NOR-Nelson Parks Regatta - July 19, 2009

Posted in: Notice of Race
By Ted Weihe
Jul 13, 2009 - 3:16:39 PM


for the

2009 Nelson Parks Regatta



CLASSES:  Chesapeake 20 and Nacra 20




WHERE:          West River Sailing Club

4800 Riverside Drive

Galesville, MD 20765


WHEN:            Sunday, July 19, 2009


ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY: All boats must be helmed by a full member of their respective Class Association.


SCHEDULE:  The PRO will attempt to get in 5 races as conditions allow.  Skippers meeting will be at 10:00 am with the first warning gun at 11:00 am. 


RULES: The regatta will be governed by the prevailing Racing Rules of Sailing and the sailing instructions to be issued at registration. 


COURSES:  Courses will be selected and jointly by the Fleet Captains for each class and the PRO prior to the skippers meeting.


FEES:  There is no entry fee for this event.


SAFETY: Each boat must carry a towline of at least 30 feet length and 1/4 inch thickness.


SAILING INSTRUCTIONS: The Sailing instructions are available on line at and will be made available at registration.


SCORING:  The low point system of Appendix A of the racing will apply. The completion of at least one race shall constitute a series. One drop race will be allowed if five or more races are sailed.


LAUNCHING: Crane or beach. 




GENERAL INFO: Ed Mills 301-641-9488