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CBMYC Entry Form (PDF)
1st ANNUAL NEW ZEALAND POSTAL CLASSIC
North Wales & Merseyside Division
22 April 2007
Model Yacht Club
- Each boat must be registered with the International Footy Class Association.
- Racing will be held on the model boating lake, West Shore, Llandudno, Conwy on 22 April 2007.
- All boats will be measured. Those found not to comply with Footy
class rules will not be scored. A photo of each boat in the measuring
box will be taken to comply with the regulations of the NZ Postal
- A skipper may enter more than one boat.
- Skippers' meeting will be at 9:15 AM. First heat will commence at 9:30 AM.
- Entry fee is £3.00 per boat. Local prizes will be presented
as follows: if there are less than three boats, a first prize only: if
there are between three and six boats, a first and second prize: if
there are between seven and ten boats, first, second and third prizes:
in excess of ten boats: four prizes.
- Prizes will be awarded for the fastest and slowest laps and for the fastest lap by a junior under age 18.
- Five heats of 5 laps each will be sailed, on the standard
"internet course", consisting of windward and leeward marks spaced 50
feet apart, and connected by a floating line. Competitors are racing the clock, not each other.
Two or more boats may be on the course at a time, with their starts
staggered so that they will not interfere with each other. In the case
where boats meet, or at marks, the Racing Rules of Sailing will apply.
- The starting order of the boats will be determined by lot and/or frequency availability.
- Each skipper will be required to act as timekeeper for another
skipper once in each heat for each boat entered. The timekeeper will
also serve as mark judge.
- Individual starts will be given for each boat by an audible
signal. Timing will start when the boat passes the leeward mark after
the start signal. A boat that has not started within 1 minute of its
starting signal will be disqualified from that heat. Timing will end
when the boat passes the leeward mark in the downwind direction on the
- Heats will be scored using the low points method based on the times.
- All entries' times will be sent to Brett McCormack, the Race
Organiser of the New Zealand Postal Classic, for entry into that