In conjunction with Bucklands Beach Yacht Club, Devonport Yacht Club, Dragon Boat Association, Kawau Boating Club, Maraetai Sailing Club, NKOA, Royal NZ Yacht Squadron, Sea Scouts NZ, Tamaki Yacht Club and Takapuna Boating Club.
1.1 The Regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020.
Attention is drawn to Regulation No.2 and clause 2.2 Yachting New Zealand (YNZ) Safety Regulations: The Maritime Transport Act 1994 states that the master of the vessel is at all times responsible for the safety of the vessel, the safety of those on board, discipline on board and for complying with all maritime rules, regulations and bylaws.
1.2 The race will be governed by:
1.3 The YNZ Safety Regulations Part I shall apply to un-ballasted centerboard boats, open boats and sailboards.
1.4 The YNZ Safety Regulations Part II Category 5 shall apply to keelboats and multihull boats with the exception of the Passage Races where Category 4 shall apply to keelboats and multihull boats.
1.5 The YNZ Safety Regulations Part V Category C shall apply to trailer yachts.
1.6 The YNZ Sports Boat Regulations shall apply to sports boats.
1.7 Racing Rules of Auckland Dragon Boating shall apply to Dragon Boats
1.8 The NKOA New Zealand Rules for Waka Ama racing shall apply to Waka Ama canoes
2.1 Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organising authority
3.1 The regatta is open to boats that comply with Clause 1.0 of the NOR
3.2 The entry fees are as follows:
3.2.1 Keelboats, Trailer Yachts, Tugboats & Classic Launches $30.00 incl GST
3.2.2 Dragon Boats, Waka Ama canoes $15.00 incl GST
3.2.3 Tamaki Yacht Club Lasers, Phase II $15.00 incl GST
3.2.4 Maraetai SC & Takapuna BC entry fees as per club websites
3.2.5 Radio Controlled Yachts $15.00 incl GST
3.3 Entries under 3.2.1 will close at 1700 hours on Friday 24 January 2020.
Late Entries: will close at 1700hrs on Sunday 26 January 2020. Late Entries: $40.00
Entries can be: completed online www.regatta.org.nz or emailed to email@example.com
postal: please call 0800-REGATTA for postal address
3.4 Entries under 3.2.2, 3.2.3 and 3.2.5 can be completed online at host clubs or completed at the applicable venue on the day of the Regatta.
Entries will close 60 minutes prior to the warning signal for the first race.
3.5 Entries under 3.2.4 Centreboard classes
Maraetai Sailing Club is hosting a 3 day Auckland Championships Regatta
Please refer to host Club website for entry details: www.maraetaiboatclub.org.nz/sailing/
Takapuna Boating Club is hosting a 2 dayAnniversary Weekend Regatta
Please refer to host Club website: www.takapunaboating.org.nz for advance entries.
$30.00 for 2 day Regatta and $15.00 for 1 day – on the day entries $25.00
3.6 Measurement certificates should be available if requested.
3.7 Passage Races are open to keelboats and trailer yachts that either tow a dinghy or have a dinghy on the deck or across the transom. Inflatable dinghies must be inflated.
3.8 Keelboats may use extras except for those competing in Passage Races M1 and R2.
4.1 Dragon Boat Racing – Viaduct Harbour
Briefing: 0900hrs Race Start: 0930hrs
4.2 Waitemata Harbour – Tugboat Race
Briefing: 0900hrs Warning Signal: 0950hrs Race Start: 1000hrs
4.3 Waitemata Harbour – Classic Launch Race
Warning Signal: 1050hrs Race Start 1100hrs
4.4 Waitemata Harbour Races – Keelboats and Waka
4.5 Centreboard Races: Waitemata Harbour
Narrow Neck Beach
Sea Scout Cutters; Navy Crown; Sunbursts
Registration: 0845hrs Briefing: 0900hrs Event Start: 0945hrs
Maraetai Sailing Club
Optimist, Optimist Green, Starling and 29er Class Auckland Championships Saturday to Monday incorporating Auckland Anniversary Regatta on Monday.
Briefing details will be available at the Club, racing from 0800 – 1700hrs
Tamaki Yacht Club
Laser; Laser Radial; Laser 4.7; Mistral; Phase II; Finn
Briefing: 1130hrs Warning signal Race 1 - 1230hrs
Takapuna Boating Club
Farr 3.7; Zephyr; RS:X; WindFoiler; 420; Hobie 16; Kite Board; Kite Foiler; Waszp; J14
Briefing: 1030hrs Warning signal Race 1 - 1200hrs
4.6 Mahurangi to Westhaven Passage Race
Division H1 Warning Signal 0855hrs – H28 (finish at Northern Leading)
Division M1 Warning Signal 0900hrs – Keelboats no extras
Division M2 Warning Signal 0905hrs – Keelboats Open
4.7 Kawau Island to Westhaven Passage Race
Division K1 Warning Signal 0955hrs – Keelboats Open
4.8 Rakino Island to Westhaven Passage Race
Division R1 Warning Signal 0955hrs – Keelboats no extras
Division R2 Warning Signal 1000hrs – Reactor 25
4.9 Radio Controlled Yachts
Electron Class - Westhaven Marina (Marine Industries Association Pontoon)
Briefing: 0930hrs Warning signal Race 1 – 0958hrs
International One Metre and Wind Warrior Classes – St Mary’s Bay
Briefing: 0930hrs Warning signal Race 1 – 0958hrs
Sailing Instructions for Events 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9 will be issued on the website www.regatta.org.nz and will be available by 1 December 2019.
Sailing Instructions for Events 4.1, 4.5 will be available at the host venues on the day of the Regatta.
Sailing Instructions for Events 4.9 will be issued on website www.regatta.org.nz prior to 1 December and will also be available at the venue on the day of the Regatta.
The race areas will be the Hauraki Gulf, Waitemata and Viaduct Harbours and Westhaven Marina.
The courses will be described in the Sailing Instructions applicable to the respective venues
8.1 The Low Points Scoring System of Appendix A will apply.
8.2 Handicaps will be set by the AAR with assistance from Clubs, Class Associations and YNZ.
8.3 No score will be excluded.
RRS Rule 44.1 shall apply for all boats. Appendix P may also apply.
Prizes and trophies will be presented at the Official Prizegiving, Tuesday 18 February 2020
Venue: Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron
Suite 7554PO Box 106910Auckland1143New Zealand
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