WBBC Autumn Series, Sundays May 2019
Each Sunday in May 2019 come and sail our Autumn Series. The regatta is open to all dinghy classes including catamarans and sailboards and including a separate division for Green Fleet Optimists.
Date & Location
05 May 2019, 12:00 pm
Worser Bay Boating Club, Karaka Bay Rd, Seatoun, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
About the Event
Worser Bay Boating Club, Seatoun, Wellington
WBBC Autumn Series Sunday May 5,12,19,& 26 2019
Organising Authority, Worser Bay Boating Club, P. O. Box 15 030, Wellington 6243
Notice of Race
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the ‘rules’ as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 The YNZ Safety Regulations Part 1 shall apply. Notwithstanding the dispensation granted by Yachting New Zealand, sailboard competitors will comply with clause 1.
1.3 The sailing instructions will consist of the instructions in RRS Appendix S, Standard Sailing Instructions,
and Supplementary Sailing Instructions that will be on the official notice board located adjacent to the PD Shed clubrooms no later than 0900 hours on the day of the regatta.
1.4 Appendix T will apply
2.0 Eligibility and Entry
2.1 The regatta is open to all dinghy classes including catamarans and sailboards and including a separate division for Green Fleet Optimists.
2.2 Entry is by each day of racing completing details and signing the entrant’s sheet adjacent to the PD shed Clubrooms..
2.3 Each competitor, entrant and crew member shall be a Member of a YNZ Affiliated Boat Club.
2.4 Measurement is not required but each boat is expected to meet all class regulations.
3.1 There is no entry fee.
4.1 1st Warning Signal Number of Races
Sunday May 5 1155 hours 1 Race
Sunday May 12 1155 hrs 1 Race
Sunday May 19 1155 hrs 1 Race
Sunday May 26 1155 hrs 1 Race
4.2. One extra race may be sailed on Sunday May 12 and Sunday May 19 if any class is behind schedule.
4.3 On Sundays May 5, 12, and 19 no warning signal will be made after 1500 hours. On Sunday May 28 no warning signal will be made after 1400 hours.
5.0 Sailing Instructions
The Sailing Instructions will be available at the PD Shed at time of entry or at www.wbbc.org.nz from May 3 2019.
6.0 Racing Area
The races will be held in the vicinity of Worser Bay.
7.0 Courses to be Sailed
The courses will be triangular, windward/leeward.
8.0 Penalty System
For the catamaran, 12’ Skiff, 29er, and all foiling classes Rule 44.1 is changed so that the two-turns penalty is replaced by the one-turn penalty.
9.1 Two races will be required to be completed to constitute a series.
9.2 No race score will be excluded
Series results will be available as soon as practicable after the conclusion of racing on Sunday May 26
Other prizes may be awarded.
10.0 Disclaimer of Liability
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Deci¬sion to Race. The organizing author¬ity will not accept any liability for material dam¬age or personal injury or death sus¬tained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.