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Ottawa, Ontario K2B 6N6
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NCR Notice of Race 2016

2016

59th NATIONAL CAPITAL REGATTA

LASER FOGH GOLD CUP #3

July 16 & 17, 2016

Britannia Yacht Club

COMMODORE                John Morrow                                                                                                                                                                 

FLEET CAPTAIN              Sal Khan

REGATTA CHAIRS          Lisa Shishis & Krista Kiiffner

HOST

The 2016 National Capital Regatta will be held at the Britannia Yacht Club, 2777 Cassels Street, Ottawa, Ontario, July 16 & 17, under the organization of the Britannia Yacht Club. All races will be held on Lac Deschênes in the Ottawa River.

NOTICE OF RACE

RULES

ALL N.C.R. 2016 races will be governed by the rules as defined in the current Racing Rules of Sailing as amended, the prescriptions of Sail Canada, respective class rules, and the N.C.R. Sailing Instructions.

ELIGIBILITY

Entrants must be members of a Yacht Club recognized by their National Sailing Authority or a member of their Class Association. All boats and equipment must conform to their respective class and/or fleet measurement, equipment and accommodation regulations.

CLASSES

Byte - Byte CII - Laser - Laser Radial - Laser 2 - 29er - 420 - Viper

Fireball - Y-Flyer - Albacore - Optimist – O’Pen BIC - Lightning - Sailboard,

5 BOATS CONSTITUTE A CLASS

Classes with less than 5 entries sail in a handicap using Portsmouth number ratings

ENTRY FEES

Optimists, Open Bics $65.00

Two-person boats $140.00 per boat

All other classes $80.00

Laser Class Assoc. Surcharge $3.00

Coaches $45.00

Entry fee includes regatta souvenir, lunches on Saturday and Sunday and Saturday night BBQ dinner (does not include HST)

13% discount will be applied for those who register before June 24, 2016

REGISTRATION

Advance online registration is strongly encouraged.  Online registrations will be accepted until 16:00 July 15, 2016.  In-person registration will take place at the Regatta Office of Britannia Yacht Club on Friday, July 15, 2015 from 1600-2100 hours. Registrations for out of town sailors ONLY will accepted Saturday July 16th between 0730-0830.    All participants must check in at the Regatta office during the aforementioned registration periods to pick up their race kits.

The registration form can be found on BYC website - www.byc.ca

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Saturday July 16, 2016

1000 - Skipper and Coach Meeting

1130 - First Race

1730 - N.C.R. Dinner

Sunday July 17, 2016

0930 - First Race

Awards Ceremony to Follow

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The sailing instructions will be provided at registration, after 1600 hours on Friday, July 15, 2016, at the Regatta Office.

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 or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the Regatta.

SERIES FORMAT AND SCORING

A maximum of 15 races are scheduled with one or more races constituting a series; one drop with five or more races, second drop with ten or more races. The Low Point Scoring System of the of the Racing Rules, Appendix A will apply.

PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded as soon as possible following the completion of racing on Sunday. Various BYC trophies will be awarded to winners in their respective classes. As well, NCR medallions will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each category. Other awards may also be presented.

REFUND POLICY

Competitors entering and withdrawing up to July 1 will be refunded their entry fee, less a $5.00 administration charge.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Free camping is provided on B.Y.C. grounds.

CLUB SERVICES

Food service

Fri. - 4:00p.m. to 9:00p.m Sat. & Sun. - 11:00a.m. to 6:00p.m.

Bar

Fri. - 4:00p.m. to 11:00p.m

Sat. - 11:00a.m. to Midnight

Sun - 11:00a.m. to 8:00p.m

We look forward to welcoming you to a weekend of keen competition and good sportsmanship in our nation’s capital. For further details or information contact Lisa Shishis by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This Notice of Race may be amended.

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