SARW 2022 – NORs – Inshore and Offshore Notice of Race

2022 St. Augustine Race Week

March 26th – April 2nd 2022

Notice of Race – Inshore and Offshore Series

2022 NOTICE OF RACE
Inshore Series

March 29th & 30th 2022

2022 NOTICE OF RACE
Inshore Series

The Inshore Series is for Yachts 32 ft. and under. However, boats 24 ft. and under are preferred, since boats over 24 ft. are encouraged to participate in the Offshore Series

The St. Augustine Race Week Inshore Series is two days of Inshore Racing, March 29th & 30th 2022 with multiple races each day on the Tolomato River North of the Vilano Bridge. Race courses will be set between River Markers 57 and 55. Race Week includes Live Entertainment, Drinks and Food in and around the Race Week Event Tent. The final Awards Party will be held Saturday evening, April 2nd 2022 at the St. Augustine Yacht Club.  An associated Youth Regatta (separate NoR/SI) will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 26th & 27th 2022 off the downtown Bayfront quay.

A Competitor’s Meeting is scheduled for 9 am March 29th 2022 at the Camachee Cove Yacht Center.

1  RULES  First Coast Sailing Association (FCSA) is the Organizing Authority for St. Augustine Race Week. The Regatta shall be governed by the current “Racing Rules of Sailing” (RRS) as amended by the US Sailing Prescriptions; the PHRF rules of the FCSA (http://www.sailjax.com ); and class rules for any One-Design class established.

2  ADVERTISING  Comply with current World Sailing Regulation 20: http://www.sailing.org/documents/regulations/regulations.php

3  FEES  The Regatta Fee of $159.75 (including tax) will cover two days of racing; four Event Passes for Thursday and Friday including Drink Tickets; two Awards Dinner Passes for Saturday at SAYC; and a Skipper’s Bag with Regatta Hat and Shirt, local Discount Coupons and other Goodies. This discounted early-registration fee includes a Race Week polo shirt of the skipper’s choice. The regular registration fee, January 18th 2022 thru Race Day is $186.37 (including tax). Withdrawals prior to March 19th 2022 – Full Refund. Withdrawals after March 19th, before March 29th 2022 will forfeit $60.  No refunds will be made for withdrawals after March 29th 2022. Entries tendered beyond these dates are subject to the discretion of the Race Committee. Additional Award Dinner Event Passes are available for $25 + tax.

4  ENTRY FORMS AND OTHER DOCUMENTATION  Prior to racing, each yacht shall be registered and shall submit (1) the proper Fee; (2) a Crew Declaration form including a landside emergency contact (which may be updated at the Competitors’ Meeting); and (3) a copy of a current PHRF certificate or similar (if not issued by FCSA) for possible adjustment to conform to FCSA ratings.

Register and obtain forms by selecting the Blue “CLICK TO REGISTER” Button on this website www.StAugustineRaceWeek.com or from the link at http:/www.sailjax.com.

5  CLASSES  

Class 1 Performance will consist of lighter boats including daysailers and sport boats. Boats in this class do not have to abide by the FCSA Bylaws, Section 3.2.2 (Inshore Racing) of the PHRF Rules.

Class 2 will consist of heavier displacement boats. Yachts using performance sail materials (non-Dacron) cannot compete in Class 2.  The Race Committee reserves the right to assign any boat to a particular Class or combine classes as necessary.

6  PRIZES  Trophy Flags for individual races will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each class or division of class. Regatta trophies will be awarded for overall 1st thru 3rd place in each class.

7  SAILING INSTRUCTIONS  Obtain sailing instructions and scratch sheets at the Competitors’ Meeting.

Race Committee Questions:
Adam Norwood (904) 398-7343

Event/Venue Questions:
Dan Floryan (904) 687-5145

(Revised 12.05.2021)

2022 Youth Regatta Notice of Race

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2022 SARW

2022 NOTICE OF RACE
Offshore Series

March 31st, April 1st & 2nd 2022

2022 NOTICE OF RACE
Offshore Series

The St. Augustine Race Week Regatta includes offshore and inshore sailing with the historic city of St. Augustine as the focal point. There will be three days of offshore racing, with courses about 30 minutes from most St. Augustine Marinas. Performance class racing will include multiple W/L &/or triangle offsets (Mariners Triangles). Cruiser class races will include the Conquistador’s Corner (to and from a prescribed intersection of latitude and longitude), and Menendez Meander (out from the coastline to the north and to the south).
Inshore races will be held March 29 & 30 north of the Vilano Bridge. (See In-shore NOR)
An associated Youth Regatta will be held March 26 & 27 off the downtown Bayfront quay. (See Youth Regatta NOR )
Race Week includes live entertainment, drinks, and food downtown by the Municipal Marina. The final awards party is held Saturday evening at the St. Augustine Yacht Club.
A Offshore Competitors’ Meeting is scheduled for 1900 hours March 30 at the St. Augustine Yacht Club.

1  RULES  First Coast Sailing Association (FCSA) is the Organizing Authority for St. Augustine Race Week. The Regatta shall be governed by the current “Racing Rules of Sailing” (RRS) as amended by the US Sailing Prescriptions; the PHRF rules of the FCSA (http://www.sailjax.com ); and class rules for any One-Design class established.

2  ADVERTISING Comply with current World Sailing Regulation 20: http://www.sailing.org/documents/regulations/regulations.php

3  FEES  The Offshore Regatta Fee of $266.25 (including tax) covers 3 days of racing; 4 Event Passes for Thursday and Friday including drink tickets; 2 Awards Dinner Tickets, and a Skipper’s Bag with regatta hat and shirt, local discount coupons and other items. The Fee after 01/17/22 is $314.17. Withdrawals after 03/19 forfeit $100; after 03/30 no refund. Entries after March 30 are subject to the discretion of the Race Committee. Additional Event Passes, including awards dinner, may be purchased for $25 + tax.

4  ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

4.1  The Offshore Series is open to all seaworthy self-righting cruising sailboats that are not less than 24 feet in length.  Smaller boats not less than 20 feet may be eligible on an individual basis at the discretion of the Race Committee.  Non-seaworthy sailboats, and those 32 feet or less are eligible for Inshore Racing.

4.2  The designated skipper shall be 21 years of age or older.

4.3  Minimum crew size shall be 2 (including skipper).

4.4  All One Design Classes shall comply with the maximum crew numbers in their class rules.

4.5  There will be no restriction on crew changes between races.  Children aged 14 and under will not count as crew.

4.6  Modifying RRS Appendix G, a yacht should have identifying symbols on each mainsail, spinnaker, and headsail having a clew that can extend behind the mast 30% or more of the mainsail foot length. The identifiers should be the same for each sail used.

4.7  Yachts shall conform to all U.S. Federal regulations.  Additionally, it is strongly recommended that yachts also conform to Category 4 requirements of the latest “The World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations Governing Offshore Racing”.   http://www.sailing.org/specialregs

4.8  All participating yachts shall be provisioned with the following:

a)  Radio – a 5 watt minimum VHF transmitter / receiver with a manufacturer’s recommended antenna (masthead preferred).  The radio must at least be capable of tuning to channels 9, 13, 16, 22A, 68, 69, 71, 72, and 78A.

b)  GPS – a GPS device at least capable of displaying real-time latitude and longitude location data.

5  SELF-STEERING   Cruising Class yachts may be sailed with assistance of self-steering gear, electric or wind (modifies RRS 52).

6  ENTRY FORMS AND OTHER DOCUMENTATION   Prior to racing, each yacht shall be registered and shall submit (1) the proper Fee; (2) a Crew Declaration form including a landside emergency contact (which may be updated at the Competitors’ Meeting); and (3) a copy of a current PHRF certificate or similar (if not issued by FCSA) for possible adjustment to conform to FCSA ratings.

Register and obtain forms by selecting the Blue “CLICK TO REGISTER” Button on this website www.StAugustineRaceWeek.com or from the link at http:/www.sailjax.com.

7  CLASSES AND DIVISIONS  One PHRF Performance and two PHRF Cruising Classes (A and B), each sub-divided into Spinnaker and Non-Spinnaker Divisions; also Multi-hull and One Design Classes as appropriate. Five entrants are required to establish a Class or Division. Cruising Spinnaker Yachts must declare prior to the Competitors’ Meeting, with the FCSA standard rating adjustment applied for all races.

8  PRIZES  Trophy flags for individual races will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each class or division of class.  Regatta trophies will be awarded for overall 1st thru 3rd place in each class. A trophy will also be awarded to the FCSA Member Club with the best overall performance.

9  SAILING INSTRUCTIONS    Obtain SI’s and scratch sheets at the Competitors’ Meeting.

Event/Venue Questions:
Dan Floryan (904) 687-5145

(Revised 01/22/2022)