Vincentia Sailing Club’s JB Classic Championship Regatta

The VSC is thrilled to announce we will be holding for the first time the ‘Jervis Bay Classic’, an end of season Championship Regatta, sending of the 23/24 sailing season in the best way possible. Taking place over the last weekend of the NSW school holidays, this once-in-a-season weekend may even incorporate our famed ‘Round the Bay Rally’.

Open to all classes of sailing craft, this VSC welcomes our friends from far and wide to join us in celebrating another sensation season of sailing.

Gallery | Day One Gallery | Day Two

Race Fees (per day)

  • double-handed $25.00
  • double-handed (student) $20.00
  • single-handed $15.00
  • single-handed (student) $10.00

We’ll be seeing you all very soon!

Current forecast can be found via https://www.seabreeze.com.au/weather/wind-forecast/nsw-illawarra

 

Apr 27

April 27, 2024 9:00 am - April 28, 2024 4:00 pm

Vincentia Sailing Club

Event Information Sheet

NOTICE OF RACE – VSC’s CHAMPIONSHIP REGATTA

27TH – 28TH FEBRUARY 2024

VINCENTIA SAILING CLUB, JERVIS BAY

The organising authority is Vincentia Sailing Club.

Revised 18/04/2024

 

  1. RULES
  1. The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the current Racing Rules of Sailing.
  2. The prescriptions of Australian Sailing shall apply.
  3. The Class Rules of each Class in competition will apply.
  4. Racing rule 40 will be changed as follows:
  5. Competitors shall wear personal flotation devices whilst afloat, except briefly while changing or adjusting clothing or personal equipment. Wetsuits and drysuits are not personal flotation devices. Changes RRS Rule 40.

 

  1. ADVERTISING
  1. Advertising will be as defined by World Sailing Regulation 20.
  2. Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the Organising Authority. If this rule is broken, World Sailing Regulation 20.9.2 applies. [DP]

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY and ENTRY
  1. Competitors shall be members of a sailing club affiliated with Australian Sailing or a National Authority.
  2. A minimum of 5 entries are required to form a class. If insufficient entries for a class are not received by 26th of April 2024, the Organising Authority has the right to merge classes. 
  3. Entry shall be made online at www.vincentiasailingclub.com.au

 

  1. FEES
  1. Required registration fees are in $AUD per day as follows:
  • double-handed $25.00
  • double-handed (student) $20.00
  • single-handed $15.00
  • single-handed (student) $10.00

 

  1. SCHEDULE
  • Registration & Payment: Saturday 1100 hrs
  • Saturday – NO RACING BEFORE 1200 hrs
    • Lunch: BYO Food & Beverages
    • Dinner: purchase your own (location TBA)
  • Sunday – NO RACING BEFORE 1100 hrs
    • Breakfast Bacon & Egg Rolls
    • Lunch: Regular VSC BBQ w/ BYO Beverage

 

  1. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
  • The sailing instructions will be available on Saturday 27th April 2024 at briefing.
  • Printed copies will not be available.

 

  1. VENUE
  • Attachment A shows the venue and location of the racing area.

 

  1. THE COURSE
  • The course(s) to be sailed will be as described in the Sailing Instructions. 

 

  1. PENALTY SYSTEM
  • Any infringement caused on their race track must be rectified with a 1-turn penalty. If no penalty turn is made, the sailor(s) must provide the first ‘round’.

 

  1. SCORING
  1. One race is required to be completed to constitute a series.
  2. When fewer than four races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.
  3. When 4 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.
  4. Any competitor who can only compete one day, they shall receive average points for the second day of racing. 

 

  1. SAFETY
  1. All competitors shall wear personal flotation devices whilst afloat which are in good condition and are in accordance with the specifications issued or approved by a national authority affiliated to the International Sailing Federation, or a standards organisation, or certification authority. Attention is drawn to Fundamental Rule 1.2
  2. Sailors are strongly recommended to use trapeze harnesses with a quick release hookless system or a quick release hook, which meets the ISO 10862 standard.
  3. HELMETS – If sailors wish to wear head protection it is strongly recommend they use helmets of European standard EN1385

 

  1. SUPPORT BOATS
  1. Team Managers, Coaches and other support personnel shall keep 100m clear of the course area after the warning signal, except in boats provided by the organising authority or when asked to assist by the Race Committee.

 

  1. RADIO COMMUNICATIONS
  1. Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.

 

  1. BOAT STORAGE
  1. Boats and trailers shall be kept in the areas assigned by the Organising Authority while off the water.

 

  1. PRIZES
  1. Prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the Organising Authority.

 

  1. RIGHTS TO USE NAME AND LIKENESS
  • In participating in an event, a competitor automatically grants the Organising Authority, the Class and the sponsors of the event, the right in perpetuity, to make, use and show, from time to time and at their discretion, any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or film television and other reproductions of him/her during the period of the competition for the said event in which the competitor participates and in all material related to the said event without compensation.

 

  1. RISK STATEMENT
  • Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk and they are reminded of the provisions of RRS 4, Decision to Race. Sailing is by its nature an unpredictable sport and therefore involves an element of risk. By taking part in the event, each competitor agrees and acknowledges that:Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk and they are reminded of the provisions of RRS 4, Decision to Race. Sailing is by its nature an unpredictable sport and therefore involves an element of risk. By taking part in the event, each competitor agrees and acknowledges that:
  1. They are aware of the inherent element of risk involved in the sport and accept responsibility for the exposure of themselves, their crew and the boat supplied to them to such inherent risk whilst taking part in the event;
  2. They are responsible for the safety of themselves, their crew, their boat and their other property whether afloat or ashore;
  3. They accept responsibility for any injury, damage or loss to the extent caused by their own actions or omissions;
  4. By participating in any race, they are satisfied that their boat is in good order, equipped to sail in the event and they are fit to participate;
  5. The provision of a race management team, patrol boats, umpires and other officials and volunteers by the organiser does not relieve them of their own responsibilities;
  6. The provision of patrol boat cover is limited to such assistance, particularly in extreme weather conditions, as can be practically provided in the circumstances;
  7. These terms do not operate to exclude any provision of the Australian Consumer Law that applies and cannot be excluded by agreement.

 

  1. INSURANCE
  1. Each participating boat shall present a valid insurance certificate showing proof of third party liability coverage of at least AUD $5,000,000 (recommended $10,000,000) (or equivalent) per incident.
  2. Competitors will be required to supply insurance details as part of the online entry.

 

  1. AMENDMENTS
  1. Any amendments to this Notice of Race will be posted on the event website at: https://vincentiasailingclub.com.au/

 

  1. FURTHER INFORMATION
  1. For further information please contact the organisers via the website https://vincentiasailingclub.com.au/

 

  1. SAFETY NOTES TO THE SAILORS:

 

GENERAL

If wind, wave, or water conditions make you doubtful of your ability to handle the conditions, retire from the race.

 

ELECTRICAL POWER LINES – AVOID!!!

Before raising the mast, and always while sailing, check for and avoid low overhead electrical power lines. If you see a power line, AVOID IT! A MAST COMING IN CONTACT OR EVEN NEAR AN ELECTRICAL POWER LINE CAN CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH TO PEOPLE ON OR TOUCHING THE BOAT!

 

Attachment A

COMING SOON

ClassBoat NameHelmCrewSail No.Registered
Nacra 5.8VikingEgbert DooperHelen Mills1673READY TO RACE
Nacra 5.8Donkey BusinessArthur TargaJustin Nyholm1711READY TO RACE
Hobie 18Get it WetJake de RooyAlannah Simpson16894READY TO RACE
Hobie 18Her BroomstickKerrie DriverAndrew Driver15941READY TO RACE
Hobie 16MunyungaPaddy ButlerZoe Ellis6READY TO RACE
Hobie 16French ConnectionMick ButlerFinbar / Oliver & Ava112124READY TO RACE
Hobie 16The Suburbia DisturbaDave FisherHayley Fisher113805READY TO RACE
Hobie 16Ewie BoomNigel CotsellAiden Connolly115103READY TO RACE
Hobie 16Bayside OpticalJames RhodesSteph & Elliot111742
Hobie 16BlueTroy WeismantelHeath Weismantel109847
Taipan 4.9Miss GuidedKiaran Lomas1READY TO RACE
Hobie 14Mac OneAndrew McKenzie45737READY TO RACE
Hobie 14Warrior PrincessPeter Dobson63276READY TO RACE
Hobie 14StallionAndrew Spinelli40189READY TO RACE
Hobie 14No NameHoward Woolley44879READY TO RACE
Hobie 14Sur GanjiBryn Robinson-Mills45725READY TO RACE
Hobie 14Sea TurtleMichael Taylor50053READY TO RACE
Hobie 14La CheekiCarmen Andrews40176READY TO RACE
Hobie 14Revolution 14Adrian Mills55107READY TO RACE
Hobie 14SparksKerry Waterhouse63438READY TO RACE
Hobie 14Hot RodRod Waterhouse63437READY TO RACE
Hobie 14Monkey BusinessHuon Saul45726READY TO RACE
Hobie 14SquigglySteve Andersson63300READY TO RACE
Hobie 14BrianBrian Bates63140READY TO RACE
Hobie 14QuicksilverDarren Schmidt63407READY TO RACE
Hobie 14FriskyBec Greentree60267READY TO RACE
Hobie 14Banana PrincessDoug Weismantel41791READY TO RACE
Hobie 14BobJeremy Lawson071
GetawayGetawayJames WinchesterBrody Watt
DragoonRichardViolet MartinJamie Martin1392READY TO RACE
DragoonGlynnEddie HooperLottie Hooper1393
WaveONECharlieNina1
WaveTWOTBCTBC2
OK DinghyAjaxBlake Russell750READY TO RACE
OK DinghyRustyAnthony Johnston762READY TO RACE
OK DinghyPocket RocketPam Johnston748READY TO RACE
OK DinghyBarelyTim Alewood732READY TO RACE
OK DinghyOK DinghyDave Haseldine780READY TO RACE
OK DinghyEndaxiMatthew Mitchell737READY TO RACE
OK DinghyLionAndrew Thyrd781READY TO RACE
OK DinghyPartial RecallMark Rutherford793READY TO RACE

2024 VSC Championship Regatta

 

Class: Dragoon – 3 Races Sailed with 0 Drops

Place Score Boat Name Skipper Crew Sail No Ht 1 Ht 2 Ht 3 Ht 4 Ht 5 Ht 6 Ht 7
1 8 Dragoon 1 Violet Martin Jamie Martin 1392 1.0 2.0C 2.0C 1.0 1.0 1.0 [2.0C]

Class: Hobie 14 Trapeze 

Place Score Boat Name Skipper Sail No
1 12 Ditch The Crew Andrew McKenzie 45737 3.0 [5.0] 1.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 1.0
2 15 Red Hot Rod Waterhouse 63437 1.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 [4.0] 3.0
3 22 La Cheeki Carmen Andrews 40176 10.0 1.0 [18.0C] 4.0 1.0 2.0 4.0
4 35 Bulls Eye Andrew Spinelli 40189 [11.0] 4.0 8.0 8.0 5.0 5.0 5.0
5 39 Brian Brian Baits 63140 2.0 7.0 4.0 10.0 [10.0] 9.0 7.0
6 42 Quicksilver Darren Schmidt 63407 5.0 6.0 3.0 11.0 6.0 11.0 [18.0S]
7 43 Sur Ganji Bryn Mills 45725 18.0C 18.0C [18.0C] 1.0 3.0 1.0 2.0
8 45 Monkey Business Huon Saul 45726 9.0 [11.0] 9.0 6.0 8.0 7.0 6.0
9 48 Revolution 14 Adrian Mills 55107 6.0 9.0 7.0 9.0 11.0 6.0 [18.0S]
10 52 Warrior Princess Peter Dobson 63276 7.0 8.0 5.0 7.0 7.0 18.0F [18.0S]
11 57 Sparks Kerry Waterhouse 63438 12.0 3.0 6.0 14.0 [14.0] 12.0 10.0
12 59 Sea Turtle Michael Taylor 50053 12.0 10.0 10.0 [12.0] 9.0 10.0 8.0
13 67 Squiggly Steven Anderson 63300 8.0 13.0 11.0 13.0 13.0 [13.0] 9.0
14 79 Bob Jeramy Lawson 071 5.0 12.0 8.0 [18.0C]
15 95 No Name Howard Woolley 44879 14.0 12.0 18.0OCS 15.0 18.0C 18.0F [18.0C]
16 105 Doug Wisemantel 41791 15.0 [18.0F]
17 108 Frisky Bec Greentree 60267 18.0C 18.0S 18.0C 18.0C 18.0C 18.0C [18.0C]

 

Class: OK Dinghy 

Place Score Boat Name Skipper Sail No
1 8 Partial Recall Mark Rutherford 793 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 [2.0] 1.0
2 21 OK Dinghy Dave Haseldine 780 3.0 4.0 3.0 3.0 4.0 [4.0]
3 24 Pocket Rocket Pam Johnston 748 2.0 2.0 2.0 [7.0] 6.0 5.0
4 24 Rusty Anthony Johnston 762 5.0 3.0 4.0 [6.0] 3.0 3.0
5 34 4 1.0 1.0 [2.0]
6 37 Ajax Blake Russell 750 [8.0] 7.0 6.0 4.0 5.0 7.0
7 39 Lion Andrew Thyrd 781 6.0 [8.0] 7.0 5.0 7.0 6.0
8 42 Endaxi Matthew Mitchell 737 4.0 5.0 5.0 9.0 9.0 [10.0F]

Division: Mixed Big Boat Fleet

Place Score Boat Name Skipper Crew Class Ht 1 Ht 2 Ht 3 Ht 4 Ht 5 Ht 6 Ht 7
1 8 Viking Egbert Dooper Helen Mills Nacra 5.8NA [6.0] 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 3.0 1.0
2 16 Munyunga Pat Butler Zoe Ellis Hobie 16 [4.0] 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 1.0 3.0
3 17 French Connection Mick Butler Finbar / Oliver & Ava Hobie 16 1.0 4.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 4.0 [4.0]
4 21 The Suburbia Disturba Dave Fisher Hayley Fisher Hobie 16 2.0 2.0 6.0 4.0 [7.0] 2.0 5.0
5 22.5 Ewie Boom Nigel Cotsell Aiden Connolly Hobie 16 3.0 6.0 4.5 5.0 2.0 [6.0] 2.0
6 32.5 Get it wet Jake de Rooy Alannah Simpson Hobie 18 5.0 7.0 4.5 [7.0] 5.0 5.0 6.0
7 44 Her BroomSticks Kerry Driver Andrew Driver Hobie 18 7.0 5.0 8.0 8.0 9.0 7.0 [11.0C]
8 47 Donkey Business Arthur Targa Justin Nyholm Nacra 5.8NA 9.0 8.0 7.0 [9.0] 8.0 8.0 7.0
9 56 Bayside Optical James Rhodes Steph Lord Hobie 16 11.0C 11.0C 11.0C 6.0 6.0 11.0C [11.0C]
10 59 Miss Guided Kiaran Lomas Taipan 4.9 Cat 8.0 9.0 9.0 11.0F 11.0C 11.0C [11.0C]

F=DNF, C=DNC, S=DNS

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