NOTICE OF RACE
LLSC’s Governors’ Cup
April 7th and 8th 2018
The First of Three LLSC Regattas considered for the coveted Triple Crown Award
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020.
2 Eligibility and Entry
2.1 Regatta is open to all eligible LLSC members in good standing.
2.2 Eligible boats may enter by completing the online registration form in advance of the regatta or may register at check in on Saturday 4/7/2016.
2.3 Auxiliary boats MUST register with a valid Lake Lanier PHRF rating.
2.4 Boat’s LOA must be greater than 10ft.
3 Classes of Boats
3.1 This is a handicap scored regatta.
3.2 Classes and scoring systems will be Portsmouth and PHRF. There will be no separate one design starts. Classes are:
a. PHRF Class–Includes Auxiliary, C22, J22, J24, Melges 24 Fleets and any other eligible keelboat;
b. Portsmouth Class–Includes Portsmouth, Flying Scot, 420, Laser, Lightning, MC, Multihull, Sailboard, Snipe and Thistle Fleets; and any other eligible centerboard, multihull or sailboard.
3.3 Three boats must be in the starting area to constitute a Class Start.
4.1 On-Site Registration: Opens Saturday 04/07/2018 at 0930 and closes Saturday 04/07/2016 at 1020
4.2 Competitor's Meeting: Saturday 04/07/2018 at 1030
4.3 1st Warning Signal Saturday 04/07/2018 at 1130
4.4 No race will begin later than 1630 on Saturday 04/07/2018
4.5 1st Warning Signal Sunday 04/08/2018 at 1130
5. Sailing instructions may be available at Registration/Check in, Saturday 04/07/2018.
6. The venue will be Lake Lanier Sailing Club. The racing area will be in or near Chattahoochee Bay.
7. The courses will be discussed at the Competitors Meeting.
8.1 The low point scoring system will be used. All races will be scored. Auxiliaries will be scored using the PHRF rating system using time-on–distance correction factors. Centerboard, Multihull and Sailboards will be scored using the US Sailing Portsmouth Yardstick.
8.2 Each Class must score one race to constitute a regatta for that Class.
9. Awards will be as prescribed by the By-Laws and given at the annual awards banquet.
10. Radio Communication The race committee will use channel VHF 68 or an alternate designated recreational channel to make courtesy broadcasts. Failure to hear or understand a broadcast will not be grounds for redress. Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to cell phones.
11. Disclaimer of Liability. Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk, RRS #4. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or to, during, or after the regatta.
12. Further Information
12.1 Contact David Reddaway, Event Chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (770) 294-6557.
Governor's Cup Regatta
Saturday, April 07, 2018 9:30 AM
Skippers' Meeting: 10:30am
Warning Gun: 11:30am