Heinz Gerbaur Spring War Laser Regatta

  • 08 Jun 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • 09 Jun 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • 4 Regatta Rd, Toronto, ON M5A 0B7

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Register for the Heinz Gebauer Spring War Regatta

Laser Standard, Laser Radial, and Laser 4.7

June 8-9, 2019. Water Rat Sailing Club, Toronto, Ontario

Organizing Authority: Water Rats Sailing Club, 4 Regatta Road, Toronto, Ontario. Main Contact is Randy McMeekin randy.mcmeekin@gmail.com or via cell at 416-712-7444.

Rules: All races will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020 (“RRS”) and Laser Class rules, except as modified by the sailing instructions.

The Sailing Instructions are here at www.waterrats.ca and during onsite registration.

Eligibility and Entry: Laser Standard, Laser Radial, and Laser 4.7. Each class must have a minimum of 5 entries for a separate start. Competitors shall enter by completing the entry form available on the event website and paying the required fees. 

Entry in the event is not final until registration is completed. All competitors must check in on site to complete registration.

Entry Fee: $40.00

The entry fee includes coffee and muffins each morning, water between races, a Saturday after racing BBQ (hamburgers and Sausage) and a Water Rats 50th anniversary t-shirt. Bring your own refreshments if desired to after racing socializing.

Format/Racing: The low-point scoring system, RRS Appendix A will be used. Short courses will be set to allow 4-5 races per day. One (1) race shall constitute a regatta. The number of races per day will be determined by the Race Committee.

Schedule: Saturday June 8 Skippers Meeting 1000 hrs
- First Gun 1100 hrs
- Sunday June 9 First Gun 1000 hrs

Equipment: Regatta is open to all Laser boats with class legal equipment. Note however that non-legal sails (ie, Intensity brand sails) may be used in the regatta. All sails should have a number identification of some kind.

Insurance: Each competitor is required to have third party liability insurance no less than CDN $2,000,000. 

Venue and Race Course Area: Racing will be held south of the Water Rat Sailing Club in the Toronto Outer Harbour. Boats, trailers, dollies and cars may be stored at the WRSC free of charge. Camping on site may be permitted upon request. Information about the sailing club can be found at www.waterrats.ca

Additional Information: Check www.waterrats.ca or contact Randy McMeekin at randy.mcmeekin@gmail.com or 416-712-7444

Volunteers wanted:

- BBQ people

- Registration person

- Order, pickup and deliver breakfast and coffee

- Clean Up Person, before and after the Regatta.

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