2022 Oktoberfest One Design Regatta
September 24, 2022
Union Sailing Club
NOTICE OF RACE
MANAGEMENT AND RULES
The Organizing Authority is Union Sailing Club.
The regatta shall be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing ("RRS").
All races are under the management of the Race Committee of the Oktoberfest One Design and shall be conducted in accordance with
- The rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (“RRS”), with US Sailing Prescriptions;
- The Sailing Instructions.
ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
The event is open to One Design boats that register and pay the fees. Boats racing One Design shall comply with their One Design Class rules. Three boats will make a fleet. Anticipated fleets are MC Scow, Snipe, Mutineer, Laser, Finn, Melges 15 and the Junior Portsmouth Fleet. There will be NO handicap fleets, other than the Junior fleet.
Boats shall enter the Regatta by pre-registering online at https://www.unionsailingclub.org/events or being present, on the water at first gun.
Club Members - $0.00
Non Club Members - $10.00
Saturday, September 24
09:00 am – Competitors’ Meeting
10:00 am – First Gun, Five (5) or more races planned, no races to be started after 4:30 pm
Lunch: We are not planning on breaking for lunch, depending on wind conditions. Please bring your own lunch on board.
Dinner: There will be a pizza potluck after racing. The oven, dough, sauce and cheese will be provided. Bring your own pizza toppings, salad or dessert to share. Bring your own beverage.
There will be a short Competitors’ meeting prior to the first race on Saturday, signaled by two sound signals.
Sailing Instructions will be available to participants on Saturday morning, September 24.
The regatta site will be at Union Sailing Club on the Eastern shore of Union Reservoir, Longmont, Colorado.
The race course will be described at the competitors’ meeting. Courses will be designated on a magnetic board on the Race Committee boat before each race by a series of numbers and letters that correspond to the order in which marks are to be passed and ending with “F” for finish. All Courses will be “Port Around”.
The low point scoring system of Appendix A of the Racing Rules of Sailing 2021 – 2024 will be used. All races will be scored.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See Rule 4, Decision to Race. 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.