Lake Pontchartrain 2013 Great Lake Race – September 29, 2013

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Lake Pontchartrain 2013 Great Lake Race – September 29, 2013

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Postponed due to weather

New Date Sunday, September 29

Rule Change For 2013:

RRS 52 “Manual Power” is modified to allow the use of winches operated by using stored power.

We applaud the GLR Race Committee for leadership in this positive trend of allowing electric winches while racing.

NOTICE OF RACE

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN 2013 GREAT LAKE RACE

Saturday, September 29, 2013

SPONSORS

Corinthian Sailing Association (CSA)

SouthShore Yacht Club (SSYC)

New   Orleans Yacht Club (NOYC)

1.      RULES

The 2013 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. RRS 52 “Manual Power” is modified to allow the use of winches operated by using stored power.

2.      DIVISIONS

PHRF – Spinnaker, Non-Spinnaker, and Multihull divisions. Divisions may be broken into classes. Divisions are defined in the Sailing Instructions.

3.      ELIGIBILITY

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

All entry –registration : $35.00

Competitors are urged to register early so that the Race Committee can assign accurate class breaks.

5.      SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Organizing Club:

Corinthian Sailing Association (CSA)

141 Robert E. Lee Blvd.  #259  New Orleans, LA.  70124

www.corinthians.org

Dates:

Friday, September 20:

1900 to 2200 – Mandatory Skipper’s Meeting and Crew Party at NOYC. Race packets will be issued, race course will be declared & class breaks set.

Saturday, September 29

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.  Awards to be given soon after  Race Committee docks.

6.      REGISTRATION

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 grisdvm@cox.net 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.

9.      PROTESTS

Protests will be heard by the CSA Protest Committee according to the CSA Sailing Instructions at NOYC following the race.

10.    PRIZES

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 grisdvm@cox.net.

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