Indianapolis Sailing Club - Event Information


Event Name:Thistle Naptown Regatta
Event Type(s):Race
Thistle Fleet
Club House Reservations
Description:​Join us for the 2017 Thistle Naptown Regatta
Event Date:09-24-17
Event Time:7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Indianapolis Sailing Club
11325 Fall Creek Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46256
UNITED STATES

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Contact Person:Paul Dovey
(phone: 3177302548)
Details:NOTICE OF RACE
 
Thistle Naptwon Regatta
Thistle Class Association
September 23 & 24, 2017 
Indianapolis Sailing Club - Indianapolis, Indiana
 
 
ORGANIZING AUTHORITY:  This Thistle Class regatta is organized by TCA, Thistle Fleet 69, and the Indianapolis Sailing Club.  The management of this regatta is supervised by Thistle Fleet #69.
 
RULES:  The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing, the prescriptions of US Sailing (utilizing the 2013 revisions), current TCA rules, and by the 8-Ball Regatta Sailing Instructions. Rule #26 will be changed, such that the warning signal will be given 3 minutes prior to the starting signal and the preparatory signal will be given 2 minutes prior to the starting signal
 
ADVERTISING: This regatta shall be in accordance with RRS# 80.
 
ELIGIBILITY and ENTRY:  Eligible boats may enter the Naptown Regatta by completing the regatta entry form and paying the required entry fee of $40; helmspersons who have not yet reached their 20th birthday will be required pay only $15. All entry fees may be reduced by $5 when a current US Sailing membership card is displayed to the registration committee at the time of registration. Lunches, postrace snacks and beverages are included along with Sunday morning donuts, coffee and juice. Dinner is available for $10 adults, $5 children. 
 
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: All times posted are Eastern Daylight. 
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Registration: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Skippers Meeting: 12:00 PM
Races: 12:55 PM (warning signal)
 (multiple races to be sailed back-to-back)  
NOTE:  Starting times may be changed because of weather conditions.  Participants will be notified with official notices being posted on the Thistle Class bulletin board located inside the Indianapolis Sailing Club clubhouse. No races will be started after 4:30 pm.
Social hour and Dinner:  6:00 PM
 
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Coffee and doughnuts: 8:00 to 9:00 AM
Races: 9:55 AM (warning signal)
 (multiple races to be sailed back-to-back)  
NOTE:  Starting times may be changed because of weather conditions.  Participants will be notified with official notices being posted on the Thistle Class bulletin board located inside the Indianapolis Sailing Club clubhouse. No races will be started after 12:00 pm.
Lunch and Trophy Presentation​: 1:00 PM
                   
ADVANCE REGISTRATION:  Boats may register in advance online. Pay at the event by cash, or check.
 
SAILING INSTRUCTIONS:  The Sailing Instructions will be available at the registration table September 23, 2017 after 10:30AM 
 
COURSES:  The racing courses used in this event will be the best competitive ones available for the geographic and weather conditions present during the event.  Illustrative courses will be available with the sailing instructions.
 
SCORING:  The Low Point System as described in US Sailing Appendix A4.1 will be used. A4.2 will be amended, such that a boat that does not start a race will be awarded points equal to the number of boats entered in the event; a boat that does not finish a race that it started will be awarded points equal to the total number of boats that started that particular race; a boat that is disqualified or retires after finishing will be awarded points equal to one more than the number of boats entered in the regatta.  At least 8 races are planned for the event. One race is required to be sailed to constitute this event as a regatta.
 
DECISIONS OF THE JURY:  Decisions of the jury will be final in accordance with racing rule 70.5(b).
 
PRIZES:  Awards will be given to the helmsperson and crews placing first thru fifth in the regatta.
 
FURTHER INFORMATION:  For further information, please contact:
                    Paul Dovey
                    7601 E. 80th Street
                    Indianapolis, IN 46256-1645 or  thistle537@gmail.com
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