2016 Cleveland Sailing Association Invitational Race
The Cleveland Cup
Preliminary Notice of Race
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Host and Organizing Authority: Edgewater Yacht Club, Cleveland, Ohio
Sponsor: Cleveland Sailing Association
1.1 The 2016 Cleveland Cup is separate from any established CSA series. The race is open to CSA registered yachts that have competed in any 1 CSA designated event. The invitational is a single race for PHRF and JAM classes.
1.2 The race is governed by the 2013-2016 Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the prescriptions of the United States Sailing Association (USSA), the rules of the participating classes, except as any of these are changed by this Notice of Race or the Sailing Instructions.
1.3 PHRF-Lake Erie ratings, rules and rulings apply to all PHRF and JAM rated boats.
1.4 A class will have a minimum of 3 boats.
2. Eligibility & Entry
2.1 The race is open to any boat registered in the CSA for any 2016 sailing series and has competed in at least one (1) CSA designated event.
2.2 Boat owners who have met the eligibility requirements will receive registration instructions after the completion of the Grand River Regatta.
2.3 The entry fee is $20.00.
3. Racing Area
3.1 The race will take place on Lake Erie, north of Edgewater Yacht Club.
4. Schedule of Race
4.1 Saturday, September 10, 2016..
4.2 The warning signal for the first start will be 1025 hrs
4.3 There will be a mandatory skippers meeting at 0915 hrs.
5. Sailing Instructions
5.1 The Sailing Instructions will be available at the skippers meeting on September 10, 2016. Additionally, a preliminary set of Sailing Instructions will be available on the CSA website (clevelandsails.com)
6.1 The race will be scored using the low point system.
7.1 Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places for PHRF and JAM classes with 5 or more boats competing
7.2 Prizes will be awarded for first and second places only for classes with 4 or less boats
8. Additional Information
Contact Lee Jay Karns – Commodore – Cleveland Sailing Association
Additional information will be posted at Clevelandsails.com