEASUREMENT
Each boat shall produce a current, valid measurement certificate at registration for classes which issue measurement certificates, or display a sail number issued by the National Class Association for classes which do not issue Measurement Certificates.
All registration formalities, including payment and any measurement checks, must be completed in accordance with the schedule outlined in this Notice of Race. (Refer paragraph 3 and 5.)

 

 

7 FREQUENCIES
For frequency bands other than 2.4 Ghz, each competitor shall nominate a minimum of three (3) frequencies with their entry. Permitted frequency bands are 27, 29, 36, 40 Mhz and 2.4 Ghz.

 

8 PERSONAL SAIL NUMBERS
8.1 Authorised personal numbers shall take preference over other conflicting sail numbers provided the member seeking to use their Personal Number has entered the event, and paid the entry fee prior to the nominated “close of entries” date as set out in this Notice of Race.
8.2 Skippers wishing to use authorized personal numbers shall produce a current, valid personal number certificate at registration.

9 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The ARYA Standard Sailing Instructions are available on the ARYA website (www.arya.asn.au) and a copy will be placed on the Event Noticeboard prior to the commencement of racing.

10 VENUE
The event will be sailed at Jabiru Canal, Newport 4020
UBD reference: Page 81, G 18.
Launching details: Wet (dry is available by request)

11 COURSES
Where possible, the course will comprise a first leg and a finish leg to windward. The course will generally be a windward / leeward course utilizing a gate at the leeward end of the course.

The Race Committee will attempt to set a course which will take approximately 10 to 15 minutes for the first boat to complete.

12 PENALTY SYSTEM AND PROTESTS
12.1 RRS 44.1 is amended by E4.3: Taking a Penalty.
12.2 The Arbitration System for Protest Hearings (Sailing Instructions Appendix A) may be used.
12.3 A Protest Committee will be appointed to hear any protests arising from the event and may comprise competitors not involved in the incident. RRS 61.2 and 62.2 may be replaced by a verbal notification and hearing if all parties affected by the incident agree.
12.4 Decisions of the protest committee will be final as provided in RRS 70.5.

 

13 SCORING
13.1 5 races are required to be completed to constitute a seriesexcept for single day events, at which the minimum number will be 3 races.
13.2 Where there are less than 21 competitors, the event may be sailed in one fleet.
13.3 For multiple fleet racing, allocation of boats for the first race will be made in accordance with the relevant scoring system, using the most recent ARYA Ranking Table.
13.4 The scoring system is as follows:
a. For single fleet racing
i) The Low Point System (RRS A4) will apply.
ii) After 4 races have been completed, 1 discard.
iii) After 8 races have been completed, 2 discards.
iv) After 16 races have been completed, 3 discards, then adding one extra discard for every further 8 races completed.
b. For multi fleet racing RRS A4 as amended by the current ARYA approved Heat Management System (HMS) will apply in the event that multiple fleets are utilized and the Event Sailing Instruction shall apply.

14 PRIZES
Prizes will be given as follows: Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

15 CONDUCT

The ARYA and the QRYA recognise that all events offer considerable publicity opportunities to Clubs, Associations and the sport generally. Competitor behaviour can impact unfavourably on the sport and all competitors.
Behaviour by a competitor that is in breach of good manners or sportsmanship or which may bring the sport into disrepute shall result in a hearing in accordance with RRS 2 or RRS69.1 or the PRO may offer a competitor a two turns on the spot penalty to avoid going to protest. However, the PRO is not obliged to make this offer, nor is a competitor obliged to accept it, in which case a protest hearing shall proceed.

16 DIGITAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
By taking part in this event, the competitor gives the organisation and the event’s sponsors the right to use and show at any time static or moving pictures, films and TV recordings of the competitor and/or their boat made during this ARYA Ranking regatta in any materials, on any Web pages, and on any social media in support or in connection with the event, including the publication of results.\

17 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

All those entering or taking part in this Regatta do so at their own risk and responsibility. (See RRS 4). The Australian Radio Yachting Association Incorporated, the Queensland Radio Yachting Association Incorporation, the Moreton Radio Yacht Squadron Incorporation and any other parties involved in the organisation of this event disclaim:

“Any and every responsibility whatsoever for loss, material damage, personal injury or death, or inconvenience that might occur to persons and goods, both ashore and on the water, prior to, during or after the regatta, as a consequence of entering or participating in the Championship covered by this Notice of Race.”

At all times the responsibility for the safety of their boat and themselves plus the decision to participate or continue must rest solely with and remain at all times with the competitors.

A competitor may only enter the event by accepting the ARYA Regatta Terms and Conditions.

18 FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information please contact: Garry Russell O419 O28 O41.

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