MYCE/LYCE REGATTA NOTICE OF RACE AND SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
Sunday, September 16, 2018 Blow-out or no-wind date to be determined
Known as the MYCE/LYCE Regatta (Men’s Yacht Championship Event and Ladies Yacht Championship Event) of Sea Cliff Yacht Club.
Rules: The Regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) The Low Point scoring system will be used with one race excluded if 6 or more races are sailed. Please note that for the LYCE Regatta no spinnakers will be used. A single 360 degree penalty turn will be in effect.
Entry Fee & Registration: There is no entry fee. To register please email the names of your team members to email@example.com, by 1700 hours, Saturday, September 15th.
Boats: To be sailed in the Club’s Ideal 18’s on Hempstead Harbor. Boats will be picked randomly for the regatta unless there are more entries than boats.
Eligibility & Teams: All participants must be members of Sea Cliff Yacht Club. For the LYCE the skipper and crew must be female and for the MYCE the skipper and crew must be male. A minimum of two (skipper and crew) are required.
Skipper’s Meetings will be held in the dining room on Sunday, September 16th. The LYCE Skippers’ meeting will be held at 1000 hours. The MYCE Skippers’ meeting will be held at 1345 hours.
Start Time: LYCE & MYCE – As soon as possible after the Skippers’ meetings.
Number of Races: A minimum of 1 race in each event (LYCE & MYCE) will make a Regatta. A boat rotation will be determined if the number of teams is greater than the number of boats available. There is no maximum number of races but for the LYCE no race will start after 1200 hours and for the MYCE no race will start after 1630 hours.
Sound System: Races will be started using Appendix S (Sound-Signal Starting System).
Courses: The course and the marks to be used will be hailed by the Race Committee.
Start & Finish: The starting (and finishing) line shall be between the mark indicated by the race committee and the race committee boat person or the race committee may set two marks for the two ends of the line and sight the line from the dock.
Signals: All signals (i.e. Postponement, General Recall, etc.) will be made verbally by the Race Committee.
Time Limit: 45 minutes will be the limit for the first boat to finish a race.
Protests: Protests must be filed within 30 minutes of the RC reaching the Yacht Club deck. Protests will be heard as soon as possible after filing.
Awards: Prizes at the discretion of the race committee will be awarded immediately following the Regatta.
Save the Dates:
Ladies Luncheon September 29 at 11:30am
Commodores Ball October 13th 7pm-11pm
Wednesday, September 12th
Limited Snack Bar Menu 5pm-8pm
Wednesday Night Racing
Thursday, September 13th
Grill Night 6pm-9pm
Friday, September 14th
Dinner 6pm-9pm (Reservations are a MUST)
Saturday, September 15th
Sunday, September 16th
MYCE/LYCE Regatta 1:45pm
Buffet Dinner 5pm-8pm (Reservations Required)
Tuesday, September 18th
Ladies Sailing 6pm
Wednesday, September 19th
Pub Menu 5pm-8:30pm