Notice of Race
2019 Wayfarer Lake Lansing Regatta
May 18, 2019
Lansing Sailing Club
Haslett, Michigan

1. Rules
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 The rules of the International Wayfarer Class Association will apply.

2. Eligibility
2.1 The regatta is open to all Wayfarer Class and CL 16 class boats.
2.2 Eligible boats may register from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, 5/18/19

3. Fees
3.1 The registration is $40.00 USD.

4. Schedule of Racing and Events
4.1.1 Saturday, 5/18/19 – 9:00 a.m.: Boats start to arrive and rig. If anyone needs advice on rigging or general information on Wayfarers, help will be made available to all competitors and anybody interested in finding out more information about the Wayfarer.
4.1.2 Saturday, 5/18/19 – 11:00 a.m.: Competitors Meeting
4.1.3 Saturday, 5/18/19 – Noon: Warning Signal of first of up to 6 races
4.1.4 Saturday, 5/18/19 – No race to start after 4:00 p.m.
4.1.5 Saturday, 5/18/19 – Awards once boats are packed away.
4.1.6 Saturday, 5/18/19 – Dinner after prize giving.
4.1.7 Sunday 5/19/19 – All competitors welcome at the East Lansing Arts Festival. Stay and enjoy small university town USA. Contact Marc Bennett for more information.

5. Sailing Instructions
5.1 The Sailing Instructions will be available at registration.

6. Venue
6.1 The course will be located within Lake Lansing off Lansing Sailing Club.

7. The Course
7.1 The course will be windward leeward, once or twice around as described in the Sailing Instructions. An offset at the windward may be used depending on number of competitors.

8. Penalty System
8.1 The 720-degree penalty system as described in RRS 44.1 and 44.2 will apply.

9. Scoring
9.1 When 4 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her scores excluding her worst score.

10. Support Boats
10.1 Support boats are required to register with the Race Committee.

11. Berthing
11.1 Boats are to be kept in their assigned dry sail area when ashore.

12. Prizes
12.1 Prizes will be awarded for first through third place and a most improved award.

13. Disclaimer of Liability
13.1 Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS Rule 4, Decision to Race. Neither the organizing authority nor the hosts will accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with, or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

14. Insurance
14.1 Each participating boat shall be insured.

15. Competitors will be responsible for their own lunches on the water.

16. Dinner will be provided by the Wayfarer fleet following prize giving Saturday. Dinner will be Brats and Beer for all competitors and race committee. Please note there will only be Coffee and Bagels as snacks in the morning. We advise competitors to have breakfast before they arrive and please bring your own water and lunch.

17. Camping will be allowed on club property.

For more info contact Marc Bennett 517-898-6617