Russail Yacht Club
3rd Annual United Regatta
Saturday, July 11th , 2020
Including Spinnaker and Non-spinnaker
There will be a multihull class if enough entries are received
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 The current PHRF Regulations as administered by the YRA of LIS will apply.
1.3 PHRF boats will be scored using the distance racing handicap issued by the YRA of LIS and scored using time-on-distance.
1.4 Any weight or crew limits are waived.
1.5 Per rule 42.3(i), a boat that runs aground while racing may use its engine or any other method to get refloated
provided the boat does not gain a significant advantage in the race.
1.6 Boats shall observe the Minimum Equipment Recommendations of the YRA of LIS for Race Category A.
1.7 Each boat shall carry a GPS.
2. ELIGIBILITY, ENTRY & FEES
2.1 The race is open to boats owned by or under charter to members of the YRA of LIS or other US Sailing Association, and boats of foreign registry with valid YRA of LIS or Mid Atlantic PHRF certificates. The “Guest“ PHRF rating will be issued by race committee, submit enquiries via firstname.lastname@example.org
2.2 Eligible boats shall enter by registering online at: https://unitedregatta.com, by Wednesday, June 28, 2020.
2.3 The entry fee is $100.00. No entries will be permitted after the June 28th deadline.
2.4 The entry fee includes Sailors’ Welcome and Awards Presentation for skippers and one crew member featuring complimentary food and beverages and live music. Additional crew, friends and family members may purchase party tickets at the entrance to the Miramar YC during Sailors, Family & Friends Welcome event.
3. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
3.1 Friday July 10 th 1900 Skippers meeting, Miramar YC Saturday
July 11th 1000 First Warning Signal
1530 Sailors’ Welcome
1700 Awards presentation
4. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
4.1 Sailing Instructions and Scratch Sheets will be available on the United Regatta website no later than 1800
Thursday, July 9th, 2020.
4.2 There will be four classes.
– Spinnaker with PHRF 120 and below
– Spinnaker with PHRF 121 and above
– Non-spinnaker PHRF All boats
– Catamaran division
5. START AND FINISH
5.1 The start will be located approximately 0.43 nm, 35° mag. from the #2 Red Nun of the Rokaway Inlet (40°33’94” N 73°57’433” W)
5.2 The FINISH line will be east bound to the START line.
5.3 Racing will be in Lower Bay area, approximately 8 miles to 20 miles in length depending on conditions.
5.4 Boats that have not finished by 16:00 will be scored DNF.
5.5 Boats withdrawing from the race shall notify the race committee by VHF on channel 69
6.1 For all PHRF, time allowances will be computed using time on distance.
7.1 Awards will include prizes for first, second and third places in each class.
7.2 In the event of a tie, the trophy will be awarded to the smaller boat and additional trophy will be ordered afterward
8 RADIO COMMUNICATION
8.1 Except in an emergency, a boat that is racing shall not make private voice or data transmissions and shall not receive private voice or data communication that is not available to all boats.
8.2 Race Committee will be monitoring VHF channel 69
9 GUEST MOORING AND PRIVLEGES
9.1 Guest moorings will be available on a first-come basis at no charge. Please contact Marine Facilities at the Miramar YC and Sheepshead Bay YC for reservations.
9.2 The privileges of the Club will be extended to skippers and crews of competing boats.
12 AWARD CEREMONY
Award Party and ceremony will start on Saturday, July 11 st at Miramar Yacht club at 1700.
Skipper and one mate attendance included in the race fee. Rest of the crew and guests, party fee is $35 which should be paid before party. Miramar YC member’s party fee is $25
13 CONTACT INFORMATION
For further information
Race Committee via email email@example.com
Race Event on www.unitedregatta.org or Facebook: https://facebook.com/UnitedRegatta/
Telephone: (646) 352-1204