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Sailing Instructions – Royal Cargo/PGYC All Souls Regatta 2014

October 9th, 2014

Royal Cargo All Souls Regatta 2014
Friday October 31st to Sunday November 2nd, 2014
Puerto Galera Yacht Club
Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

1 RULES
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 PGYC Handicap System as administered by the Race Committee. Ratings for boats without previously published ratings may be adjusted after Race 1 at the discretion of the race committee
1.3 The PSA Cruiser Rating System for Racing Class
1.4 The Notice of Race (unless amended by the Sailing Instructions)
1.5 These Sailing Instructions
1.6 The Racing Rules will be changed as indicated:
26. Starting Races – No signals will be given. Races will be run using a pursuit format. Each competitor will receive a start time for the day’s race no later than the skippers meeting each day at 0900. The first start each day of the regatta will be 1100.
27.3 Before 1100 each day, the race committee may for any reason postpone or abandon the race.
29 Recalls – When at the prescribed start time for a boat, any part of her hull, crew or equipment is on the course side of the starting line, the skipper shall sail to the pre-start side of the line before starting.
30 Starting Penalties – If any boat breaks rule 29 and is identified, she shall receive without hearing a fifteen minute penalty.
61.2 Protest Contents – amend this rule to include requirement (e) a protest fee consisting of one full case of cold beer.
1.7 In case of conflict between any of the above, succeeding items take precedence. This changes RRS 63.7

2 NOTICES TO COMPETITORS
Notices to competitors will be posted on the official notice board located at the PGYC clubhouse.

3 CHANGES TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
Any change to the sailing instructions will be posted before 0900 on the day it will take effect, except that any change to the schedule of races will be posted by 2000 on the day before it will take effect.

4 SIGNALS MADE ASHORE
If the start of a race is postponed Flag AP will be displayed at Lane’s Pier. If Racing is abandoned Flag N will be displayed at Lane’s Pier. Display of the flags will be accompanied by a VHF announcement on Channel 68

5 SCHEDULE OF RACES
5.1 Friday 31 October First Start 1100
Saturday 1 November First Start 1100
Sunday 2 November First Start 1100

5.2 The course to be sailed will be published on the Official Notice Board before 0900 each day.

6 RACING AREAS
The racing area will be in various places in the Verde Island Passage in the vicinity of Puerto Galera

7 THE COURSES
7.1 The diagrams in Addendum A show the courses, including the approximate angles between legs, the order in which marks are to be passed, and the side on which each mark is to be left.
7.2 The course (s) to be sailed will be published on the Official Notice Board before 0900 each day

8 MARKS
8.1 The marks of the courses will be orange inflatable buoys and islands as described in Addendum A.

9 THE START
9.1 All races for the regatta follow a pursuit race format. Each competitor will be given a start time for each race based on his PGYC rating and the length of the course for the day.
9.2 Starting times will be posted no later than 0900 the day of the race.
9.3 The starting line will be between a staff displaying an orange flag on Lanes Pier (N 13° 30.91’ E 120° 57.08’) at the Port end and an orange buoy at the Starboard end.
9.4 Boats shall avoid the starting area until five minutes prior to their start.
9.5 Boats are racing from 4 minutes before their published start time. Therefore engines cannot be run in gear after this time

9.6 At All times boats must use G.P.S. Time for starting and finishing. The PGYC
Committee Boat will record Finish times.
10 THE FINISH
10.1 The finishing line will be in the vicinity of Haligi Beach. Approx. (N 13° 31.21’ E 120° 56.53’)
10.2 The finish line will be between an inflatable orange buoy inshore at the Port end and an orange flag on the race committee boat at the Starboard end.

11 TIME LIMITS
11.1 The time limit for all races is 1700.
11.2 Boats failing to finish within the time limit will be scored Did Not Finish. This changes rules 35 and A4.

12 PROTESTS AND REQUESTS FOR REDRESS
12.1 Protest forms are available at the race office. Protests shall be delivered there within the protest time limit.
12.2 For each class, the protest time limit is 1730 the day of the race
12.3 Notices will be posted within 30 minutes of the protest time limit to inform competitors of hearings in which they are parties or named as witnesses. Hearings will be held in the jury room, located at the PGYC clubhouse office beginning at 1800.

13 SCORING
13.1 Daily Results for PGYC Handicap System classes will be scored based on the order of finish
13.2 Daily results for Racing Class will be based on corrected elapsed time
13.3 A boat’s score will be the total of her race scores using the Low Point System

14 RADIO COMMUNICATION
14.1 A boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.
14.2 As a safety precaution all boats are expected to monitor VHF channel 68 while racing.

15 PRIZES
15.1 Prizes will be awarded daily at 1830 hours at the PGYC club house for the first three places in each class.
15.2 Overall trophies will be presented during the Awards Party on Sunday evening, November 2nd, at 1830 at PGYC club house.
15.4 Other prizes may be awarded at the discretion of the organizing committee.

16 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

ADDENDUM A

Waypoints shown are for reference only. See Descriptions for course details.

Course 1 (Chicken Feather A ) – Length 16 NM

Description:
Start, (Centre of start line is at approx 13.30.83N & 120.57.18E)
to Malajibamanoc Island (leave to port)
to Culebra Island (leave to port)
to Haligi Beach Finish

Course 2 (Chicken Feather B) – Length 21 NM

Description:
Start,
to Malajibamanoc Island (leave to port)
to Culebra Island (leave to port)
to Malajibamanoc Island (leave to port)
to Culebra Island (leave to port)

Notice of Race – PGYC Royal Cargo All Souls Regatta 2014

August 13th, 2014

PGYC’s Royal Cargo Ltd All Souls Regatta 2014

Puerto Galera Yacht Club

Friday October 31st to Sunday November 2nd, 2014

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines

NOTICE OF RACE

The regatta organising authority is the Puerto Galera Yacht Club Inc. and is conducted under the auspices of the Philippine Sailing Association.

1            RULES

1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.

1.2 All races will be completed using a pursuit race format.

1.3 Racing rule(s) 26 and 61.2 will be changed as follows: no signals will be given; and, a Protest Fee will be required in the event of a protest not being settled in advance of submission of protest forms. The changes will appear in full in the sailing instructions. In addition, Rule 77 will not apply.

1.4 Cruiser Handicap System and PY Handicap System as administered by the Organising Committee.

1.5 One Design Class Rules as appropriate.

2            ADVERTISING

Advertising is permitted but boats wishing to carry their own sponsors advertising are invited to contact the race organizers to prevent conflict with race sponsors.

3            ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

3.1 The regatta is open to boats of the following classes:

Racing (Cruiser Handicap System Corrected Time Scoring) Results will be       calculated based on elapsed time as well as on the pursuit race system.

PY Cruiser/Racer

PY Cruiser

PY Ocean Multihull

One Design

Off the Beach Catamarans

3.2 For a Class to be recognised by the Regatta, a minimum of 3 boats must enter the Class. Classes may be divided or combined subject to the number of entries in the Class. One design classes will be allowed if the 3 boat requirement is met.

3.3 Eligible boats may enter by completing the attached entry form and sending it to the  PGYC Race Committee, Puerto Galera Yacht Club by October 20, 2014.

The Board of Directors of PGYC reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.

4            FEES

4.1 The entry fee will be P4,480.00 per boat including VAT.

The entry fee for off the Beach Catamarans will be P1120.00 per boat including VAT.

5            SCHEDULE

5.1 Registration will take place at the Puerto Galera Yacht Club from 1200 – 1700 on Thursday, October 30, and from 0800 – 0900 on Friday, October 31. Intending competitors are requested to register their intent by emailing the Race Committee at clubhouse@pgyc.org .

5.2 The first start each day will not be before 1000 hours.

5.3 Island Course racing will take place in Verde Passage Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

6            SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

The sailing instructions will be available no later than October 15th from the PGYC website at www.pgyc.org.

7            PENALTY SYSTEM

Rule 44.1 is changed so that the Two Turn Penalty is replaced by the One Turn

Penalty.

8            BERTHING

Limited mooring will be available on a first come first serve basis. The moorings are typically full so competitors should plan on anchoring at the Boquete Island anchorage. A service boat will be available. Radio channel 68,  clubhouse mobile

number 09175205874.

9            PRIZES

Trophies will be given for the first three places in each class in the overall ASR Regatta based upon the PGY Performance Handicap System.

Daily prizes will be given for the first three places in each class.

10          DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

11 FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please contact:

PGYC Race Committee                  Tel: +63 43 287 3401

Puerto Galera Yacht Club               Email: clubhouse@pgyc.org

Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro

Philippines  5203

PGYC Race Registration Form

All Souls Regatta 2014

Boats that have not entered a PGYC event before and been allocated a PGYC handicap  or a Cruising Handicap System handicap are requested to complete the attached form(s) and submit with their entry.

Owner: ____________________________________________________

Skipper (If different from owner):________________________________

Phone: ___________________ Email:____________________________

Yacht Club: _________________________________________________

Yacht Name: ________________________________________________

Boat Type: __________________________________________________

Manufacturer: __________________LOA/LWL: ___________________

Monohull: _________ Multihull: _________

Displacement: __________________Sail Area: _____________________

IRC Rating: ____________________ PY Rating_____________________

Preferred Class:

__Racing                                              __PY Multi-Hull

__PY Cruiser/Racer                             __PY Cruiser

__PY Cruiser                                        __One Design – Boat________________________

__Off the BeachBoat________________________

Number of Crew: __________ Available Places for Visitors: ___________

Registration P4,480.00 Paid:_____________    P1,120.00 Paid:_____________

Race Entry Delcaration

I hereby acknowledge that the Organising Authority , Regatta Sponsors and their representatives, its officers, members, staff, and volunteers do not accept any liability for the loss of life or property, personal injury, or damage to property sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta, and that I compete entirely at my own risk and responsibilty.

I agree to be bound by the Racing Rules of Sailing and all other rules and regulations that govern this event.                                                  PGYC Race Committee

Signature____________________________        Puerto Galera Yacht Club

Puerto Galera Oriental Mindoro

Return completed registration forms to :               Philippines  5203

Email: clubhouse@pgyc.org

Cruising Class Handicap Form (2014)

To be completed and returned with your Entry Form

Yacht’s Name  ________________________________ Sail No.  _____________________

Owner / Skipper   ______________________________ Make/ Type__________________

Enter the following measurements in metres and tons

Length overall excluding bowsprit etc          …………………….metres

Length of waterline                                       …………………….metres

Weight / Displacement                                  …………………….tons

Beam                                                            …………………… metres

Draft                                                             …………………..metres

Fore or Single Mast Aft Mast

Forestay length     FL……………….m                Forestay length     FL……………m

Main hoist                P…………………m             Main hoist                P…………………m

Main foot                 E…………………m             Main foot                 E…………………m

Jib perpendicular  LP……………….m                Jib perpendicular  LPY…………..m

Fore triangle base J………………..m                 Aft triangle base   JY………………..m

Details of largest spinnaker carried on board: (Enter N/A if no spinnaker carried)……..

Spinnaker foot length       SF………………..m   Masthead       or      7/8 hoist

Spinnaker pole length      STL………………..m Asymmetric    or       symmetric

Keel Type                    Fin / Intermediate / Full length           Bulb  Yes / No

Accommodation         Live aboard / weekend cruising / basic

Type of Propeller        Blades   ………… / Fixed / folding / retractable outboard

Normal crew number  ……………………

I confirm that the measurements shown on this form are true and correct and agree to report all subsequent changes or errors to the Race Committee

Owner’s Signature  ____________________________________   Date  _______________

Easter Regatta Day 3 and Overall Results

April 21st, 2014

Day 3 Cruiser Class  1st place Karis – Colin McLean; 2nd place Princess Arieta – Dale Godkin; 3rd place Pongolona – Jurgen Kirsten

Day 3  – Cruiser/Racer Class 1st place Cardea – Jim Todd; 2nd place Sandoway – Alan Burrell; 3rd place Cocobolo – Ton Van Hierden

OVERALL RESULTS

Overall Cruiser/Racer  Class  1st place Cardea – Jim Todd; 2nd place Cocobolo – Ton Van Hierden;  3rd place Sandoway – Alan Burrell

Overall Cruiser Class    1st place Princess Arieta – Dale Godkin; 2nd place Karis – Colin McLean; 3rd place Pongolona – Jurgen Kirsten

Overall MultiHull – 1st Place Kerida – Garry Kingshott; 2nd place Flying Dragon – Peter Stevens

Overall Winner Karis – Colin McLean,   2nd place Princess Arieta – Dale Godkin, 3rd Place Cardea – Jim Todd

Easter Regatta Results Day 2

April 20th, 2014

Cruiser/Racer Class – 1st Dany II – John Ridsdel; 2nd Sandoway – Alan Burrell; 3rd Place Cardea – Jim Todd

Cruiser Class – 1st Princess Arieta – Dale Godkin; 2nd Karis – Colin McLean; 3rd Pongolona – Jurgen Kirsten

Easter Regatta Day 1 Results

April 20th, 2014

Cruiser /Racer Class – 1st Cocobolo – Ton Van Hierden;  2nd Cardea – Jim Todd; 3rd Dany II – John Ridsdel

Cruiser Class – 1st Pongolona – Jurgen Kirsten; 2nd Princess Arieta – Dale Godkin; 3rd Karis – Colin McLean


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