80th Snipe Southwestern Championship

White Rock Lake, Dallas, Texas, May 28-29, 2016.

The event will be hosted by fleet 001 at Corinthian Sailing Club.

… Notice of Race available …

White Rock Lake, Dallas, Texas, May 28-29, 2016.

The event will be hosted by fleet 001 at Corinthian Sailing Club.

… Notice of Race available …

NOTICE OF RACE

SNIPE CLASS INTERNATIONAL RACING ASSOCIATION-USA
80th ANNUAL SOUTHWESTERN SNIPE REGATTA
May 28 – May 29, 2016
White Rock Lake, Dallas, Texas

ORGANIZING AUTHORITY:
Corinthian Sailing Club, Dallas, Texas, USA and Snipe Fleet 001 in co-operation with the Snipe Class International Racing Association-USA.

RULES:
The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing. The SCIRA Rules of Conduct for Conducting National and Local Regattas, and the Deed of Gift will apply. The US Sailing prescriptions will apply. In case of a conflict between the Notice of Race and the Sailing Instruction, The Sailing Instructions shall prevail.

ADVERTISING:
Advertising is permitted per Snipe Class rules. Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.

ENTRY AND ELIGIBILITY:
This regatta is open to SCIRA registered boats and SCIRA Member skippers who are in good standing with SCIRA for the current year subject to any Deed of Gift trophy restrictions. No skipper shall be eligible to enter unless they are verified to be a current member of SCIRA. The basis for verification of current membership and boat registration shall be the most current SCIRA-USA Membership and Boat Registration List as posted on the Snipeus.org web site and/or the SCIRA ON Line Data Base. SCIRA membership dues for the current year may be paid to Fleet 001 at time of boat registration.

REGISTRATION:

Please refer to attached registration form

SCHEDULE: Refer to Sailing Instructions for Amendments

Saturday May 28 Registration 10:00 am– 11:30 am
Skippers’ meeting 11:30 am
Will attempt to run up to 3 races, 1st warning gun 12:30 pm, races to follow back-to-back.
Latest starting time 5:00 pm
Sunday May 29 Will attempt to run remaining races up to 5 total for regatta.1st warning gun 9:30 a.m., races to follow back-to-back.
Latest starting time for last race is 11:30 a.m.
Awards ceremony after completion of races.

MEASUREMENT:
(1) All boats shall produce a valid measurement certificate or shall have one on file with SCIRA and are subject to measurement at any time at the reasonable discretion of the Class or Race Committee.
(2) All boats are required to have a current Class decal properly displayed, confirmation through the SCIRA website that boat registration for 2016 has been paid, or payment made at time of regatta registration for 2016 SCIRA registration .

White Rock Lake Local Requirement: Local lake rules require one personal flotation device (“life jacket”) for each person in the boat as well as one additional throwable cushion which can be a third life jacket.

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS:
The Regatta Sailing Instructions will be available at the regatta site at time of registration.

COURSES:
The courses to be sailed are the Class approved courses for National and Local regattas, or approved variants thereof, as published in the current SCIRA Official Rulebook and SCIRA web site and will be described in the Sailing Instructions. Such course may be modified to take into account local conditions. All races will be sailed on White Rock Lake, Dallas, Texas.

BLACK FLAG:
RRS Rule 30.3 shall not be used in this regatta.

SCORING:
The ISAF scoring system, Appendix A, modified to add TLE will be used. TLE shall be scored as one more than the last boat to finish. One race makes the regatta. All races will count for scoring with no drop races allowed.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY:
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. 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 regatta.

PRIZES:
The top 5 Championship fleet skippers and crews will receive Southwestern prizes.

QUALIFICATION FOR SUBSEQUENT EVENTS: None

SOCIAL SCHEDULE:

Saturday May 28 Light lunch with drinks provided throughout the day. Cookout/social after races included in entry fee.

Sunday May 29 Light breakfast/ lunch with drinks provided. Awards ceremony after completion of races

BOAT LAUNCHING AND BOAT/TRAILER ACCOMODATIONS:

The Corinthian Sailing Club can now accommodate hand launching from light trailers and beach dollies from a floating ramp inside the club facility near the North entrance. The North entrance now has a double gate and wider entrance ramp so bring your dolly. Empty trailers may be chained to trees or left at parking apron at Gene Soltero’s house.

HOUSING ACCOMODATIONS:

Snipe Fleet 001 members will make every effort to provide housing for out of town guests. Email gene-snipe@soltero.org with your requests for housing.

SCIRA Representative: Gene Soltero

Regatta Chair: Mark Williams
e-mail: msw_snipefleet1@hotmail.com
phone: (214) 930-5145

Registrar: Mark Williams
e-mail: msw_snipefleet1@hotmail.com
phone: (214) 930-5145

Check the web site at www.cscsailing.org for more information on the Corinthian Sailing Club and this regatta. Club Address: 441 E. Lawther Drive, Dallas, Texas

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