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2017 J/70 FRIDAY NIGHT SUMMER SERIES Event Notice
June 9, 16, 23, 30, July 14, 21, 28, and August 4, 2017

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION  The 2017 Friday Night Summer Series Racing program will consist of up to 9 single day events.   This 2017 Notice of Race will constitute the complete NOR.

RULES The Organizing Authority is Fishing Bay Yacht Club
a) This series will allow sailing of “5 up” (total of 5) and no weight limit, all other J/70 Class rules apply
b) The Friday Night Summer Series 2017 Sailing Instructions

ENTRIES  Entries will be encouraged to notify Fleet Captain (Matt Braun) in advance. Otherwise show up in the dry sail no later than 1700

SCHEDULE OF RACES  Every Friday from June 9-August 4 with the exception of July 7.  The time of the first Warning Signal for the first race will be 1800, followed by up to 3 races

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS 2017 Friday Night Summer Series Sailing Instructions are at https://www.fbyc.net/Events/2017/06.09.offshore/SIs or are available upon request or by emailing Matt Braun at matt.braun@thalhimer.com

SKIPPERS’ MEETING  When held, a Skippers’ Meeting will be held in the Dry Sail Area at 1700.

RACING AREAS  The starting area will be as close to the mouth of Jackson Creek to allow a safe distance for boat traffic and to properly set up windward leg of at least ½ mile.

SCORING Each skipper to keep own score

AWARDS  Daily Awards- there will be no daily awards, but there will be a social after racing.

PRINCIPAL RACE OFFICER (PRO)  An independent PRO is optional, but every attempt will be made to recruit PRO on signal boat/mark boat to run races, if an independent Race Committee cannot be found one of the competitors will be designated to act as PRO. The PRO will be allowed to operate from their competing boat, subsequently all signals and race instructions will be done by VHF via Channel 69.   Rabbit starts may be used in lieu of signal boat/mark boat.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY  Competitors participate in any race or regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS Rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority, Fishing Bay Yacht Club will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the race or regatta.

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