Potomac River Sailing Association Laser Fleet
Washington Sailing Marina
1 Marina Drive, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
ORGANIZING AUTHORITY: POTOMAC RIVER SAILING ASSOCIATION
CLUB/HOST ORGANIZATION: POTOMAC RIVER SAILING ASSOCIATION LASER FLEET
OFFICIAL WEB SITE: http://potomacriversailing.org
NOTICE OF RACE
1.1 This regatta is governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing, the prescriptions of the US Sailing Association, and the rules of the International Laser Class Association except as any of these are altered by this notice, and/or by the sailing instructions.
1.2 The fundamental rule under Part One of the Laser Class Rules shall apply
2.0 Eligibility and Entry: This regatta will be a Category A event as it relates to advertising.
3.0 Number and Schedule of Races
The number of races sailed is the discretion of the race committee..
12:00 Skipper Meeting
12:30 Warning Gun for Race 1, subsequent races to follow
No races start after 15:30
4.0 Advance Registration: Online registration is available on the PRSA web site.
5.0 Fees: There is no entry fee, but the launch fee for those who do not have a slip at the Washington Sailing Marina (WSM) is half price to PRSA members on race days: $5. For non-PRSA guest sailors the launch fee required by WSM is $10. Payment for launch can be made to the staff of WSM on the day of competition.
6.0 Sailing Instructions: Sailing instructions will be available on the official Potomac River Sailing Association website.
Sailing Instructions for the Hangover Regatta
7.0 Scoring: If 4 or fewer races are completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of all her race scores. Otherwise, her worst score will be excluded. This changes RRS Appendix A rule A2. Boats failing to finish within 30 minutes after the first boat to finish will be scored TLP (time limit penalty). TLP is two plus the number of boats finishing within the time limit, and not thereafter retiring or being disqualified. This changes rule 35, A4.1, and A4.2.
Awards commensurate with the entry fee will be given to the top five finishers.
8.0 Launching: Two ramps are available. For launching off the ramp, competitors will be required to provide their own beach dollies. Road trailers can also be used.
9.0 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.