Estuary Championships Races 1-3

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16 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday 16 October 2021
1405 Estuary Championships Races 1-3
Sunday 27 March 2022
1315 Estuary Championships Races 4-6

THE ESTUARY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020–2021 SEASON

A management committee formed from representatives of Christchurch Yacht Club, Mt. Pleasant Yacht Club and Pleasant Point Yacht Club administer the running of the six races of the series over two days and recording of results. Cumulative results will be available after each race day. In all Club programmes this should read as “ESTUARY CHAMPIONSHIPS”.

ENTRIES

Written entries ON THE PRINTED CARDS PROVIDED are to be placed at the entry area at CYC, PPYC and MPYC Clubs not later than 30 minutes before the warning signal. Full (first and last) names of all crew must be included on the entry cards for each day’s racing in the series; illegible and incomplete entries may be rejected. Entries will not be accepted prior to the day of the race.
The series is open to any person who is a financial member of a YNZ affiliated Club. Skippers, and in crewed boats, a minimum of one crew member, shall be a financial member of the affiliated Club to which they belong.
Laser yachts are asked to identify if they are Full Rig, Radial or 4.7 to aid processing of results for each race. NB: Three boats starting will constitute a class.

SPECIAL ESTUARY CHAMPIONSHIP INSTRUCTIONS 1.0 RULES

The event is governed by the rules as defined in Racing Rules of Sailing.

1.1 PROHIBITION ON LASER YACHTS CHANGING SIZE OF SAIL

A Laser yacht entered in any of the Estuary Championship races shall retain the same size, and shape of sail for all subsequent races in the series.

2.0 NOTICES TO COMPETITORS

Notices to competitors will be posted on the official notice boards located at the MPYC, PPYC and CYC Clubs.

3.0 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS AND CHANGES TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The sailing instructions and courses and any change to the sailing instructions will be posted no later than two hours before the first warning signal on the day it will take effect.

4.0 SCHEDULE OF RACES

The scheduled time of the first warning signal is as follows:

Saturday 16 October 2021

Race One

1405 hrs (first warning signal)

2.4m tide

Races Two and Three

Back to back

Sunday 27 March 2022

Race Four

1315 hrs (first warning signal)

2.3m tide

Races Five and Six

Back to back

5.0 VENUE

The Avon-Heathcote Estuary in the vicinity of Mark 22.

6.0 COURSES

The courses to be sailed will be windward/leeward or trapezoid.

7.0 PRIZES

A boat must participate in a minimum of four races to be eligible for prizes.

Details

Date:
16 October
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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