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Notice of Race

Batemans Bay ANZAC Weekend Regatta

April 25th and 26th 2009

Batemans Bay Sailing Club invites you and your crew to the Batemans Bay ANZAC

weekend regatta to be held at Batemans Bay on April 25th and 26th 2009.

1. Rules

The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of

Sailing 2009-2012, the relevant class association rules and by the Sailing Instructions.

2. Eligibility and Entry

The regatta is open to all off the beach dinghies and multihulls which comply with

their relevant class measurement rules and with Yachting Australia special regulations

Part 2. Trailerable yachts may enter if they comply with Yachting Australia special

regulations Part 1 Category 7.

Entries may be lodged at the Batemans Bay Sailing Club (BBSC), Hanging Rock,

Batemans Bay from 0900 to 1100 on Saturday April 25th by submitting the Entry Form

together with payment of $50.00 ($55.00 for Trailerable Yachts) for entry into the entire

regatta or $15.00 ($20.00 for trailerable yachts) per race entered for entry into individual

races. Entries may be lodged from 0900 to 0930 on Sunday April 26th for those

competitors who are only racing on that day.

3. Advertising

The regatta will be a Category C event as described in the Racing Rules of Sailing

2009-2012, Rule 80 and ISAF Regulation 20, Advertising Code.

4. Racing Schedule

A competitors meeting will be held at the BBSC Clubhouse at 1100 on Saturday

April 25th. The warning signal for Race One is scheduled for 1225 on Saturday April

25th with Race Two to be held as soon as possible after Race One.

The warning signal for Race Three is scheduled for 1055 on Sunday April 26th

with Race Four to be held as soon as possible after Race Three. Trailerable yachts will

compete in one long race on Sunday April 26th using the BBSC Pentastar course (as

described in the Sailing Instructions) with a warning signal scheduled for 1055.

5. Sailing Instructions

The sailing instructions will be available upon registration.

6. Venue

The regatta will be conducted from the Batemans Bay Sailing Club, Hanging

Rock, Batemans Bay, NSW. The racing will take place on Batemans Bay.

7. Courses

The courses will be as described in the Sailing Instructions.

8. Scoring

The Low Point System, of Appendix A will apply. Four races are scheduled (three

for trailerable yachts). A minimum of two races shall be completed to constitute a series.

All races completed will count towards each boat’s series score.

9. Bouyancy

All competitors shall wear personal flotation devices which are in good condition

and are in accordance with applicable boating regulations in New South Wales. Attention

is drawn to Fundamental Rule 1.2.

10. Support Boats

Coaches and other support personnel shall stay at least 100 metres outside racing

laylines from the time of the preparatory signal until the finish of the last boat in a race,

except when asked to assist by the Race Committee.

11. External Communications

A boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive

communications not available to all boats for the purpose of obtaining outside assistance.

This requirement also applies to mobile telephone communications.

12. Prizes

If five or more boats of a YA or TYA Affiliated class are entered, they will be

awarded prizes for first second and third in that class. All other boats will compete in

open classes for 1. Off the beach dinghies 2. Off the beach multihulls and 3. Trailerable

yachts. Class 1 and 2 results will be calculated according to Yachting Victoria yardsticks

or the most relevant modification thereof as decided by the Race Committee. Class 3

results will be calculated according time correction factors (tcf’s) supplied by the

Trailerable Yachting Association of NSW. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and

third in each class.

Additional prizes may be awarded.

13. Rights to Use Name and Likeness

In participating in this event a competitor automatically grants to the Organising

Authority and any sponsors of the event, the right in perpetuity, to make, use and show

from time to time and at their discretion, any motion pictures, still pictures and live

television, taped or filmed television and other reproductions of him/her during the period

of the competition for the said event in which the competitor participates and in all

material relating to the said event without compensation.

14. Entry Disclaimer

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS,

Fundamental Rule 4, Decision to Race. Batemans Bay Sailing Club, its officers, members

and agents accept no liability in respect of loss of life, personal injury or loss or damage

to property which may be sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during or after the


15. Insurance

Each participating boat shall have valid third party liability insurance cover of not

less than AUD$5,000,000 (AUD$10,000,000 recommended). All competitors who sign

the Entry Form are deemed to have made a declaration that they hold such cover.

Competitors may be required to produce evidence of such insurance and any competitor

not holding this cover shall withdraw their entry.

16. Further information

For further information, please contact Lachlan Brown on 02 4472 8204 or email

at jandlbrown@optusnet.com.au

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