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					                     The Fourth Annual Cantina Cup
                            October 1, 2011
                                DC Sail
                   Washington Channel, Washington DC


           NOTICE OF RACE
1. RULES
   1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing
       (RRS) 2009-2012.
   1.2 Appendix S, Sound-Signal Starting System, of the RRS will be used for one-design
       fleets. The 5 minute flag sequence will be used for PHRF spin and non-spin fleets in
       addition to one-design fleets.
2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
   2.1 The regatta is open to all DC Sail members and guests.
   2.2 The regatta is open to DC Sail owned Flying Juniors (2 people), Flying Scots (2-4
       people), and Lasers (1 person).
   2.3 The regatta is open to all boats carrying a PHRF certificate, and all non-DC Sail-
       owned one-design fleets in the following classes: Lightnings, Flying Juniors, Lasers and
       Flying Scots.
   2.4 Classes of fewer than 5 boats maybe combined with another class.
   2.5 All participants must register online prior to the day of the race to be eligible to
       race.
3. FEES
   3.1 Per racers: $50 for Members and $75 for Non-Members.
   3.2 All paid boat registrations include tickets to after party.
   3.3 Registrations subject to additional fees after September 23, 2011.
4. SCHEDULE
   4.1 Registration: Participants should register prior to the regatta at
       http://dcsail.org/register-to-race.
   4.2 A Skippers meeting will occur on Friday, September 30 from 6-8 pm at the DC Sail
       facilities, 600 Water St SW, Washington, DC 20024.
   4.3 Racing will occur on October 1, 2011 from 10:00 am EST to no later than 4:00pm
       EST.
    4.4 An After Party / Awards Ceremony will take place at 5:00 pm EST at Cantina
        Marina.
5. VENUE
    5.1 The racing will take place in the Washington Channel and Potomac River.
    5.2 An after party will take place at Cantina Marina.
    5.3 Space is available for boats that want to dock at Gangplank Marina for the After
        Party.
6. THE COURSES
    6.1 The courses to be sailed will be selected by the race committee from the following:
        Modified Olympic, Modified Windward-Leeward and a Modified Triangle. Refer to
        the Sailing Instructions for official course description.
    6.2 Sailing Instructions will be available during the September 30 Skipper’s Meeting.
7. PENALTY SYSTEM
    7.1 For one-design classes, Rule 44.2 may be changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is
        replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.
    7.2 Decisions of the protest committee will be final as provided in rules 70.5.
8. SCORING
    8.1 The Low-Point Scoring System will be used.
    8.2 No races will be excluded from scoring.
9. PRIZES
    9.1 Trophy awards will be given to the winner of each participating class in addition to a
        Top Female Skipper Award and a Rookie Cup.
10. 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.
11. FURTHER INFORMATION
    For more information please contact: Emily Rodegast (erodegast@dcsail.org) or Blair
    Overman (boverman@dcsail.org).

				
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