Chester Sailing & Canoeing Club

Sandy Lane Chester CH3 5UL

 

NOTICE OF SERIES

For the JAC Maddocks Handicap Series 2018

 

1 RULES

The races will be governed by the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020,

the prescriptions of the RYA, and Class Rules, except as any of these are

changed by these sailing instructions. The races are designated Category A.

 

2 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

The series is open to all members of Chester Sailing and Canoeing Club

Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance

with a minimum cover of £2,000,000 per incident or the equivalent.

Entry will be the combination of helm and boat – in exceptional circumstances

(eg change of boat/damage ) the Sailing Committee may agree to results

counting for a helm in a different boat.

Racing will be on handicap using the RYA Portsmouth Number List 2017 with

the following exceptions:

Topper 1382

RS Fever 1265

GP14 1158

Wanderer 1215

Hornet 968

Lazy E 1100

Hartley 1260

 

3 SCHEDULE

Starting times will be Tuesdays 15th May to 26th June 2018 at 19:00.

 

 4 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The sailing instructions “SAILING INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLUB RACING “

are posted on the noticeboard in the Training Room and on the Club website.

 

5 SCORING

The scoring system is as follows: Low point System of Appendix A

Discard pattern will be

NUMBER OF RACES

SAILED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

DISCARDS 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4

NUMBER OF RACES

TO COUNT 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6

The minimum number races to constitute the series will be 2.

Helms doing OOD or AOD duty will score 1 point.

A DNC shall be scored as one more than the number of the boats entered in

the series.

Other scoring codes are

DNC Did not start; did not come to the starting area

DNS Did not start (other than DNC and OCS)

OCS Did not start; on the course side of the starting line at her starting signal

and failed to start, or broke rule 30.1

ZFP 20% penalty under rule 30.2

BFD Disqualification under rule 30.3

SCP Took a Scoring Penalty under rule 44.3(a)

DNF Did not finish

RET Retired

DSQ Disqualification

DNE Disqualification (other than DGM) not excludable under rule 90.3(b)

DGM Disqualification for gross misconduct not excludable under rule 90.3(b)

RDG Redress given

DPI Discretionary penalty imposed

 

6 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Competitors participate in the racing entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Sailing Instructions. 

Chester Sailing and Canoeing Club will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after racing.

 7 RIGHTS TO USE NAME AND LIKENESS

By participating in this event, competitors automatically grant to the organising

authority and the event sponsors the right, in perpetuity, to make, use, and

show, at their discretion, any photography, audio and video recordings, and

other reproductions of them made at the venue or on the water from the time

of their arrival at the venue.