Wanderers Radio Sailing Club
1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022
Castlewood Parkway Lake Southern River
NOTICE OF RACE
1. ORGANIZING AUTHORITY
Club sailing is organised under the overall authority of the Australian Radio Yachting
Association Incorporated (ARYA) and conducted by the Wanderers Radio Sailing Club and
its duly appointed Race Committee.
2. RULES
2.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing
2021-2024 as amended by Appendix E (Radio Sailing Racing Rules).
2.2 The following documents will apply: Notice of Race (NoR), Sailing Instructions (SI),
the Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS) and the respective Class Rules.
3 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1 Participation 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.
3.2 Entry will be denied to anyone who has been expelled or is currently serving a
suspension from the Club, the ARYA (Inc) or any state or territory RC sailing
association affiliated with the ARYA (Inc).
3.3 The following class/es will be sailed:
Refer to the Club’s Sailing Calendar for details.
3.4 Members are not required to register in advance to participate in any of the
scheduled events outlined in the club sailing calendar unless otherwise required in
accordance with a Notice of Race specific to the event.
3.5 Skippers with a disability who require assistance or special arrangements to
participate should, prior to entry, contact the club to confirm that these can be
made. The onus is on the competitor to establish whether the available facilities are
suitable and, if necessary, make arrangements for a support person.
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4. EVENT SCHEDULE
Racing Dates and Times: Refer to the Club Sailing Calendar
5. FEES
Entry fees will be set by the Club and may be required for participation in any of the
scheduled events outlined in the club sailing calendar, unless otherwise required in
accordance with the Notice of Race specific to the event.
6. FREQUENCIES
Permitted frequency bands are 27, 29, 36, 40 Mhz and 2.4 Ghz.
7. PERSONAL SAIL NUMBERS
ARYA authorised personal numbers shall take preference over other conflicting sail
numbers.
8. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
ARYA Standard Sailing Instructions are available on the ARYA website
(www.arya.asn.au).
9. VENUE
Regular Club sailing will be held at Castlewood Parkway Lake, Southern River
10. COURSES
Courses will be at the discretion of the Race Officer and announced prior to the race.
11. PENALTY SYSTEM AND PROTESTS
11.1 RRS 44.1 is amended by E4.3: Taking a Penalty. The Arbitration System for Protest
Hearings (Sailing Instructions Appendix A) will not be used.
11.2 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.
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12. CONDUCT
The Australian Radio Yachting Association Inc and the Wanderers Radio Sailing Club
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 Race Officer may offer a competitor a two turns on the spot
penalty to avoid going to protest. However, the Race Officer is not obliged to make
this offer, nor is a competitor obliged to accept it in which case a protest hearing
shall proceed.
15. DIGITAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
By taking part in this event, the competitor gives the organisation and the event’s
sponsors the right to use and show at any time static or moving pictures, films and TV
recordings of the competitor and/or their boat made during this ARYA Ranking
regatta in any materials, on any Web pages, and on any social media in support or in
connection with the event, including the publication of results.
16. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
All those entering or taking part in Club sailing activities do so at their own risk and
responsibility. (See RRS 4). The Australian Radio Yachting Association (Incorporated),
Austin Lake Radio Sailing and any other parties involved in the organisation of club
sailing 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.
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