NOTICE OF RACE
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN 2011 GREAT LAKE RACE
Saturday September 24, 2011
Rain Date:Saturday, October 8, 2011
Corinthian Sailing Association (CSA) – SouthShoreYacht Club (SSYC) – New OrleansYacht Club (NOYC)
The 2009-2012 Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) and the Corinthian Sailing Association Great Lake Race (GLR) Sailing Instructions will govern the Race. Corinthian Sailing Association will administer the Race.
PHRF – Spinnaker, Non-Spinnaker, and Multihull classes. Divisions may be broken into classes. Divisions are defined in the Sailing Instructions.
Competitors: The race is open to all. Competitors need not be a member of a Yacht Club. Boat: Participating boats should have a current, signed GYA PHRF certificate. Boats without a PHRF certificate will be assigned a rating based upon similar boats. The assigned rating cannot be protested.
4. ENTRY FEES
Early entry – registration before September 21:
US Sail Members $30.00
Non-US Sail Members $35.00
Late entry – registration after September 21:
US Sail Members $45.00
Non-US Sail Members $50.00
Competitors are urged to register early so that the Race Committee can assign accurate class breaks.
5. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Corinthian Sailing Association (CSA)
141 Robert E. Lee Blvd. #259
New Orleans,LA. 70124
Friday, September 23:
1900 to 2200 – Mandatory Skipper’s Meeting and Crew Party at NOYC.
Saturday, September 24 (rain date October 8):
0900 – First Start. 20 nm steeplechase using fixed marks. Starts will be staggered starts according to PHRF rating. The Sailing Instructions will list start times for each PHRF rating.
Awards presentation and Post-Race Party – following the race at NOYC-403 N. Roadway Dr.-West End Area.
Entry forms can be found at www.corinthians.org and are available at area Yacht Clubs and at the Skipper’s Meeting or by contacting Rob Grisoli at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-491-0693. Registrations will not be accepted after the conclusion of the Skippers meeting.
7. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
Sailing Instructions will be posted on the CSA web site in draft form at http://www.corinthians.org/ and will be available in final form at the skippers meeting.
8. PENALTIES FOR BREAKING RULES OF PART 2
RRS Rule 44-720 degrees turn penalties for breaking Rules of RRS Part 2 will apply.
Protests will be heard by the CSA Protest Committee according to the CSA Sailing Instructions at NOYC following the race.
Prizes will be awarded to First, Second, and Third Place boats in each class provided sufficient boats register. The overall fleet winner will be awarded the Wendell Gauthier Perpetual trophy.
11. FURTHER INFORMATION
Contact the CSA Great Lake Race Chairman, Rob Grisoli at 504-491-0693 or email@example.com.