Notice of Race

Round the Buoys Regatta
With the Classic Yacht Association
Saturday, 17th November 2018

The Organising Authority is the Devonport Yacht Club Inc (DYC)
PO Box 32 036, Devonport, 0744; Phone 445 0048

1       RULES

1.1    The General Sailing Instructions 2018/2019 (the “General Instructions”) apply for this regatta. These specify DYC safety requirements and the application of Yachting New Zealand (YNZ) Racing Rules of Sailing and Safety regulations.

1.2    In the Classic Yacht divisions extras may be set according to Classic Yacht Association rules and handicapping. In the Open Division extras may be set.

1.3    Dinghies need NOT be towed nor carried.


2.1    Entry is open to financial members of any Yacht Club or other organization affiliated to YNZ for boats registered with YNZ:

          Entry Fee: DYC Members $ 20.00    Non Members $ 25.00

          DYC “All Races” and Classic’s “3-Race Entry” apply for this regatta.

2.2    Entries must be on the official DYC entry form, accompanied by the appropriate entry fee and be received by 1700 hrs on Friday 16th November 2018.


3.1   There will be 4 Divisions:

Classic A and Modern Classics Black Flag Start 1000hrs
Open Division Orange Flag Start 1005hrs
Classic B Blue Flag Start 1010hrs
No Extras Division Green Flag Start 1015hrs



4.1    The time Limit is 1530 hrs

42.    Should any boat in a given division finish within the time limit then the time limit for that division will be extended by 30 minutes

5      SCORING

5.1    Low Points Scoring System in YNZ Rules Appendices A4 and A9 shall apply.

6       PRIZES

6.1    The trophies for this race will be presentedat the DYC annual prize giving event in May 2019. The skippers of the placed yachts in each division will be notified and invited to the event

6.2    After race prizes will be presented for 1st, 2nd and 3rd on handicap in each Division as detailed in the After Race section of the Course Instruction. Skippers must be present to receive a prize.