Thursday, April 17, 2014

Notice of Race
Dave Cool Icebreaker Regatta
April 27-28, 2013, Lake Minnetonka, MN

Rules:  This event will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS 2013-2016), the prescriptions of U.S. Sailing, this Notice of Race, and the rules of the J22 class, except as modified by the Sailing Instructions.  The same crew and same three sails must be used throughout the regatta, but approval to change crew will generally be granted if requested in advance.  Yachts may be removed from the water and/or drysailed at will.  The Sailing Instructions will be distributed at registration. 

Eligibility:  J/22 Class yachts in compliance with class rules will be scored.  US Sailing and J-22 class membership is strongly encouraged, but not required.   

Venue:  Lake Minnetonka, MN, either on the Main Lake or in Wayzata Bay.

Fees:  $100; Fleet 1 dues of $50 are also required for local boats.  A one-time $200 fee may be paid by 4/27/2013 to cover this event, the District Championships, and Fleet dues.  Housing is available upon request.  All registration fees are payable prior to 4/27/2013, 0900.  Entry fee includes possible  Friday social, Saturday evening social and Sunday lunch.

Racing and Scoring:  Six races are planned, with one constituting a series.  The Low-Point Scoring System, Appendix A4.1 of the RRS, will apply.  Each yacht may exclude her worst score if five or more races are completed.

Trophies:  Awarded to the top 3 finishers, with other awards given at discretion of the Race Committee.

Inspection & Measurements:  All participants are subject to inspection and measurement at any time during the regatta in order to confirm compliance with the prescribed class rules concerning construction and measurements, safety rules when racing, crew prohibition and restrictions when racing.  Class royalty tags must be present on all sails.  All crew may be weighed at registration and prior to being scored. 

Tentative Schedule:

Friday 4/26


Registration and weigh-in, location tbd

Saturday 4/27

§  0800-0900

§  0900

§  1030

§  After racing (~1700)

§  Registration and weigh-in at WYC

§  Skippers’ meeting, WYC Clubhouse

§  Warning signal, 1st race; additional races to follow at PRO discretion.  Four races are planned. 

§  Social at WYC

Sunday, 4/28

§  1000

§  After racing (~1400)

§  Warning signal, 1st race; additional races to follow at PRO discretion.  No original warning signal will be made after 1200

§  Awards at WYC, lunch tbd

Contact:  Thorn Turner - (612) 743-4929

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