NYC EVENTS NOTICES

Thank you for registering your intent to sail at the 2018 NYC Laser Open

 

Notice of Race

Naivasha Yacht Club announces its Laser Open for 2018

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th March 2018

Entry is open to all Laser rigs: Standard, Radial & 4.7

SCHEDULE

Saturday:
Sign in 11.00
Lunch 12.30
Briefing 13.15
First start not before 13.30

Sunday:
First start not before 10am
Last start not later than 15.30 


The OOD may change the timetable to suit the winds at his discretion

BRIEF:

Entry Fees: Race entry fee is 5,000 KES (or $50 USD). Fee includes, race entry, all catering (Saturday lunch to Sunday lunch inclusive) and overnight camping. Payments by non-NYC members can be made in cash on the day, NYC members will have fees charged to their account. (NB island charges will apply to NYC members only).

You must be a paid up member of your local Laser Association and can join the Kenya Laser Association for the year on the day for 1,000 KES (or $10USD).

There will be a maximum of 7 races over the weekend, with one discard

There will be Prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall and for the 1st place in each of the following categories: Lady, Junior, Grandmaster, Radial and 4.7.

Club boats are available for hire at a discounted price for the weekend of 2,500 KES - all boats have good sails and XD kits. Please book your boat hire with the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - there are several boats available and bookings will be on a first come first served basis. (NYC members will be charged to account on booking, non-members cash on the day).

RULES
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing
1.2 The most recent International Laser Class Rules will apply.
1.3 Any changes to The Racing Rules of Sailing and the International Laser Class Rules will appear in full in the sailing instructions.

2 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
2.1 The regatta is open to Laser Standard, Laser Radial and Laser 4.7s.
2.2 Entry is on the day

3 FEES
3.1 Entry fees will not be more than 5,000 KES ($50 USD)


4 MEASUREMENTS
4.1 Non-standard laser sails will be accepted subject to approval by the Race Committee.

5 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
5.1 Sailing Instructions will be available on the day

6 THE COURSES
6.1 The courses will be set by the OOD for each race. The target mid fleet time for each race will be a maximum of 45 minutes.

7 SCORING
7.1 2 races are required to be completed to constitute a series.
7.2 Race times for Radials and 4.7s will be adjusted by application of the current Portsmouth numbers.


8 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
8.1 Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. The organizing authority and the Naivasha Yacht Club and its members, staff and landlord will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta. All competitors must sign the disclaimer during registration.