Sailing Instructions


General

Members of TS&CC and Boulevard are invited to participate in both the Tuesday and Thursday night series. Each series is scored separately.


Rules

1. Racing will be governed by the current racing rules of sailing (RRS), as amended by the ISAF, effective January 1st of this year, the prescriptions of the CYA, the rules of PHRF-LO, the competing class rules, and these sailing instructions which shall govern in the event of a conflict. 

2. ENTRIES
Eligible yachts may be entered by completing registration with their Fleet Captain. 

3. NOTICES TO COMPETITORS
Notices to competitors will be posted on the official notice boards of each club. 

4. CHANGES IN THE SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
Any change to the sailing instructions will be posted by 0500 hours on the day it will take effect. 

5. SIGNALS MADE ASHORE 
5.1 Signals made ashore will be flown from the club flagstaff and will conform to the RRS with the following amendments.
5.2 Code Flag "AP" "All races not started have been postponed". A warning signal will be made not less than 30 minutes after "AP" is lowered ashore. 

6. CHECK IN / OUT
6.1 All dinghy skippers shall sign out on the form provided on the Notice Board before leaving the harbour and sign in within 1/2 hour of the R/C vessel docking. Failure to do so will result in the boat being scored as DSQ. 

7. SCHEDULE OF RACES
7.1 Races are run from May 17th to September 30th, on Tuesdays by the Boulevard Club and on Thursdays by TS&CC. 

8. RACE AREA 
8.1 Course maps are available at the club. 

9. COURSES 
9.1 The courses will be posted on the RC Vessel as follows:
Keelboat course in black and dinghy course in red.
If no coloured flag is flown from the committee boat, all marks will be to Port; if a green one is flown, then all will be left to Starboard. 

10. MARKS
10.1 All marks are bright orange coloured with black identifiers on a white background and have radar reflecting tape around the top section. 1,2,3,4,5 are Rolan type and A, B, C, D are Sur-Marks. Note and replacement marks will be Sur-Marks.

11. THE START
11.1 The Start Line will be between the R/C's mast displaying an Orange flag and the Start Mark.
11.2 A boat shall not start later than 10 minutes after her starting signal has been made.

11.3 Races will be started in accordance with RRS 26. The order of Starts will be Keels and then the Dinghies. The committee will attempt to follow this schedule:

 May - Aug 16 Aug 23 - Sep 30 Signal Meaning
 6:306:10 Pennant #1 Keel Warning 
 6:316:11 Prep Signal Keel Prep 
 6:346:14 Prep Down 1 Min. Warning 
 6:356:15 Pennant #1 Down Keel Start 
 6:366:16 Pennant #2 Up Dinghy Warning 
 6:376:17 Prep Signal Dinghy Prep 
 6:406:20 Prep Down 1 Min. Warning 
 6:416:21 Pennant #2 Down Dinghy Start 
 

12. RECALLS
12.1 See RRS 29. The committee will attempt to hail. 

13. CHANGE OF COURSE
13.1 The course may be changed at any rounding Mark. This modifies the RRS. 

14. SHORTENED COURSE
14.1 The Race may be shortened at the discretion of the Race Committee. This modifies RRS 32. 

15. FINISH LINE
15.1 The Finish Line will be between the R/C mast displaying an Orange flag and the adjacent Mark. 

16. TIME LIMIT
16.1 All racing will cease at sunset or 21:00 hrs, whichever comes first. This changes RRS 35. 

17. SCORING
17.1 The series will be scored as provided in Appendix A of the racing rules using the Low Point System.
17.2 Rule A9 will apply.
17.3 If 5 or 6 races are completed in any series, there will be 1 drop. If more than 6 races are completed, then 1/3 of them (integer value only) will be dropped. 

18. PROTESTS
18.1 Yachts shall notify the Race Committee at the finish line of their intention to protest unless the Protest Committee has reason to waive this requirement. All protests shall be filed with the Race Committee within one hour of the committee boat docking. 

19. PRESENTATIONS
19.1 Presentations will be made at the Clubs' end of season presentation dinner.


Contact Us

1391 Lake Shore Blvd West

Toronto ON M6K 3C1

Phone: (647) 242-4856 (enquiries regarding our programs or fleet membership - 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday - Friday)

Clubhouse Phone: (416) 531-0403

Email: general.manager@tscc.net

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