NOTICE OF RACE

International Catalina 30 Association

 

2003 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP REGATTA
September 12, 13 & 14 Harrison Twp, Michigan

The International Catalina 30 Association and Catalina 30 Fleet 31, Harrison Twp, Michigan are the organizing authorities for this regatta. Catalina 30 Fleet 31, Clinton River Catalina Association of Harrison Twp and North Star Sail Club are the co-hosts of the regatta and will provide race management.

 

1. Rules: The regatta will be governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) and the prescriptions of US Sailing 2001-2004 (USSA) as currently amended, the International Catalina 30 Association (IC30A) rules, this Notice of Race, and the Sailing Instructions. The maximum allowable headsail shall be 155% L.P. The regatta is classified as a Category A. event in accordance with USSA Appendix G3.

 

2. Eligibility: This regatta is open to any Catalina 30 yacht whose registered owner / skipper is a member of the IC30A. Six racing classes will be initially offered subject to a three-boat minimum in each final class. Only yachts competing in the "Handicap" classes shall receive handicaps as per IC30A by laws.


Classes: Standard Rig: Racing Spinnaker, Racing JAM, Handicap Class
Tall Rig: Racing Spinnaker, Racing JAM, Handicap Class

 

Under the IC30A by law V. c., if the number of entries does not allow separate starts for tall and standard rigging in the Race & Handicap Division, then tall and standard shall be raced together in both JAM and Spinnaker Classes.

 

3. Measurement: All competing yachts must submit a valid certificate of measurement at the time of registration. Yachts lacking a current measurement certificate may be measured up through the registration in section 5.


4. Entries: All entries shall be submitted on the official entry form and received no later than 8:30 a.m., on September 13, 2003. Entry forms will be available through the IC30A website, Yachtsman website at www.warmgear.com, in issues of the Mainsheet or requested by phone from Jack Gray (248) 656-0947. Completed forms, with fee, shall be mailed to Jack Gray 845 River Bend Rochester Hills, Michigan. Checks should be made out to CRCA

 

Fees: $120 if received before August 18, 2003, US Sail members $105
($130 if received after August18, 2003, US Sail members $115 ).


5. Registration: Each skipper/owner or his representative must check in with Clinton River

Catalina Association at North Star Sail Club 32401 S. River Rd. Harrison Twp., MI 48045

Telephone: 248-656-0947 no later than Saturday, 8:00 am on September 13, 2003. Registration and sail measurement will be available starting Friday, September 12, 2003 , from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A skippers' meeting will be held at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2003 at North Star Sail Club.
6. Schedule of races
: Three races Saturday; Two races Sunday. 10:30 am starts both days. There will be one "throw-out" over the two days of racing if we finish four or more races. We will sail a minimum of three races.

 

7. Courses: Courses will be in Anchor Bay of Lake Saint Clair, off the Clinton River, Harrison Twp, Michigan, and specific courses will be at the discretion of CRCA Race Committee.


8. Scoring: The Low-Point Scoring System, Appendix A of the Racing Rules (USSA), will apply, with each yacht's score being the sum of its best four races or the number of races scored in each class, whichever is less. One race shall constitute a series. Ties will be resolved by appendix A.

 

9. Loan boats: Loan boats may be available on a limited and pre-arranged basis. Request for a loan boat must be made as early as possible on the entry form.

 

Greeting

Official Entry Form

Additional request Form ( dinners, hats T-Shirts)
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