Covid-19 pop-up MC regatta.
25 Burrows Road
Madison, WI 53704
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Dane county limits outside gatherings to 25 people excluding employees. ( https://publichealthmdc.com/documents/2020-07-07_Order_8.pdf ) Thus, this event is limited to 25 people.
This will be a "socially distanced" event. There will not be a tent or shelter provided, but there are public restrooms at Burrows park.
1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.
1.2 Racing rule(s) changes will appear in full in the sailing instructions (this document). The sailing instructions may also change other racing rules.
2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
2.1 This event is open to MC scows whose skippers have completed registration and paid the required fees by close of registration and who have good reason to consider themselves to not be carriers of covid-19.
2.2 Registration is acknowledgement by the boat’s owner and sailors that ‘they agree to be bound by The Racing Rules of Sailing and by all other rules that govern this event.’
3. SCHEDULE OF RACES
3.1 Registration and Launching: Saturday Aug 15, 2020 From 8:00 am To 10:15 am. Burrows Park uses a rail system for launching. A lifting bridal is recommended to move your boat to a launching dolly.
3.2 Dates of racing and number of races: Saturday Aug 15 (4 races max). Planning to have two races in the morning, then a break for lunch, then two races in the afternoon. Lunch plans are still in discussion.
3.3 First race at 11:00 am
4. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
4.1. Sailing Instructions are posted on this page.
5.1 Mendota Yacht Club, Burrows Park, Mendota Lake: 25 Burrows Road, Madison, WI 53704
6.1 The Low Point System will be used with no throw-outs. This changes RRS A2.
7.1 No trophy hardware will be given.
8.1 We will try to have all boats dry sailing out of Burrows park. Depending on # of registered boats we might have trailer parking in a nearby parking lot.
9. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
9.1 Competitors participate in the racing series entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the racing series.