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2009 Swanson & Bay Cup Team Racing Championship 20 Sept

Postby cstoddard » March 23rd, 2009, 8:46 am

Get your team's together for the Team racing championships September 20th 2009

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Bay Challenge Registration - click here
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NOR: 2009 Swanson & Bay Cup Team Racing Championship 20 Sept

Postby cstoddard » March 23rd, 2009, 8:46 am

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Swanson Cup Registration - click here
Bay Challenge Registration - click here

Team Race Championship of Narragansett Bay

Team Race Championship of Narragansett Bay

Ernest N. Swanson Trophy

 

 

NOTICE OF RACE

Host: 

BARRINGTON YACHT Club

Sunday, September 20, 2009

 

 1.  Eligibility:

1.1 Each member Yacht Club or Sailing Association of NBYA may enter one team consisting of three yachts.

1.2 Skippers must be members of the Yacht Club or Sailing Association represented. A non-member crew may not be helmsman while racing. The following crew requirements govern:

All yachts MUST have a crew of 50% members of the Yacht Club or Sailing Association that they represent.

2.   Entry:

      The entry form must be completed and signed by a flag officer of the Club or Association represented and be received by NBYA, P.O. Box 73, Bristol, RI 02809 by 1700 hours on September 10, 2009 along with the entry fee of $75.00 made out to NBYA. A valid 2009 PHRF-NB rating certificate is required for each yacht. All entries must be approved by the executive board of the NBYA.

3.   RULES: - The following shall govern the Team Race.

3.1 The Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-2012  as altered by Appendix D-Team Racing Rules will apply.

3.2 Any amendments will be posted on the official notice board at the Barrington Yacht Club.

3.3 Scoring penalty Rule 44.3 shall apply Boats must provide there own penalty flag  

 

 

Additional documents that govern the regatta are;

                        Completed entry form

                        Completed boat waiver

                        Completed crew waiver

                        2009 PHRF-NB rating certificate

 

4.   RATING RULE:

      Yachts will be handicapped under PHRF by PHRF of Narragansett Bay using Time-on-Distance scoring.

 

5.   TEAMS:

5.1 Each team shall consist of three yachts. The cumulative PHRF ratings shall be equal to or greater than 305.

5.2 Each team may use up to two (2) boats per manufacturer, but not the same length. For example, your team could include a J/24 & a J/30, but not two J/24s.

5.3 All yachts will start together in one class.

5.4 This regatta will be sailed with spinnakers.

5.5 Team flags or yacht club burgees shall be flown from the backstay of each boat.

 

6.   GENERAL INFORMATION:

6.1 Sailing Instructions and scratch sheets will be sent to each team via the Team Captain prior to the race.

6.2 The warning signal for the first race will be made at 1200 hours.

7.   SCORING:

7.1 Low point scoring will be used based on corrected time finishes. Appendix D3 of the Racing Rules will apply except that each yacht’s total score will be the sum of her scores for all races. No throw out races will be allowed.

7.2 If a team enters less than three yachts the non-starters will be scored DNS. The lowest point total earned by a team will determine the winning team.

8.   PROTESTS:

8.1 Protesting yachts must comply with Rules 60 and 61. Appendix D2 does not apply, this changes Appendix D

 

8.2 Written protests must be delivered to the HOST YACHT CLUB no later than 2000 hours on Monday following the race. The protest hearing will be held at the Host Yacht Club at 2330 hours on the Wednesday following the race.

9.   PRIZES:

      Prizes will be awarded at the NBYA Awards Banquet November 7th at Barrington Yacht Club.

 

10. RACE COMMITTEES:

      The Race Committee for this event will be provided by the Barrington Yacht Club.

 

 

NBYA

Non-Spinnaker Team Race Championship

of Narragansett Bay

Ninth Annual Bay Cup Challenge

 

 

NOTICE OF RACE

Host:  BARRINGTON YACHT Club

Sunday, September 20, 2009

The Bay Cup Challenge will be held in conjunction with the Swanson Team Race on October 5, 2008. Yacht Clubs which have already entered a team for the Swanson Cup are invited to enter a separate team for the Bay Cup Challenge. All NBYA Yacht Clubs and Racing Associations are eligible to participate in the event. A perpetual trophy has been donated anonymously by members of the East Greenwich Yacht Club.

SIMPLE RULES:

I.      Skippers must be members of the represented club or organization. This is a good race to include active non-member racers at your club!

II.     Three (3) boats per team. PHRF-NB non-spinnaker ratings must be greater than or equal to 365 for the team.

III.    Up to two (2) boats per manufacturer, but not the same length. For example, your team could include a J/24 & a J/30, but not two J/24s.

IV.   Team flags or yacht club burgees shall be flown from the backstay of each competing yacht.

For information call or fax:

NBYA Office

(401) 289-2275

(866) 567-0504 FAX

 

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SI: 2009 Swanson & Bay Cup Team Racing Championship 20 Sept

Postby cstoddard » March 23rd, 2009, 8:47 am

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Team Race Championship of Narragansett Bay

Ernest N. Swanson Trophy
Bay Cup Trophy

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

1. Rules: The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the current Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) as altered by Appendix D – Team Racing Rules,, the Notice of Race, these Sailing Instructions, and any amendments thereto.
2. Eligibility: Eligible cruising class yachts may be entered by completing registration with the Narragansett Bay Yachting Association as described in the Swanson Cup / Bay Cup 2008 Regatta Notice of Race.
3. Notices: Notices to competitors and amendments to the sailing instructions will be posted on the Official Notice Board located at the Barrington Yacht Club and will be broadcast over VHF channel 72 in the racing area at approximately ½ hour before the Warning Signal. Any change in the Schedule of Races will be posted by 2000 on the day before it will take effect on both the Official Message Board and, if possible, on the NBYA web site, http://www.nbya.org. The Race Committee may also use code flag Lima to call attention to an announcement on the radio.
4. Signals: The Race Committee may, as courtesy, broadcast announcements on the radio concerning starting sequences, premature starters, course changes, abandonment, or any other topic.
5. Schedule of Races:
5.1. There are two scheduled races for each class on Sunday, September 20, 2009.
RACE DAY TIME OF FIRST WARNING SIGNAL
1200
The Swanson Cup teams will start first,The Bay Cup teams will start second The race committee may or may not elect to use rolling starts

The second race shall be started shortly after the completion of the prior race.

5.2. Code Flag "R" flown from the Race Committee Boat at the finish of a race indicates another race will be started. Code flags ”AP” over “A” or no code flag indicates that no more races will be started that day.

6. Racing Area – In the Vicinity of the Ohio Ledge Buoy, north of Prudence Island. To avoid grounding by deep draft competitors, the starting or finishing area may be moved. Competitors with a deep draft are invited to so inform the race committee when registering for the race.
7. Courses:
7.1. The Race Committee will display the course on a course board.
7.2. After starting, yachts shall not cross the start/finish line except when finishing complying with a rule, or if after finishing, re-finishing. The start/finish line is defined as an obstruction when not a mark of the course.
7.3. set-mark courses:
7.3.1. Course Configurations:

COURSE MARK ROUNDING ORDER



7.3.2. The Race Committee will display the approximate distance and bearing to the first mark, and the course length on a course board. The committee shall also display the course designation as defined in 7.4.1. For example:

Class Course Bearing Range
A W2 035 2mi
B W1 035 2mi

7.3.3. All marks shall be left to port.
7.3.4. Marks: Marks 1, 3, and the start/finish mark will be inflated orange marks. A new mark, in accordance with Paragraph 10, Changes in Course after the Start, will be an inflated yellow mark or an orange mark with a black band.

8. The Start:
8.1. Each yacht is requested to sail past the race committee boat's stern on starboard tack before the first warning signal and identify herself to the Race Committee and receive acknowledgment.
8.2. The start shall be in accordance with Racing Rule 26. The Class Flags are as follows:

Class Class Flag
Swanson (Spinnaker) 1
Bay Cup (Non Spin) 2

8.3. The start/finish line will be between a staff displaying an orange, white, or yellow flag on the Race Committee signal boat and the start/finish mark. The Race Committee may deploy a "Keep Off" buoy tethered to the race committee boat. This buoy is to be regarded as an integral part of the committee boat.
8.4. After the first warning signal, yachts whose warning signal has not been made shall keep clear of the starting area.
8.5. A yacht starting more than ten minutes after her starting signal will be scored DNS.
8.6. No race shall be started after 1500 hours.
9. Recalls:
9.1. Individual recalls will be made in accordance with Racing Rule 29.1.
10. Changes in Course after Start – Set Mark Courses:
10.1. In the event of a wind shift after the start the Race Committee may lay a new mark and lift the original mark as soon as practicable. Any mark to be rounded after rounding the new mark may be relocated to maintain the original course configuration.
10.2. A change of course will be signaled near the mark beginning the leg being changed, by a race committee boat that will display the bearing to the new mark on a course board with a periodic sound signal. The change will be signaled before the leading yacht has begun the leg, although the new mark may not yet be in position.
10.3. If a subsequent change of course occurs and the new mark is replaced, it will be replaced with an original mark.
11. Shortening or Abandoning After the Start
11.1. As per rule 32
12. The Finish: The finish line will be between a staff displaying an orange flag on a Race Committee Boat and the start/finish mark. The keep-off buoy described in Paragraph 8.3 may be used at the finish as well. If the Race Committee sets a finish line separate from the starting line, then the finish mark will be a new mark as described in Paragraph 10.
13. Time Limit:
If no boat in a division has finished within 2 hours of its Start the race will be abandoned.
14. Protests:
14.1. In addition to the requirements of Rule 61, protesting yachts must notify the Race Committee of their intention to protest immediately after finishing the race in which the alleged infringement occurred, or as soon as practicable if the protesting yacht does not finish.
14.2. Protests shall be written and submitted to the Barrington Yacht Club by 7:00 pm on the Sunday of the event.
14.3 Written protests must be delivered to the HOST YACHT CLUB no later than 2000 hours onMonday following the race. The protest hearing will be held at the Host Yacht Club at 2330 hours on the Wednesday following the race.

15. Scoring: Scoring is as defined in the NBYA 2007 Team Race Championship Notice of Race.
16. Penalties: The Racing Rule 44.3, "Scoring Penalty" will apply. The rule is amended in that the penalty shall be a minimum of two places. In addition to the reporting requirements of Racing Rule 44.3, the infringing yacht shall notify the Race Committee of the infringement on the radio (See Paragraph 4) immediately after all yachts have finished the race, or by reporting to the Race Committee on the water, and the Race Committee shall broadcast such notice on the radio. This amends rules 44.3(a) and 44.3(c).
17. Prizes: Awards for each regatta will be presented at the NBYA Fall Awards Dinner.
18. Facilities: Please contact the Narragansett Bay Yachting Association at 401-289-2275 or the Host Yacht Club for information regarding moorings, dinghy dock, ice, etc. Some moorings (1st come, 1st served), slips, dinghy docks, launch service, and an anchorage may be available.
19. Disposal of Trash: Yachts discharging trash overboard shall be disqualified from all races on the day of discharge.
20. Notes:
20.1 Narragansett Bay and approaches to the Providence River are considered a "restricted channel" for commercial traffic and vessels in the navigation channel restricted in their ability to maneuver. Sailors must comply with the International COLREGS when in such proximity to commercial or privileged marine traffic. Yachts that obstruct the safe passage of commercial traffic are subject to protest under RRS. A violation under this instruction shall be considered a violation of Rule 2, (Fair Sailing). The Race Committee, upon the report of information, or observation of an incident SHALL protest a yacht. This is in addition to the requirements of RRS 60.2 and the Preamble to RRS Part 2.
20.2 All times herein are Eastern Daylight Savings Time, (UTC/GMT -4)).
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Results: 2009 Swanson & Bay Cup Team Racing Championship

Postby cstoddard » March 23rd, 2009, 3:05 pm

Congratulations to Barrington Yacht Club for their sweep of the 2009 Narragansett Bay Team Racing championships. In the Swanson cup the team of MIGHTY PUFFIN with skipper and team captain Steve Thurston at the helm, ORION with Dave Norton and CEPHEUS with Matt Asaro scored 25 points beating the team from East Greenwich YC by 7 points.

In the Bay Challenge Barrington's team of CANEEL with team captain Chip Hawkins at he helm, TWINGLE with Rob Migliaccio and HAWK with Charles McCoy beat the second place team from East Greenwich Yacht Club by 18 points.

Overall Results
Swanson Cup
Rank Boat Class SailNo Helm Club PHRF R1 R2 Total
Barrington Yacht Club
1 Cepheus S 33006 Matt Asaro Barrington 99 2 1 3
6 Mighty Puffin S 269 Steve Thurston Barrington 111 6 4 10
7 Orion S 40396 Dave Norton Barrington 142 7 5 12
                  25
East Greenwich Yacht Club
3 Coconut S 52911 Tom D'Albora East Greenwich 78 4 3 7
4 Divided Sky S 53448 Vin McAteer East Greenwich 111 3 6 9
8 Firstborn S 63087 Daniel Scanlon East Greenwich 126 8 8 16
                  32
Bristol Yacht Club
2 Bluto S 53194 Ben Hall Bristol 92 5 2 7
5 Shearwater S 25431 Chris Bjerregaard Bristol 132 1 9 10
9 Cover Girl S 2978 Philip Kinder Bristol 223 11 7 18
                  35
West Bay Yacht Club
10 Velocity S 52195 Matt Aubee West Bay 102 9 10 19
11 Thunder S 22441 Greg Fornier West Bay 120 10 12 22
12 Mojo S 180 Tom Stocker West Bay 156 12 11 23
                  64
Bay Challenge
Rank Boat Class SailNo Helm Club PHRF R1 R2 Total
Barrington Yacht Club
1 Caneel N 22926 Chip Hawkins Barrington 174 2 3 5
2 Twingle N 12590 Rob Migliaccio Barrington 164 7 1 8
4 Hawk N 63100 Charles McCoy Barrington 132 1 8 9
                  22
East Greenwich Yacht Club
5 Jazz Fish N 43932 Paul Koch East Greenich 136 4 10 14
3 Dark Star N 21490 Mark Gervais East Greenwich 166 3 5 8
10 Cosmo N 27259 William Kirk East Greenwich 155 5 13 18
                  40
Bristol Yacht Club
8 Mmmmmm N 30735 Bob Rude Bristol 168 13 2 15
9 Solitaire N 4507 Bob Millard Jr. Bristol 272 6 9 15
11 Phase III N 623 Carl Supancic Bristol 199 9 12 21
                  51
Rhode Island Yacht Club
12 Carousel N 112 Steve Morris Rhide Island 201 15 7 22
7 Haraka N 208h Craig Forbes Rhode Island 101 10.5 4 14.5
15 Girasole N 514 Ken Forzati Rhode Island 241 12 14 26
                  62.5
West Bay Yacht Club
6 Cloud 8 N 924 Kerri Bamford West Bay 193 8 6 14
13 Warlord N 22841 Vince Abbott West Bay 144 14 11 25
14 Thora N 208t Ken Thorsen West Bay 217 10.5 15 25.5
                  64.5


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