SAILING PORT ELIZABETH

CENTENARY CUP REGATTA

Event Information

Date: 14 to 16 December 2019
Venue: Algoa Bay Port Elizabeth
Contact: Tony Bailes         083 380 3777

Mark Dawson     076 306 4601

John Tudehope  082 854 3961

Entry Form

Notice of Regatta

Centenary Cup Regatta

Dates: 14 to 16 December 2019

Venue: Algoa Bay Port Elizabeth

Organising Authority: Sailing PE

NOTICE OF RACE

  1. RULES
    1. The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules Of Sailing.
  2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
    1. The regatta is open to all Keel boats.
      1. Class One Handicap above .900
      2. Class Two Handicap below .899
    2. Eligible boats may enter by completing the attached form and sending it, together with the entry fee of (R250 for Sailing PE Members who have paid their R500 season fees), R500 for all other entrants to Sailing PE and paid by EFT by 1 December 2019.
    3. Late entries will be accepted under the following conditions: Entry Fee R1000 no later than 12H00 by 13 Dec 2019.
    4. All competing skippers shall be members in good standing of SAS and of a yacht club affiliated to and in good standing with SAS (or their equivalent in the case of non-South Africans).
    5. Proof of such membership shall be presented at registration.
    6. Entry Forms are available on the following link: www.sailingpe.co.za
  1. ADVERTISING
    1. Advertising is permitted in accordance with World Sailing Regulation 20.
    2. Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organising authority in accordance with Regulation 20.
  2. SCHEDULE
    1. Registration: 13/12/2019 from 17:00 to 19:00.
    2. Dates of racing: 14 to 16 December 2019.
    3. The scheduled time of the warning signal for the first race is: 12:00 on the 14 December 2019
      Subsequent races on Saturday and Sunday will be not before 10:00 am
    4. A maximum of 6 races are scheduled. 
    5. On the last scheduled day of racing no warning signal will be made after 15:00.
  3. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The sailing instructions will be posted on the (www.sailingpe.co.za) website no later than 09h00 on 12 December 2019 and will be available at registration. 

  1. PRIZES

Prizes will be given as follows: To be confirmed depending on entries.

  1. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. The organising authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.
All competing yachts will have a valid and up to date COF.
Skippers will need to provide proof and have a minimum of Day skippers ticket.

  1. INSURANCE

Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with a minimum cover of R 1,000,000 per incident or the equivalent.

  1. FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please contact 

Tony Bailes 083 380 3777

Mark Dawson 076 306 4601

John Tudehope 082 854 3961

www.sailingpe.co.za

Sailing Instructions

Centenary Cup Regatta

Dates:  14/12 to 16/12/2019

Venue:  Algoa Bay Sailing Marina

Organising Authority:  Sailing PE under the auspices of South African Sailing.

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

  1. RULES
    1. The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017 -2020.
    1. The South African Sailing prescriptions for National and Regional Championships will apply.
  1. NOTICES TO COMPETITORS

Notices to competitors will be posted on the official notice board located on the Sailing PE website : www.sailingpe.co.za

  1. CHANGES TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

Any change to the sailing instructions will be posted before 09h00 on the day it will take effect, except that any change to the schedule of races will be posted by 19h00 on the day before it will take effect. 

  1. SIGNALS MADE ASHORE
    1. Signals made ashore will be displayed at entrance to the Marina Walkon.
    2. Flag D with one sound means “The warning signal will be made not less than 60 minutes after flag D is displayed. Boats shall not leave the harbour until this signal is made.
    3. Postponements made ashore will be done with the AP flag over a numeral pennant indicating the time (in hours) when the next signal to be made.
    4. SCHEDULE OF RACES
            1.     14/12/2019     First warning signal at  12:00

    15/12/2019  First warning signal at  10:00

         16/12/2109 First warning signal at  10:00

        

    1. 4.2. A maximum of 6 races are scheduled.
    1. 4.3.Two races are scheduled per day. [One extra race per day may be sailed provided that the class becomes no more than one race ahead of schedule.]
    1. 4.4.To alert boats that a race or sequence of races will begin soon, the orange starting line flag will be displayed with one sound at least five minutes before a warning signal is made.
    1. 4.5.On the last scheduled day of racing no warning signal will be made after 15:00.
  1. CLASS FLAGS

Class flags and the order of starting will be as follows:

Class One          TBA

Class Two TBA

  1. RACING AREAS 

7.1  Racing will take place in Algoa Bay.

  1. THE COURSES
    1. 4.1.The diagrams in Addendum “A” show the courses, including the approximate angles between legs, the order in which marks are to be passed, and the side on which each mark is to be left.
    1. 4.2.No later than the warning signal, the race committee signal boat will indicate the course to be sailed by displaying the appropriate numeral pennant for the course.
  1. MARKS
    1. 5.1.Rounding marks will be orange bouys.
    1. 5.2.The starting and finishing marks will be the staff with orange flag on the race committee boat and orange bouys.
  1. THE START
    1. 6.1.The starting line will be between a staff displaying an orange flag on the race committee boat at the starboard end and the course side of the port-end starting mark.
    1. 6.2.A boat that does not start within 4 minutes after her starting signal will be scored Did Not Start without a hearing. 
    1. 6.3.Boats whose warning signal has not been made shall avoid the starting area during the starting sequence for other races.
  1. CHANGE OF THE NEXT LEG OF THE COURSE
    1. 7.1.To change the next leg of the course, the race committee will move the original mark (or the finishing line) to a new position and signal the change in accordance with RRS 33. 

       

  1. THE FINISH

The finishing line will be between a staff displaying an orange flag on the race committee boat at the starboard end and the course side of the port-end finishing mark. 

  1. SHORTENING COURSE

In addition to the provisions of RRS 32, the race committee boat on station at the finishing line may signal a shortened course before the leading boat of the class reaches mark 2 or 3.

Boats shall then round mark 2 or 3, which remains a mark of the course, and thereafter proceed directly to the  finishing line. 

  1. 10.PENALTY SYSTEM 
    1. 10.1.For the all class(es) RRS 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.   
  1. 11.TIME LIMITS
    1. 11.1.Boats failing to finish within 60 minutes after the first boat sails the course and finishes will be scored Did Not Finish without a hearing. This changes RRS 35, A4 and A5.
  1. 12.PROTESTS AND REQUESTS FOR REDRESS
    1. 12.1.Protest forms are available at the race office, located at PEDSAC. Protests and requests for redress or reopening shall be delivered there within the appropriate time limit.
    1. 12.2.The protest time limit is 90 minutes after the last boat has finished the last race of the day or the race committee signals no more racing today, whichever is the later.
    1. 12.3.Notices will be posted no later than 30 minutes after the protest time limit to inform competitors of hearings in which they are parties or named as witnesses. Hearings will be held in the protest room, located at PEDSAC.
    1. 12.4.Notices of protests by the race committee, technical committee or protest committee will be posted to inform boats under RRS 61.1(b).

 

    1. 12.5.On the last scheduled day of racing a request for redress based on a protest committee decision shall be delivered no later than 30 minutes after the decision was posted. This changes RRS 62.2.
  1. 13.SCORING
    1. 13.1.  Three races are required to be completed to constitute a series. 
    1. (a) When fewer than 5 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.

(b) When from 5 to 6 races have been completed, a boats’ series score will be the total her race scores excluding her worst score.

  1. 14.SAFETY REGULATIONS
    1. 14.1.A boat that retires from a race shall notify the race committee as soon as possible.
    1. 14.2.Check-Out and Check-In requirements are as follows: All yachts will sign In and Out on the www.saailingpe.co.za website.
  1. 15.RADIO COMMUNICATION
    1. 15.1.Except in an emergency, a boat that is racing shall not make voice or data transmissions and shall not receive voice or data communication that is not available to all boats.
    1. 15.2.A VHF radio capable of receiving and transmitting on Channels 16, 12 & (72 Race Channel) shall be monitored at all times during the event whilst boats are away from their moorings. 
  1. 16.DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. Neither the organising authority nor its officials or other persons associated with the organisation of the event will accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

  1. 17.INSURANCE 

Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of R1,000,000 per incident or the equivalent.ILLUSTRATIVE COURSES 

COURSE 1 – NUMERAL PENNANT 1 / NUMBER 1

A Windward-Leeward Course

Start – 1 – 2 – 1 – 2 – Finish

 

COURSE 2 – NUMERAL PENNANT 2 / NUMBER 2

A Triangle-Windward-Leeward-Triangle Course

COURSE 3 – NUMERAL PENNANT 3 / NUMBER 3

Medium Distance Race- TBN

Start – 1 –2 – 3 –1 – 3 – Finish

 

Entries

1     Tony Bailes          Fast 42        Nemesis

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