WEDNESDAY NIGHT DINGHY RACING at LAKE PUPUKE

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

Racing is organised and hosted by the Pupuke Boating Club (Inc) on
Wednesday evenings at Sylvan Park, Lake Pupuke, Milford
pre_Xmas - October thru December ::: post_Xmas - January thru March

1.0Rules
1.1Racing will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017 - 2020 (the rules)
2.0Notices to Competitors
Notices to competitors will be posted on the noticeboard at the clubhouse.
3.0Changes to Sailing Instructions
Any changes will be posted at least 15 minutes prior to the first warning signal on the day.
4.0Signals Made Ashore
Signals made ashore will be displayed at the tower.
5.0Schedule of Races
5.1back-to-back races of 25 to 40 minutes each, are scheduled to be counted
5.2start time of first race - 1800 NZDT
5.3On the water, instructions regarding race starts and courses may be given verbally.
6.0Courses and Marks
6.1Six orange floatables are permanently located in the N, E, S, SW, W, NW corners of the lake.
6.2the course will generally be 1-3 - 1-3 - fin, a port course being favored, depending on wind direction and strength.
7.0The Start
7.1Races will be started using rule 26 with a three-minute sequence. (3,2,1,go)
7.2The warning signal for any succeeding class in a sequence, will be made not less than one minute after the starting signal of the preceeding class.
7.3For back-to-back races, the first warning signal of the next sequence of starts will occur not less than one minute after the finish of the previous races.
7.4starting from the beach: . . the start line shall be between a orange cone at the water's edge and a small orange buoy laid to the east.
7.5starting from the committee boat: . . the start line shall be between the forward staff on the committee boat and a port-end orange floatable which may, or may not, be mark #3 of the course.
8.0Penalties on the water
rule 44.1 is changed to require a One-turn penalty for a breach of a Part 2 rule.
9.0The Finish
the finish line will be between a cone on the shore and a orange buoy laid to the east.
10.0Time Limits (additional to rule 35)
In any race, a starter that has not finished within 5 minutes of the first boat to finish, may be scored as DNF for that race.
11.0Protests
Protests shall be delivered within 15 minutes of the last boat to finish the races of the session.
Arbitration 'in public' may be offered as an instructional method of resolving protests.
12.0Scoring
12.1the Low Point system of Appendix A will apply.
12.2a boat's total will exclude her worst scores from 33% of completed races.
12.3Trophies will be awarded to winners of classes / divisions.
Contacts
John Dowsett . . m: 021 0292 4136 . . or . . email
Garth Briden . . m: 022 675 8207 . . or . . email
David Lowe . . p: 09 480 6833 . . or . . email

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