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May 18, 2013

Portland, OR

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  • May 16, 2013 23:06 EST

    INVITATION: Rose City Yacht Club invites all eligible boats to participate in the Jack Gainer Memorial Medium Distance Race to be held on the Columbia River. DESCRIPTION: This is a one-day regatta consisting of one, approximately 12 to 15 nautical mile race. ELIGIBILITY AND INSTRUCTIONS: The regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing and the OCSA General Sailing Instructions. The regatta is open to all boats sailing in a One-Design, Cruising or PHRF class and all entrants shall comply with the rules governing their class. Club PHRF ratings may be assigned for boats racing who are not members of PHRF-NW; ratings are issued by the club, and are valid only for this event. To compete for overall ranking, a current PHRF-NW rating is required. DATE AND TIMES: May 18, first warning signal is scheduled for 1200 hours. REGISTRATION: Eligible boats shall enter and pay online at: http://www. sailpdx.org before the registration deadline of 5:00 PM local time on May 16. No late registrations or on the water registrations will be accepted. FEE: Entry fee is $30 for all competitors who are not members of RCYC. COURSES: There will be one start for all classes. All classes will start between Buoy “14” and the Race Committee stationed at the RCYC moorage. Proceed upriver approximately 6 nautical miles to a temporary yellow mark near the West End of Ackerman Island. After rounding the temporary mark, all classes will then proceed down river to the finish between Buoy “14” and the Race Committee stationed at the RCYC Moorage. Any changes as well as class breaks will be posted on the official notice board at: http://www.sailpdx.org, not later than 2200 hours on May 17. Section 10.1 of the OCSA General Sailing Instructions does not apply for this event. SHORTENED COURSE: The race may be shortened by placing a temporary yellow mark as near the middle of the river as possible to be used as an alternate rounding mark. Competitors shall round the shortened course mark and proceed to the finish at Buoy “14”. The race may alternately be shortened at any navigation mark, or at a temporary orange mark at the Race Committee’s discretion. TIME LIMIT: The first boat in each class must finish within six hours of her starting signal. Any boat not finishing within seven hours will be scored TLE. TROPHIES: Awards will be presented at the OCSA Awards Party. SOCIAL: An after race social, including food and drink, will take place at RCYC immediately after racing is concluded. INFORMATION: Contact the RCYC Race Captain Jim Calnon 503-369-3993 calnonj@gmail.com ...

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