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305778_1124x (COMPANY) REGATTA (DAY, DATE AND YEAR) SEAVIEW, ISLE OF WIGHT COMPETITOR LIST 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. (Maximum of 18 crews, each sailing 75% of Races with racing during lunchtimes.(missing upload 4)COMPANY) REGATTA NOTICE OF RACE 1. VENUE Seaview Isle of Wight PO34 5HB 2. ORGANISING AUTHORITY Sea View Yacht Club (SVYC) Tel: 01983 613268 Fax: 01983 565451 Email: Website: 3. DATES (Day, Date and Year) 4. TIDES         HW Portsmouth (BST) (Day & Date)  ‐ (Time and Height)5. PROGRAMME (Day and Date)        Time Buffet Supper at SVYC      2100 to 2300 (Evening before Event) (Day and Date) Briefing   0845 Warning Signal for Race 1 0950 Races 1 to 3    1000 to 1230 Buffet Lunch at SVYC 1300 to 1415 Races 4 to 6   1500 to 1730 Cocktail Party at SVYC 1900 Dinner at SVYC 2000 (Day and Date)    Races 7 to 9   1100 to 1330 Buffet Lunch at SVYC 1400 to 1530 Prizegiving    1530 Depart Seaview 1600 5. RACING RULES The competition will be raced in yachts of the Sea View Mermaid Class, chartered from the Sea View Yacht Club.    The event will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing, the prescriptions of the Royal Yachting Association, the Sea View Yacht Club Standing Sailing Instructions and the Sea View Mermaid Class Rules, except as any are changed by this Notice of Race and any supplemental Sailing Instructions.    Where there is conflict, the Sailing Instructions shall prevail. 6. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY The captain of each team is responsible for the safety of all members of his/ her team, whether afloat or ashore and nothing, whether in the Notice of Race or Sailing Instructions or anywhere else, reduces this responsibility.    It is for the helm of the boat to decide whether the boat is fit to sail in the conditions in which he or she will findthemselves.   By going to sea, the helm of the boat confirms that it is fit for those conditions and that its crew is competent to sail and compete in them. 7. ELIGIBILITY Eligible competitors will be selected at the sole discretion of (                ).    Each crew will consist of at least three and not more than four members.  Helms must be employees of the participating organisation and at least competent dinghy sailors. 8. SCORING SYSTEM The Low Point system prescribed in Appendix A of the Racing Rules of Sailing will apply. 9. MERMAID ALLOCATION A Sea View Mermaid will be allocated to each team for each race series by the conduct of three random draws, the results of which will be posted on the official SVYC noticeboard no later than 45 minutes prior to the Warning Signal for the first race in each series. 10. CLOTHING AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT Each Mermaid is equipped with 3 lifejackets, in compliance with the Mermaid Class Rule 24.5. Each team will be responsible for the provision of any additional required safety equipment and appropriate footwear and foul weather clothing. 11. DAMAGE OR LOSS OF EQUIPMENT Competitors must report any damage or loss of equipment, however slight, to the coxswain of the SVYC Nanny Boat or RIB and on the relevant Declaration Form immediately after each series of races. It should be noted that in the event of serious damage to a Mermaid an Insurance Excess of up to £400 will be payable by the participating organisation and that all competitors, in accordance with Rule 14, will be expected to use their best endeavours to avoid any contact with another boat.12. ENTRIES Entry to the competition should be confirmed on or before (                      ). 13. ACCOMMODATION AND TRANSPORT Each team will be responsible for arranging its accommodation and transport requirements.  Wightlink Car Ferries run from Portsmouth to Fishbourne and Passenger Ferries run from both Portsmouth and Southsea to Ryde.    Car ferry bookings should be made as soon as possible.    It is also recommended that you check the passenger service timetable prior to travelling by telephoning Wightlink on 0871 3761000 or Hovertravel on 0239 2281 1000.    Passengers using the Hovertravel or Wightlink services to Ryde can pre‐book taxis from Ryde to Seaview by calling Ryde Taxis on 01983 811111. 14. MOORINGS FOR CRUISING YACHTS A limited number of visitors' moorings are available off Seaview for yachts of up to 15 tons T.M.   These should be booked in advance by contacting the Secretary of Sea View Yacht Club at the above address. 15. SEA VIEW YACHT CLUB RULES The SVYC has few strict Rules.    However, the House and Premises Committee would like to inform guests and visitors that: a. No dogs (except guide dogs), pushchairs, prams or bare feet are allowed in the Club; b. No children are allowed in the immediate bar area; and c. No mobile phones should be used. 16. CORRESPONDENCE Please address any queries relevant to this event to: (Company Organiser)

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