NOTICE OF RACE
1. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
1.1 The 2014 Friday Night Summer Series Racing program will consist of up to 11 single day races.
1.2 This 2014 Notice of Race will constitute the complete NOR.
2.1 The Organizing Authority is J/70 Fleet 5
a) This series will allow sailing of “5 up”(total of 5) and no weight limit, all other J70 Class rules apply
b) The Friday Night Summer Series 2014 Sailing Instructions
Entries will be encouraged to notify Event Chair ( Clark Denison ) in advance. Otherwise show up in the dry sail no later than 1700
4. SCHEDULE OF RACES
4.1 Every Friday Starting June 13-August 22, 20014
4.2 The time of the first Warning Signal for the first race will be 1800, followed by upto 3 races
5. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
2014 Friday Night Summer Series Sailing Instructions are available upon request or by emailing Clark Denison at firstname.lastname@example.org
6. SKIPPERS’ MEETING
When held, a Skippers’ Meeting will be held in the Dry Sail Area at 1700.
7. 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.
The scoring system will be low point scoring system.
Daily Awards- there will be no daily awards, but there will be a BYOB social after racing, where the winning skipper of the day will be recognized with a toast and roast. Please bring a sense of humor.
Series Race Awards-There will be one series award “Boat of the Year”
10. 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 operated 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.
11. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in any race or regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 2013 – 2016, Rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority of Fleet 5, 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.