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2017 Sonic Splash Velalago

 

Lake Eustis Sailing Club

            Sonic Splash Vela Lago “Around the Lake” Race

Dec 9, 2017

Notice of Race

Venue:

Lake Eustis Sailing Club is located at 1310 CR 452, Eustis, Florida 32726 - about 40 miles north west of Orlando.  Mailing address: P.O. Box 1056, Eustis, FL 32727 www.lescfl.com

Tel 407-385-8842.           Wi-Fi is available in the clubhouse.

 

ENTRIES and Eligibility:

The event is open to any yacht with a current Portsmouth number as defined by USSA. Entries must be completed and all fees paid by close of registration for a boat to be scored.

 

RULES:

The races will be governed by the rules defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENT:  

NOTE: All times are tentative.    Saturday Dec 9th

 

08.30                           Breakfast and registration

09.30                           Skippers briefing

10.30                          Warning signal for race.

                         

REGISTRATION:

All amounts include Florida sales and use tax at current rate. Boat registration is $20 (single handed boats) and $25 (crewed boats) if registered at www.RegattaRegistration.com before Thursday Dec 7th. Entry fee on the day will be $25 & $30 respectively. The entry fee includes breakfast and the “after race” BBQ for helm and crew.

 

SCORING:     

The elapsed time of each yacht will be recorded and the current USSA Portsmouth number used to calculate the corrected time. The yacht with the lowest corrected time will be declared the winner.  Multi hulls will be scored separately. The single race will constitute the regatta.

 

VHF RADIOS:         

VHF radio will be the primary means by which the RC will communicate with the contestants about activity on the race course; e.g. delays, recalls, weather related issues. Recalled boats may be advised by radio and hailer.

 

PRIZES:

1st Monohull

1st Multi hull

Other trophies may be awarded dependent on the number of entries.

 

Sponsors:

Sonic Restaurants. Lake County Sports & Marketing,

June Howells, Realtor 

 

Contact Details:

Regatta Chair -   David Leather   email   dbjleather@gmail.com 

Registration -     June Howells    email   june.lesc@aol.com

                            321 302 8388

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lake Eustis Sailing Club

 2nd ANNUAL “SONIC AROUND THE LAKE” RACE

 

December 10th, 2016

 

NOTICE of RACE

 

VENUE:

The race will be held on the waters of Lake Eustis with starting and finishing lines off the dock of the Lake Eustis Sailing Club, 1310 CR 452, Eustis, FL32726. The Club is located approximately 40 miles north west of Orlando.

 

ENTRIES and ELIGIBILITY: 

The newly introduced “Around the Lake” race is open to all boats with a Portsmouth D-PN handicap rating of 100 or lower. 

                 

RULES:

The race will be governed by the rules as defined in the 2013-2016 Racing Rules of Sailing,and the Sailing Instructions which will prevail in the case of any conflict

 

THE COURSE:

The race will be around dropped buoys at specified points around the lake. It  is anticipated that the course will be such that the time for the race will be approximately three (3) hours.  The actual course will be described in the Sailing Instructions which will be available at registration, and at a Skippers Meeting.

 

THE START:

A single start is planned. However, if desirable in the opinion of the race committee, the fleet may be divided into two starts.   

 

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS:

The Sailing Instructions will be available to all competitors at the registration desk.

 

SCHEDULE of EVENTS:

 

Saturday, December 10th:

0800 - 0930

Continental Breakfast

0800 - 0930

Registration

0800 - 1030

Boat preparation and launching

0930

Skippers Meeting

1030

Warning signal for the start of the race

After the race

Awards and BBQ at the Club

 

REGISTRATION/FEES:

Registration may be made online at Regatta Registration.com or with June Howells Email: June.lesc@aol.com or at day of event. Boat registration is $25 if made by December 4th ($30 if after that date) and includes breakfast and BBQ for the skipper.  Breakfast and BBQ for crew and guests may be purchased at $10 per person.

 

SCORING:

The Low Point Scoring System will apply using the current Portsmouth PNR handicap for each entrant. One race is required to constitute a regatta. 

 

TROPHIES:

Keeper trophies will be awarded: 1st Monohull, 1st Multihull and 2nd Overall finishers based on corrected time.

 

LODGING – including Camping and RVs:

Use this link to get the most up-to-date information for Local Accommodations: http://www.lakeeustissailingclub.org/About/LocalAccomodations.aspx

 

QUESTIONS/INQUIRIES:

 

Regatta Chair:

David Leather Email: dbjleather@gmail.com       phone: (407) 973-5058

 

SPONSORS:

Sponsors for this event include The Lake County Department of Sports and Marketing, June Howells, Realtor  and Sonic Restaurants, Florida.

 

SUPPORT BOATS:

Support boats will have to register with registration desk and check in with race committee on day of event. 

 

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS:

The race committee will monitor channel 68. This channel will be available to all competitors. 


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