LNSC Regatta 2017

Lough Neagh Sailing Club
Regatta 2017 – Notice of Race

Saturday 2nd September 2017

Briefing 12.00hrs
First Gun 13.55hrs

(3 Races – 2 Classes, Whitesail and Spinnaker)
BBQ and refreshments afterwards.


1. Rules.
Lough Neagh Sailing Club is the organising authority. Racing shall take place under the current ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing (2013-2016), prescriptions of the RYA, LNSC Sailing Instructions and the appropriate class rules. Additional sailing instructions relevant to this event are included in this Notice of Race.

2. Conditions of entry.
All participants must be fully paid members of Lough Neagh Sailing Club with guests obtaining temporary guest membership by registration at the Race Briefing. All boats must declare their intended class by notifying the OOD / Sailing Secretary.

3. Race Course and schedule.
Cruiser Racing will be held under two classes, Spinnaker Class and Whitesail Class. Courses will be determined on the day by the Race Committee. Starting sequence will be as follows. (5,4,1,0). The course to be sailed and the descriptions of the marks to be used will be displayed at the starting battery. If required, a Whitesail course will be displayed on the bottom row of the starting battery.

4. Time Limits
Time limits for individual races are as follows; Whitesail 90 mins, Spinnaker 90 mins.

5. Schedule.
It is proposed to run 3 races for each class. Each race will commence as soon as possible after completion of the first race. All starts and finishes will be from the starting battery.

6. Discards
No discards will be permitted in any class. In the event of a tie, results in latter races will have priority i.e. A win in the last race will be treated as a better score to a boat that wins the second race.

7. Handicapping
Handicaps will be calculated using standards from the 2006 ISA ECHO list.

8. Prize Giving
Results will be announced after the race in the clubhouse.

10. Social/Food
There will be a BBQ with food and refreshments available after racing. There will be a fee for the BBQ. TBC

Please note: the Dinghy Regatta will be held at a later date.

For further information contact:
Best regards,
LNSC Sailing Secretary.