1 RULES The regatta will be governed by the ‘rules’ as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing. Competitors should note that Shotwick Lake Sailing Club has implemented the RYA Racing Charter and that, when entering, competitors will be required to undertake to sail in compliance with the Charter which can be found at the front of the RYA edition of the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020.

2 ADVERTISING Advertising will be restricted to Category A.

3 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY 3.1 The regatta is open to all dinghies. 3.2 Eligible boats may enter by completing an entry form on the first day of entry to the regatta

4 FEES Required fees for open meetings and club regattas will be decided before the event.

5 SCHEDULE Racing is scheduled as follows:

Sunday Club Racing: First Race will start at 10:30am.

Wednesday Club Racing: The race will start at 7:15pm (note first 2 races start at 7:00pm).

Open meetings and club regattas: As advertised (or see Calendar).

Actual dates of events are published in the clubs programme of events.

6 MEASUREMENTS Each boat shall produce a valid measurement certificate if requested.

7 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS The sailing instructions will be available at Shotwick Lake Clubhouse

8 THE COURSES The courses to be sailed will be as detailed on the day as per the Sailing Instructions

9 SCORING The Low Point scoring system of Appendix A will apply.

10 RADIO COMMUNICATION A boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.

11 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing 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 regatta.

12 INSURANCE Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of £2,000,000

13 FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please contact the Sailing Secretary.