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wdt_ID Series Race Schedule Race Type Notes on Race Format General Helpful notes (see Sailing Instructions for full details)

 

General Helpful notes (see Sailing Instructions for full details)
All series, with the exception of the Fleet Challenge, will be scored according to RRS Appendix A, i.e. if N races are sailed, N/2+1 races will count if N is even; and N/2+0.5 races will count if N is odd.
Countdown for all races will be 4-2-Go!
For Class racing, classes will start in the order: Handicap, Laser, Solo, at 2 minute intervals.
For Handicap racing, all boats start together; where gold and silver handicap fleets are racing, thegold fleet will start first, followed 2 minutes later by the silver handicap.
For Pursuit racing, boats start when their club number disappears on the Pursuit Board.
Pursuit start times will be on the wall in the clubhouse beside the signing on sheet.  (They are based on RYA handicap numbers.)
Slowest boats start first.  Start when your number ‘disappears’.
Personal Pursuit times will be on the wall beside the signing on sheet.  They will be determined by the Sailing Secretary and will change from week to week depending on previous results. Each helm will receive an ‘adjustment’ which they apply to the pursuit number for the class of boat they sail.
ProAm and Junior races should be 30-40 minutes long.
Class and handicap races should  be 50-60 minutes long.
Pursuit races will be T/2 minutes long where T is the start number of the slowest boat (approx 70 minutes for toppers).