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Kawana IOM Open - 8th December

Kawana IOM Open
Saturday 8th December 2018
Lake Kawana, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
This is not an ARYA Ranking Event



This regatta is organised under the overall authority of the Australian Radio Yachting Association Incorporated (ARYA), the Queensland Radio Yacht Association Incorporated (QRYA) and conducted by the Club Kawana Radio Yacht Club Incorporated (CKYC) and its duly appointed Race Committee.

2.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020 as amended by Appendix E (Radio Sailing Racing Rules).
2.2 The following documents will apply: This Notice of Race (NoR), the event’s Sailing Instructions (SI), International Class Administration Rules, the Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS), the respective International Class Rules.
2.3 The current ARYA approved Heat Management System (HMS) will apply in the event that multiple fleets are utilized.
2.4 The following Racing Rules will be changed:
E3.6: Following a general recall, Rule 30.1 shall apply to the restart. For subsequent general recalls Rules 30.1, 30.3 or 30.4 may apply.
E3.8(c): Courses may be shortened.
E5.1(a): The race committee will appoint Observers, who may be competitors.
E6.4: Add “but prior to the prepatory signal for the next heat or race.”
The changes will appear in full in the Sailing Instructions.
Sailing instructions are available on Club Kawana Radio yachting website.

3.1 The competition is open to:
(a) affiliated members in good standing with ARYA (Inc.) and
(b) members in good standing with the IRSA Delegated National Member of their country of residence.
Entry will be denied to anyone who has been expelled or is currently serving a suspension from the ARYA (Inc.) or any state or territory RC sailing association affiliated with the ARYA (Inc).
3.2 Competitors who reside outside of Australia entering in accordance with 3.1 (b) are required to become a ‘Temporary Affiliate Member’ of ARYA (Inc.) for the period of the event. This may be exempt for competitors who are insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of AUD $20 million per incident or the equivalent.

3.3 The following class will be sailed:
International One Metre (IOM)
All boats must have a current registration certificate for the class entered.

3.4 Eligible boats may enter Online at Entries close at 6pm Friday 30th November or with a Maximum of 21 entries. Payment may be made at Registration.
3.5 Late entries may be accepted under the discretion of the regatta organizers.

4.1 Required fees are as follows:
Class Fee
IOM $10

5.1 IOM 8th December 2018
5.2 Racing Times:
All times are local time as available on local mobile phone services.
Day One: Saturday 8th December

Registration: From 9:00 am to 9:25 am

Briefing commences: 9:30 am

Race Schedule
Race 1 -- -- - 5min break for tuning.
Race 2,3,4 – 10 minute break.
Race 5,6,7 – 10 minute break.
Race 7,8,9
Lunch Break – Lunch not provided please bring your own.
Race 10 ------ 5minute break for tuning.
Race 11,12,13 - 10 minute break.
Race 14,15,16 - 10 minute break.
Race 17,18,19 – Finish.

No race to start after 3:30 pm.

5.6 A break for lunch may be included at the discretion of the PRO. Lunch will be taken at a time to best fit in with the racing.
Lunch is not provided.

Each boat shall produce a current, valid measurement certificate at registration.
All registration formalities, including payment and any measurement checks, must be completed in accordance with the schedule outlined in this Notice of Race. (Refer paragraph 3 and 5).

For frequency bands other than 2.4 Ghz, each competitor shall nominate a minimum of three (3) frequencies with their entry. Permitted frequency bands are 27, 29, 36, 40 Mhz and 2.4 Ghz.

8.1 Authorised personal numbers shall take preference over other conflicting sail numbers provided the member seeking to use their Personal Number has entered the event, and paid the entry fee prior to the nominated “close of entries” date as set out in this Notice of Race.
8.2 Skippers wishing to use authorized personal numbers shall produce a current, valid personal number certificate at registration.

The ARYA Standard Sailing Instructions template is available on the ARYA website ( and a suitably edited version will be placed on the Event Noticeboard prior to the commencement of racing.

The event will be sailed at:
Lake Kawana, Meridian St. off Nicklin Way, Bokarina, Sunshine Coast. Or off south end of Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina, 4575.
UBD Directory (Sunshine Coast Section) Map 90. G10
Launching details: Dry Launching.

Where possible, the course will comprise a first leg and a finish leg to windward. The course will generally be a windward / leeward course utilizing a gate at the leeward end of the course.

The Race Committee will attempt to set a course which will take approximately 10 to 15 minutes for the first boat to complete.


This is an umpired event. Please see the Sailing Instructions for details. Addendum Q.


13.1 5 races are required to be completed to constitute a series.
13.2 Where there are less than 21 competitors, the event may be sailed in one fleet.
13.3 The scoring system is as follows:
a. For single fleet racing:
i) The Low Point System (RRS A4) will apply.
ii) After 4 races have been completed, 1 discard.
iii) After 8 races have been completed, 2 discards.
iv) After 16 races have been completed, 3 discards, then adding one extra
discard for every further 8 races completed.
b. For multi fleet racing RRS A4 as amended by HMS and the Event Sailing
Instruction shall apply.

Prizes will be given as follows:
Prizes for First, Second and Third, plus assorted prizes.
Special prize for best sailor over 70.


The Australian Radio Yachting Association (Inc) and the Queensland Radio Yachting Association (Inc) recognise that all events offer considerable publicity opportunities to Clubs, Associations and the sport generally. Competitor behaviour can impact unfavourably on the sport and all competitors.
Behaviour by a competitor that is in breach of good manners or sportsmanship or which may bring the sport into disrepute shall result in a hearing in accordance with RRS 2 or RRS69.1 or the PRO may offer a competitor a two turns on the spot penalty to avoid going to protest. However, the PRO is not obliged to make this offer, nor is a competitor obliged to accept it in which case a protest hearing shall proceed.


All those entering or taking part in these Championships do so at their own risk and responsibility. (See RRS 4). The Australian Radio Yachting Association (Incorporated), Club Kawana Radio Yachting and any other parties involved in the organisation of this event disclaim:

“Any and every responsibility whatsoever for loss, material damage, personal injury or death, or inconvenience that might occur to persons and goods, both ashore and on the water, prior to, during or after the regatta, as a consequence of entering or participating in the Championship covered by this Notice of Race.”

At all times the responsibility for the safety of their boat and themselves plus the decision to participate or continue must rest solely with and remain at all times with the competitors.

A competitor may only enter the event by accepting these conditions as they appear in the NoR for this event.

For further information please contact
Garry McMahon 07 54446439
Greg Adams This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Derek Cragg This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kawana IOM Open

Ross Mackay#: 39: BritpopPN: No
Josh Mortensen#: 51: CheinzPN: No
Russell Gray#: 99: BritPopPN: No
Kim Mitchell#: 174: FusionPN: No
Ray Wilson#: 86: TaraPN: No
Andrew Wilson#: 187: V10PN: No
Greg Torpy#: 125: V10PN: No
Peter Griffin#: 78: ellipsisPN: No
Bruce McLaren#: 71: MaximPN: No
Steve Bray#: 83: V10PN: No
Derick Warne#: 97: BritpopPN: No
Nick LINDSLEY#: 40: Blitz 4PN: No
Garry Mcmahon#: 12: AKAPN: No
Garry Russell#: 01: K2PN: No
Aaron Farrar#: 34: BritPoPPN: Yes
Frank Russell#: 75: Ellipsis...PN: No
john gower#: 63: V10PN: Yes
Ron Fawcett#: 44: K2PN: No
Glen Fitzgerald#: 170: V10PN: No
David Brunsdon#: 57: V9PN: No
Geoffrey Morris#: 96: Kantun 2PN: Yes
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