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S/QLD Dragon Force 65 Champs - 18th March

S/QLD Dragon Force 65 Championship
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S/QLD Dragon Force 65 Champs - 18th March

geoff smithSAIL #: 67Design: DFPN: No
Gary PryorSAIL #: 313Design: DF65PN: No
Ian AsheSAIL #: 70Design: DF65PN: No
Tony FanninSAIL #: 82Design: DF 65PN: No
Graham WimberleySAIL #: 61Design: DF65PN: No
Bruce McLarenSAIL #: 220Design: DF65PN: No
Grant LihouSAIL #: 917Design: DF65PN: No
Paul MartinSAIL #: 06Design: DF65PN: No
Frank ArrowsmithSAIL #: 30Design: df65PN: No
Garry TaylorSAIL #: 242Design: DF65PN: No
Mick GentlesSAIL #: 53Design: DF 65PN: No
Charmaine WhiteSAIL #: 251Design: DF65PN: No
roger taylorSAIL #: 85Design: DragonPN: Yes
roger taylorSAIL #: 85Design: DragonPN: Yes
Ian RobertsonSAIL #: 197Design: DF65PN: No
Bob MckinnonSAIL #: 58Design: DF 65PN: No
Julian O'BrienSAIL #: 26Design: DF V3PN: No
john gowerSAIL #: 147Design: df65PN: No
Mike Jefferys SAIL #: 252Design: DF 65PN: No
Ian GearySAIL #: 471Design: V5PN: No
Ian LobleySAIL #: 47Design: DF65PN: No
John HeardSAIL #: 214Design: DF65PN: No
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S/QLD Dragon Force 65 Championship

18th March 2017, Springfield Lakes  

South Queensland Dragon Force 65 Championship
18th of March 2017
Springfield Lakes   


This regatta is organised under the overall authority of the Queensland Radio Yachting Association Incorporated (QRYA) and conducted by the Springfield Lakes Maritime Modellers Incorporated (SLMM) and it’s duly appointed Race Committee.

2    RULES
2.1    The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020 as amended by Appendix E (Radio Sailing Racing Rules).    
2.2    The following documents will apply: This Notice of Race (NoR), the event’s Sailing Instructions (SI), International Class Administration Rules, the Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS), the respective International Class Rules.
2.3    The current ARYA approved Heat Management System (HMS) will apply in the event that multiple fleets are utilized.
2.4    The following Racing Rules will be changed:

E3.1:     The control area will be defined on the course board.
E3.2:     Launching area will be specified on the course board
E3.3:     The course will be displayed on a course Board.
E3.6:    Following a general recall, Rule 30.1 shall apply to the restart”
E3.8(c):     Courses may be shortened.
E5.1(a):    The race committee will appoint Observers, who may be competitors.
E6.4:    Add “but prior to the prepatory signal for the next heat or race.”
    The changes will appear in full in the Sailing Instructions.

3.1    The competition is open to affiliated members of ARYA (Inc.) whose ARYA subscriptions are current and to members of a recognized Division Member of the International Radio Sailing Association. Entry will be denied to anyone who has been expelled or is currently serving a suspension from the ARYA (Inc) or any state or territory RC sailing association affiliated with the ARYA (Inc).

3.2    The following class will be sailed:
          Dragon Force 65
3.3    Eligible boats may enter by completing the online entry form or by downloading the standard entry form at and sending it to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or PO Box 4685, Springfield, Qld, 4300. Entries close at  5:00 PM Thursday 16th of March 2017.  Payment may be made at Registration or by sending a cheque with your entry form to the PO Box.  Checques should be made payable to Springfield Lakes Maritime Modellers Inc.
3.4    Late entries may be accepted under the discretion of the regatta organizers under the following conditions:
     You may enter on the day prior to the event briefing by submitting a completed entry form and payment.
    It is preferable to have entries in by the Thursday close to assist in catering for the event.
3.5    Final Entry: No further entries will be accepted after the commencement of the event briefing.

4    FEES
4.1    Required fees of $15.00     

4.2    Other fees are nil      

5.1    This is a one day event for DF65 on Saturday the 18th of March 2017
5.2    Racing Times:
    Registration:    From 7:30 AM    To 10:00 AM
    Measurement and inspection: From 7:30 AM To 10:00 AM     
    Briefing commences: 10:00 AM
    Warning signal for first race: 10:15 AM
    Racing concludes:  No heat will commence after 3:00 PM
    Presentation function will be onsite following the last race.    
5.3    A break for lunch may be included at the discretion of the PRO. Lunch will be taken at a time to best fit in with the racing.     
    A light lunch will be provided.

    Each boat must comply with the rules as set out in the Dragon Force Restricted Class Rules 2015 Version 1.5 and display registration numbers on all sail sets.
    All registration formalities, including payment and any measurement checks, must be completed by 18th of March at 10:00 AM.

    For frequency bands other than 2.4 Ghz, each competitor shall nominate a minimum of three (3) frequencies with their entry. Permitted frequency bands are 27, 29, 36, 40 Mhz and 2.4 Ghz.
    The Sailing Instructions are available from the Springfield Lakes Model Mariners  ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) on request, and a copy will be placed on the Event Noticeboard prior to the commencement of racing.

9    VENUE
    The event will be sailed at Montello Circuit Park, Springfield Lakes, GPS 27. 665834  152. 919202.  Enter 39 Montello Circuit into your navigation device for guidance.
    Launching details: Dry launching

    Where possible, the course will comprise a first leg and a finish leg to windward. The course will generally be a windward / leeward course utilizing a gate at the leeward end of the course. 

    The Race Committee will attempt to set a course which will take approximately 10 to 15 minutes for the first boat to complete. 

11.1    RRS 44.1 is amended by E4.3: Taking a Penalty.   
11.2    The Arbitration System for Protest Hearings (Sailing Instructions Appendix A) will not be used.
11.3    A Protest Committee will not be appointed to hear any protests arising from the event.  All infringements will be settled on the water between the competitors and if necessary, the race officials.
    The scoring system is as follows:
a.    For single heat racing the RRS A4 will apply.
b.    For multi fleet racing RRS A4 as amended by HMS and the Event Sailing Instruction shall apply.
c.    Where there are less than 21 competitors, the event may be sailed in one fleet.   

13    PRIZES
    Prizes will be given as follows:  A medallion will be issued for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.   

    The Queensland Radio Yachting Association Inc. recognise that all events offer considerable publicity opportunities to Clubs, Associations and the sport generally. Competitor behaviour can impact unfavourably on the sport and all competitors.
Behaviour by a competitor that is in breach of good manners or sportsmanship or which may bring the sport into disrepute shall result in a hearing in accordance with RRS 2 or RRS69.1 or the PRO may offer a competitor a two turns on the spot penalty to avoid going to protest. However, the PRO is not obliged to make this offer, nor is a competitor obliged to accept it in which case a protest hearing shall proceed.

All those entering or taking part in these Championships do so at their own risk and responsibility. See Rule 4. The Queensland Radio Yachting Association Inc, and the Springfield Lakes Maritime Modellers Incorporated and any other parties involved in the organisation of this event disclaim:

“Any and every responsibility whatsoever for loss, material damage, personal injury or death, or  inconvenience that might occur to persons and goods, both ashore and on the water, prior to, during or after the regatta, as a consequence of entering or participating in the Championship covered by this Notice of Race.”

At all times the responsibility for the safety of their boat and themselves plus the decision to participate or continue must rest solely with and remain at all times with the competitors.

A competitor may only enter the event by accepting these conditions as they appear on the entry form for this event.

    For further information please contact
    Ian Geary
    0401 030 955
     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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