Jump to content

Darren Lowder Memorial Regatta- South West Rocks- March11


Recommended Posts

Proudly present by: Kurnell Catamaran Club Inc with the support of Nambucca River Sailing Club Inc


5th&6th March’11: Two days, six races and the social BBQ of the year-

Come experience some of the greatest sailing in what has to be the greatest venue on the NSW Coast. This is not only the regatta of the year and a great social weekend away, but a chance to remember a lost sailor and friend to many

1. Rules

The regatta will be governed by the current rules as defined in the 2009 - 2012 Racing Rules of Sailing, the Special Regulations of Yachting Australia, individual class rules and the Sailing Instructions.

2. Eligibility and Entry

2.1 Darren Lowder Memorial Regatta is open to all "off the beach" Catamarans.

2.2 Eligible boats may enter on the official entry form, available at the Clubhouse at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled start of the first race.

3. Fees

Fees are payable at the Clubhouse. Boats must complete and sign the entry form and pay the prescribed fee prior to competing. Results shall not be recorded where boats have not completed and signed the entry form and/or paid the prescribed fee.

2 handed Catamaran $60 or $ 40 for one day

1 handed Catamaran $50

4. Schedule of Events

The Regatta Briefing and a moment silence will be held at Midday Saturday 6th March

Saturday 5th March

3 Races are scheduled to be sailed back to back, Races 1, 2 & 3 will not commence before 1pm.

Sunday 6th March

A short follow up briefing will be held at 10am. 3 Races are scheduled to be sailed back to back, Races 4, 5 & 6 will not commence before 10.30, with the last Race of the day not to commence after 3pm. Refer to the Sailing Instructions for a detailed Schedule of Events.

5. Class Rules/Measurement

Class compliance certificates and/or measurement certificates are not required. However, the Race Committee reserves the right to inspect any boat and vary class

yardsticks for individual boats, where considered appropriate, at the Committee’s absolute discretion and without right of protest.

6. Sailing Instructions

The Sailing Instructions (final copy) will be available by Midday on Saturday 5th February 2010 at the Clubhouse.

7. Racing Area

Trial Bay, South West Rocks, Australia.

8. Courses

Refer to Sailing Instructions.

9. Scoring

You will drop your worst result provided 4 or more Races are sailed. Divisions will depend on entrants. The Darren Lowder Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the overall regatta winner. Refer to the Sailing Instructions for further details.

10. Prizes

Prizes are awarded at the discretion of the Race Committee. Perpetual Trophies shall remain on display at the Clubhouse.

11. Further Information

Justin Forrester Ph: 02 6569 5574

Trevor Lowder Ph: 0414 433 616

12. Accommodation

Camping available. Contact Arakoon State Recreation Area (02) 6566 6168.

Rental properties. Raine & Horne SWR- (02) 6566 6116.

13. Off the Water - Social BBQ: Crn Parkers & Cardwell St (walking distance from clubhouse)

A social will be held on Saturday 5th March from 7pm. Feel free to BYO everything for a BBQ, bring takeaway, or drop in after dinner for a drink or 3.

Link to comment
Share on other sites


This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

  • Create New...