Bluenose Regatta - Detroit Regional Yacht-racing Bluenose Regatta...آ  2013-09-06آ  SAILING...

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  • Party after the Regatta Live band and awards presentation

    on the Pool Deck following the race.

    Summer Regatta and

    Bluenose Regatta awards will be presented.

    Awards at approximately 4:30 p.m. or 2 hours after last Class finishes.

    Dock your boat in the GPYC harbor.

    Enjoy a complimentary taco bar and adult beverages for purchase.

    $2 Beer Special

    L.42 29.7’ N. Lo 82 48.1’ W.

    L.42 28.2’ N. Lo 82 45.4’ W.

    Note: Sailing instructions will be posted on the GPYC Sailing Center bul- letin board located on the outside southwest wall near the Harbor Master’s office. Copies will also be available at the GPYC Front Gate, the Front Desk, the Grog Shop and the DRYA office. Detroit Regional Yacht-Racing Association 23915 Jefferson, Suite #1, St. Clair Shores, Ml 48080 Phone: (586) 778-1000

    Grosse Pointe Yacht Club

    Bluenose Regatta

    Long Distance Race September 21, 2013

    GROSSE POINTE YACHT CLUB

    In Memory of Commodore

    James D. Mitchell

    75th Annual

  • SAILING INSTRUCTIONS The current Detroit Regional Yacht-Racing Associa- tion’s “A” and “B” Courses and sailing instructions are hereby adopted for this Regatta with the following modifications to the paragraphs below.

    Paragraph 1, Rules - Class Rules, where applicable will be those adopted by local fleets for DRYA par- ticipation.

    Paragraph 8, Course & Marks - are modified to change the course location and marks as follows:

    “A-B” COURSES & MARKS “A Course”-Marks to Port: Starting line to GPYC W (near St. Clair Lt.), to Point Huron LT, to GPYC Y, then to the finish line.

    “A Course”-Marks to Starboard: Starting Line to Point Huron LT, to GPYC W (near St. Clair Lt.), to GPYC Y, then to the finish line.

    “B Course”-Marks to Port: Starting Line to GPYC W (near St. Clair Lt.), to GPYC X to GPYC Y, then to the finish line.

    “B Course”-Marks to Starboard: Starting Line to GPYC X, to GPYC W (near St. Clair Lt.), to GPYC Y, then to the finish line.

    GPYC X mark will be approx. L.42 29.7’ N. Lo 82 48.1’ W.

    GPYC W mark will be approx. L.42 28.2’ N. Lo 82 45.4’ W.

    “A”&”B” STARTS-All classes will start between Orange Flag or shape on Race Committee boat and starting line GPYC “Y” mark approx. 0.3 NM from the GPYC breakwater.

    Course Direction & Length-Red shape marks to port, green shape marks to starboard. Course dis- tance calculated at: “A” Course 19.12 Nautical miles, “B” Course 12.51 Nautical miles.

    Finishing & Approach-A GPYC “Y” mark shall be taken to port by all classes in their final approach to the finish line. This applies to all shortened course

    situations as well. See sketch “B” (Finish Line Dia- gram) elsewhere in the sailing instructions. Proceed downstream to cross the Finish Line between the R.C. Flag on the GPYC Harbor Breakwater and the GPYC “Z” mark. See sketch “B” (Finishing line dia- gram) elsewhere in the sailing instructions.

    Paragraph 9, Starting Time, Order & Number of starts is modified as follows: Time: The attention signal for the first class will be made at 9:54 a.m. Order & Number of starts will be listed as in these GPYC Sailing instructions.

    Paragraph 13 & 14 - Change of Course between Starts, After Starts and Second Race are replaced with the following:

    SHORTENING COURSE Prior to the Start - One of the following cylindrical shapes or Code Flags will be displayed from an RC boat during the five minutes prior to the start of ANY class and be accompanied by repeating horn signals.

    “A” Course - “A” Cylindrical shape with red-white- blue vertical panels or Code Flag “T” (red-white-blue vertical stripes) - “Sail “B” Courses instead of “A” Courses.”

    “B” Course - Cylindrical shape with yellow-blue- yellow horizontal bands or Code Flag “D” (yellow- blue-yellow horizontal stripes) - “Sail to the first mark, thence to the GPYC “Y” Mark (orange bouy) which shall be taken to port and then downstream to the Finishing Line.” See sketch “B” (Finishing Line Diagram) elsewhere in sailing instructions.

    Paragraph 15 - Time Limit is modified to Seven (7) Hours.

    Paragraph 16 - Protest is modified to read as follows: Submit written protest to the GPYC Switchboard (Front Desk) no later than two (2) hours after your finish. Protests will be heard at the BYC at 19:30 hours (7:30 p.m.), Monday, September 23, 2013.

    Radio Monitoring - Yachts please monitor channel 72 VHF from preparatory signal to finish.

    STARTING ORDER & TIME Attention Signal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:54 a.m. Warning Signal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:55 a.m. Preparatory Signal . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:56 a.m. First Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 a.m.

    Class Class Flags “A” Course A Sail 70-220 E PHRF 3 102-150 #1 PHRF 2 60-99 Incl NA 40 F BEN 36.7 -- K PHRF 1 57 & Lower #7 J-120 -- #8 “B” Course Club Jam GPYC Burgee Crescent -- Class Logo CAL 25 -- Class Logo PHRF 4 153 & Greater 2nd Subst. Express 27 -- Class Logo C & C 35 -- O

    COMMITTEE BOATS START BOATS Restless . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lawrence D. Askew

    MARK SET BOATS Persnickety II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Blaise A. Klenow Com. William C. Vogel Jr.

    Ragu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gary Viola Megan Farrell

    RACE COMMITTEE Dr. John T. Seago, Jr., D.D.S. &

    Com. Sloane R. Barbour, Chairpersons GPYC Principal Race Officer

    “A/B” Course, Rear Com. Kevin B. Granger

    Lawrence D. Askew Charles L. Ruifrok Com. Sloane R. Barbour Timothy J. Robson Dr. Gary G. Bill, M.D. Dr. John T. Seago, D.D.S. Thomas M. Fanning Com. William J. Storen Rear Com. Kevin B. Granger Com. William C. Vogel, Jr. Com. W. Theodore Huebner, Sr. Com. Mark R. Weber Com. J. James Morrow, Jr. Barney R. Whitesman

    RACE MANAGEMENT

    US “A/B” Course DRYA Advisors Com. Ed Theisen, DYC Chuck Reader, BYC Com. Norm Samra, GPSC

    PROTEST Com. Ted Everingham, BYC

    MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE DRYA Starters and Timers: “A/B” Course Fred Baer, GPSC/BYC Com. Terry Henry, WYC Com. Mickey Bennett, GLYC Ann Lawson, LSSC/GPSC Cay Bernock William McIntyre, DYC Linda Evo, LSSC Linda Minsterman, DYC Karen Fink, DBC Com. Richard Peters, LSSC/CSYC Sylvia Graham, BYC Linda Rosiek, DYC George Heitmanis, DYC/BYC

    HONORARY JUDGES

    The 2013 DRYA Member Commodores CHAIR - Com. William C. Vogel, Jr., GPYC

    Com. Doug Sheppard, AYC Com. Ken Muscat, GIYC Com. Kent Colpaert, BYC Com. John Frank, GLYC Com. Kenneth Tanner, CSYC Com. John Raguse, GPSC Com. Mary Gauthier, DBC Com. Sheila Fleming, LSSC Com. David Coleman, DRYA Com. Joe Moceri, NSSC Com. Judy Redmann, DSA Com. Steven Bremer, PHYC Com. Scott Allen, DYC Com. Barry Vincent, TYC Com. Darlene Husband, EBC Com. Denis Bondin, WYC Com. Jack Wood, FYC

    REGISTRATION All yachts not currently registered with DRYA must provide class and current rating to GPYC, (313) 884-2500, by September 21, 2013.

    FLAG OFFICERS Commodore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . William C. Vogel, Jr. Vice Commodore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James N. Martin Rear Commodore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin B. Granger Treasurer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thomas L. Lauzon Secretary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Blaise A. Klenow

    FLEET OFFICERS Fleet Chaplain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rev. Walter A. Schmidt Fleet Captain-Power . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert F. Wiczorek Fleet Captain-Sail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kenneth A. Flaska Fleet Surgeon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Gary G. Bill, M.D. Fleet Measurer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . William J. Dillon