2019 420 470 Nacra 17 Nationals Sailing instructions

 

2019 New Zealand 420 Class National Championships

2019 420 Open World Championship Team Selection Trials

2019 420 Youth World Championship Selection Trial No. 2

2019 New Zealand 470 Class National Championships

2019 New Zealand NACRA 17 Class National Championships

 

14th – 17th March 2019

The Organising Authority is the Takapuna Boating Club Inc. (TBC)


39 The Strand, Takapuna Beach 
PO Box 33-062, Takapuna
Auckland

 

SUPPLEMENTARY SAILING INSTRUCTIONS (SSI)

This sheet and Attachment A are supplements to Appendix S of the Racing Rules of Sailing (page 136 RRS 2017-2020).

 

RULES

SSI 1    Anchoring in the Cable Management Zone is prohibited. This area is illustrated in Attachment C

 

 

NOTICES TO COMPETITORS (SI 2)

SSI 2    The race office is located at themiddle floor of the clubhouse of Takapuna Boating Club (TBC). Notices to competitors will be placed on the official notice board at TBC.

 

SIGNALS MADE ASHORE (SI 4)

SSI 3    Signals made ashore will be displayed on the flagpole outside the main deck of the          clubhouse.

 

SSI 4    A boat shall not leave the shore until flag D is displayed.  The warning signal will be made not less than 60 minutes after flag D is displayed or not before the scheduled time, whichever is the later.

 

SSI 5    When a visual signal is displayed over a fleet(s) or course(s) flag, the signal applies only to that fleet(s) or course(s). This changes Race Signals preamble. 

 

SCHEDULE OF RACES AND CLASS FLAGS (SI 5 & 6)

Day/Date

Fleet/Class

Number of Races

Time of first warning signal

Class Flag

14 Mar 2019

420

3

12:00

420

15 Mar 2019

420

3

12:05

420

15 Mar 2019

470

4

12:00

470

15 Mar 2019

Nacra 17

4

12:00

Nacra 17

16 Mar 2019

420

3

11:05

420

16 Mar 2019

470

4

11:00

470

16 Mar 2019

Nacra 17

4

11:00

Nacra 17

17 Mar 2019

420

3

11:00

420

17 Mar 2019

470

4

11:05

470

17 Mar 2019

Nacra 17

4

11:00

Nacra 17

 

SSI 6    On 17th March 2019, no warning signal will be made after 15:00 hours.

 

MARKS (SI 8)

SSI 8    The description of the marks are in the table in Appendices A (420/470) and B (Nacra 17).

 

THE START (SI 9)

SSI 9    To alert boats that a race or sequence of races will begin soon, the orange starting line flag will be displayed with one sound at least five minutes before a warning signal is made.

SSI 10 When a starting sequence is in progress, boats whose warning signal has not been made shall avoid the starting area. The starting area is defined as the area 50 metres from the starting line and marks in all directions.

SSI 11  A boat starting later than four minutes after her starting signal will be scored Did Not Start without a hearing.  This changes RRS A4.1

 

TIME LIMITS (SI 12)

Fleet/Class

Target time for first finisher

Finish Window

Race time limit

420

30 minutes

15 minutes

60 minutes

470

40 minutes

20 minutes

75 minutes

Nacra 17

30 minutes

20 minutes

60 minutes

There is no prescribed time limit for the first boat to pass mark 1. 

 

PENALTY SYSTEM

SSI 12   For the 420 class, 44.1 is changed so the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by a One-Turn Penalty.

SSI 13  If the NOR states that Appendix P will apply, Appendix P is changed by SSI 12 and SSI 14

SSI 14  RRS P2.2 and P2.3 are deleted and RRS P2.1 is amended to “When a boat is penalised under RRS P1 her penalty shall be a Two-Turns Penalty under RRS 44.2.  If she fails to take it she shall be disqualified without a hearing.”

 

CHECK OUT AND CHECK IN

SSI 15 Boats shall comply with the following check out and check in procedure: All competitors shall sign out and in at the Sailing Office.

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C