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October 27-29, 2016
Tred Avon Yacht ClubOxford, MD
Hosted by the Tred Avon Yacht Club and the Oxford RC Fleet

The Regatta will be governed by the ‘rules’ as defined in the 2013-2016 Racing Rules of Sailing, as modified by Appendix E and the Sailing Instructions.

The regatta is open to all AMYA members in good standing who are sailing a properly registered, measured and certified EC12. Skippers SHALL BRING a copy of their measurement certificate to registration check in as there will be NO boats measured at the championship. All boats are subject to inspection at any time during or after the regatta. Entries from skippers outside the USA may be accepted providing both yacht and skipper are properly registered with their national authority in the EC12 Class.

The championship will be held at the Tred Avon Yacht Club, 101 W. Strand, Oxford, MD 21654; 410-226-5269; http://www.tayc.com

Schedule of Events:
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016: Check in & Practice Sailing 1200-1600 hours; Welcoming Reception 1800-2100 hours.
Skippers meetings all three days at 0915 hours. Continental breakfast starts at 0730 hours.
Thursday–Saturday: Races begin at 0930 hours
No racing Thursday and Friday will start after 1600 hours.
Saturday’s final race finishes approximately at 1500 to 1600 hours.
Awards Banquet Cocktals and Dinner starts at 1830 hours.

Eligible competitors may register their boat by completing the official entry form and submitting it during the entry period using the online entry form or by mail to the name and address on the entry form. The entry period will begin on August 15 and end on October 10, 2016. Online entry form will be posted in August. No entries accepted before or after those dates THIS REGATTA IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 40 BOATS ENTERED. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. An in-order received waiting list will be kept in the event of drop outs.

Sailing Instructions:
The sailing instructions are available for download on the Entry Form & SI page of this site.

Course Area:
Racing will take place from a floating cement dock. The Race Director will set a course with windward/leeward legs for the venue and conditions. We will have launch and retrieval helpers.

Fleet Management and Scoring:
The Regatta will be conducted using the racing portion of the Equal Opportunity Racing System (EORS) with a fleet promotion and relegation process. The National Seeding List will be used to set 2 or 3 seeding fleets depending on the number of boats entered. Each fleet will sail 1 seeding race which will determine the starting positions for the EORS. The Low Point Scoring System of Appendix A will apply.

Trophies will be awarded to the top seven positions in the regatta. AMYA gold chevrons will be awarded to the top three positions.

Contact Information:
More detailed information will be available on the Class Website before and during the registration period.
Regatta Chairman: Dave Branning; 410-353-3637 cell; laserdave93@yahoo.com
PRO: David Brawner and a crack team of support personnel.
Regatta Staff: Bob Roe, Bonnie Richards, Elaine Hepkin, Claude Maechling, John Tochko


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