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 MEMORIAL WEEKEND REGATTA

& FRANK STONE CUP INVITATIONAL (revised date!)

St. Francis Yacht Club

May 29-30, 2004

 

NOTICE OF RACE

 

1. Rules

This regatta shall be governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS). All competitors are required to wear a life jacket or other adequate personal flotation device while racing.

 

2. Eligibility

The following one-design classes are invited to participate: J/120 and Melges 24. In addition, two to three PHRF handicap divisions (33’ LOA) will compete for the Frank Stone Cup (Yachts with valid IRC certificates will also be given dual scores for comparison). One-Design fleets must have five boats registered by the entry deadline to qualify for a class start.

 

3. Entry

Entry Forms may be found on the web site or picked up at St. Francis. Entry Forms should be returned to the St. Francis YC Race Office by mail or fax by May 26, 2004 to avoid late fee. The Entry fee is $75, less $5 with proof of current USSA membership, if received by May 26. The Entry fee is $95, less $5 with proof of current USSA membership, if received after May 26. Late registration will begin at 0930 hours and close at 1000 hours on May 29, 2004.

 

4. Schedule

The first Warning Signal on Saturday, May 29 is scheduled for 1130 hours. A Sailors' Meeting will be held at 1000 hours. The first Warning Signal on Sunday, May 30 is scheduled for 1100 hours.

 

5. Sailing Instructions

The Sailing Instructions will be available at the check-in before the Sailors' Meeting, while an unofficial copy may be found on the StFYC web site by Wednesday, May 26, 2004.

 

6. Scoring System

The Low Point Scoring System, Appendix A of the RRS, will apply. Four races are scheduled in the series, with two on Saturday and two on Sunday, all of which will count in a boat’s final score. One race will constitute a series.

 

7. Racing Area

The intended race area for the first race on Sat, May 29 will be off Treasure Island. The intended race area for all other races will be on the City Front.

 

8. Berthing & Trailer Storage

All yachts competing in the event may be moored free of charge at the StFYC guest docks one night prior to the beginning of racing and one night after racing concludes. All trailers should be stored at the direction of the StFYC Dockmaster. If you plan on leaving a trailer in the City parking lot prior to Saturday morning or overnight on Sunday, please contact the Harbor Master’s Office 415-292-2013 for an overnight parking permit. All trailers will be towed without a city permit.

 

9. Social

All competitors are welcome to attend a regatta party on Saturday night free of charge and to attend a trophy ceremony following the conclusion of racing on Sunday.

 

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