Sunday, March 29, 2015

Notice of Race

   Evergreen Cup / Western Great Lakes District Championships

September 27-28, 2014, Lake Minnetonka, MN

Sponsored by Lyn-Lake Brewery -and- Pine & Partners

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, unless approval is granted by the organizing authority.  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, on the main lower lake or in Wayzata Bay. 

Fees:  $100; Fleet 1 dues of $50 are also required for local boats that have not previously paid.  Housing is available upon request.  All registration fees are payable prior to 09/27/2014, 0900.  Entry fee includes Saturday evening social, dinner and Sunday lunch.

Racing and Scoring:  A maximum of 6 races will be sailed, with one constituting a series.  The Low-Point Scoring System, Appendix A4.1 of the RRS, will apply.  All completed races will count toward a yacht’s final score.

Trophies:  Awarded to the top 5 finishers, Top Women's Team and 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 will be weighed at registration. 

Schedule: Unless Modified in writing on the WYC Notice Board

Date Time Event
9/26/2014 5pm to 7pm Registration and weigh-in at WYC
9/27/2014 8am to 9 am Registration and weigh-in at WYC
  9am Skipper's Meeting at WYC Clubhouse
  10:30am Warning Signal, 1st race; additional races to follow at PRO discretion. Four races are planned, but one more may be added depending on the forecast for Sunday.
  ~noon 30 Minute lunch break on the water (BYO)
  After racing Social and Dinner at WYC Clubhouse
9/28/2014 10am Warning Signal, 1st race; additional races to follow at PRO discretion. No original warning signal will be made after 12 noon.
  After racing
Lunch and Awards at WYC Clubhouse

Contact:  Michael Bowers - (952) 200-8094

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