Notice of Race for Club Racing

  1. RULES

1.1 The event will be governed by the rules as defined in the current Racing Rules of Sailing.

1.2 The South Staffordshire Sailing Club implements the RYA Racing Charter. Competitors shall undertake to sail in accordance with the Charter.

  1. ELEGIBILITY & ENTRY

2.1 The event is open to all boats of relevant Club Classes & Current SSSC Members.

  1. FEES

3.1 No entry fee required for SSSC Members.

  1. SCHEDULE

4.1 No registration is required for Club Members.

4.2 See Club website (Racing Section) & notice board for schedule of races.

4.2 The Start signal times for all Club racing to be displayed on Club website (Racing Section) and notice board.

  1. MEASUREMENTS

5.1 Each entrant may be asked to produce a valid measurement certificate.

  1. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

6.1 The Sailing Instructions are available on the Club website (Racing Section) and notice board.

  1. VENUE

7.1 Races will be sailed at Lower Pool, Gailey Lea Lane, Penkridge, Staffs. ST19 5PT.

  1. COURSES

8.1 Course details will be as per the Sailing Instructions.

  1. RADIO COMMUNICATION

9.2 A boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.

  1. PRIZES

10.1 The allocation of prizes for events will be at the discretion of the race Committee.

  1. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

11.1 Competitors participate entirely at their own risk. South Staffordshire Sailing Club will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during or after the event. A parent or responsible adult must accompany a competitor under the age of 18 years and comply with the Club safe guarding Policy.

  1. INSURANCE

12.1 Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party insurance and have a minimum  over of £2,000,000 per event.

  1. FURTHER IMFORMATION

13.1 For further information contact the Sailing Captain.

Email:sailingcaptain@southstaffssailingclub.co.uk

Mobile: 07973 391319

Update 7 March 2018