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C/QLD IOM Championships - 8/9th July

C/QLD IOM Championships - 8/9th July
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C/QLD IOM Championships - 8/9th July

john gowerSAIL #: 97Design: BRITPOPPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Peter GriffinSAIL #: 35Design: Goth Mk4PN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Kim MitchellSAIL #: 174Design: PikantoPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Ben TaylorSAIL #: 70Design: TNTPN: Yes2.4GHz: Yes
Russell GraySAIL #: 99Design: BritPopPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Aaron FarrarSAIL #: 34Design: BritPoPPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
John mackanderSAIL #: 27Design: PikantoPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Frank RussellSAIL #: 75Design: Ellipsis...PN: Yes2.4GHz: Yes
John McIntoshSAIL #: 196Design: PikantoPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Nick LINDSLEYSAIL #: 40Design: Blitz 4PN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Doug AllenSAIL #: 72Design: F2PN: Yes2.4GHz: Yes
Garry McmahonSAIL #: 12Design: AKAPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Peter SherwoodSAIL #: 47Design: TNTPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Ron FawcettSAIL #: 1195Design: PikantoPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Geoffrey MorrisSAIL #: 96Design: BritPoPPN: Yes2.4GHz: Yes
Greg TorpySAIL #: 25Design: BritpopPN: Yes2.4GHz: Yes
Peter RobbinsSAIL #: 172Design: PikantoPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
john kellySAIL #: 19Design: fraktalPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Philip BrownSAIL #: 69Design: PikantoPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Ross MackaySAIL #: 197Design: BritpopPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Laurie DonohoeSAIL #: 196Design: Blitz VPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
David CoxSAIL #: 16Design: mojoPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Steve BraySAIL #: 83Design: V10PN: No2.4GHz: Yes
Garry RussellSAIL #: 01Design: BritPopPN: No2.4GHz: Yes
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C/QLD IOM Championships - 8/9th July

8th and 9th July 2017, Fraser Coast Radio Yacht Club Inc., Hervey Bay.

Central Queensland IOM Championships
8th and 9th July 2017
Fraser Coast Radio Yacht Club Inc., Hervey Bay
     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 QRYA and Fraser Coast Radio Yacht Club Inc. (FCRYC)   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 have a current registration certificate for the class entered.

3.2    The following class will be sailed:
          International One Metre.
3.3    Eligible boats may enter Online at or or or by completing the entry form and sending it, together with the required fee to : FCRYC Secretary 8 Rosedale Dr. Hervey Bay Qld 4655. Entries close at 1700 (AEST) Thursday 6 July 2017.
Payment can be made by direct debit up to Thursday 6 July to the following account:
Name: FCRYC  Bank: Westpac
BSB: 034 136  Account: 17 8479
If payment is by direct debit, a reference of your surname must be entered with such payment and an email advising payment is to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
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:
•    A late entry fee of $10 for entries received after close of entries date. This will be enforced.
•    Personal numbers do not have priority if a skipper is a late entry for the event.     
3.5    Final Entry: No further entries will be accepted after:
 1700 (AEST) Thursday 6 July 2017
4    FEES
4.1    Required fees are as follows:
Class                            Fee
International One Metre IOM            $40 AUD

5.1    International One Metre IOM CQ Titles  8th and 9th July 2017
5.2    Racing Times:
    Day One: Saturday 8th July 2017
    Registration and measurement:    From 0830    To 0930
    Briefing commences: 0945
    Warning signal for first race: 1000
    Racing concludes: No heat will commence after 1600
Meet and greet at the Beach House Hotel 44 Charlton Esplanade, Scarness – 1630
    Final Day Sunday 9th July 2017
    Briefing commences: 0900
    Warning signal for first race: 0930
    Racing concludes: No heat will commence after 1500
    Presentation function: At sailing venue on completion of racing.    
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.     
    Lunch will be provided daily.
    Drinks will be available for purchase on site.

    Each boat shall produce a current, valid measurement certificate at registration.
    All registration formalities, including payment and any measurement checks, must be completed by 0930 8th July 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 :
Pending lake availability and suitability, the venue will be either of the following 3 lakes:
1.    Upper lake, Lake View Estate, Madsen Road, Hervey Bay
2.    Orchid Drive lake, Burrum Heads.
3.    Lake near University of Southern Queensland campus, Hervey Bay
    Venue will be advised no later than: Saturday 14th June
Launching details: Launching could be wet 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. 

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:
Trophies for: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & Sportsman award  

The Australian Radio Yachting Association Inc and the QRYA 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), the QRYA and Fraser Coast Radio Yacht Club Inc. (FCRYC)  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:
    FCRYC Secretary: David Laurie, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  


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