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MCSA Masters Championship

When:
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 to Saturday, June 16, 2018
Where:
Indianapolis Sailing Club - Fleet 103
http://indianapolissailing.org/
11325 Fall Creek Rd
Indianapolis, IN  46256
Contact:
Dale Katzfey
937-667-1536
Category:
MCSA Sanctioned Regatta
Registration is recommended
Payment At Event Only
PLEASE - DO NOT use the credit card feature on this website to pay for this event. Pay when you arrive at the event only.
Registration cancellations will be accepted until June 14, 2018 at 7:00 AM
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
MCSA Masters Championship
Extra (1) Package Of All Meals
Extra Thursday Lunch
Extra Thursday Dinner Party
Extra Friday Lunch
Extra Friday Dinner Party
Extra Saturday Lunch

Notice of Race
MC Fleet #103 and the Indianapolis Sailing Club cordially invite you to the


MCSA Masters Championship Regatta
June 13- 16, 2018

Venue

Indianapolis Sailing Club, 11325 Fall Creek Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256. Located on Geist Reservoir, Northeast of Indianapolis.

Entries &
Eligibility
This is an MC Sailing Association (MCSA) sanctioned event.
It is open to skippers of MC scows who are current members of MCSA and 50 years of age on or before the first scheduled race.


All yachts must comply with the MC class scantlings prior to the preparatory signal of the first scheduled race. A 
boat may sail with a different sail number from its hull number if it registers with that sail number, and must compete with that number for the entire event.


Each skipper must declare his/her age and will compete in the associated division.

  • Masters - 50 - 59 years
  • Grand Master - 60 - 69 years
  • Mega Master - 70 -79 years
  • Old Salt - 80 years or older
Rules

1.   Rules
1.1 The races will be governed by the rules defined in the current edition of The Racing            Rules of Sailing (RRS).

1.2 The following prescriptions of US Sailing will not be apply: 60.3,  63.2, 63.4
1.3 
Racing rules 30.1, 32, 35, 62.1, A2.1 will be changed.  The changes will appear in full         in the sailing instructions. The sailing instructions may also change other racing rules.
1.5  Under RRS 87, rules of the MC Sailing Association will apply.
1.6 
The sailing instructions will consist of the instructions in RRS Appendix S, Standard            Sailing Instructions, and supplementary sailing instructions that will be published and          be posted on the official notice board located at the club.
1.7 
Racing Area:  The racing will be the waters of Geist Reservoir.
1.8 
Courses to be sailed are all windward leeward courses as shown in RRS Appendix S,          course WA. A black number on a yellow background, exhibited on both sides of the              RC Boat, shall indicate the number of windward legs to sail in that race.
1.9   N
o race will be started with the wind under 5 mph.
1.10 
A boat that receives outside help from any source other than that permitted by RRS           41 shall retire.  This supplements RRS 41. Boats that retire will receive points                       equivalent to DNF.
1.11 
Flags will be the primary means of communication on the water however the RC will            attempt to make VHF radio contact regarding OCSs, weather issues, safety                          concerns, and other actions of the RC where clarification might be helpful to the                  sailors.   The competitor channel to be used will be 72.
1.12 
Competitors give absolute right and permission for video footage or photographs of              themselves or their boat generated during an MCSA event to be published in any                media for press, editorial or advertising purposes.
1.13 
Sailing Instructions
Sailing Instructions

 
Scoring & Trophies The Low Point System, RRS A4, will apply, except that RRS A2 is changed so that each boat's total score will be the sum of her scores for all races unless seven races are completed. If seven races are completed, each boat shall discard her worst score except when prohibited under RRS 90.3(b). 

Seven races are scheduled. Three (3) completed races shall constitute a regatta for awarding Perpetual Trophies. Keeper trophies will be awarded if at least one (1) race has been completed.

Keeper Trophies:

  • Top 10 Overall
  • Top 2 Grand Masters
  • Top 2 Mega Masters
  • Top Old Salt
  • Top Woman
Perpetual Trophies:
  • Regatta Winner
  • Top Grand Master
  • Top Mega Master
  • Top Old Salt
  • Top Woman

Address for return of previously won Perpetual Trophies:
Andy McDonald

C/O Ronald Ray & Associates

8444 Castlewood Drive, Suite 200

Indianapolis,  IN 46250

Schedule
of
Events
NOTE: All times shown are preliminary & are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Check official Notice Board for updates.


Date Time Event
Wednesday,
June 13
5pm-9pm
Check in & On-site registration.

Any time – ISC and the lake are available for practice sailing
    Avoid the rush the next morning. Come early and setup tonight!   
Thursday,
June 14

0700-
1000
Check in & On-site registration.
  0730 Continental Breakfast  
  0900
Welcome and Skippers meeting  

1030 Warning signal for first race of the day with possible additional race(s) to follow

TBD Lunch break - determined by PRO

TBD Racing begins as Directed on Notice Board by the PRO
    Post Racing Social Hour

7:00 Dinner
Date Time Event
Friday,
June 15
7:30
Continental Breakfast
  10:00 Warning signal for first race of the day with possible additional race(s) to follow

TBD Lunch Break -determined by PRO

TBD Racing begins as Directed on Notice Board by the PRO


Post Racing Social Hour

7:00
Dinner
Date Time Event
Saturday,
June 16
7:30
Continental Breakfast

10:00 Warning signal for first race of the day. 

If three races have been completed no warning signal will be made after 1200 hours.  If three races have not been completed this time limit is extended to 1500 hours. No warning signal shall be made after 1500.  


TBD Lunch and Awards after last race

           

Registration
Please login to MSCA to register. The registration link will appear in the upper right hand corner.
Registration closes at 10:00am on Thursday, June 14.

Boat Registration fee - $185 if you register on or before June 1st, $200 after June 1st.

Skipper Registration fee entitles each registrant to
:
              
  • Continental Breakfast for three days.
  • Three Lunches
  • Friday & Saturday Night Dinner Parties.
Additional Package of all Meals: (3) lunches,(2) dinners at $51 ea.
Additional Lunch at $7 each
Additional Friday Dinner Party at $15 each
Additional Saturday Dinner Party at $15 each

 

If you pay by personal check, make payable to:

MC Scow Fleet 103

       Attn: Masters Regatta Chairman, Dale Katzfey

       Indianapolis Sailing Club,

       11325 Fall Creek Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256

 

Launching Boats will be dry sailed.

Launching will be very east at ISC.  We have two very nice electric hoists and one large ramp.  Please indicate your launching preference to help us plan parking.  I believe the hoist launching will be the easiest method.

Lodging

There is plenty of camping space available on ISC grounds. The clubhouse has showers and large changing area.
Housing (limited availability)  Housing Contact:  Chris Katzfey    chriskatzfey@gmail.com

Motels – many options available in surrounding area

Questions  Regatta Chair      Dale Katzfey       937-667-1536                 dkatzfey@woh.rr.com

Risks
Sailing is an activity that has an inherent risk of damage and injury. Competitors in this event are participating entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, Decision to Race. The race organizers (organizing authority, race committee, protest committee, host club, sponsors, or any other organization or official) will not be responsible for damage to any boat or other property or the injury to any competitor, including death, sustained as a result of participation in this event. By participating in this event, each competitor, or in the case of minors, each competitor’s parent or guardian, agrees to release the race organizers from any and all liability associated with such competitor’s participation in this event to the fullest extent permitted by law.