2019 Cornucopia Regatta - Racers Registration
The 2019 Cornucopia Regatta happens next Saturday, August 31st. Come on out for the racing, for the party and for the good times to be had by all.
Time & Location
Aug 31, 2019, 9:00 a.m.
Dalhousie Yacht Club, 74 Lighthouse Rd, St. Catharines, ON L2N 7P5, Canada
Notice of Race
August 22, 2019
1. RULES: The regatta will be governed by the 'rules' as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-
2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
2.1. The regatta is open to all boats with valid PHRF certificates. Boats must meet all ownership,
class membership and class measurement requirements, paid all event fees, signed skipper
waiver, and proof of insurance. Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Race
2.2. Eligible boats may enter by filling in the attached registration form and submitting their fee
prior to 9:00 am, August 31st , 2019. Registration
3. FEES: Required Fees are as follows: $40 per Boat
4.1. Registration and Boat launch:
Registration is available at DYC on Friday, August 3o th and Saturday, Aug 31 st .
4.2. Skippers Meeting:
Will be held on Aug 31 st , at 9:00 am, West of the Dalhousie Yacht Clubhouse, beside the mast
crane. Fleet assignments will be posted at this time.
4.3. Dates of Racing and scheduled time of Warning Signals:
The races are planned to start at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 31 st .
4.4. Number of Races:
No more than four races will be held.
4.5. No race start sequence shall commence after 3:00 pm on Saturday.
4.6. Launch and Haul out:
No Haul out services are available at DYC. There is an (expensive) travel lift available at the Pier
Marina. A launch ramp is nearby at the Fish and Game ramps, South of DYC.
4.7. Prizes will be awarded at approximately 6:15 pm following the last race on Saturday. Results
will be posted on DYC's website. (www.dalhousieyachtclub.com/racing)
Unless there is a protest, no measurements will be conducted.
6. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The sailing instructions may be available at registration.
The racing area will take place West of the harbour entrance to Port Dalhousie, St. Catharines,
8. THE COURSES
The race course shall be 2 windward and 2 leeward legs for a total of 4 legs.
9. PENALTY SYSTEM
For all classes, the first two sentences of rule 44.1 are changed to: “A boat may take a One-Turn
Penalty when it may have broken a rule of Part 2 or rule 31 while racing. However, when she may
have broken a rule of Part 2 while in the zone around a mark other than a starting mark, her penalty
shall be a Two-Turns Penalty, Rule 44.3 scoring penalty shall not apply.
The low-point scoring system, rule A4 shall apply and is modified so that each boat's series score will
be the total of her race scores with no scores discarded.
The Harbour staff may attempt to assign docks where feasible. Directions will be provided at launch
or upon arrival in the channel. Prearrangements may be made by contacting the Club Manager,
John Brown at 905-934-8325 ext 21.
12. HAULOUT RESTRICTIONS
Keelboats shall not be hauled out during the regatta except with and according to the terms of prior
written permission of the Regatta Committee.
13. RADIO COMMUNICATION
Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio
communication not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones. A radio
transmission channel will be given for race committee communication and monitoring at
registration and/or the skipper’s meeting.
14. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors 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.
Each participating boat shall provide proof of valid third-party general liability insurance, in an
amount not less than $1,000,000.
16. FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information regarding the regatta, please contact: Larry Hildebrandt (email@example.com)
One ticket per boat. BBQ Buffet Dinner is an additional $24/ person plus tax & gratuity at the door.