Sat, 22 Feb | Stilbaai Yacht Club - Entrance Road

TuksYachting Open Cat Regatta

TuksYachting Open Cat Regatta TuksYaching was first introduced into TuksSport in the 1960s as the sport of its time. It is now time to revive a lost legacy. Sailing is one of the oldest sports in the world and TuksYachting welcomes you to part take in this unique and exhilarating sport.
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TuksYachting Open Cat Regatta

Time & Location

22 Feb 2020, 07:30 – 23 Feb 2020, 18:00
Stilbaai Yacht Club - Entrance Road, R54, South Africa

About The Event

TuksYachting

University Dart 18 and Hobie 16 regatta 2020,

Stilbaai Yacht Club, 22nd to 23rd February 2020

NOTICE OF REGATTA

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1 RULES

1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) 2017-2020.

1.2 Boats participating in this regatta shall conform to the Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS) 2017 -2020,

the Applicable Class Rules, this Notice of Race, and the Sailing Instructions.

1.3 Both Skipper and crew shall be paid up members in good standing of their class associations. All

fees (membership and entry) shall be paid before the schedule starting time of the first race.

Failure to do so will result in that entry being disregarded.

2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

At least one competitor per boat, may it be the helmspersons and/or crew, shall be members of a

University Sailing Club. These clubs include: TuksYaching, Wits Yacht Club, Potch Sailing club, UKZN sailing

club, UCT Yacht Club, Rhodes Sailing & Kitesurfing club, Stellies sailing club and DUT sailing club.

The Yacht Club name and membership details shall be stated on the entry form or crew list.

2.1 Late entries will be accepted up to one hour before the start of the first race.

3. FEES

Required fees are as follows:

Two Crew Boat – R300

Single Crew boat – R300

3.1 Banking Details

TuksYachting Club

ABSA Bank

Name:

ChaneDuasmish

Cheque Account

Branch Code: 632005

Account No: 4083040637

The completed entry fee and proof of payment must be emailed to tuks.sailing@gmail.com

TuksYachting

University Dart 18 and Hobie 16 regatta 2020,

Stilbaai Yacht Club, 22nd to 23rd February 2020

NOTICE OF REGATTA

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4 SCHEDULE

Registration will take place at the Club House, situated at Stilbaai yacht Club from 07:30 am to

09:00am on Saturday, 22nd February 2020

4.1 A voluntary skippers briefing will be held at SYC club house at 10:00am on Saturday, 22nd

February 2020.

4.2 The warning signal for the first race will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, 22nd of February 2020.

4.3 Warning signal for the first race of the day on Sunday 23rd of February 2020 will be at 09:00am

4.4 The Warning Signal for the last final race on Sunday 23rd of February 2020 will be no later than

14:00pm.

4.5 Prize giving will be held on Sunday 23rd of February 2020 as soon as practically possible after the last

race.

5 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

Sailing Instructions will be available from the Regatta Secretary on completion of registration

6 VENUE

The event will take place at Stilbaai Yacht Club, Vaal Dam.

7 THE COURSES

See the sailing instructions and course diagram attached there for more details.

8 PENALTY SYSTEM

Rule 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.

9 SCORING

9.1 Low Point System of Appendix A4.1 will apply.

9.2 Four races are required to be completed to constitute a regatta.

9.3 (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 9 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her

race scores excluding her worst score.

(c) When 10 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her

races excluding her two worst scores

TuksYachting

University Dart 18 and Hobie 16 regatta 2020,

Stilbaai Yacht Club, 22nd to 23rd February 2020

NOTICE OF REGATTA

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10 SAFETY

10.1 Yachts shall comply with their class buoyancy and safety requirements.

10.2 All competitors shall wear a personal buoyancy aid, at all times, capable of supporting a 5kg steel

weight at all times while afloat in a yacht.

10.3 Wet or dry suits do not constitute adequate buoyancy!

11 RADIO COMMUNICATION

Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive

radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction applies especially to, but not

exclusively to mobile telephones.

12 PRIZES

Prizes, medals and trophies may be awarded at the discretion of the race committee.

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13 DISCLAIMER OF Liability

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. Neither the Organizing Authority nor its

officials or other persons associated with the organization 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.

14 INSURANCE

South African sailors by virtue of their SAS membership carry third party liability cover of R25

million. Non-SAS Members competing in this regatta are required to arrange similar cover.

Adequate boat cover insurance should be allowed for above third party liability.

Each participating boat is encouraged to carry sufficient valid third-party liability insurance to

cover any liability arising during the event.

TuksYachting

University Dart 18 and Hobie 16 regatta 2020,

Stilbaai Yacht Club, 22nd to 23rd February 2020

NOTICE OF REGATTA

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15 FURTHER INFORMATION CATERING

Justin Smith C) 082 624 6308 66smithjustin@gmail.com

ACCOMODATION

Justin Smith C) 082 624 6308 66smithjustin@gmail.com

FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT

For further information or crew, please contact

Damian Muller C) 079 694 1028 Tuks.sailing@gmail.com

16 Boat Rental

Justin Smith C) 082 624 6308 66smithjustin@gmail.com

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