Chicago Tuning Regatta
Sail22 Melges 24 Chicago Tuning Regatta
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The Sail22Melges 24 Chicago Tuning Regatta will be held August 6-8, 2010 hosted by Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club in Montrose Harbor. We have a great event planned, similar to our Sail22 M24 Worlds Tuning Regatta last October. The Sail22Melges 24 Chicago Tuning Regatta is sponsored by Zhik, McLube, West System, Yacht Scoring, Sail22, Sailing World, Cre843, Quantum Sails, Line Honors, Weather Routing, Inc, Melges Performance Boats and Sailrite. We are incredibly grateful to have such wonderful sponsors working with us and hope to announce more soon! We are pleased to have Yacht Scoring sponsoring our regatta. Please click here to register.
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The 2010 Sail22Melges 24 Chicago Tuning Regatta
Hosted by Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club
NOTICE OF RACE
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 The Equipment Rules of Sailing will apply.
2. ADVERTISING The event is classified Category ‘C’.
3. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1 This regatta is open to all boats of the Melges 24 class that meet with the obligations of the Class Rules and their National Authority, in the case that a National Authority exists.
3.2 Eligible boats may enter by emailing Sail22 at firstname.lastname@example.org, and paying the required fee by July 9, 2010
3.3 Late entries will be accepted until August 2, 2010 and are subject to a $50 late fee surcharge.
4. FEES The Entry Fee will be $150. Late fee of $50 will be added after July 9, 2009
5. SCHEDULE Friday August 6, 2010
6. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS The Sailing Instructions will be available at the event.
7.1 The 2010 Sail22/Melges 24 Chicago Tuning Regatta hosted by Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club will be run out of Montrose.
7.2 Racing will take place on Lake Michigan of Montrose Harbor.
8. THE COURSES The course to be sailed will be windward-leeward configuration with fleet racing. Offset marks and leeward gates shall be used.
|9. PENALTY SYSTEM Rules 44.1 and 44.2 are changed so that only one turn, including one tack and one jibe, is required.
10.1 The Low Point System of Appendix ‘A’ will apply.
10.2 One race is required to be completed to constitute a series.
10.3 (a) When fewer than six races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.
11. SUPPORT BOATS
11.1 Support boats shall be identified as decided by the Organizers. Support boats must register at Check In.
12. LAUNCHING AND BERTHING
12.1 Launching and berthing facilities will be made available at Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club. Please contact Sail22 for more information.
13. RADIO COMMUNICATION
13.1 A boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.
13.2 Race information will be given on a VHF channel to be named at event.
14. GPS Tracking 14.1 All competitors may be required to carry a GPS unit and will be required to give it to the Organizing Authority at the end of each day to download information to be used for debriefs.
15 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
15.1 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.
16 INSURANCE The boat is required to hold adequate third-party insurance, and it is the owner or owner’s representative’s sole and inescapable responsibility to ensure that the insurance is in place and is adequate.
17 TELEVISION & PHOTOGRAPHERS’ RIGHTS Competitors give absolute right and permission for video footage or photographs of themselves or their boat to be published in any media for press, editorial or advertising purposes.
18 FURTHER INFORMATION
Regatta Organizers –