7/7/2018 12:00 AM, 7/8/2018 12:00 AM
Registration Is Open On The Club Site on the Event Detail!
NOR Is Posted As A Link In The Event Details
Sailing Instructions To Follow
NOTICE OF RACE
LLSC’s Firecracker Cup
July 7th (and 8th) 2018
The Second 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 7/7/2018.
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 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.
3.4 Fleet splits will match those used at the Governor’s Cup.
4.1 On-Site Registration: Opens Saturday 07/07/2018 at 0900 and closes Saturday 07/07/2018 at 1000
4.2 Competitor's Meeting: Saturday 07/07/2018 at 1030
4.3 1st Warning Signal Saturday 07/07/2018 at 1130
4.4 No race will begin later than 1530 on Saturday 07/07/2018
4.5 Races will be sailed on Sunday 07/08/18 ONLY if there are no races on Saturday 07/07/18. If there are no races on Saturday, 07/07/2018, 1st Warning Signal Sunday 07/08/2018 at 1130.
4.6. Sailing instructions can be found on the LLSC website at: https://www.llsc.com/files/2018%20Fleet%20Race%20Sailing%20Instructions.pdf
and may be available at Registration/Check in, Saturday 07/07/2018.
4.7. The venue will be Lake Lanier Sailing Club. The racing area will be in or near Chattahoochee Bay.
4.8. The courses will be discussed at the Competitors Meeting.
4.9. Social hour: 1730; Dinner: 1800; Fireworks: 2130
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.
9.1Awards will be as prescribed by the By-Laws and given at the annual awards banquet.
10. Radio Communication
10.1The 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 tra