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BRYC Dragon Force 65 Day - 13th May

BRYC Dragon Force 65 Day - 13th May
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BRYC Dragon Force 65 Day - 13th May

Clive BallSAIL #: 126Design: DF65PN: No
Ian LobleySAIL #: 47Design: DF65PN: No
Julian O'BrienSAIL #: 26Design: DF65PN: No
Charmaine WhiteSAIL #: 251Design: DF65PN: No
Paul Newman SAIL #: 219Design: Df65 PN: No
Grant LihouSAIL #: 917Design: DF65PN: No
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BRYC Dragon Force 65 Day - 13th May

13th May 2017, Carbrook/Eagleby (tba)

BRYC Dragon Force 65 Day
13th May 2017
Carbrook/Eagleby (tba)


This regatta is organised under the overall authority of the Australian Radio Yachting Association Incorporated (ARYA) and conducted by the Queensland Radio Yachting Association Inc. and the Brisbane Radio Yacht Club Inc. and its 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. For subsequent general recalls Rules 30.1, 30.3 or 30.4 may apply.
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).

All boats must conform to the current DF65 rules with the exception that the new A+ rig will be prohibited.

QRYA card to be presented at time of registration

3.2    The following class will be sailed:
          Dragon Force 65 (DF65)
3.3    Eligible boats must enter online at
    Entries close at  8:00pm Monday 8th May 2017
Payment may also be made at time of Registration.
3.4    Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the regatta organizers.

4    FEES
4.1    Required fees are as follows:
Class            Fee
DF65            $5:00
The entry fee can be paid per EFT into the bank account of the Brisbane Radio Yacht Club.

BSB No.             064168
Account No.         00910276
Reference Details – “Name” DF65.

5.1    Racing Times:
    Day One: Saturday 13th May 2017
    Registration:    From 8:00 am    To 9:30 am
    Measurement and inspection: From 8:00 am to 9:30 am     
    Briefing commences: 9:45 am
    Warning signal for first race: 10:00 am
    Racing concludes: No heat will commence after 3:30 pm
5.2    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.     
    This will be a self-catered event.
Drinks will be available at a nominal cost

    All registration formalities, including payment and any measurement checks, must be completed by 9:30 am Saturday 13th May 2017.

    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.
8.1    Authorised personal numbers shall take preference over other conflicting sail numbers provided the member seeking to use their Personal Number has entered the event, and paid the entry fee prior to the nominated “close of entries” date as set out in this Notice of Race.
8.2    Skippers wishing to use authorized personal numbers shall produce a current, valid personal number certificate at registration.

    The ARYA Standard Sailing Instructions are available on the ARYA website ( and a copy will be placed on the Event Noticeboard prior to the commencement of racing.

10    VENUE
The event will be sailed at:

 Carbrook Golf Club
653 Beenleigh - Redland Bay Road
Carbrook  Qld. 4130

    Venue on right of access road into Golf Club
    Launching details: Dry Launch

    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. 

12.1    RRS 44.1 is amended by E4.3: Taking a Penalty.   
12.2    The Arbitration System for Protest Hearings (Sailing Instructions Appendix A) will be used.
12.3    A Protest Committee will be appointed to hear any protests arising from the event and may comprise competitors not involved in the incident.  RRS 61.2 and 62.2 may be replaced by a verbal notification and hearing if all parties affected by the incident agree.
12.4    Decisions of the protest committee will be final as provided in RRS 70.5.   

    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.   

14    PRIZES
    Trophies will be presented to 1st, 2nd and 3rd placings

The Australian Radio Yachting Association Inc and 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 Australian Radio Yachting Association (Incorporated), Queensland Radio Yachting Association Inc. and the Brisbane Radio Yacht Club Inc.  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:
     Mr Clive Ball 
Phone 3286 2336
email clive.p.ball 


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