Sailor’s Regatta 2018 – March 8th-10th 2019
The Regatta is organised by the Phuket Yacht Club (PYC)
1.1. The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing, and by:
1.2. The OMR rule for Multihulls.
1.3. The Firefly 850 Sports One Design Class Rules.
1.4. The Corsair Pulse 600 One Design Rules.
1.5. The Notice of Race and these Sailing Instructions
1.6. In case of conflict, these Sailing Instructions will prevail (this changes RRS Rule 63.7).
1.7. World Sailing Offshore (OSR) Special Regulations for Inshore Racing in daylight hours shall apply to all boats except that: the requirement to be self-righting will not apply; and lifelines will not be required. No national prescriptions will apply.
1.8. Crew Weight
1.8.1. In accordance with OMR, each boat shall declare a minimum crew weight, WCD.
1.8.2. In Class Two, Firefly 850 Sports One Design Class, WCD will be in accordance with class rules.
1.8.3. In Class Three, Pulse 600 One Design Class, WCD will be in accordance with class rules.
1.8.4. In Class Four, Open/Performance Multihulls Using the PYC Regatta Performance System each boat shall declare a minimum crew weight, WCD. Boats will be allocated a base handicap by the racecommittee based on the principals of the OMR Rating System. A boat’s rating may be adjusted after each race, based on her performance in that race, her base rating and the series to date.
1.8.5. For the purposes of crew weight, scales will be available at registration on Friday.
1.9. No owner requested alteration to the boats’ TCC will be permitted during the regatta except as a result of a rating protest, to correct rating office errors or to allow for the use of substitute equipment result
of serious damage. However, the Race Committee may grant special dispensation for boats carrying official media representatives for an individual race.
13.2. For each class, the protest time limit is 60 minutes after the last boat has finished the last race of the day or the race committee signals no more racing today, whichever is later.
13.3. Notices will be posted no later than 30 minutes after the protest time limit to inform competitors of hearings in which they are parties or named as witnesses. Hearings will be held in the protest room at the times posted.
13.4. Notices of protests by the race committee or protest committee will be posted on the official notice board situated near the kitchen, to inform boats under rule 61.1(b).
13.5. Decisions of the Protest Committee will be final as provided in RRS Rule 70.4