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Humpybong Yacht Club Inc

Cnr Hornibrook Esplanade & Oxley Ave - Woody Point – Qld 4019

P.O. Box 34 – Woody Point - Qld 4019

Telephone: 07-3883-2170

E-mail: humpybongyachtclub@yahoo.com.au


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Saturday 19th – Sunday 20th September 2009

The regatta is open to all classes of “Off-the-Beach”

Catamarans and Dinghies and any level of sailing

Rules: The regatta will be governed by the 2009/2012 International Sailing Federation Racing Rules of sailing (RRS), the Prescriptions and safety Regulations of Yachting Australia and the rules of the respective class associations and any of these that are altered by the sailing instructions.

Eligibility: The regatta is open to boats that meet the definition of “Off-the-Beach” Catamarans or Dinghies. Racing shall be conducted in Divisions based on VYC Yardstick Ratings. For any boat that does not have a current VYC rating the committee may determine a rating to be applied for this regatta only. Such determination shall be at the sole discretion of the Race Committee and shall not be grounds for redress.

Entry: All entries shall be available on the day at the race registration desk located upstairs at HYC.

Attention is drawn to Rule 46 of the current RRS: All members of the crew must be a financial member of a yacht club affiliated with YQ/YA & hold a Yachting Australia silver card or evidence from their National Body.

New Humpybong Yacht Club membership is available on the day: - Junior $100 - Senior $200 – Family $250

Arrows and Arafura Cadets wishing to compete in their state titles shall be a member of their class association before they can compete.


Entries will be classed by VYC Yardstick.

Division cut off will be.

Div 1: 76 and under

Div 2: 76.5 to 100

Div 3: 100.5 to 123

Div 4: 123.5 and above

Div 5: Juniors sailing optimists, sabots, mirrors, minnows

(Course will be set if needed close to shore for junior competitors)

Arrow Catamarans will race in Div 2

Arafura Cadets will race in Div 3

Regatta Entry Fees:

Adults: $40 for 2 days or $25 for 1 day

Juniors: $20 for 2 days or $15 for 1 day

Protest and Appeals: Protest shall be of a form set out in the current ISAF-Protest Form and shall be accompanied by a fee of $50 and lodged with a member of the race committee within 2 hours of the finishing time of the protesting yacht.

Disclaimer of Liability: Competitors participate in HYC events entirely at their own risk. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the event. It is recommended that each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance.

Schedule of Events:

Saturday 19th September 2009

REGISTRATION………………...8.00 – 10.00am.

Briefing:………………………… 11.00am.

Race 1, 2 & 3 Warning signal not before 12.30pm

Club BBQ…………………………BBQ starts at 6.00pm $12.00 per adult. Kids under 10 eat for free.

Sunday 20th September 2009

Briefing......................................Not before 9.00am

Race 4 Warning signal not before 10.00am

Race 5 & 6 Warning signal not before 12.30pm

Sailing Instructions: Sailing instructions will be available at Humpybong Yacht Club from 8.00am on Saturday 19th September 2009.

Scoring: One race will constitute a series

The low point scoring system shall apply with 6 races scheduled of which the best 5 races shall be counted. If 5 or less races are completed then all races completed shall be counted.

Scoring shall be based on VYC rating.

Arrows and Arafura Cadets scores will be drawn out of the overall HumpyBash results to determine the overall winners

Measurement: All boats shall comply with class requirements where applicable.

Regatta Site: The Regatta site will be the Humpybong Yacht Club, situated at the Cnr Hornibrook Esp. & Oxley Ave, Woody Point, Qld 4019, and conducted on the waters of Bramble Bay.

Courses: The course shall be described in the Sailing Instructions or at the Briefing.

Prizes: Prize giving ASAP after final race. In Club room


Additional information can be obtained from the following :

Phone : 07 3883 2170



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