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1/7/2014 Proposed Spec Change VHF Radios

FSSA has called a Special Meeting to take place electronically on February 7, 2014.  This document discusses proposed changes to the Specifications regarding VHF Radios and includes voting instructions.

Action Item Form

The purpose of this form is to provide the Executive Committee or the Board of Governors members a way to submit action items.

Bid Letter Template

A template to use when bidding for nationalevents like the North Americans and the Wife-Husband regattas.

Co-Ownership Certification Form

The purpose of this form is to have co-owners complete the certification form and submit to the FSSA for approval at least three months prior to regatta.

District Governor Kit

This is a template for District Governors

Fleet Captains Manual

This is a template for fleet captains

Fleet Constitution & Bylaws

This is a template for Fleet Constitution and Bylaws

Fleet of the Year Score Sheet

This document is for fleet captains to complete for submission of the Fleet of the Year award.

Flying Scot Official Plan

This is the Flying Scot Official Plan provided by Flying Scot, Inc.

FSSA Active Fleet Map

This is a map of active fleets as of 2009.

FSSA Class Rules

Flying Scot Sailing Association Class Rules, including Constitution, Bylaws, Specifications, Chief Measurer’s Rulings, Official Plan, and Sail Measurement

Link to the document here.

Recent Updates:

The Revision dated 5-31-2017 revised Article B-IX.5.c (NAC Schedule of Races) to a 4 day format with eight races scheduled Monday-Thursday and all qualifying races being held on Monday.  Article B-X.6 (Atlantic Coast Championship) defined “sea” as the Atlantic Ocean and assigned the responsibility for sanctioning the regatta (including venue and dates) to the appropriate District Governors (Greater New York, Capitol, and Carolinas).   Article B-VIII.6.a (Wife-Husband Championship) allowed non-owners to request a one-time exemption from  the  organizing authority to participate as a non-owner and would be required to join the class as Club Members prior to the start of the regatta.  Non-owners are not eligible for perpetual trophies.  

Revised Article B-XIII2.a (National Championships Committee) to consist of at least three members of the FSSA, added the First Vice President as a committee member and indicated that the total number of committee members shall be odd.

FSSA Future Sanctioned Regattas

The FSSA sanctions 4 yearly regattas, the North American Championships, the Midwinters Championships, The Atlantic Coast Championships and the Wife-Husband Championships.

The attached shows the future locations for FSSA sanctioned regattas.  It also shows open slots available for fleets to bid.

FSSA Organizational Chart

The Flying Scot Sailing Association Executive Committee, Officers and Board of Governors shown as an organizational chart. (PDF)

Host Questions

Questions that a club will be asked that is bidding for a national event.

Measurement Overview

General information about what to expect when your boat is being measured at a national event.

Membership Application

Membership Application in PDF form.

NAC Checklist

A list of tasks needed to host a successful NACs

NAC Division Placement Guidance Document

This document is for guidance only.  Revision 12-15-2012

NAC Trophy Script
National Championships Committee and Regatta Chairman Measurement Responsibilities

Details about the responsibilities of NAC or MidWinter Measurement officials.

National Championships Committee and Regatta Chairman Responsibilities

Details about the responsibilities of NAC race officials.

Sailing Condition Guidelines

guidelines that are provided for Race Committee use when deciding whether to start, shorten, or abandon a race.

Sanctioned Regatta Planning GuideLines and Requirement

These guidelines are intended for use by the Regatta Chair for clubs or organizations that intend to host a sanctioned FSSA regatta. They also contain suggested dates for the actions needed, to help plan a successful regatta.

Standard Notice of Race for NAC

This document is a template for the NOR for the NAC

Standard Notice of Race for non-NAC Sanctioned Regattas

A general purpose notice of race template for non-NAC Sanctioned Regattas (can also be used for other regattas).

Standard Sailing Instructions for NAC

This document is a tempate for the standard sailing instructions for the NAC.

Standard Sailing Instructions for non-NAC Sanctioned Regattas

This document is a template for the standard sailing instructions for non-NAC (can also be used for other regattas).

Transfer or Change of Ownership

This form is for transfering the ownership of your Flying Scot.