SAILING INSTRUCTIONS - Hythe Sailing Club by fjzhangxiaoquan

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									    REGATTA CHARITY PURSUIT RACE
         Sunday 19 June 2011
Hythe (Southampton) Sailing Club
          SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
1. RULES
1.1 The events will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing
(RR).

1.2 Racing rules will be changed as follows:
RR 26 (Starting Races) is changed by Sailing Instruction (SI) 7.
RR 28.1 (c) (Sailing the Course) is changed by SI 10.2.
RR 29 (Recalls) is changed by SI 8.

2. NOTICES TO COMPETITORS/CHANGES TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
2.1 Notices to competitors and any changes to the sailing instructions will be posted on
the official notice board located in the clubhouse wet area.

2.2 The Race Committee may broadcast information to the fleet on VHF channel 77 as
deemed appropriate to the running of the event.

2.3 Sail numbers of boats starting prematurely may be broadcast on VHF Channel 77.
Competitors are reminded that such radio communication is provided as an aid only and
the provision or failure of such aid shall not form the basis of any protest.

3. RACE START TIMES
The scheduled race start time is 14:00
Individual boat start times after the first start are as shown in attachment “A” and will be
published on the Club Notice board.

4. CLASS FLAG/IDENTIFICATION
4.1 The class warning signal will be flag ‘C’.

4.2 Boats competing shall identify themselves to the Race Officer at the start line by
passing close to the committee boat and displaying their sail number.

5. THE COURSE
5.1 Race courses are shown at attachment “B”. The letter of the selected course to be
sailed will be displayed at the front of the clubhouse balcony.

6. MARKS
6.1 Marks that may be used during the race are navigation marks or yellow spherical
racing marks as shown at attachment “C”.
6.2 The outer limit mark of the starting line will be an inflatable bouy.

7. THE START
7.1 The starting line will be between the committee boat (Hythe RIB moored on the club
mooring row 1) and the outer limit mark (inflatable buoy).

7.2 The race will be started as follows
    Signal                    Flag                       Sound          Minutes before
                                                                        starting signal
Warning          Class flag “C”                     1 sound                    5
Preparatory      “P”                                1 sound                    4
One-minute       Preparatory flag removed           1 long sound               1
First Starting   Class flag removed                 1 sound                    0

Boats shall start when their published start number (appendix C) is displayed by the
Committee Boat. A single sound signal will be made at one-minute intervals.
This changes RR 26.

7.3 Competitors will be subject to racing rules from five minutes before their published
starting time or from the preparatory signal when manoeuvring in the start area.

7.4 A boat manoeuvring in the vicinity of the start and for which a valid entry form has
been submitted shall be deemed to have entered the race.

8. POSTPONEMENT
In the event of a postponement, all yachts will start at their published start time plus the
duration of the postponement. Start numbers will remain the same for each individual
boat. The finish time will be plus the duration of the postponement.

9. RECALLS
In the event of a boat starting prematurely, a second sound signal will be made but no
visual signal will be made.
This changes RR 29.

10. THE FINISH
10.1 There will be no finishing line.

10.2 Finishing will occur 100 minutes after the first start (15:40). Boats are
recommended to take note of their own finishing position and to record the identity of the
boats immediately ahead and astern.

10.3 After the finish time boats shall continue to sail the course maintaining their relevant
finish positions until released by the committee boat.

This changes RR 28.1 (C).

11. PROTESTS AND REQUESTS FOR REDRESS
11.1 Protests must be lodged, in writing, with the race officer within 2 hours of the finish
of the protesting boat, together with a protest fee of a full bottle of malt whisky, which is
non-returnable and will be auctioned for the Charity nominated.
11.2 Protests forms are available from the race officer or sailing secretary

11.3 Protests will be heard as soon as is practical.

12. HANDICAP/START TIMES
12.1 Individual boat start times will be calculated according to their corrected time for a
100 minute race using the Portsmouth Yardstick System as set out in RYA YR2.

12.2 Handicap Numbers will be taken from Byron Software Sail Race Management –
Cruiser Handicaps.

12.3 Variations from base trim for a specific boat will be made on production of a
handicap calculation prepared for that boat by Byron Software or as directed by the
Sailing Committee. The Sailing Committee will allocate provisional handicap numbers to
boats that do not appear in Byron Software.

13. RULE INFRINGMENTS AND PENALTIES
13.1 A boat taking a penalty under RR 44.1 (Taking a Penalty) and 44.2 (One-Turn and
Two-Turn Penalties) for an infringement of Part 2 of the RR shall report the
circumstances to the Race Officer. A boat failing to execute a penalty or to retire and not
exonerated after a protest hearing shall be disqualified.

13.2 A boat whilst racing, preparing to race or returning from a race shall not impede the
passage of navigating vessels. A boat entering the area of obstruction in front of a
vessel, causing it to take avoiding action or give warning signals may be disqualified.

14. SAFETY REGULATIONS
14.1 Boats retiring must inform the race officer or race committee.

14.2 Particular attention is drawn to IRPCS 9(b) “A vessel of less than 20 metres length
or a Sailing Vessel shall not impede the passage of a vessel, which can safely navigate
only within a narrow channel or fairway”.

14.3 Anchors shall not be carried from bow fairleads whilst racing.

15. PRIZES
15.1 The Cruiser Cup trophy will be awarded to race winner.

15.2 Non-members of HSC will be eligible for trophies and prizes at the discretion of the
Sailing Committee.

16. DISCLAMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the events entirely at their own risk. See RR 4, Decision to
Race. The organising 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
event.

17. INSURANCE
Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability with a minimum
cover of £2,000,000 per event or the equivalent.
                                                                      Issue 1 June 2011



                   Attachment A - Start Times

                                       Sail                          Hythe    Start       Start
  Boat Name             Type          Number            Skipper       PY     Number       Time
Taj             Trident 24              168       Anthony Benton     1198      -4         13:56
Bluebar         Albin Vega 27          1210       Ted Trim           1149       0         14:00
Prima Donna     Morgan Giles 30        1979       Peter King         1134       1         14:01
Megstone        Hunter Liberty            3       Tim Wariner        1132       1         14:01
Katisha         Hunter 27                77       P Beverley-Smith   1132       1         14:01
Molly           Hunter 27                         Alan Lo            1132       1         14:01
Morwen          Moody 31               5129       Derek Becraft      1110       3         14:03
Triple Rhumbe   Waarschip 24                      Martin Wojcik      1104       4         14:04
Squaw           Tomahawk 25            143        Roland Liddell     1093       5         14:05
Rocinante       Hunter Horizon 30       42        Chris Johnson      1072       7         14:07
Water Colour    Halmatic 30 2 fixed               Mike Urand         1066       7         14:07
Izzie Too       Sunfast 20             8775       Brian Allen        1060       8         14:08
Kajsa           Shipman 28             4814       Roger Hayward      1050       9         14:09
Caroden II      Dolphin 31              22        Mike Thomas        1041       9         14:09
EAU de Vie      Limbo 6.6              6623       Andrew Bell        1028      11         14:11
Dreamweaver     One Off                4476       Dave Tennison      1026      11         14:11
Blueprint       Albin Ballard           28        Roger Lockett      1018      11         14:11
Hulabaloo       First 260              5749       Simon Walley        982      15         14:15
Cloud Nine                              C2        Chris Jones         900      22         14:22




   Start times for other entries will be posted on
                  the notice board.




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                  Attachment B - Courses
Start: between Inflatable buoy and club RIB on club mooring row 1.

               Course A                                 Course B
Moorhead            Starboard            Hovercraft 1        Starboard
Hovercraft 4        Starboard            Hound               Starboard
NW Netley           Port                 Hovercraft 2        Port
Hovercraft 3        Starboard            Netley              Starboard
Netley              Port                 Hovercraft 3        Port
Hovercraft 2        Starboard            NW Netley           Starboard
Hound               Port                 Hovercraft 4        Port
Hovercraft 1        Port                 Moorhead            Port
Round again                              Round again


               Course C                                 Course D
Weston Shelf        Starboard            Hound               Port
Hovercraft 4        Starboard            After Barn          Port
NW Netley           Port                 Hovercraft 1        Port
Hovercraft 2        Starboard            Netley              Starboard
Hovercraft 1        Starboard            Hovercraft 2        Port
After Barn          Starboard            NW Netley           Starboard
Hound               Starboard            Hovercraft 4        Port
Netley              Port                 Weston Shelf        Port
Round again                              Round again




The actual course on the day will be signalled by the course
board on the club house balcony.




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                                                                                                                                                                          After Barn (E)
                                                                                                             Netley (I)
                   No. 1 Swg (S)             Moorhead (U)
                                                                                                                                       Hound (H)                                            Greenland (D)

                              Weston Shelf (R)

                                                                       NW Netley (P)
                                                                                                                                                         Lanes Lake (G)
            Hythe Knock (T)                                                                                                                                                                 Cadland (C)
                                                                               Deans                                          Royal
                                                                               Elbow (X)                                      Southampton (V)
                                                           Line                                                                                           Deans Lake (F)

                                                                                                              Tide Gauge
                                                                                         Start Line           (w)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      A Bald Head

                                                                                                                                                                                                       B Cathead
                                            Hythe Sailing club




A    Bald Head
B    Cat head      O Outer Diligence
C    Cadland       P NW Netley
D    Greenland     R Weston Shelf
E    After Barn    S No.1 SWG
F   Deans Lake     T Hythe Knock                                                                                                      REGATTA 2011
G    Lanes Lake    U Moorhead
H    Hound         V Royal Southampton                      Letter.                                   Course                                                                               Comment
I   Netley         W Tide Gauge                              A                                        U(s) ~ Z(s) ~ P(p) ~ L(s) ~ I(p) ~ K(s) ~ H(p) ~ J(p)
J   Hovercraft 1   X Deans Elbow                             B                                        J(s) ~ H(s) ~ K(p) ~ I(s) ~ L(p) ~ P(s) ~ Z(p) ~ U(p)
K   Hovercraft 2   Y Inflatable                              C                                        R(s) ~ Z(s) ~ P(p) ~ K(s) ~ J(s) ~ E(s) ~ H(s) ~ I(p)
L   Hovercraft 3   Z Hovercraft 4                            D                                        H(p) ~ E(p) ~ J(p) ~ I(s) ~ K(p) ~ P(s) ~ Z(p) ~ R(p)



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