WRSC Friday Evening Races

LASER SAILORS:  Friday evening Laser racing starts this Friday (May 6th) at West River Sailing Club in Galesville, Maryland.  All Laser sailors are welcome to race any or all of the races.  There is no fee.  Just show up and have fun.  Race and then enjoy burgers or crab cakes!  Hope to see you there.  The following is the Notice of Race:





Schedule:  The series will be sailed each Friday evening from May 6 through August 26, 2011.   The first race will start at 6:00 pm.  Racing is usually finished by 7:15 pm.


Rules:  The series is governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing, and the rules of the Laser Class, except that a 360 penalty (rather than 720) will be in effect for any rules infraction. No protests will be heard  (Do your 360 turn).


Class:  The series will be sailed in Lasers (full and radial rig).


Starting Time:  The first race will start at 6:00 pm sharp.  All sailors should pass close to the committee boat before the start to have their name and sail number recorded.


Starting Signals:  A three-minute starting sequence will be used.


Course / Marks:  The course will be windward-leeward with the start and finish in the middle.  The start and finish line will be the same line.  The course will be set using round red balls.  There will one or two laps.  Before each race the race committee will verbally designate the number of laps to be sailed.


Awards:  The JOY of sailing a small boat in the West River in front of West River Sailing Club, providing entertainment for those on the lawn and patio.


Dinner:  Dinner and drinks are available for sale at the club after racing.


Any Questions—Contact:


Roger Link                                         Carl Berninger

rogerlink@verizon.net cberninger@mindspring.com

410-867-4097 days                             301-530-4218

410-867-3007 evenings

410-991-3467 cell


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