2018 Cove Series

Notice of Race

Daysailer Fleet 15

Orleans Yacht Club

Town Cove, Orleans, Massachusetts

Jun 3, Jun 10, Jun 17

Host and Organizing Authority

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

Rules

This OYC club race series 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 are eligible to compete as skippers. 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 each race day to let us know if you will be racing. Provide your sail number and skipper and crew full name to the Race Committee scorer at the OYC tent or dock prior to the skipper's meeting or immediately after the skipper's meeting.

There are no fees for eligible OYC members.

Number and Schedule of Races and Scoring

Two races are scheduled for each of the three race days. The Race Committee may elect to have more races on a particular day 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 Race Series 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

Prizes are awarded to the top two series finishers. Prizes for all Club Race Series are awarded at the Fleet 15 Awards Night, currently scheduled for Aug 26 at 1800.

Schedule

Jun 3, Jun 10, Jun 17
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-Cove-NOR.html . Please review sailing instructions at http://fleet15dsa.org/nor+si/2018-Cove-SI.html and should any questions or concerns remain contact Fleet 15 Leadership or Orleans Yacht Club for further information.