Catamarans Phone: (941) 484-0479

www.sarasotasailingsquadron.org

941-388-2355

NOTICE OF RACE

1. Rules

The regatta will be governed by the current Racing Rules of Sailing except as changed by the Sailing

Instructions.

2. Eligibility – Open to ALL Multihull sailboats

One-Design, PHRF, and Portsmouth classes are expected. A One-Design class must have 4 or more entries.

If not enough boats to make a One-Design class, the vessel will be placed in the appropriate PHRF or

Portsmouth class. The RC will assign a rating to those boats without a valid PHRF certificate, which is final for

the event.

3. Registration

Eligible boats may enter by completing the entry form which is the last page of this NOR and sending it with

the required fee and a current One-Design, PHRF, and/or Portsmouth certificate.

Entries received postmarked after October 16 are considered an on-site entry and will have to pay the onsite

entry fee.

Check-in / on-site registration will be held at the Sarasota Sailing Squadron:

o Stiletto Nationals (all others optional): Friday, October 22 from 0900-0930 hrs

o All others: Friday, October 22 from 1800-2000 hrs, and Saturday, October 23 from 09:00-0930 hrs

Notices of changes will be posted on the Official Notice Board on the Pavilion at the Squadron

4. Sailing Instructions

Friday race: at Squadron at the skippers briefing on Friday, October 22 at 1000 hrs

Saturday & Sunday races: at Squadron at the skippers briefing on Saturday, October 23 at 1000 hrs

5. Courses and Scoring

Courses will be sailed on Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Course descriptions will be posted on the

official notice board.

Friday race will be long distance with start and finish near Sarasota Sailing Squadron. For non-Stiletto

Nationals participants, this Friday race is optional and will be scored as a practice race.

Boats will be scored time on time. The low point scoring system will be used without a throw out. The

scoring for the Stiletto Nationals will be based on an aggregate of races from Friday through Sunday. The

scoring for the complete fleet will be based on an aggregate of races on Saturday and Sunday.

6. Awards

Trophies will be awarded according the number of participants in each class.

7. Schedule of Events

Friday, October 22

0900-0930 hrs Check-in / on-site registration and complimentary breakfast

1000 Skippers briefing

1130 Warning signal

1800-2000 Check-in / on-site registration and finger food

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Saturday, October 23

0830-1000 hrs Check-in / on-site registration and complimentary breakfast

1000 Skippers briefing

1130 Warning signal

1730 Dinner and complimentary entertainment.

Sunday, October 24

0900-1000 hrs Complimentary breakfast. No Skippers briefing

1130 Warning signal

No races to start after 1430 hrs

Award Presentation to follow with complimentary pizza

8. Disclaimer of Liability

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. Neither the

organizing authority nor the host organization will accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or

death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

9. Dockage & Accommodations

Sarasota Sailing Squadron provides complimentary dockage, tent and RV camping for this event, showers and

kitchen on-site. Contact the Sarasota Sailing Squadron for reservations 941-388-2355. There is a multitude of

hotels in the area.

10. Photographers and TV Rights

Competitors and participants give absolute right and permission for any photographs or video footage taken of

themselves or their boat to be published in any media whatsoever; for either editorial or advertising purposes, or

to be used in press information.

11. Amenities and Activities

Sarasota Sailing Squadron is walking distance from Mote Aquarium. Other attractions: beaches, Ringling

Museum, Selby Botanical Gardens, Jungle Gardens, and of course eclectic downtown Sarasota with great Bay

front & marina, art galleries, restaurants, shops, and clubs.

Check http://www.sarasotafl.org or http://www.sarasotamagazine.com/ for more details and

http://www.seesarasotalive.com/ for a view.

Additional details: Nana Bosma, Regatta Chair, at Nana@U-Boat.US or 941-306-7776

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ENTRY FORM

Skipper Name

Skipper

Address, City, Zipcode

Skipper Email

Skipper Phone

Home Club

Boat Type & Size

Boat Name

Sail #

One Design Rating

PHRF Rating

Portsmouth Rating

Entry Fee

Stiletto Nationals: $ 95 On-site registration $ 115

All others: $ 75 On-site registration $ 95

Entry fee includes, one Saturday night dinner ticket, one shirt, one hat, with complimentary light food Friday night,

breakfast, and Sunday pizza for all.

Additional Saturday night dinner tickets, each $ 15 quantity: ______ cost: _______

Additional regatta shirts, each $ 15 quantity: ______ cost: _______

Additional regatta hats, each $15 quantity: ______ cost: _______

Number of shirts for each size (including the one for the skipper): XXL ___ XL ____ L____ M ____ S ____

Total $ ___________

Make checks payable and send to:

Sarasota Sailing Squadron

Memo: Buzzelli Multihull Rendezvous

1255 46th Street

Sarasota, FL 34234

I agree to be bound by the Racing Rules of Sailing and by all other rules that govern this event.

Skipper Signature ______________________________________________________ Date _____________

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