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Solo Open Meeting 9th April- Notice of Race

  1. Rules

This regatta will be governed by the:

  • Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), except rule 1.2 is replaced by: Adequate personal flotation devices shall be worn by all crew members whilst afloat and on access piers or pontoons.

  • RRS RYA Racing Charter.

  • RRS RYA Prescriptions.

  • RSS RYA Risk Statement in Addendum A of Appendix J.

  • Maidenhead Sailing Club (MSC) Open Meeting Sailing Instructions, will be available

  • Class Rules.

  • Bye-laws of MSC

The regatta is open to boats of the Solo class. Boats may be asked to produce:

  • A valid measurement certificate

  • A current buoyancy endorsement

  1. Entry and Fees

Boats may enter by completing registration. The fee is £20.00 per boat.

Pre Entry for the event can be made via the club website at: One complimentary lunch is included in the entry fee, please order before going afloat. Additional lunches are available for spectators etc. @ £5.00 each.

  1. Schedule

Registration 10:30 onwards

Briefing 11:30

Race 1 12:00

Lunch 13:15 approx

Race 2 14:15 approx

Race 3 ASAP after conclusion of race 2 (Back to Back)

Tea & Cake 17:00 approx

Prize Giving ASAP after conclusion of racing

The Race Officer may adjust this on the day.

  1. Venue The regatta will be held at Maidenhead Sailing Club at, address below. There is a chart of the lake showing the approximate positions of marks in the Open Meeting Sailing Instructions.

  2. Scoring

One race is required to be completed to constitute a series.

When fewer than 3 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores. When 3 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.

  1. Prizes

Prizes will be awarded as follows:


• 1st Place

• 2nd Place

• 3rd Place

Silver Fleet:

• 1st Place

Criteria for the Silver Fleet will be decided on the day depending on entries, but it is aimed at the newer or less experienced members of the class, or those with boats of an older vintage. The informal “Silver Fleet” prize will be awarded to the first place boat.

  1. Insurance Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of £3,000,000 per event or the equivalent.

Further Information

For further information please contact: email: Simon Hall, Menagerie Fleet Captain


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