12th Caribbean Laser Midwinter Regatta

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12th Caribbean Laser Midwinter

PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF RACE

 January 17th to 19th , 2014

Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Dates

January 17th ,18th, and 19th, 2014

Location

Cabarete, Dominican Republic, on the Atlantic Ocean.

Organizing Authority

The event is being organized by The Laser Training Center Cabarete.

Contact

Ari Barshi
Laser Training Center, Cabarete
Tel:     (809) 571-0640
Fax:     (809) 571-0649
E-mail: Email Us
Web: www.caribwind.com

Rules

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

Identification and Advertising

Boats may be required to display identification numbers and event sponsor advertisement in compliance with Appendix 1, Regulation 20.3.1(d).

Athletes may be required to wear bibs provided by the organizing authority.

Athletes may be required to install on board cameras.

Eligibility and Entry

Open to any Laser Sailor who is a member in good standing of their own National Sailing Authority.

Classes

There will be competition in the following classes:

  • Laser Standard
  • Laser Radial
  • Laser 4.7

Registration

The individual Registrations shall be received by Organizing Committee Office from participating individuals by midnight (AST) on January 16th, 2014. Participants shall agree to be bound by the RRS and by all other rules that govern this event.

Both Entry by Number and Entry by Name are to be sent to:

E-MAIL: Email Us

TEL. 809-571 0640

FAX. 809-571 0649

On Site Registration

Athletes, coaches and team leaders shall complete on-site registration form at the race office from 5:00 PM to 6PM Thursday January 16th, 2014 and from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM on Friday January 17th, 2014.

Registration fee: $80.00

Measurement

Only one set of Sails will be accepted for the duration of the race, except in Master category in which sailors can switch between sail sizes, in which case they only will be scored in the master category. Master must announce upon registration if they intend to switch rigs.

Boats may be inspected at any time, for violation of class rules.

Race Schedule

The event will consist of a maximum of 9 races. The scheduled start for the first race on the first day is 1200 hrs (AST).

The complete program is as follows:

Month Date Day Activity Time
January 16 Thursday On site registration 17:00-18:00
 January 16 Thursday  
Welcome cocktail
17:00
 January 17 Friday  
On site registration
8:30-10:00
January 17 Friday First Start of the day 12:00
January 18 Saturday First start of the day 12:00
 
January
19  
Sunday
 
First start of the day
11:00

Courses

The competition will be conducted on Windward Leeward courses when run in open Ocean. In-bay courses will depend on wind and wave direction.

Sailing Instructions

The Sailing Instructions will be available at the Laser Training Center, no later than 0800hr on January 17th, 2014.

Scoring

The low point scoring system (Rule A2) will apply, modified so that each boat’s score will be the total of her race scores with her worst score discarded if five or more races have been completed. A minimum of 3 races are required to constitute a series.

* Their overall finish in the general result list will determine Master, and Women overall winners.

Prizes Top finishers in each category will receive a trophy.

Right to use name and likeness

By participating in the Caribbean Laser Midwinter Regatta, an Athlete automatically grants to the organizing authority and its sponsors the right in perpetuity to make, uses and show, at their discretion, any motion pictures and live, taped or filmed television and other reproductions of him or her during the period of competition without compensation.

Disclaimer of Liability

Athletes 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.

Boat Charter

Limited number of race boats with blades, spars, and dollies are available at a price of $375.00. All boats are in perfect racing condition.

Accommodation

Organizers will be happy to assist with hotel bookings.

For additional information about Travel, Accommodation, Charter, Full Schedule, Facilities, Venue, Weather, Services, etc.

Please contact Ari: Email Us