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NOTICE OF RACE

 

The 2017 EC12 & J Boat Green Mountain Regatta

Both events are “Region 1 Championships”

Organized by the STOWE YACHT CLUB (AMYA # 159)

 

Regatta Site: The regatta will be sailed on Commodore’s Pond behind the Commodore’s Inn, Stowe, Vermont on June 1, 2, 3 & 4. J Boats race on Thursday & Friday and EC12’s race on Saturday & Sunday.

Rules:   This regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the current version of The Racing Rules of Sailing, Appendix E of the RRS, the AMYA By-laws, the AMYA J Boat & EC12 Class Rules, the Sailing Instructions (“SI’s”) and any amendments to the SI’s.

Eligibility:  You must be a member of the AMYA or, in the case of international entries, a member of your national sailing authority. The boat entered must be properly registered with the class.

Entry:  Any eligible owner/skipper, as defined above, may enter the regatta by completing the On-line Entry Form available via theAMYA.org, Regatta Page and look for the “Register On-line Link” or Stoweyachtclub.com, Regatta Tab. Separate entry form for each class will be posted.   Online Entry will be available April 1, 2017.

The number of EC12 competitors will be limited to 30. Entries will be accepted in the order the Entry Forms are received.

Housing - Transportation: A map with general directions to the regatta site will be provided along with a list of area attractions. Each competitor is expected to make arrangements for their own housing and transportation for the duration of the event. A special regatta rate will apply to a limited number of rooms at the Commodore’s Inn.

Schedule of Events:  EC12 Practice Racing will be available at the Race Site on Friday afternoon after the completion of J Boat Racing or 1500 hours, June 2.

 

2017 Green Mountain J Boat R1 Championship Regatta

 

Thursday, June 1   0930
J Boat Skipper’s Meeting 
 As soon as boats are ready -
 1600 J Boat Racing
    Free evening in Stowe
     
 Friday, June 2
 0930 J Boat Skipper’s Meeting
   1000-1500 J Boat Racing
   1500-1700 EC12 Practice/Registration
    Measurements if needed
    Free evening in Stowe

 

2017 Green Mountain EC12 R1 Championship Regatta

 

 Saturday, June 3 0800-0915 EC12: Late check-in  
  0930  EC12 Skipper’s Meeting 
  1000-1600 EC12 Racing
  1800 Cocktails followed by Prime Rib Buffet
     
 Sunday, June 4 
0930  EC12 Skipper’s Meeting
  1000-1430 EC12 Racing (no race to start after 1430 on Sunday)
  1500 Trophy Presentation

 

 

Measurement:  EC12’s - Measurement Certificates will be checked. If certificates are needed measuring can be done at check in.

Sailing Instructions - A copy of the Sailing Instructions will be available upon regatta check-in.

Courses:  Courses will be set, based on the prevailing conditions, and announced prior to the start of each race.

Race Format:  J Boats: An Odd-Even System if deemed necessary. EC12’s: A heat-managed Equal Opportunity Promotion/Relegation system (“EORS”) will be used if the numbers of competitors or the conditions warrant. This will be determined solely by the RC.

Prizes: J Boats: First Place boat. EC12’s: A minimum of the first three places will be awarded trophies or plaques. If twenty or more entries, the first five places will be awarded.

Disclaimer of Liability:  Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.    

 

PDF links;   NOR for this regatta and Registration Entry.