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Australian National Championships - Adelaide 2010

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AUSTRALIAN RADIO YACHTING ASSOCIATION Inc.

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS - ADELAIDE 2010

Notice of Race

 
Click here for printable Notice of Race (pdf)

 

1. EVENT SCHEDULE

  International A Class Jan 20, 21, 22
  International Ten Rater Jan 23, 24, 25
  International Marblehead Jan 26, 27, 28
  International One Metre Jan 29, 30, 31, Feb 1
Day One Registration and Measurement 0830 hrs 0930 hrs
  IOM Registration and Measurement also available on Jan 28th between 1300 and 1600 hrs
  Briefing 1000 hrs
  Racing 1030 hrs 1830 hrs (multi heat races)
    1030 hrs 1700 hrs (single heat races)
  Lunch (approx) 1230 hrs
  Welcome Function BBQ Approx 1 hour after racing at Scout Hall
Subsequent Days Briefing 0945 hrs
  Racing 1000 hrs 1830 hrs (multi heat races)
    1000 hrs 1700 hrs (single heat races)
  Lunch (approx) 1230 hrs
Final Day Briefing 0945 hrs
  Racing 1000 hrs 1600 hrs (single or multi heat)
  Lunch (approx) 1230 hrs
  Presentation Function 18:00 hrs at Scout Hall

 

2. VENUE

Patawalonga Lake, Anderson Ave., Glenelg Nth., S.A.

 

3. ORGANISING AUTHORITY

The Championships are organised under the overall authority of the Australian Radio Yachting Association Inc.

(ARYA) and conducted by the South Australian Radio Yachting Association Inc., the Adelaide Radio Control Yacht Racing Club Inc. and its duly appointed Race Committee.

 

4. RULES

The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-2012 (RRS) as changed by Appendix E of the RRS - Radio Controlled Boat Racing Rules, the International Class Administration Rules, and the Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS).

 

5. ELIGIBILITY

The event is open to financial members of ARYA affiliated clubs and to members of a recognized Division Member of the International Sailing Federation Radio Sailing Division. All boats must have a current registration certificate for the class entered.

 

6. REGISTRATION

Boats, together with their current registration certificate, must be presented for registration and check measurement by 0930 hrs on the first day of competition for that class. No boat will be eligible to race until it has completed this process.

 

7. EVENT CATEGORY AND ADVERTISING

The Championships are classified under the ISAF Advertising Code Regulation 20.3.1 (b) as Category C.

The Organisers reserve the right to advertising according to Regulation 20.3

 

8. SCORING AND RACING SYSTEM

Scoring and racing system shall be as per Heat Management System (HMS) 2007 except where there are less than 21 competitors in a class when a single fleet will be sailed. Scoring for single fleet events shall be as per RRS A4.

 

9. MEASUREMENT

The Race Committee may direct that all boats entered in the event be check measured or alternatively randomly select a number of boats for check measurement. All IOM yachts will be weighed complete with keel and each rig. The keel will also be weighed separately. Random spot checks may be conducted throughout the duration of the event.

 

10. FREQUENCIES

For frequency bands other than 2.4GHz, a minimum of three (3) frequencies must be included on the entry form. The listing of additional frequencies if available would be helpful. Permitted bands are 27Mhz, 29Mhz, 36Mhz, 40Mhz and 2.4Ghz.

 

11. PROTESTS

A Committee will be appointed to hear any protests arising from the event and may comprise competitors not involved in the incident. RRS 61.2 and 62.2 may be replaced by a verbal notification and hearing if all parties affected by the incident agree.

 

12. ENTRIES

Entry may be done either online at www.nats2010.saradioyachting.org.au/Nats/EntryForm.htm using the online entry form or manually on the official entry form and forwarded to:

 

The Treasurer

Adelaide Radio Control Yacht Racing Club Inc.

16 Livingstone St

Glengowrie SA 5044

 

The manual entry form may be downloaded from www.nats2010.saradioyachting.org.au/Nats/Nats2010Entry.pdf

Entries will not be accepted from members who are un-financial at the close of entries. The entry fee is $90.00 per class, and must accompany the entry form. See the entry form for payment options. Included in the entry fee is one meal and one soft drink at lunch on each day of the class event entered. Extra lunches and drinks may be purchased during the event. The presentation function is not included in entry fee.

 

ENTRIES CLOSE at 5.00pm on Friday 4th December 2009

Late entries may be accepted until 5.00pm on Friday 31st December 2009 on payment of an additional fee of $50.00. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to refuse entries received after late entry closing time.

 

NOTE: Entries are not valid until payment has been received. Payment must be received before the above closing time or late fee will apply.

 

13. PRIZES AND TROPHIES

A perpetual trophy will be awarded to the Australian Champion in each class. In the event that the winner is an overseas resident, the perpetual trophy will remain in the possession of the ARYA Inc.

A minimum of three prizes or trophies will be awarded for each event.

 

14. LIABILITY

All those entering or taking part in these Championships do so at their own risk and responsibility. The Australian Radio Yachting Association Inc., the South Australian Radio Yachting Association Inc. and the Adelaide Radio Control Yacht Racing Club Inc. and any other parties involved in the organisation of this event disclaim:

 

Any and every responsibility whatsoever for loss, damage, injury or inconvenience that might occur to persons and goods, both ashore and on the water as a consequence of entering or participating in the Championship covered by this Notice of Race. At all times the responsibility for the safety of their boat and themselves plus the decision to participate or continue must rest with the competitors.

 

By entering the event it is deemed that you accept these conditions.

 

15. ENQUIRIES

Enquiries should be directed to:

Mr. John Johnson

39 Lawrie St.

Henley Beach SA 5022

johnojenny@bigpond.com

0883566512

 

 

 

Contacts:   Rob Guyatt 08 8564 2444        John Johnson 08 8356 6512