Footy Class Races
Notice of Race
Wicksteed Park MBC
Saturday August 15th 2009
Wicksteed Park Model Boat Club will be hosting a day of Footy racing on Saturday August 15th. The venue is their specially constructed model boat lake within Wicksteed Park.
If you are a Footy novice then this is an excellent venue to start with. There will be lots of very helpful and friendly people with advice to spare and easy access to the water. The club web site is on. www.wicksteedparkmbc.co.uk
The address is: Wicksteed Park Barton Road Kettering Northamptonshire NN15 6NJ. The event organiser Peter Jackson can be contacted via 01327 843932. E Mail email@example.com. From the North: Leave the M1 at junction 19 and join the A14. Exit at junction 10 and follow the brown signs. From the South: Leave the M1 at junction 15 and join the A43 then take the A14 (junction 8) east to junction 10 and then follow the brown signs.
We are arranging for free entry into the park, just mention Footy Yacht Racing at the gate and ask for directions to the model boating lake.
The event will be raced under the 2009 ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing and EORS. The OOD will be named on the day. The briefing will be at about 9:45am. Racing will start at 10:00am with the final race starting at no later than 4:00pm or when RSI sets in. The 2009 Footy class rules will apply with respect to boat construction, although the 2 sail restriction may be waived at the OOD’s discretion. Local sailing instructions will be announced at the OOD’s briefing before the start of competition.
Ensure that your sail numbers are correctly displayed and that your boat is capable of passing the box test as defined in the Footy rules in http://footy.rcsailing.net/rules.php. This includes demonstrating that when positioned in the box all sails are able to swing from side to side. Acceptance of non-compliance with the rules will be at the discretion of the OOD.
The entry fee will be free. Pre-notification of your preferred radio frequency could speed things up at registration. Just send your name, sail number and preferred frequency to: -
Peter Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone on 01327 843932
Please bring as many spare crystals as possible so as to reduce possible clashes.
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