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S/QLD 10R Championship - 17th June


SUNDAY 17th JUNE 2018



This is an ARYA Ranking Event





This regatta is organised under the overall authority of the Australian Radio Yachting Association Incorporated (ARYA) and conducted by the Queensland Radio Yachting Association Incorporated (QRYA) and the Paradise Radio Yacht Club Incorporated (PRYC) and it’s 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:


E3.1:        The control area will be defined on the course board.

E3.2:        Launching area will be specified on the course board

E3.3:        The course will be displayed on a course Board.

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.




3                ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY    

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:

                  10 Rater.

All boats must have a current registration certificate for the class entered.


3.4             Eligible boats may enter Online at www.qrya.com.au or by completing the entry form and sending it, together with the required fee to  Laurie Hinchcliff, 83/11 Grant Ave, Hope Island. Queensland, 4212. email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All payments are to be made to; Paradise Radio Yacht Cub   BSB#633-000   Acc# 158 607 424.

Reference: 10R and the skippers name

 Entries close at  1700 hrs  Mon 11/6/2018. Payment may also be made at Registration.

3.5             Late entries may be accepted under the discretion of the regatta organizers under the following conditions:

                   Late entries close at 1700hrs, Fri 15/6/2018. Late entry additional fee $5.00.     

3.6             Final Entry: No further entries will be accepted after 1700hrs.  Fri 15/6/2018.


4                FEES

4.1             Required fees are as follows:

Class                      Fee

10 R                       $20

Entry fee payable upon on line entry or direct deposit.




4.2             Other fees:   Late entry Fee  $5        






5                EVENT SCHEDULE

5.1            10R,   SUNDAY 17th JUNE 2018

5.2             Racing Times:

                  All times are local time as available on local mobile phone services.

                  Day One:                                                               SUNDAY 17th JUNE 2018

                       Registration:                                                         From 0830      To  0930

                  Measurement and inspection:                            From 0830      To 0930     

                  Briefing commences:                                            0945

                  Warning signal for first race:                               1000



                  Presentation function: Approx 1600 at EMERALD LAKES RACE VENUE.          

5.3             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.     



5.4             Should 20 or less entries be received at the close of final entries (as outlined in para 3.5 of this NoR) the Championship may be sailed as one fleet.


6                MEASUREMENT

                  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.)


7                FREQUENCIES

                  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                PERSONAL SAIL NUMBERS

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 are available on the ARYA website (www.arya.asn.au) and a copy will be placed on the Event Noticeboard prior to the commencement of racing.


10              VENUE

                  The event will be sailed at EMERALD LAKES,  LAKESIDE DRIVE, CARRARA.

                  Launching details: DRY.


11              COURSES

                  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. 



12.1           RRS 44.1 is amended by E4.3: Taking a Penalty.  

12.2           The Arbitration System for Protest Hearings (Sailing Instructions Appendix A) WILL NOT  be used.

12.3           A Protest Committee will be appointed to hear any protests arising from the event and may comprise competitors not involved in the incident.  RRS 61.2 and 62.2 may be replaced by a verbal notification and hearing if all parties affected by the incident agree.

12.4           Decisions of the protest committee will be final as provided in RRS 70.5.  


13              SCORING

                  The scoring system is as follows:

  1. For single heat racing
  • The Low Point System (RRS A4) will apply.
  • After 4 races have been completed, 1 discard.
  • After 8 races have been completed, 2 discards.
  • After 16 races have been completed, 3 discards, then adding one extra discard for every further 8 races completed.
  1. For multi fleet racing RRS A4 as amended by HMS and the Event Sailing Instruction shall apply.








14              PRIZES

                  Prizes will be given as follows: 1st, 2nd 3rd..   


15              CONDUCT


The Australian Radio Yachting Association Inc and the QRYA 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), QRYA and PARADISE RADIO YACHT CLUB 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 on the entry form for this event.




                 For further information please contact Laurie Hinchcliff,            Phone:   0408 615 112 

                 or email:     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


18             APPOINTMENTS         


                 Scorer:                    David Black

                 Race Officer:           Ian Ashe

S/QLD 10R Championship - 17th June
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S/QLD 10R Championship Entry List

David Cox#: 1164: PhoenixPN: No
Mark Harris#: 22: Phoenix 4PN: Yes
Graham COWLING#: 32: CapperPN: No
Trevor Fisher#: 29: DiamondPN: Yes
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