District 11 Championship & Crab Claw Regatta
- Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 - Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
- Severn SA
- Annapolis, MD
NOTICE OF RACE – 2012 Laser Crab Claw Regatta and Laser District 11 Championships
September 22 and 23, 2012
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) and the International Laser Class Association (ILCA) rules.
1.2 The Organizing Authority is Severn Sailing Association in conjunction with Laser Fleet 10 and US Laser Class Association District 11
2.1 The official language for this regatta will be English
3 FLEET ELIGIBILITY
3.1 All Lasers (Standard, Radial and 4.7s) are eligible race in the Crab Claw Regatta/District 11 Championships. A class must have 6 boats registered to have a separate start. If there are not enough 4.7s registered, they will start with the Radials and be scored separately. Entrants in this regatta must hold a current membership in the International Laser Class Association – North America (ILCA-NA). Please verify your membership at http://www.laser.org/ (Please note that you will be able to join ILCA-NA on the day of the regatta, if your membership is not current, you will be allowed to join ILCA-NA on the day of the regatta.).
4.1 Disclaimer of Liability
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. Severn Sailing Association, Laser Fleet 10 and US Laser Class Association District 11 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.
5.1 Required Fees
Checks should be made payable to “LASER FLEET 10”. The entry fee is $75 USD. FOR ENTRIES RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, September 14, 2012, THE ENTRY FEE IS REDUCED TO $60 USD (EARLY REGISTRATION FEE).
5.2 Online registration is available at www.sailregattas.com
5.3 All payments must be in US dollars.
5.4 All early registrations must be received by Friday, September 14, 2012. Competitors may register early online at
www.sailregattas.com and paying with a credit card or registering online and sending a check for the entry fee to:
Laser Fleet 10, C/O Dave Sliom, 51 Ridge Ave, Edgewater, MD 21037
The entry form is available at: http://www.severnsailing.org/racemanagement/entryform.pdf The entry fee includes dinner and beverages after racing on Saturday
6 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Please note that the SSA clubhouse may still be under construction during the 2012 Crab Claw Regatta. In addition, if the construction is taking place, there will be limited onsite parking for competitors. Traveling competitors will be able to bring cars, boats and trailers onto the parking lot to a designated unloading area, once they have unloaded, they may have to move the car either to street parking or to one of the public parking lots in Eastport. In addition, due to the construction, there may be no hot water for the showers, competitors should plan to shower where they are staying after racing. The dinner and party on Saturday night will be held at SSA, either in a tent in the parking lot or in the newly constructed clubhouse. Food and beverages will be provided at SSA.
6.1 Saturday, September 22
0930 Skippers Meeting
1100 First warning signal, races to follow.
Dinner and beverages after racing are included in registration fee. Additional dinner tickets are available
for $25 USD
Sunday, September 23
1000 1st warning signal, races to follow. (This changes the SSA Standard Sailing Instructions)
Awards to follow ASAP after last race.
6.2 No race to shall start after 1400 on Sunday. (This changes the SSA Standard Sailing Instructions)
6.3 Seven races are scheduled for the regatta, four on Saturday and three on Sunday. (This changes the SSA Standard Sailing Instructions)
6.4 The completion of one race will constitute a series for the purpose of this regatta.
7 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
7.1The sailing instructions will be available during on-site registration.
8.1 The Low Point Scoring System, Appendix A2, will be used except as modified below.
8.2 There will be one discard when five or more races are completed.
9.1 Prizes will be awarded to:
Standard Fleet: First through Third Place
Radial Fleet: First through Third Place
4.7 Fleet (If enough entries): First through Third Place
Laser Fleet 10 will attempt to house out of town competitors with fleet members, if requests are received early enough. If the out of town competitors would prefer there is a list of local hotels and B&Bs:
Marriott Annapolis Waterfront (0.29 mi) 1-800-228-9290 www.annapolismarriott.com
Historic Inns of Annapolis (0.59 mi) 410-263-2641 www.historicinnsofannapolis.com
State House Inn (0.64 mi) 410-990-0024
Loews Annapolis Hotel (0.97 mi) 1-800-526-2593 www.loewsannapolis.com
O’Callahan Annapolis Hotel (1.06 mi) 410-263-7700 www.ocallahanhotels.com
The Westin Annapolis (3.12 mi) 410-972-4300 www.westin.com/Annapolis
Holiday Inn Express Suites Annapolis (3.35 mi) 1-877-863-4780 www.hiexpress.com
Comfort Inn Annapolis (3.41 mi) 410-757-8500 www.comfortinn.com/Maryland
Sheraton Annapolis Hotel (3.55 mi) 410-266-3131 www.Sheraton.com/Annapolis
Springhill Suites by Marriott (3.57 mi) 443-321-2500 www.marriott.com/SHSAnnapolis
Doubletree Annapolis (3.57 mi) 410-224-3150 www.doubletreeannapolis.com
Hampton Inn and Suites Annapolis (3.66 mi) 410-571-0200 www.HamptonInn.com
Residence Inn by Marriott Annapolis (3.77 mi) 410-573-0300 www.ResidenceInn.com
Courtyard by Marriott (3.83 mi) 800-695-8284 410-266-1555 www.Marriott.com
Hilton Garden Inn Annapolis (4.25 mi) 410-266-9006 www.hiltongardeninn.com
Quality Inn Annapolis (4.47 mi) 1-877-424-6423 www.QualityInn.com
Super 8 Annapolis (3.41 mi) 410-757-2222 www.super8.com
Best Western Annapolis (3.63 mi) 1-800-780-7234 www.bestwestern.com
Country Inn and Suites (4.2 mi)1-888-201-1746 www.countryinns.com/hotels/mdannap
11 FURTHER INFORMATION
For Regatta Information please contact:
David Sliom (Fleet Captain) phone (443) 321-3637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Added: 12/12/2011 00:00:00 by Jon Deutsch
Updated: 8/12/2012 09:28:00 by Jon Deutsch