2018 Club Championship Race

Notice of Race

Daysailer Fleet 15

Orleans Yacht Club

Town Cove, Orleans, Massachusetts

August 12

Host and Organizing Authority

This race series is hosted and organizaed by Daysailer Fleet 15 and Orleans Yacht Club.

Rules

This OYC set of club races will be governed by the 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing, the 2017-2020 prescriptions of U.S. Sailing, the rules of the Day Sailer Association, and by the Sailing Instructions.

Eligibility, Entry, and Fees

Orleans Yacht Club (OYC) members, including Racing Associate members who have participated in any of the three OYC Race Series in the same season are welcome to race. To be eligible to win the championship a boat and skipper must have won one of the series or have participated in more than 50% of all series races. Boats are expected to conform to the Day Sailer Association class specifications. Skippers are on their honor regarding conformance.

As a courtesy please contact OYC Race Committee Co-Chairs or Fleet 15 Captain prior to the race day to let us know if you will be racing.

There are no fees for eligible OYC members.

Number and Schedule of Races and Scoring

At least two races will be held. The Race Committee may elect to have more races than planned if time permits. The Low-Point System, Appendix A, of the USSA Racing Rules will apply, except as noted in sailing instructions. Complete information on number and schedule of races and scoring are contained in the sailing instructions.

Sailing Instructions and Courses

Sailing instructions for Fleet 15 Club Races are available on the Fleet 15 web site and will be made available in printed form at the skipper's meeting. The courses are illustrated and described in Appendix A: The Courses. Any change to sailing instructions will be reviewed at the skipper's meeting.

Prizes

A Prize is awarded to the top finisher. The skipper and crew names will be recorded on a plaque as OYC Daysailer Club Champions for the year. The plaque is displayed year round in the OYC Clubhouse. Prizes for all Club Race Series are awarded at the Fleet 15 Awards Night, currently scheduled for Aug 26 at 1800.

Schedule

August 12
1300 Registration and Race Committee Setup
1330 Skipper's meeting
1400 to 1630 Afternoon races (typically two)
1700 An informal pot-luck styled barbecue is held after racing has completed and Race Committee boats and equipment has been stored.

Further Information

This Notice or Race is available online at http://fleet15dsa.org/nor+si/2018-Club-Championship-NOR.html . Please review sailing instructions at http://fleet15dsa.org/nor+si/2018-Club-Championship-SI.html and should any questions or concerns remain contact Fleet 15 Leadership or Orleans Yacht Club for further information.