Notice of Race
J/22 Southwest Circuit , April 12-13, 2008
Genesta "I'm All In" Regatta and Poker Tournament   Rush Creek Yacht Club

J/22 Southwest District, and Rush Creek Yacht Club cordially invite you to attend the J/22 2007 Southwest Circuit Regatta to be held Apr 12, 2008 through Apr 13, 2008. This is a five race regatta with the option for a sixth race for J/22 Sailboats. This is the 1st regatta in the J/22 Southwest Circuit.

Rules:  The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined by the 2005-2008 Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) and is designated Category C as restricted by IJ22CA rule 2.9.8 (a). The same crew and the same three class sails must be used during the entire regatta. Substitutions can only be made with the written approval of the Protest Committee or Chief Judge. Boats (including rudders) may not be removed from the water during the regatta without the approval of the Protest Committee or Chief Judge. Sailing instructions will be distributed at registration.

Eligibility:  J/22 Class yachts in compliance with class rules will be scored.  In accordance with the J/22 Southwest District Notice of Circuit, boats without a valid measurement certificate or whose teams exceed the crew weight limit of 275kg in Class rule 8.9 may participate and be scored in this regatta, but their regatta finish shall not be kept for purposes of scoring in the Southwest District Circuit. 

Location: The regatta will be held Rush Creek Yacht Club.

Fees :The entry fee is $70.00 pre-registered and $80 at registration. To be eligible for pre-registration, a completed registration form must be sent by online registration before Apr. 8, 2008. Online registration is available on the SW District website at All registration fees are payable prior to 9:00 AM on Apr 12 2008. Entry fee includes Dinner Saturday night along with a keg and Poker Tournament..

Scoring:Five races are scheduled of which two shall be completed to constitute a series. No races will be discarded this changes Appendix A2.

Trophies: Trophies will be awarded for the top 10 finishers.

Inspection & Measurements: All participants are subject to inspection and measurement at any time during the regatta. The Race Committee may, at its discretion, inspect any yacht in order to confirm compliance with the prescribed class rules concerning construction and measurements, safety rules when racing, crew prohibition and restrictions when racing. Class royalty tags must be present on all sails.

Apr. 11, 2008 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Registration
Apr. 12, 2008 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Registration
  9:30 a.m. Skippers Meeting
  10:30 a.m.

First Signal, up to 4 races to follow. 4 th Race option must be agreed upon by the Current Pro and Local Fleet Representative.

Apr, 13, 2008 9:30 a.m. First Signal.
A Class Flag will not be made after 12:00 PM


  • Comfort Suites , Lake Ray Hubbard, 9.5 mi (15 min)
    Rowlett, 8701 E. Interstate 30, I-30 @ Dalrock Road (at the fork in the middle of the lake) 972-463-9595

  • Best Western 6 mi (10 min)
    Garland, 1635 E I30 (Interstate 30 @ Chaha Road on I30 west of Ray Hubbard)
    972-303-1601 or 800-528-1234

  • Holiday Inn Express 4 mi (10 min)
    Rockwall, Interstate 30 @ FM 205 (12 miles east of I-635 - NE Corner)

  • Day's Inn , Garland 10 mi (15 min)
    Garland, Interstate 30 @ Beltline (2.5 miles east of I-635 - SE Corner)

    Motel 6 10 mi (15 min)
    Garland, Interstate 30 @ Beltline (2.5 miles east of I-635 - SE Corner)

  • Rockwall Super 8 4 mi (10 min)
    Rockwall, Interstate 30 @ FM 205 (12 miles east of I-635 - NE Corner)
    972-771-9922 or 972-722-9922

  • LaQuinta Inn and Suites Rockwall 3 mi (5 min)
    Rockwall, Interstate 30 @ FM 740


Directions from Google Maps

Contact: For additional information contact

Rob Johnston 214 587 .

Max Scott, cell 214-878-8546, email .

Rush Creek Yacht Club 972-771-6500, email , 320 Rush Creek Drive, Heath, Texas 75032.