Members of TS&CC and Boulevard are invited to participate in both the Tuesday and Thursday night series. Each series is scored separately.
Keel boats will race time-on-time under PHRF Lake Ontario rating and will be divided into two divisions, Spinnaker and White Sail.
1. Racing will be governed by the current racing rules of sailing (RRS), as amended by the ISAF, effective January 1st of this year, the prescriptions of the CYA, the rules of PHRF-LO, the competing class rules, and these sailing instructions which shall govern in the event of a conflict.
Eligible yachts may be entered by completing registration with their Fleet Captain.
3. NOTICES TO COMPETITORS
Notices to competitors will be posted on the official notice boards of each club.
4. CHANGES IN THE SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
Any change to the sailing instructions will be posted by 1700 hours on the day it will take effect.
5.SIGNALS MADE ASHORE
5.1 Signals made ashore will be flown from the club flagstaff and will conform to the RRS with the following amendments.
5.2 Code Flag "AP" "All races not started have been postponed". A warning signal will be made not less than 30 minutes after "AP" is lowered ashore.
6.1 All dinghy skippers shall sign out on the form provided on the Notice Board before leaving the harbour and sign in within 1/2 hour of the R/C vessel docking. Failure to do so will result in the boat being scored as DSQ.
7. SCHEDULE OF RACES
7.1 Races are run from June 8th to September 17th, on Tuesdays by the Boulevard Club and on Thursdays by TS&CC.
8. RACE AREA
8.1 Course maps are available at the club.
9.1 The courses will be posted on the RC Vessel as follows:
Keelboat course in black and dinghy course in red.
If a red flag is flown from the committee boat, all marks will be to Port; if a green one is flown, then all will be left to Starboard.
10.1 The rounding marks will be plastic 45-gallon drums; the lettered ones are usually orange.
11. THE START
11.1 The Start Line will be between the R/C's mast displaying an Orange flag and the Start Mark.
11.2 A boat shall not start later than 10 minutes after her starting signal has been made.
11.3 Races will be started in accordance with RRS 26. The order of Starts will be Keels and then the Dinghies. The committee will attempt to follow the schedule listed at the top of this page.
12.1 See RRS 29. The committee will attempt to hail.
13. CHANGE OF COURSE
13.1 The course may be changed at any rounding Mark. This modifies the RRS.
14 SHORTENED COURSE
14.1 The Race may be shortened at the discretion of the Race Committee. This modifies RRS 32.
15 FINISH LINE
15.1 The Finish Line will be between the R/C mast displaying an Orange flag and the adjacent Mark.
16 TIME LIMIT
16.1 All racing will cease at sunset or 21:00 hrs, whichever comes first. This changes RRS 35.
17.1 The series will be scored as provided in Appendix A of the racing rules using the Low Point System.
17.2 Rule A9 will apply.
17.3 If 5 or 6 races are completed in any series, there will be 1 drop. If more than 6 races are completed, then 1/3 of them (integer value only) will be dropped.
18.1 Yachts shall notify the Race Committee at the finish line of their intention to protest unless the Protest Committee has reason to waive this requirement. All protests shall be filed with the Race Committee within one hour of the committee boat docking.
19.1 Presentations will be made at the Clubs' Awards Banquet in the first week in November.