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2019 Pusser's Rum-gatta



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NOTICE OF RACE


Pusser's Rumgatta
5 October 2019

Organized by

Tampa Sailing Squadron, Apollo Beach, Florida


1 RULES

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

 

2 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

 

2.1 The regatta is open to:

(a) Boats with valid WFPHRF certificates in these classes:

 

            Spinnaker and Non-Spinnaker

            Racer-Cruiser and Doublehand

            Cruiser (spinnaker or non-spinnaker)

 

(b)        Cruising, Non-spin “Mother Lode” class,

            where ratings will be assigned by the Organizing Authority.

 

2.2 Classes may be combined or sub-divided at the sole

discretion of the Organizing Authority.

 

2.3 Boats shall meet the qualifications of WFPHRF, Race Course Category 4, which may be found here:

WFPHRF Class Rules.

 

2.4 Entries may be submitted on Rumgatta Entry or

submit a paper form (available at TSS on Friday) no later than 1900 on October 4th.

 

2.5 The entry fee is $60 ($45 for Doublehand), and

includes a regatta shirt, and one dinner/party admission. Additional dinner tickets are $12; shirts are $20, available for purchase at Rumgatta Entry.

 

2.6 Entries received by Sept. 21st, may deduct $10.

 

2.7 Members of US Sailing may deduct $5.

 

 

 

3 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

3.1 Friday, October 4th

1700-1900 Registration

1730-1900 Hamburgers, free beer & soft drinks

1900 Cruiser Class deadline to declare spinnaker

2000 Competitors Meeting

 

3.2 Saturday, October 5th

0800-0900 Fresh cooked breakfast, eggs, sausage,

fruit, coffee, juice and more

1000 Start for Racer-Cruiser and Doublehand (Warning signal at 0955)
1100 Start for Cruiser and Mother Load (Warning signal at 1055)
1100 First Start for Spin and Non-spin (Warning signal at 1055)
1800 Dinner, trophies, and party

 

3.4 Three races are scheduled for Spinnaker and Non-Spinnaker.

 

4 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

 

Sailing Instructions will be posted at Tampa Sailing

Squadron by October 4; will be posted on the

Official Notice Board, and available at registration.

 

5 THE COURSES

 

5.1 The Cruising and Mother Lode classes will sail a

pursuit race on a random-leg course. The Racer-

Cruiser and Doublehand classes will sail a random leg

course. The Spinnaker and Non-Spinnaker

classes will sail windward-leeward courses on a drop-mark course.

 

5.2 The random-leg courses will be posted on the

notice board by 1900 on Friday, and distributed at

the competitors meeting.

 

 

6 PENALTY SYSTEM

 

In all classes the Scoring Penalty of rule 44.3 will

replace all Turns Penalties. To accept a Scoring

Penalty, a boat must promptly display a yellow flag,

and shall call the race committee’s attention to it upon finishing.

 

7 SCORING

 

7.1 A boat’s regatta score will be the total of her race scores.

 

7.2 One race is required to be completed to constitute

a regatta in each class.

 

8 PRIZES

 

Prizes will be presented in each class based on the

number on entries.

 

9 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

 

Competitors in this event are participating entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any responsibility for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta. By participating in this event, each

competitor (skippers and crews) agree to release the race organizers from any and all liability associated with such competitor's participation in this event to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

10 FURTHER INFORMATION

 

Regatta Chair: Gary Mull, Ph. 813-586-4279 gary@garymull.com