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2015 Charleston Spring Regatta - NOR





April 24-26, 2015




1.1 The regatta will be governed by the Rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).


2. Racing rules will be changed as followed:

2.1 All races will be scored except there will be one throw out if six or more races are

sailed. This changes Appendix A2.

2.2 Float Paks at the top of the mast are required.

2.3 The Prescriptions RRS 63.2 and RRS 63.4 are deleted.

2.4 Appendix T2 (“Penalties Taken After Race”) will be in effect.



3.1 The regatta is open to boats of the E-Scow class.

3.2 Eligible boats may register online at or enter by completing the

Entry Form, which is attached and will be available at registration.


4. FEES:

Entry fees: $150

**Late Registration Fee $ 25

(4 cocktail reception and lunch tickets are included.) 

Extra Lunch Tickets $15

Extra Cocktail Party Tickets $15


** All competitors are encouraged to register on-line either via their Class or the

CYC web site by April 16th, 2015. Any competitor who does not do so will be charged a $10 late fee.




Friday, April 24

1000-1200 Registration, Under the Boathouse 

1230 Skipper’s Meeting, Boathouse

1400 First Warning, other race(s) to follow.


Saturday, April 25 Sunday

1030 First Warning, other race(s) to follow 


Sunday, April 26

1030 First Warning, other race(s) to follow

Awards Ceremony (see 6.c)




a. Continental breakfast under the Boathouse on Saturday and Sunday morning.

b. 1800 Saturday- Cocktail Party at Sonny Meyers’ home 17 East Battery.

c. Sunday- Awards Presentation Asap after racing under Boathouse

d. Boathouse and club restaurants are open to sailing participants and guests for the weekend (cash accepted).

Appropriate attire required for the Club restaurants.


7. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS: The Sailing Instructions will be available at Registration.


8. VENUE: Racing will be in beautiful Charleston harbor, from the Carolina Yacht Club,

50 East Bay Street, Charleston, South Carolina.


9. THE COURSES: The courses will be included in the Sailing Instructions.



10.1 RRS 44.1 (two turn penalty) is in effect except where RRS 44.1 and 44.2 are changed so that only one turn, including one tack and one gybe, is required.

10.2 Appendix T2 is in effect. A protested boat can take a Post Race Penalty of 20% or 30% prior to a protest hearing.



11.1 The Low Point Scoring System of Appendix A will apply, except that a boat’s final score shall be the sum of all races, with no throw outs (except there will be one throw out if 6 or more races are sailed). This changes Rule A2.

11.2 Nine races are scheduled. One race will constitute a regatta.




12.1 Prizes will be awarded to first through fifth, depending on size of fleet.



13.1 All competitors should register on- line either via their Class or the CYC web

site by April 16th. Any competitor who does not do so will be charged a $10 late fee at registration.

13.2 Registration form is attached or available at registration.


14. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 843-722-0209; FAX 722-1817;



 Carolina Yacht Club Easter Regatta Registration Form

50 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401


Skipper: __________________________ Telephone: _____________________________


E-Mail Address: _______________________ Yacht Club Affiliation: ____________________


Address: ______________________________ Class: ____________________________


               ______________________________ Sail #: ____________________________ 


Crew members:



Registration (Check all that apply) 

 Extra Lunch Tickets   $15      ______    $                
 E-Scow  $150      ______  $
 Extra Cocktail Party Tickets    $15      ______  $
 Late Registration    $25      ______  $ ________
 TOTAL      $

Competitors participate in this regatta entirely at their own risk. See Rule 4. Decision to Race. The Carolina Yacht Club 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.


Skipper’s Signature: _____________________________________________ Date: