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S/QLD RM Championships - 6th May

S/QLD RM Championships - 6th May
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S/QLD RM Championships - 6th May

David TurtonSAIL #: 09Design: MantraPN: Yes2.4GHz: Yes
Ray NasmithSAIL #: 1362Design: GothicPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
John FultonSAIL #: 152Design: Fuzzy LogicPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Greg Torpy SAIL #: 25Design: Quark PN: Yes2.4GHz: Yes
Garry TaylorSAIL #: 14Design: indiePN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Iain KirleySAIL #: 1Design: Own DesignPN: Yes2.4GHz: Yes
Yeoman SandsSAIL #: 61Design: JazePN: Yes2.4GHz: Yes
Jason NasmithSAIL #: 75Design: vibePN: No2.4GHz: Yes
John HeardSAIL #: 83Design: GothicPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Trevor FisherSAIL #: 68Design: ScalpalPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
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S/QLD RM Championships - 6th May

6th May 2017, Lakeside Raceway, Dakabin Map 88 F4

Sth Qld RM Championship
6th May, 2017
Lakeside Park Raceway, Dakabin   
This is an ARYA Ranking Event


This regatta is organised under the overall authority of the Australian Radio Yachting Association Incorporated (ARYA) and conducted by the Qld Radio Yachting Association (QRYA) and Pine Rivers Radio Yacht Club (PRRYC) 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”
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 have a current registration certificate for the class entered.

3.2    The following class will be sailed:
3.3    Eligible boats may enter Online at or by completing the entry form and sending it, together with the required fee to  PRRYC, 42 Goldberg Place, Bridgeman Downs,Post Code 4035 (email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Entries close at  5:00pm on 27th April 2017. Payment may also be made at Registration.
3.4    Late entries may be accepted under the discretion of the regatta organizers under the following conditions:
      Late entries may be accepted until 6th May on payment of an additional fee of $10.00.    
3.5    Final Entry: No further entries will be accepted after 6th May 2017.

4    FEES
4.1    Required fees are as follows:
Class            Fee
__M___            _$20.00_
_____            _____
_____        _____      

4.2    Other fees:    

5.1    Marblehead Class    Saturday 6th May 2017
5.2    Racing Times:
    Day One: Saturday 6th May 2017
    Registration:    From 9 :30am    To 9:45am
    Measurement and inspection: From 9:30am  To 9:45am     
    Briefing commences: 9:45am
    Warning signal for first race: 10:00am
    Racing concludes: No heat will commence after 3:00pm
    Presentation function: 3:30pm Lakeside Park Raceway    
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 BBQ Lunch is included in the Entry Fee.
     Please bring your own drinking water and beverages as water on site is not fit for human consumption.

    Each boat shall produce a current, valid measurement certificate at registration.
    All registration formalities, including payment and any measurement checks, must be completed by 6th May 2017 at 9:45am.

    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 Lakeside Park Raceway,Lakeside Road (off Narangba Road), Dakabin. Map 88 F4. Location map is on the PRRYC website.
    Launching details: Dry

    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
    Prizes will be given as follows: Engraved mugs and Certificates for the first three places.   

The Australian Radio Yachting Association Inc and the Qld Radio Yacht Club 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), Qld Radio Yacht Club and Pine Rivers Radio Yacht Club 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 Bob Worton Ph No 07 33532916 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   


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