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Australian Hobie Class National Championships 2006/07
Adelaide Sailing Club

NOTICE OF RACE

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NOTICE OF RACE
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Hobie Cat National Championships
Adelaide Sailing Club, West Beach, Adelaide, South Australia
27th December 2006 to 5th January 2007


The Organising Authority is the Adelaide Sailing Club in conjunction with the Hobie Cat Association of South Australia and the Australian National Hobie Class Association.

1 RULES
a The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).
b The Prescriptions and Special Regulations of Yachting Australia Inc will apply.
c The rules of the International Hobie Class Association will apply.
d Rules of the International Hobie Class Association are changed as follows:
i Hobie 20 Class Rule 9 ‘Minimum Crew Weight’ shall read: “The Hobie 20 shall have a minimum combined crew weight of 145kgs”.
e If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.


2 ADVERTISING
a The regatta is classified as a category C event in accordance with the ISAF Advertising Code.


3 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
a The regatta is open to all boats of the International Hobie Class Association.
b All crew members on board a competing boat shall be members in good standing of the International Hobie Class Association in accordance with the constitution of the International Hobie Class Association (IHCA General Rule 26).
c A minimum of 5 entries is required to form a class. If sufficient entries for a class are not received by 11th December 2006 the Organising Authority reserves the right to cancel racing or make other arrangements for the class concerned.
d Eligible boats may enter by completing the official entry form and sending it, together with the required fee by 1700 11th December 2006, to:
Hobie Cat Nationals 06/07
P.O. Box 28
Glenelg, SA, 5045
Fax: +61 8 8376 0181

4 FEES
Hobie 16 Youth $AUD 180
Hobie 16 Women $AUD 245
Hobie 16 Masters $AUD 245
Hobie 16 Open $AUD 245
Hobie 17 $AUD 220
Hobie 18 $AUD 245
Hobie Tiger $AUD 245

Boats entering more than 1 series, the second and/or subsequent series will be discounted by 25%. A 20% discount will apply to all entries received before 1700 11th December 2006.

5 SCHEDULE
a The regatta will consist of 2 series.

i Series 1 - will consist of the Hobie 16 Youth, Hobie 16 Women, Hobie 16 Masters, Hobie 17, Hobie 18 and Hobie Tiger classes.

ii Series 2 - will consist of the Hobie 16 Open class.

b Series 1
i 27th December 2006 Registration – 0900 -1700
ii 27th December 2006 Briefing 1730
iii 28th – 31st December 2006 First warning signal not before 1000
iv 31st December 2006 No warning signal after 1600

c Series 2
i 1st January 2007 Registration – 1100 -1700
ii 1st January 2007 Briefing 1730
iii 2nd – 5th January 2007 First warning signal not before 1000
iv 5th January 2007 No warning signal after 1600

d Racing will be back to back with a maximum of 5 races per day to a maximum of 16 races per series.

6 MEASUREMENTS
a Measurement is not required, but it is the responsibility of each skipper to ensure their boat complies with the International Hobie Class Association rules. Measurement checks and inspections may be carried out at any time. A boat notified of inspection shall follow the instructions of the Race Committee.

7 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
a The Sailing Instructions will be available to competitors on completion of registration.

8 VENUE
a The racing will be held on the waters of Gulf St Vincent adjacent to the Adelaide Sailing Club. (Appendix A)


9 THE COURSES
a The course to be sailed will be standard International Hobie Class Association courses.

10 PENALTY SYSTEM
a Rules 44.1 and 44.2 are changed so that only one turn, including one tack and one gybe, is required.

11 SCORING
a One (1) race is required to be completed to constitute a series.
b When fewer than four (4) races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores.
c When four (4) to eleven (11) races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.
d When twelve (12) or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her two worst score.

12 BUOYANCY
a All competitors shall wear, whilst afloat, an approved personal flotation device which is in good condition and is in accordance with the specifications issued or approved by a national authority affiliated to the International Sailing Federation, or a standards organisation, or certification authority, recognised for the purpose by its respective government. Flag Y will not be displayed before or with the warning signal. This modifies RRS 40.
b Attention is drawn to RRS Fundamental Rule 1.2.

13 SUPPORT BOATS
a Team managers, coaches and other support personnel shall keep 100 metres clear of the course area during racing, except in boats provided by the Organising Authority or when asked to assist by the Race Committee.

14 BERTHING
a Boats shall be kept in their assigned place in the boat park.

15 RADIO COMMUNICATION
a A boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.

16 PRIZES
a Subject to fleet sizes prizes will be awarded for first five places in each fleet in Series 1 and the first 7 places in Series 2. The Organising Committee may award additional prizes.

17 RIGHTS TO USE NAME AND LIKENESS
a In participating in an event, a competitor automatically grants to the Organising Authority and the sponsors of the event the right in perpetuity, to make, use and show, from time to time and at their discretion, any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or film television and other reproductions of them during the period of the competition for the said event in which the competitor participates and in all material related to the said event without compensation.

18 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
a Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See Rule 4, Decision to Race. The Organising Authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

19 INSURANCE
a Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with a minimum cover of AUD$1,000,000 (recommended AUD$10,000,000) per event or the equivalent. All owners/competitors who sign the Entry Form are deemed to have made a declaration that they hold such cover.

20 FURTHER INFORMATION
a Contact HCA of SA Secretary
Bob Schahinger
37 Birdwood Street
Mitcham SA 5062
Mob: 0429 043 045
Tel/Fax: +61 8 8373 0902
Email: sahobie@bigpond.net.au
Website: http://sa.hobiecat.asn.au
 


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Appendex A

Racing Area / Venue

Additional Information

Host Club: web page: http://www.adelaidesailingclub.com.au
The Adelaide Sailing Club is situated at West Beach 10kms (by road) from the Adelaide CBD and only 5kms (by road) from the new Adelaide International Airport. Adelaide Sailing Club was formed from the union of Glenelg Sailing Club (est. 1898) with Holdfast Bay Yacht Club (est. 1883). This union took place in 1998 with the construction of these world-class facilities at the end of Barcoo Rd. "An off the beach club with keel boat facilities." The Adelaide Sailing Club is modern and well appointed. We offer the following facilities:


Fully licensed bars and dining areas (open 7 days), sailors and visitors welcome
Covered balcony overlooking rigging and race area
Grassed rigging area
Ample car parking
Protected off the beach launching
Experienced race administration and rescue fleet
Sailors canteen for lunches
After race “CAN” bar adjacent the rigging area
Sailors change and shower facilities
Boat wash down areas
Tractors (if required) for beach access
EFTPOS facility
Boat chandlery within walking distance
Internet café and wireless network for sailor use

Adelaide’s Climate:
Late December and January are generally the hottest and driest time of the year. Typical days are warm to hot and sunny with an afternoon sea-breeze developing from the southwest. Some days are over 35°C. Winds on about half the days exceed 8 knots at 9am and 13 knots at 3pm. The predominant direction is southwest. On average, rain falls on 5 days.

Climatic Data for West Beach (for January and December)
Average Maximum 26.5°C (possibly range between 22.5°C and 30.5°C)
Average Minimum 15.0°C (possibly range between 12.0°C and 18.0°C)
Average Rain Days 5 days
Water Temperature ≈21°C
 

 

9am

Noon

3pm

6pm

Average Wind Speed (kts)

8

10

13

12

Wind Speed <5kts (%)

25

5

3

7

Wind Speed >20kts (%)

1

2

4

3

Average Temperature (°C)

21

23

25

24

Average Humidity (%)

53

47

43

44


Accommodation:
Accommodation within 5kms of the Adelaide Sailing Club is in the form of hotels, motels, serviced apartments, holiday lease units and camping/caravan parks. A reasonably comprehensive listing of accommodation within the immediate area, from 3 star units to 5 star hotels, is included below. Adelaide’s best camping and caravan park is only a 10 minute walk away.
 

Henley Beach/West Beach                                                                       Phone

Allenby Court Apartments

405 Seaview Rd, Henley Beach

8235 0445

Madalena Court Holiday Apartments

168 Seaview Rd, Henley Beach

8356 4274

Meledan Villa Bed & Breakfast

268 Seaview Rd, Henley Beach

8235 0577

Seaside Holiday Apartments

71 Esplanade, Henley Beach South

8353 1041

Frogmore Apartments

13 Military Rd, West Beach

http://users.senet.com.au/~splanade/frogmore_adelaide

8353 0443

Esplanade Holiday Apartments

80 Seaview Rd, West Beach

http://users.senet.com.au/~splanade/

8353 0443

SeaVista Holiday Suites

52 Seaview Rd, West Beach

http://www.seavista.com.au/

8356 3975

Beachside Holiday Flats

90 Seaview Rd, West Beach

8356 5324

Seaview Sunset Holiday Units

12 Seaview Rd, West Beach

8353 0007

Glenelg                                                                                      Phone

Seawall Apartments

24 South Esplanade, Glenelg

8295 1197

Glenelg Seaway Apartments

18 Durham St, Glenelg

8295 8503

Maritomo Apartments

15 Colley Tce, Glenelg

8295 6780

Glenelg Holiday Flats

2 South Esplanade, Glenelg

8295 1952

Glenelg Gateway Apartments

35 Brighton Rd, Glenelg

8376 3914

Glenelg Seafront Holiday Apartments

6 South Esplanade, Glenelg

8294 8940

Motels / Hotels                                                                        Phone

Ramanda Plaza Pier Hotel and Suites

16 Holdfast Promenade, Glenelg

8350 6688

Taft Motor Inn

18 Moseley St, Glenelg

8376 1233

Norfolk Motor Inn

71 Broadway, Glenelg

8295 6354

Atlantic Tower Motor Inn

760 Anzac Highway, Glenelg

8294 1011

Esenada Motor Inn

13 Colley Tce, Glenelg

http://www.ensenada.com.au/

8294 5822

Buffalo Motor Inn

766 Anzac Highway, Glenelg

8294 6244

Comfort Inn Anzac Highway

626 Anzac Highway, Glenelg

8294 1344

Adelaide International Motel

521 Anzac Highway, Glenelg

8294 2155

Haven Marina Inn

6 - 10 Adelphi Tce, Glenelg

http://www.haveninn.com.au/

82941555

Glenelg Motel

41 Tapleys Hill Rd, Glenelg

8295 7141

Colley Motel

22 Colley Tce, Glenelg

8295 7535

Adelaide Airport Motel

Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Brooklyn Park

8234 4000

Adelaide Aviators Lodge Motel

Tapley’s Hill Rd, West Beach

8356 8388

Caravan Parks                                                                         Phone

Adelaide Shores Caravan Resort

Military Rd, West Beach

http://www.adelaideshores.com.au/

8355 7320
fax 8235 1492

Adelaide Shores Holiday Village

Military Rd, West Beach

http://www.adelaideshores.com.au/

8355 7360
fax 8353 3755

Brighton Caravan Park

Burnham Rd, Kingston Park

http://www.brightoncaravanpark.com.au/

8377 0833
fax 8377 0628

Marion Holiday Park

323 Sturt Rd, Bedford Park

http://www.marionholidaypark.com.au/

8276 6695
fax 8357 4330

Apartment Letting Agents                                                       Phone

Glenelg Holiday Rentals

12 St Peters Rd, Glenelg East

0413 133 233

Accommodation Specialists

742 Anzac Highway, Glenelg

8294 9046

Glenelg Letting Agency

742 Anzac Highway, Glenelg

http://www.baybeachfront.com.au/

8294 9666

fax 8376 0933

Corfu Accommodation

95 Brighton Rd, Glenelg South

http://www.corfuaccommodation.on.net/

8295 2345

 

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