2012 Michigan Hot Scot Regatta
PORTAGE YACHT CLUB
INVITES YOU TO ATTEND ITS ANNUAL FLYING SCOT REGATTA
Michigan Hot Scot Regatta
NOTICE OF RACE
Saturday & Sunday, September 22 and 23, 2012
Online registration available at http://www.ms-pyc.com/regattas (no obligation)
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday, September 22 Sunday, September 23
0900 Coffee/Juice 0900 Coffee/Juice
0930 Registration and Launching 1000 First Warning Signal
1100 PYC Deli Service Available (Uncompleted Saturday races)
1145 Skippers Meeting After race lunch/refreshments1230 First Warning Signal Awards immediately following last race
(5 races may be attempted)
1700 After race refreshments/snacks
1830 PYC Cookout (weather permitting)
NO WARNING SIGNAL AFTER 1300 ON SUNDAY
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing. The Sailing Instructions will be available Saturday at registration and will require a Protest Flag be displayed as a Protest Requirement (This modifies RRS 61.1a(2). State law requires a USCG approved PFD for each person on board, and a throwable cushion.
2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY.
2.1 The Regatta is open to all Flying Scots . Enter by completing the Entry Form, and submitting it along with the required fee as provided on the reverse.
3. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS.
3.1 The Sailing Instructions will be available at registration on Saturday morning.
4.1 Portage Yacht Club and Flying Scot fleet 20, located on Portage Lake, are 14 miles northwest of Ann Arbor at 8930 Dexter-Pinckney Road, Pinckney, Michigan 48169. A beautiful clubhouse provides an excellent view of the clear, glacial lake and offers excellent dining amid modern facilities. Family and guests of competitors are welcome to use all Club facilities, which include showers, during the regatta. On site launching and mooring sites are available. See www.ms-pyc.com for map.
4.2Childcare service is available, but competitors must inquire with fleet captain prior to race weekend.
5. THE COURSES.
5.1 The races will be sailed around moveable buoys set in triangular and/or windward-leeward configurations.
5.2 Five races are planned.
6.1 Low-Point Scoring of Appendix A shall apply except that a boat’s series will be the total of her race scores, and first place finishes shall be scored as 0.75 points. (This modifies RRS A4.)
6.2 One race will constitute a series.
6.3 Prizes will be awarded for the first four place finishes.