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LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN 2017 GREAT LAKE RACE

NOTICE OF RACE

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN 2017

GREAT LAKE RACE

Saturday, September 30, 2017

  1. RULES

         The 2017 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.

  1. DIVISIONS

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

  1. 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.

  1. ENTRY FEES

         Early entry – registration by September 28: $40.00

         Late entry – registration after September 28:  $50.00

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

  1. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Organizing Club:

Corinthian Sailing Association (CSA)

141 Robert E. Lee Blvd.  #259

New Orleans, LA.  70124

http://www.corinthians.org

         Dates

         Friday, September 29: NOYC

6:30-7:30 PM:   Late Registration

7:00-11:00 PM: Crew Party at NOYC; Race packets will be issued, race course will be declared & class breaks set.

 

         Saturday, September 30

9:00 AM:   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.

  1. REGISTRATION

         Registration must be completed using the link provided at www.corinthians.org . Registrations will not be accepted after the conclusion of the Skippers meeting.

  1. 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.

  1. PENALTIES FOR BREAKING RULES OF PART 2

         RRS Rule 44-720 degrees turn penalties for breaking Rules of RRS Part 2 will apply.

  1. PROTESTS

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

  1. 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.  CSA members will be eligible to win the Charles Erickson Perpetual trophy (1st in Spinnaker Division) & the Nathaniel Belloni perpetual trophy (1st in Non-Spinnaker Division)

  1. FURTHER INFORMATION

         Contact the CSA Great Lake Race Chairman, Rob Grisoli at 504-491-0693 or grisdvm@cox.net.

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN 2017 GREAT LAKE RACE

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