David Jorgensen Posted January 12, 2005 Report Share Posted January 12, 2005 THE GREAT RACE - 12 FEB 2005 INVITATION The Southport Yacht Club (SYC) Inc. would like to invite all eligible classes to enter and compete in The Great Race. The Great Race is an endurance race (approximately 68 kilometres) for off the beach dinghy and multihulls and will stretch through the passages linking the start at Southport Hollywell and finish in Moreton Bay at the entrance to the Manly Boat Harbour. ORGANISING AUTHORITY The Organising Authority is the Southport Yacht Club Hollywell Sailing Squadron and Sail Training Centre, I Marina Cresent, Hollywell, Queensland, 4216. Phone (07) 55377030 Fax (07) 55377131 Email firstname.lastname@example.org SPECIAL ATTENTION There are several unique requirements which need to be addressed in order to compete in this event. Special attention should be drawn to the following items in this Notice of Race: Eligibility items 2.2 2.5 2.6 Safety items 3.3 1. Rules: 1.1 The Event will be governed by the (current at the time of the event) rules as defined in the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the Special Regulations of Yachting Australia (YA), the relevant Class Rules (as applicable), the Official Notice of Race and by the Official Sailing Instructions. 1.2 All competitors will wear positive personal buoyancy at all times whilst racing. This amends Other Requirements When Racing Rule 40 of the RRS. 1.3 All classes will be required to sail to their Class Rules and specifications. No changes will be accepted. 2. Eligibility & Entry 2.1 The race is open to off the beach multihulls and monohulls with a VYC yardstick (Y/S) rating of 123 or lower. The number of entries may be restricted with preference going to boats with lower numbered yardsticks. The Divisions are as follows. DIVISION 1. Monohulls with Y/S rating greater than and including 110 and less than 124 DIVISION 2. Monohulls with Y/S rating greater than and including 100 and less than 109 DIVISION 3. Monohulls with Y/S rating of less than 99 DIVISION 4. Multihulls with Y/S rating of greater than and including 84 DIVISION 5. Multihulls with Y/S rating less than 83 2.2 This is a tough endurance event and all nominated crews must consist of at least one Person In Charge who is over 16 years of age. Other age restrictions may apply at the discretion of the organising authority. 2.3 All Entrants must be current financial members of a Yachting Australia (YA) affiliated Sailing Club and an affiliated member of Y A and their boat must be included on the register of vessels of a Sailing Club Affilited with YA. 2.4 All Boats entered shall be covered by a valid Third Party and Public Liability Insurance Policy of a Minimum 5,000,000.00. Proof of this must be presented to the Southport Yacht Club Hollywell Sailing Squadron and Sail Training Centre prior to acceptance of entry. 2.5 All Crews must complete and submit the declaration and waiver (Appendix B) which indicates that the competing crew is of sound physical condition and do not have any limitations which may prevent them from adequately completing the race. 2.6 All Eligible Entries must nominate a support person who is not competing and who will be able to mobilise in case of an emergency. 2.7 All Eligible Crews must complete and return the Race Entry Form (appendix A) along with (a) the attached personal declaration (appendix B) and (b) a copy of current insurance policy with © the prescribed entry fee of $50 Prior to Close of Entry at 5 pm Friday 4 February 2005. 2.8 THERE WILL BE NO LATE OR BEACH ENTRIES. 3. Safety: 3.1 All classes will be governed by the AYF Special Regulations Addendum ‘A’ Part 2. 3.2 All Entered vessels must carry the following list of Special Requirements • Mobile telephone • a tow line no less than 1.5 times the length of your vessel • one (1) Litre of drinking water per crew member • approved buoyancy vests 3.3 All entrants must have a land based support person who is able to be mobilised in case of an emergency. This person must be nominated on the Official Entry Form before close of entries. Any changes to a support person after close of entries must notify the sailing committee in writing no later than 08:00hrs on the 12th February 2005. 4. Advertising: 4.1 The event is classified as a category ‘A’ event in accordance with Appendix ‘G’ and the Prescriptions of YA. 5. Sailing Instructions: 5.1 The Official Sailing Instructions shall be mailed to eligible entrants and shall also be made available from the SYC Inc. clubhouse from Monday 5 February 2005. In addition to this, Official Sailing Instructions will also be available at the Southport Yacht Club website http://www.southportyachtclub.com.au 7. Start and Finish: 7.1 All Divisions will start from the Gold Coast Broadwater. 7.2 All Divisions will finish between the outer (Eastern most) Port Lateral Mark of the Leads to Manly Boat Harbour and a Finish Boat to the South subject to prevailing conditions. The course may be shortened at the discretion of the Principle Race Officer. 8. Schedule of Events DIVISIONS 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 BRIEF, BAR & BURGERS Friday 11th from 18:00hrs Second Chance briefing Saturday 12th @ 08:00hrs Division Warning Start Time DIVISION 1. 08:45 08:50 DIVISION 2 09:15 09:20 DIVISION 3 09:30 09:35 DIVISION 4 09:35 09:40 DIVISION 5. 10:45 10:50 ALL DIVISIONS PRESENTATION OF TROPHIES APPROX 17:00 8.1 The Briefing for all divisions will be held at the Southport Yacht Club Hollywell Sailing Squadron Club House beginning at 19:00hrs. The Bar will be open and a barbecue dinner will begin at 18:00hrs. 8.2 A Hot breakfast will be served on the morning of the regatta. 9. Course: 9.1 The course shall be a passage race from Hollywell, Southport to Manly observing all navigational markers. 9.2 A full colour laminated map, outlining the course to be followed, will be on display at the briefing and will remain available for display until all boats have left the shore. In addition to this a map of the course to be sailed will be attached to the Sailing Instructions. 10. Prizes: & Presentation: 10.1 Prizes shall be awarded and there will be a social function following the racing at the official presentation at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron (RQYS), Manly. Presentation of prizes will commence approximately 16:30hrs but may be sooner or later depending on the racing conditions. 10.2 Prizes shall be awarded to the first three finishers overall on VYC yardstick for each division. Other prizes may be awarded at the discretion of the Organising Authority. The winning vessel on Corrected time will also be awarded the perpetual The Great Race trophy. 11. Indemnity: 11.1 All those taking part in the race do so at their own risk and responsibility. SYC Inc. including employees and volunteers shall not be responsible for the seaworthiness of a boat whose entry is accepted or the sufficiency or adequacy of its equipment. 12. Camping: 12.1 Camping will be permitted at both Southport Yacht Club Hollywell and Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, please check with the administrators of the respective clubs if you wish to camp there. 13. Correspondence and Enquiries: Please forward entries to Mr Ashley Stephens, 1 Marina Cres, Hollywell, Q. 4216. Phone: (07) 5537 7030 Fax: (07) 5537 7131 Email email@example.com SYC Inc. as the organising authority appoints the following persons as the Race Committee: Ashley Stephens (5537 7030)– Principal Race Officer; Drew Hulton-Smith (5537 7030); David Jorgensen (0419 661 663); Colin Metcher (0412 562 135). For further information contact any of the Race Committee members. APPENDIX A VESSEL DETAILS BOAT NAME CLASS/DESIGN SAIL NUMBER HULL COLOUR HELMSPERSON DETAILS PERSON IN CHARGE D.O.B. MEMBER OF FULL ADDRESS HOME PHONE FAX NUMBER MOBILE PHONE (Number you will carry on Board for emergency) E-MAIL EMERGENCY CONTACT NAME: NUMBER: CREW’S DETAILS CREW NAME HOME PHONE MOBILE PHONE E-MAIL EMERGENCY CONTACT NAME: NUMBER: SUPPORT PERSONS DETAILS SUPPORT PERSON MOBILE PHONE FULL ADDRESS E-MAIL PAYMENT DETAILS PAYMENT METHOD CASH CHEQUE AMEX MASTERCARD VISA CARD NUMBER EXPIRY DATE CARDHOLDER NAME SIGNATURE CHARGE AMOUNT Office use: RECIEPT # OFFICE USE check boxes Received declaration Received Valid Insurance Policy Copy P. I. C. over 16 Support person nominated SAFETY CHECKLIST Mobile telephone Tow Line 1Litre Water per crew Buoyancy Vest APPENDIX B Declaration I _______________________ being the person in charge of boat name ______________________ of class___________________ declare that all the information supplied by me is correct. I agree to be bound by the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing, The relevant Class Rules, The Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions. I acknowledge that Southport Yacht Club Inc. is not and will not be held responsible for the seaworthiness of a boat whose entry is accepted or the sufficiency or adequacy of it’s equipment. Furthermore I agree to indemnify Southport Yacht Club Inc. from any responsibility in regard to myself, my crew and my vessel during this event. I agree that this indemnity extends to all officers, sponsors and agents of Southport Yacht Club Inc. I believe that I am of sound health and capable of safely completing The Great Race. I am over the age of 16, and I enter this race of my own accord and understand that the responsibility for a boat’s decision to participate in a race or to continue racing is hers alone. Release of Personal Information I agree that Southport Yacht Club Inc. and it’s employees and volunteers may exchange information about me which includes the information I provide to administer my entry into the nominated event and to run their business. I agree that descriptions and names of my boat, myself and crew and our results may be used by the Southport Yacht Club Inc. to publicise and promote activities at Southport Yacht Club and may be released to the press and for public audience. I agree that all information may be disclosed to necessary stakeholders in emergent situations and when bound by law to do so. I agree that Southport Yacht Club Inc. may use the information that I provide to inform me of other events and club promotions. If I do not want this I can let them know. I understand and agree to the above terms and ask that you accept my entry into the 2005 GREAT RACE Signature required ………………………….. Date…….../………/………. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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