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2014 Galveston Disabled Championship
October 27-28 - 29, 2014
2014 Special Olympics Texas Sailing Championship
October 29, 2014
Galveston, TX
Notice of Race
Organizing Authority: Galveston Community Sailing Center (GCSC) is the Organizing Authority.
RULES: The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the RRS 2013 -2016. The Flying Scot
Fleet will also be governed by the SOTX Sports Information Guide.
Entries: To enter the regattas go to . Entry fee is $40 for all competitors,
except the Special Olympics sailors. The fee is $20 per competitor for the Special Olympics athletes.
There is a $5 discount for US Sailing members. Additionally, Special Olympics entries need to be
completed at the Austin office by October 15, 2014. All other entries should complete the selfclassification
at and send the
result to Galveston Community Sailing Center.
Fleets : A minimum of three yachts of the same design will constitute a fleet. A fleet of fewer than
the required number of entries will be regarded as having failed to form and the entry fee refund may
be requested. Special Olympics athletes will compete in Flying Scots, non-spinnaker with divisioning.
Disabled competitors may bring their own boats. Visiting fleets expected include Libertys , Skud 18
and Freedom 21. Contact Galveston Community Sailing Center for charter boat availability.
Measurement :
Yachts racing One Design will comply with all requirements of the relevant class
Sailing Instructions
The Sailing Instructions will be available at the Competitor's Briefing s at
GCSC, October 28 and 29.
Notices To Competitors: Notices to Competitors will be posted on the official Race Information
Notice Board located at GCSC .
Scoring: The Low-Point Scoring System of RRS Appendix A will apply. When fewer than 6 races are
completed, a boat’s series score shall be the total of her race scores. W hen 6 or more races are
completed, a boat’s series score shall be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score. A
total of 7 races are planned. This modifies RRS Appendix A.
Prizes: The number of entries will determine number of awards.
Docking, Launching, and Accomodations:
Arrange for accommodations and boat and trailer
storage by contacting GCSC. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided during the event. Launching
cranes, ramps, and storage are available at no charge. Exercise caution when lifting boats with a
crane. Always have three or more people working with the boat and crane.
Parking campers and
buses on CSCG grounds is prohibited. There are numerous hotels close to the sailing center.
Galveston Disabled Championship: Notice of Race
Race Area: Racing will be in Offats Bayou adjacent to CSCG . The number of race courses will
depend on the number of entries and the classes racing. W indward/leeward courses are planned.
Contact : Event Chair David Gaston, [email protected] may be emailed for further information.
Monday, October 27
02:00 pm
Development Clinic – “How to Race” by Betsy Allison.
Tuesday, October 28
09:00 am
Competitor Briefing
10:00 am
Warning Signal for first race, up to 3 additional races to follow.
Lunch will be served ashore.
Social event after racing.
Wednesday, October 29
09:00 am
Competitor Briefing.
10:00 am
Warning Signal for first race of the day, up to 3 additional races to follow.
Lunch will be served ashore.
Awards will be given approximately one hour after racing.
Galveston Disabled Championship: Notice of Race