Notice of Race 2019

2019 Ice Breaker Regatta 
18th & 19th May 2019, Toronto Sailing and Canoe Club (TS&CC)
1391 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6K 3C1

2019 Ice Breaker Regatta 
18th & 19th May 2019, Toronto Sailing and Canoe Club (TS&CC)
1391 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6K 3C1

Notice of Race 2019The notation ‘[DP]’ in a rule in the NoR means that the penalty for a breach of that rule may, at the discretion of the protest committee, be less than disqualification.

1RULES
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 The Sail Canada/Voile Canada Prescriptions will apply and are included as Attachment 1 in this notice and will be posted on the official Notice board, located on the patio of the Toronto Sailing and Canoe Club.
1.3 RRS 40, Personal Flotation Devices is changed to apply at all times while afloat. Failure to comply with this rule shall not be grounds for competitor protest. This changes rule 60.
1.4 The sailing Instructions will consist of the Instructions in RRS Appendix S, Standard Sailing Instructions, and Supplementary Sailing Instructions that will be posted on the official Notice board located on the patio of the Toronto Sailing and Canoe Club.
1.5Rule G1.1(b), National Letters, will not apply to this event.
2ADVERTISING
2.1 Boat may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority. If this rule is broken, World Sailing Regulation 20.9.2 applies. [DP]
3ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1 The regatta is open to all boats of the Laser, Laser Radial, Club 420, 29er, 49er, 49erFX, 2.4mR classes.
3.2 If a class has less than 5 entries received before 1700 hours on Friday, May 17, they may not have a separate start.  The Race Committee will decide assignment of class starts and groupings at their discretion.
3.3 Eligible boats will be registered upon receipt of the attached completed entry form, together with the required entry fee.
3.4 World Sailing ranking for Men’s Laser, Women’s Laser Radial, and Men’s 49er has been designated. The event is also designated as a District 3 and Radial Fogh Gold Cup event. All Laser and Radial Class entrants must comply with the requirements of these events as well.
3.5Only entries registered in advance will be accepted (see 4.1).
3.6 Signed waivers and on-site confirmation must be completed before 0900 hours on Saturday, May 18.
4FEES
4.1 Required fees are as follows:Class:                                       Fee:Singlehanded                       $80.00   (including HST)Doublehanded                  $100.00   (including HST)Other fees:A late fee of $20.00 will apply to registrations received after 1700 hours on Wednesday, May 15th.All entries must be received online . Registration can be found at www.tscc.net
5SCHEDULE
5.1 Competitors shall check in with the Regatta Desk in the TS&CC Club House to confirm their arrival. Regatta registration will take place:Friday, May 17:          2000 to 2100 hours, andSaturday, May 18:     0800 to 0900 hours
5.2 Racing is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, 19th, 2019
5.3 The first warning signal on Saturday, May 18th is scheduled for 1100 hours, and 1000 hours on Sunday, May 19th.
5.4 Number of races:Each day, four races are scheduled for each class, except the 49er, 49FX, and 29er classes which may have up to eight races.
5.5 On the last scheduled day of racing, Sunday, May 19th, no warning signal will be made after 1500.
6MEASUREMENT
6.1 A boat or equipment may be inspected at any time for compliance with their class rules.
6.2 All competitors are reminded that in accordance with RRS 78.1, they are responsible for ensuring that their boat is maintained in accordance with the class rules and that the measurement certificate, where applicable, remains valid.
7 SAILING INSTRUCTIONSThe sailing instructions will be available online not later than Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 at www.tscc.net
8 VENUEAll racing will take place on or adjacent to Humber Bay. Course locations will be outlined in the Supplementary Sailing Instructions.
9 THE COURSESThe courses to be sailed will be either Windward/Leeward or Trapezoid configurations. Course details will be provided in the Supplementary Sailing Instructions.
10 PENALTY SYSTEM
10.1 RRS Appendix P will apply to breeches of rule 42, except for P2.3 shall not apply and P2.2 is changed so it will apply to any penalty after the first one.
10.2 For 29er, 49erFX, and 49er classes RRS 44.1 and RRS P2.1 are changed so that the Two-Turn Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.
10.3 The Supplementary Sailing Instructions may include a specification of discretionary penalties that may be applied by the Protest Committee for breeches of specific rules. The  Supplementary Sailing Instructions may include a specification of standard penalties that may be applied by the Race Committee without a hearing for breeches of specific rules: this will change RRS 63.1 and Appendix A.5. These will appear in the Supplementary Sailing Instructions.
11SCORING
11.1 The scoring system as outlined in RRS Appendix A2 will apply with the following provisions:
11.2One (1) race is required to be completed to constitute a series.
11.3 (a)   When four (4) or less races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.
 (b)   When from five (5) to nine (9) races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.
 (c)   When 10 (ten) or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her two worst scores.
12BERTHING
12.1 Launching facilities for all dinghy classes are located at TS&CC; all boats at this location shall be kept in their assigned locations. [DP]
12.2 All boats must be removed from all club facilities by Tuesday, May 21st unless prior written agreement is given by facilities management.
13 RADIO COMMUNICATIONExcept in an emergency, a boat that is racing shall not make voice or data transmissions and shall not receive voice or data communication that is not available to all boats. [DP]
14 PRIZESThe first 3 boats in each class will receive recognition. In the Laser class: the best Youth (18 and under), Master, Grand Master, and Great Grand Master will be recognized.
15 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITYCompetitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 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.
16 INSURANCEEach participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance of $2m.
17 AMENDMENTS TO THE NOTICE OF RACEDated amendments to this Notice of Race will be posted at   www.tscc.net  and on the Official Notice board.
18 FURTHER INFORMATIONFor further information please contact www.tscc.net or email:  twharton2002@rogers.com
  

Attachment 1:                    Sail CanadaPrescriptions 2017–2020Effective 1 January 2017  Rule 46– Person in Charge Sail Canada prescribes that the designated person in charge, if resident in Canada, shall be a member of a club affiliated with Sail Canada.Rule 61.2– Protest Contents Sail Canada prescribes that no fee shall be charged for delivering a protest or a request for redress. Rule 64.3– Decisions on Protests Concerning Class Rules  Sail Canada prescribes that unless otherwise provided in its class rules, the Equipment Rules of Sailing shall apply to all classes racing in Canada. Rule 67– Damages Sail Canada prescribes that a boat that has been found by a protest committee to have broken a rule and caused damage shall be considered at fault for the purposes of rule 67. Rule 70.5(a)– Appeals and Requests to a National Authority Sail Canada so prescribes. Rule 86.3– Changes to the Racing Rules Sail Canada so prescribes.Rule 88.2– National Prescriptions Sail Canada prescribes that the sailing instructions for events with an international jury or no-appeal protest committee may change or delete any Sail Canada prescription except the prescriptions to rule 61.2, 67 and 91(b). The sailing instructions for other events may not change or delete any Sail Canada prescription. Rule 91(b)– Protest Committee Sail Canada precribes that a request for an international jury formed under rule N1.7 comprised of only three members requires written approval be obtained from Sail Canada before making the request to World Sailing.

Sail CanadaPrescriptions 2017–2020 (Cont’d)

Appendix E8– Appendix G    Changes to Identification on Sails Sail Canada prescribes that this rule applies to Canadian boats in all classes.Appendix R– Procedures for Appeals and Requests Sail Canada prescribes that it may delegate an appeal or request for confirmation or correction to an association appeals committee, such as a provincial association appeals committee or a racing association appeals committee. Decisions of an association appeals committee may be further appealed to Sail Canada.Appendix R2.1(a)– Submission of Documents Sail Canada prescribes that no later than 15 days after receiving the association appeals committee’s written decision, the appellant may send a further appeal and a copy of the association appeals committee’s decision to Sail Canada. The appeal shall state why the appellant believes the association appeals committee’s decision or its procedures were incorrect.Appendix R2.2– Submission of Documents Sail Canada prescribes that in the case of a further appeal to Sail Canada, this rule shall apply to the appellant as though it was an initial appeal, and to the appealed committee as though it was the protest committee.Appendix R3– Responsibilities of National Authority and Protest Committee Sail Canada prescribes that when an appeal is delegated to an association appeals committee, the responsibilities and actions required of the national authority in this rule, and in rules R4, R5, 71.2 and 71.3, shall be performed by the association appeals committee. When a decision of an association appeals committee is further appealed, Sail Canada shall send to the parties, protest committee and association appeals committee copies of the appeal. No member of the association appeals committee shall take any part in the discussion or decision on the appeal.Appendix R4– Comments and Clarifications Sail Canada prescribes that when a decision of an association appeals committee is further appealed, the parties, protest committee and association appeals committee may make comments on the appeal. Comments on the appeal shall be made no later than 15 days after receiving it from Sail Canada. Sail Canada shall send copies of the comments to the parties, protest committee and association appeals committee as appropriate.The notation ‘[DP]’ in a rule in the NoR means that the penalty for a breach of that rule may, at the discretion of the protest committee, be less than disqualification.

1RULES
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 The Sail Canada/Voile Canada Prescriptions will apply and are included as Attachment 1 in this notice and will be posted on the official Notice board, located on the patio of the Toronto Sailing and Canoe Club.
1.3 RRS 40, Personal Flotation Devices is changed to apply at all times while afloat. Failure to comply with this rule shall not be grounds for competitor protest. This changes rule 60.
1.4 The sailing Instructions will consist of the Instructions in RRS Appendix S, Standard Sailing Instructions, and Supplementary Sailing Instructions that will be posted on the official Notice board located on the patio of the Toronto Sailing and Canoe Club.
1.5Rule G1.1(b), National Letters, will not apply to this event.
2ADVERTISING
2.1 Boat may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority. If this rule is broken, World Sailing Regulation 20.9.2 applies. [DP]
3ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1 The regatta is open to all boats of the Laser, Laser Radial, Club 420, 29er, 49er, 49erFX, 2.4mR classes.
3.2 If a class has less than 5 entries received before 1700 hours on Friday, May 17, they may not have a separate start.  The Race Committee will decide assignment of class starts and groupings at their discretion.
3.3 Eligible boats will be registered upon receipt of the attached completed entry form, together with the required entry fee.
3.4 World Sailing ranking for Men’s Laser, Women’s Laser Radial, and Men’s 49er has been designated. The event is also designated as a District 3 and Radial Fogh Gold Cup event. All Laser and Radial Class entrants must comply with the requirements of these events as well.
3.5Only entries registered in advance will be accepted (see 4.1).
3.6 Signed waivers and on-site confirmation must be completed before 0900 hours on Saturday, May 18.
4FEES
4.1 Required fees are as follows:Class:                                       Fee:Singlehanded                       $80.00   (including HST)Doublehanded                  $120.00   (including HST)Other fees:A late fee of $20.00 will apply to registrations received after 1700 hours on Wednesday, May 15th.All entries must be received online . Registration can be found at www.tscc.net
5SCHEDULE
5.1 Competitors shall check in with the Regatta Desk in the TS&CC Club House to confirm their arrival. Regatta registration will take place:Friday, May 17:          2000 to 2100 hours, andSaturday, May 18:     0800 to 0900 hours
5.2 Racing is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, 19th, 2019
5.3 The first warning signal on Saturday, May 18th is scheduled for 1100 hours, and 1000 hours on Sunday, May 19th.
5.4 Number of races:Each day, four races are scheduled for each class, except the 49er, 49FX, and 29er classes which may have up to eight races.
5.5 On the last scheduled day of racing, Sunday, May 19th, no warning signal will be made after 1500.
6MEASUREMENT
6.1 A boat or equipment may be inspected at any time for compliance with their class rules.
6.2 All competitors are reminded that in accordance with RRS 78.1, they are responsible for ensuring that their boat is maintained in accordance with the class rules and that the measurement certificate, where applicable, remains valid.
7 SAILING INSTRUCTIONSThe sailing instructions will be available online not later than Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 at www.tscc.net
8 VENUEAll racing will take place on or adjacent to Humber Bay. Course locations will be outlined in the Supplementary Sailing Instructions.
9 THE COURSESThe courses to be sailed will be either Windward/Leeward or Trapezoid configurations. Course details will be provided in the Supplementary Sailing Instructions.
10 PENALTY SYSTEM
10.1 RRS Appendix P will apply to breeches of rule 42, except for P2.3 shall not apply and P2.2 is changed so it will apply to any penalty after the first one.
10.2 For 29er, 49erFX, and 49er classes RRS 44.1 and RRS P2.1 are changed so that the Two-Turn Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.
10.3 The Supplementary Sailing Instructions may include a specification of discretionary penalties that may be applied by the Protest Committee for breeches of specific rules. The  Supplementary Sailing Instructions may include a specification of standard penalties that may be applied by the Race Committee without a hearing for breeches of specific rules: this will change RRS 63.1 and Appendix A.5. These will appear in the Supplementary Sailing Instructions.
11SCORING
11.1 The scoring system as outlined in RRS Appendix A2 will apply with the following provisions:
11.2One (1) race is required to be completed to constitute a series.
11.3 (a)   When four (4) or less races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.
 (b)   When from five (5) to nine (9) races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.
 (c)   When 10 (ten) or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her two worst scores.
12BERTHING
12.1 Launching facilities for all dinghy classes are located at TS&CC; all boats at this location shall be kept in their assigned locations. [DP]
12.2 All boats must be removed from all club facilities by Tuesday, May 21st unless prior written agreement is given by facilities management.
13 RADIO COMMUNICATIONExcept in an emergency, a boat that is racing shall not make voice or data transmissions and shall not receive voice or data communication that is not available to all boats. [DP]
14 PRIZESThe first 3 boats in each class will receive recognition. In the Laser class: the best Youth (18 and under), Master, Grand Master, and Great Grand Master will be recognized.
15 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITYCompetitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 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.
16 INSURANCEEach participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance of $2m.
17 AMENDMENTS TO THE NOTICE OF RACEDated amendments to this Notice of Race will be posted at   www.tscc.net  and on the Official Notice board.
18 FURTHER INFORMATIONFor further information please contact www.tscc.net or email:  twharton2002@rogers.com
  

Attachment 1:                    Sail CanadaPrescriptions 2017–2020Effective 1 January 2017  Rule 46– Person in Charge Sail Canada prescribes that the designated person in charge, if resident in Canada, shall be a member of a club affiliated with Sail Canada.Rule 61.2– Protest Contents Sail Canada prescribes that no fee shall be charged for delivering a protest or a request for redress. Rule 64.3– Decisions on Protests Concerning Class Rules  Sail Canada prescribes that unless otherwise provided in its class rules, the Equipment Rules of Sailing shall apply to all classes racing in Canada. Rule 67– Damages Sail Canada prescribes that a boat that has been found by a protest committee to have broken a rule and caused damage shall be considered at fault for the purposes of rule 67. Rule 70.5(a)– Appeals and Requests to a National Authority Sail Canada so prescribes. Rule 86.3– Changes to the Racing Rules Sail Canada so prescribes.Rule 88.2– National Prescriptions Sail Canada prescribes that the sailing instructions for events with an international jury or no-appeal protest committee may change or delete any Sail Canada prescription except the prescriptions to rule 61.2, 67 and 91(b). The sailing instructions for other events may not change or delete any Sail Canada prescription. Rule 91(b)– Protest Committee Sail Canada precribes that a request for an international jury formed under rule N1.7 comprised of only three members requires written approval be obtained from Sail Canada before making the request to World Sailing.

Sail CanadaPrescriptions 2017–2020 (Cont’d)

Appendix E8– Appendix G    Changes to Identification on Sails Sail Canada prescribes that this rule applies to Canadian boats in all classes.Appendix R– Procedures for Appeals and Requests Sail Canada prescribes that it may delegate an appeal or request for confirmation or correction to an association appeals committee, such as a provincial association appeals committee or a racing association appeals committee. Decisions of an association appeals committee may be further appealed to Sail Canada.Appendix R2.1(a)– Submission of Documents Sail Canada prescribes that no later than 15 days after receiving the association appeals committee’s written decision, the appellant may send a further appeal and a copy of the association appeals committee’s decision to Sail Canada. The appeal shall state why the appellant believes the association appeals committee’s decision or its procedures were incorrect.Appendix R2.2– Submission of Documents Sail Canada prescribes that in the case of a further appeal to Sail Canada, this rule shall apply to the appellant as though it was an initial appeal, and to the appealed committee as though it was the protest committee.Appendix R3– Responsibilities of National Authority and Protest Committee Sail Canada prescribes that when an appeal is delegated to an association appeals committee, the responsibilities and actions required of the national authority in this rule, and in rules R4, R5, 71.2 and 71.3, shall be performed by the association appeals committee. When a decision of an association appeals committee is further appealed, Sail Canada shall send to the parties, protest committee and association appeals committee copies of the appeal. No member of the association appeals committee shall take any part in the discussion or decision on the appeal.Appendix R4– Comments and Clarifications Sail Canada prescribes that when a decision of an association appeals committee is further appealed, the parties, protest committee and association appeals committee may make comments on the appeal. Comments on the appeal shall be made no later than 15 days after receiving it from Sail Canada. Sail Canada shall send copies of the comments to the parties, protest committee and association appeals committee as appropriate. 2

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