Nottinghamshire County Sailing Club Appendix 1 to the NORinformation for the RS400 Open Event Saturday & Sunday, 16th & 17th May 2015 The event will be run as per UK RS Classes Associations GENERAL NOTICE OF RACE 2015 Timings: Saturday, 16th May - Briefing - 11.00 hrs in the vicinity of the Race Office. 1st Race – no earlier than 12.00 hrs Times of further races will be displayed at the Race Office and may be held back to back. Entries: The safety of the boat and her entire management, including insurance, shall be the sole responsibility of the owner or helm of the boat. They must ensure that the boat and crew are adequate to face the conditions which may arise in the course of the race. Neither the Sailing Instructions nor any inspection of the boat limits or reduces the absolute responsibility of the owner/helm for the crew, the boat and her management. The race organisers shall not be responsible for any loss, damage, death or personal injury, howsoever caused, to the owner/helm or crew as a result of taking part in the race or races. Every owner/helm warrants the suitability of the boat for the race or races. Each participant should be listed on an entry form, available on the Wednesday at NCSC, to accompany their entry fee and to confirm that their craft is insured for third party liability to a minimum of £2 million. Entry fees: £25.00 per boat RS Open Meeting Sailing Instructions are available through the NCSC or RS Association web-sites. Any amendments to these will be posted on the notice board adjoining the Race Office no later than 10.30 hrs. Prizes: Prizes will be provided to the top 3 boats, plus additional prizes dependent on entries. Prevention of the spread of invasive aquatic species: Appendix (i) regarding best practices on this matter. James Logan Sailing Secretary, NCSC Please refer to the APPENDIX (i) Check, Clean & Dry Procedure for visiting ribs, dinghies & cruisers. In line with various water authority’s byelaws all visiting boats should comply with the CHECK, CLEAN & DRY procedure before arriving at the Sailing Club. Check: Check your equipment and clothing for living organisms. Pay particular attention to areas that are damp or hard to inspect. Clean: Clean and wash all equipment, footwear and clothes thoroughly, use hot water where possible. If you do come across any organisms, leave them at the water body where you found them. (Cleaning & washing should be done away from Nottinghamshire County SC when visiting the Club). Dry: Dry all equipment and clothing – some species can live for many days in moist conditions. Make sure you don’t transfer water elsewhere. Launching Trollies/Trailers: should not be left in the water for any longer than is necessary to launch & recover the boat.
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