Jack Elfman Orange Coffee Pot Regatta & the Laser Masters Atlantic Coast Championship
|Event Date||Saturday, June 3rd|
This year the Orange Coffee Pot Regatta (OCP) will be held in conjunction with the Laser Masters Atlantic Coast Championship (MACC). The combined OCP/MACC fleet will sail five races on Saturday for the traditional OCP. The MACC participants will return Sunday for four races to complete their championship. The two events will be scored separately but the MACC participants are also part of the OCP. This NOR addresses the OCP-only. If you are a Master who would like to participate in the MACC as well as the OCP, registration for the combined event is accomplished through Regatta Network..
46th Annual Jack Elfman Orange Coffee Pot Regatta & the Laser Masters Atlantic Coast Championship
Laser, Laser Radial, Laser 4.7
June 3, 2017 – Surf City Yacht Club
Notice of Race
ORGANIZING AUTHORITY & HOST CLUB:
The organizing authority is the Surf City Yacht Club
The current Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the prescriptions of US Sailing, ILCA Rules, this Notice of Race, and the Sailing Instructions shall be in effect. In case of conflict between the Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions, the Sailing Instructions shall prevail.
Advertising will be restricted to Category A.
It is suggested that competitors be members of the International Laser Class Association and US Sailing.
It is requested that competitors register in advance by completing the on-line registration on the SCYC website – www.scyc-nj.org. There will also be registration on-site the morning of the regatta.
The Entry Fee is $30 and includes trophies; breakfast; water/bars/bananas on the water; post-race food and beverages.
All sailors, including those who pre-registered, must check-in at the Registration Desk on Saturday morning.
- 8:00 – 9:30 AM – Registration, Check-In & Breakfast
- 9:30 AM – Competitors’ Meeting
- 10:30 AM – Warning Signal, First Race. Up to five (5) races may be sailed, no race will be started after 3:30 PM.
- TBD – Post-race food and refreshments & Awards Ceremony
The Sailing Instructions will be available at Registration.
Racing will be on the Manahawkin Bay (lower end of Barnegat Bay) in an area generally to the north of the SCYC.
Courses will be as described in the Sailing Instructions. Courses may be shortened at the discretion of the Race Committee.
The Low Point Scoring System of RRS Appendix A will apply. A total of five (5) races are planned. One (1) race is required to constitute a series. If all five races are sailed, competitors may discard their worst score. This modifies RRS A2.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY:
Competitors participate in the regatta 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, prior to, during, or after the regatta.
Trophies will be awarded to the top five finishers in the Laser and Laser Radial fleets as well as the top Laser 4.7, top Master (>50), and top Woman.
The winner of the Laser class will receive the Jack Elfman Orange Coffee Pot perpetual trophy.
The winner of the Laser Radial class will receive the “Laser Radial” Orange Coffee Pot perpetual trophy.
There will be other special “participation” awards!!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUBSEQUENT EVENT:
This is not a qualifying regatta for any subsequent events.
Rich & Sue Warren @ (609) 709-0195 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Garden State Parkway to Exit 63.
Follow Rt. 72 East over bridge and make left at first traffic light (CVS).
Go through the next light and stay on Barnegat Ave. to 9th Street in Surf City.
Turn left onto 9th Street. Club is at end of street.