INVITATION : Oklahoma City Boat Club cordially invites you to attend the OCBC 2019 Spring Regatta, to be held on Lake Hefner, May 18th & 19th, 2019. Location and directions can be found on our club website as well as information about our club and facilities that are available to the competitors. Please note that pets are prohibited on club property.
REGATTA REGISTRATION : On-site registration will be available the 18th of May from 0830-0930 at the OCBC Club House.
ELIGIBILITY : Our races are open to anyone that is a member of a recognized sailing organization . All boats must comply with Lake Hefner regulations, including carrying all required safety equipment. For local boats, this includes current Oklahoma State registration and Okla-homa City lake permit. Appropriate stickers must be properly displayed.
RULES : The regatta shall be governed by the rules as defined in the 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailin g, class rules of the applicable one-design classes, and the official Sailing Instructions.
SUBSTITUTION : Crew may not be substituted between races without prior written permission from the Race Committee.
CLASSES/MEASUREMENT : All boats must be valid one-design boats, acceptable to the local fleet, to race in a one-design fleet.
NOTICE TO COMPETITORS : Official notices will be posted on the Race and Regatta Bulletin Board in the OCBC clubhouse. Any change in the Sailing Instructions will be approved by the Race Committee and posted at least one hour before the start of the first race in which the change is effective. Oral changes may be given on the water (RRS 90.2(c)).
NUMBER OF RACES : Every attempt will be made to conduct at least three races on Saturday, May 18th and two races on Sunday, May 19th. Should weather or safety prevent this, the Regatta may consist of not less than one total race.
COURSES : Courses will be determined and announced by the Race Committee in accordance with the Sailing Instructions.
APPEAL : Decisions of the Protest Committee with regard to protests, requests for redress and other actions by the Race or Protest Committee shall be subject to appeal according to rule 70 of the RRS.
SCORING : Appendix A as modified by the Sailing Instructions.
TROPHIES/AWARDS : Trophies/Awards will be according to the number of boats in a class, determined by the regatta/race committee. Must race in every race to be eligible for trophies.