Notice of Race

1 RULES

1.1 The Organizing Authority (OA) is LaserPerformance and Circolo Vela Torbole.

1.2 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing, including Appendix D, Team Racing Rules and this Notice of Race, except as modified by the Sailing Instructions.

2 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

2.1 Entry is by invitation.

2.2 Each competing team shall consist of a minimum of 6 sailors including skippers and crew for 3 boats with 2 sailors per boat.

2.3 Each participant shall be a student-resident of the country they represent.

3 BOATS AND EQUIPMENT

Collegiate double handed Z420’s dinghies will be provided for the competitors. There is no required crew weight. Standing rigging shall not be adjusted, except by direction of the Organizing Authority.

4 FEES

There are no fees associated with entry into the event or use of equipment.

5 SCHEDULE 

26 August: Registration & Free Practice

 

Registration – please plan to arrive before 1600

Optional practice and Z420 testing

Opening Ceremony & Welcome Dinner (LP Sponsored)

 

27-28 August: Team Race Clinic, Day 1 & 2

 

Class Room training

On-water training

Lunch (LP Sponsored, on site)

 

 

29 August – 1 September: Team Racing & Lay Day (TBD, weather)

 

Team Race Day 1 & 2

 

Competitor’s Meeting (organizers reserve the right to move this to Clinic Day 2)

Team Racing Competition Lunch (LP Sponsored, on site)

 

Team Race Day 3

 

Competitor’s Meeting (organizers reserve the right to move this to Clinic Day 2)

Team Racing Competition

Lunch (LP Sponsored, on site)

No Warning Signals past 1530 (organizers reserve the right to amend)

Derig and pack boats & equipment

Awards and light meal (LP Sponsored)

 

Lay Day to be determined – enjoy a free day on Lake Garda and its surrounding area!

 

6 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The Sailing Instructions will be available online at the event website prior to the competitors meeting.

7 FORMAT

The planned format is multiple round robins either all competing teams or groups of teams. If time permits, mini round robins and/or knock-out series may be run as determined by the Organizing Authority. The format and number of races will be described in the Sailing Instructions and at the Participants’ Meeting and may be adjusted by the Organizing Authority due to weather and time considerations.

8 VENUE

Racing will take place out of Circolo Vela Torbole on Lake Garda, Torbole, Italy.

9 THE COURSES

Courses will be as diagrammed in the Sailing Instructions. The intention is to sail a digital “N” course or a port “box” course.

10 PENALTY SYSTEM

It is the intention for the regatta to be umpired in accordance with Appendix D, as modified by the Sailing Instructions.

11 SCORING

Scoring will be in accordance with Appendix D, except as modified by the Sailing Instructions.

12 COACHING

Teams may bring coaches, but on the water coaching may be limited. Coaches may not bring coach boats. The Event Ambassador will provide coaching to teams without a coach.

13 ADVERTISING

Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the OA.

14 CAMERAS AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

Boats may be required to carry cameras as specified by the OA.

15 PRIZES

15.1 The overall first place team will be awarded the Zachary N. Leonard Trophy.

15.2 The winners will be awarded trophies.

16 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See Rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

17 RIGHTS TO USE NAME AND LIKENESS

By participating in this event, competitors automatically grant to the Organizing Authority and the event sponsors the right, in perpetuity, to make, use and show, at their discretion, any photography, audio and video recordings, and other reproductions of them made at the venue or on the water from the time of their arrival at the venue, until their final departure, without compensation.

 18 FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please visit or leave a message at www.laserperformacecollegiatecup.com.

POSTED: MARCH 5, 2019

 

Download a copy here: Notice of Race LPCC 2019