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2017 Rocky Mountain Snipe Championship

  • 16 Sep 2017
  • 9:00 AM
  • 17 Sep 2017
  • 2:00 PM
  • Union Sailing Club, Longmont, CO


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2017 Rocky Mountain Snipe Championship Regatta

The RMSC will be held on September 16th and 17th at Union Reservoir in Longmont, Colorado - 30 miles north of Denver along I-25.  All activities will be located at Union Sailing Club on the southeast side of the lake.

1. Rules:
This Regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020. 

2. Eligibility and Entry:
This event is open to Snipe class sailboats. Entrants must register for the event, pay the appropriate fees and sign a Union Sailing Club liability waiver.

3. Fees and Registration 
Entry fee is $60.00.  This includes lunch and dinner on Saturday and lunch on Sunday for both skipper and crew. Additional meals for the weekend will be $7.00 per lunch and $14.00 per dinner.

Registration is open online from July 17th, 2017 until September 15th, 2017. A late fee of $20.00 will be charged for onsite registrations.

4. Schedule of Events:
Saturday, September 16th
9:00 am - Check-in and onsite Registration
10:00 am - Junior Races
12:00 pm - Lunch and Skippers Meeting
1:00 pm - Three or more races back-to-back, no races to be started after 5:00 pm
6:30 - Dinner @ Union Sailing Club

Sunday September 17th
10:00 am - Two or more races back-to-back
1:00 pm - Awards & Lunch

5. Sailing Instructions:
The Sailing instructions, made available at check-in, take precedence over this NOR.

6. Regatta Site:
The Regatta Site will be at Union Sailing Club on the southeastern shore of Union Reservoir, Longmont, Colorado. Trailer launching is available at the public launch ramp at the Union Reservoir Park site. Union Sailing Club's launch ramp is dolly-launch only.

Camping can be reserved directly with the Union Reservoir Park on an individual basis by following this link:  Tent Site Reservations

Any boats being brought onsite must report to the Union Reservoir Park main gate to be inspected for Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) by the Park staff prior to launching. This applies to all boats, even those launched at the USC dolly-only ramp.

Day Park Pass is REQUIRED $16/day for vehicle and trailered boat. Park passes can be purchased at the Union Reservoir Park main gate.

7. Racing Area and Courses:
Racing area and courses will be described in the Sailing Instructions, available at check-in.

8. Scoring:
The scoring system will be the Low Point Scoring System found in Appendix A of the RSS. 

9. Disclaimer of Liability:
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See Rule 4, Decision to race. Snipe Fleet #210, Union Sailing Club, Union Reservoir Park, and the City of Longmont 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.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Marcus Ward -
Amanda Woeger -

Link to official Notice of Race

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Union Sailing Club
PO Box 2208
Longmont, CO 80502
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