2018 SYSCO COB Challenge : SYSCO
 

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The Small Yacht Sailing Club of Oregon extends an invitation to all boats to compete in this special regatta between the I-5 and I-205 Bridges. DESCRIPTION: This is a single medium-distance race event, with a pursuit start based on handicapped ratings, with each boat required to complete a simulated crew overboard drill on each of the first and second legs of the course. COURSE: The start line will be between Buoy 14 and the committee boat, which will be anchored south of Buoy 14 near the RCYC docks. The course and finish line will be determined by the race committee the day of the race and announced on VHF 72 before the start sequence. The course commonly includes navigational buoys 2, 14 and 18. Race committee will monitor VHF 72. ELIGIBILITY AND INSTRUCTIONS: All entrants must be current OCSA members. Races shall be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing, OCSA General Sailing Instructions and Courses and supplemental sailing instructions posted on the OCSA Event Notice Board. Specific courses, start times for individual boats, and any supplemental instructions will be posted on the OCSA Event Notice Board prior to the race.

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  • Apr 20, 2018 00:12 EST

    After starting each boat shall, at a time and location of its choosing, but before reaching the three-boat length zone around the first mark, conduct a simulated crew overboard drill, by throwing an untethered Category IV floatation device (e.g., a throwable seat cushion, a detached ring buoy, or horseshoe buoy) a minimum 10 feet off the stern in a direction perpendicular to the transom, and then successfully recovering the device before proceeding. On 2 different legs of the course each boat must repeat the simulated crew overboard drill, (max. 2 COB drills required during race). Boats using flying sails must initiate at least one simulated drill while the flying sail is set. Exclusion: no boat shall initiate a simulated crew overboard drill within three boat lengths of the start line, finish line, another boat, or any mark of the course. Race Committee may modify these requirements with an announcement on VHF 72 before the start sequence. ...

  • Mar 08, 2018 23:28

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