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RS Aero Women's US National Championship

17th - 18 September, 08:00 - 13:30
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Viridian Sailing Center

The RS Aero Class Association North America and Viridian Sailing Center are proud to announce the first annual RS Aero Women's National Championship. Join us for a weekend of racing at the home of North America's largest RS Aero fleet.

The Regatta is open to RS Aero 5, 6, 7, and 9 fleets. Starts will be at the discretion of the PRO and will be outlined in Skipper's meeting.

If you are not a Viridian Sailing Center Annual Passholder, you can charter an RS Aero (5, 7, or 9 rigs only) from the VSC fleet for a charter fee of $100.

Registration is now open! Late Registration will be conducted on Saturday, September 17th, 2022, between 08:00 and 08:30 at the Viridian Sailing Center dock. All sailors are required to check-in by 09:00 on Saturday, even if the sailor pre-registered. Participants will receive a registration packet upon check-in.

All competitors are required to be a member in good standing of the RS Aero Class Association at the time of check-in.

For Viridian Sailing Center Annual Passholders and those chartering a boat from VSC - rigs are on a first-come / first-served basis based on registration. If you need to change rigs at check-in (refer to Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions for specifics on this), they will be on an as-available basis. Also please note that Viridian Sailing Center does not have RS Aero 6 rigs - if you wish to sail this rig you must supply your own. Questions? Please contact Regatta Co-Chairs CC Griffith or Magdalena Chavez.


REGATTA DOCUMENTS (click to download):

NOTICE OF RACE (NOR)

Addendum 1 to NOR - August 15, 2022

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS (SIs)

SCHEDULE

Subject to change by the Race Committee, eight races are scheduled to be held. One completed race will constitute a regatta. All times are listed as Central Daylight Time, CDT.

September 17th, Saturday

08:00-09:00 Registration

09:15 Skippers Meeting

10:30 Warning Signal for first race: other races follow at the discretion of the race committee

Lunch Time at discretion of the PRO

Afternoon races Warning signal time to be announced by the PRO during lunch

No race to start after 17:00 hours

September 18th, Sunday

09:30 Warning Signal for first race: other races follow at the discretion of the PRO

No race to start after 12:00 hours

Awards as soon as possible after racing

MEALS

The following meals will be provided to skippers: Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, Lunch on Saturday, Dinner on Saturday. Meal tickets for guests can be purchased. Water may be provided by Race Committee to skippers while on the water (between races). We highly encourage the use of a reusable water bottle.

ADDITIONAL INFO

RS Aero US Women's National Championships will be running concurrent with the 6th Annual Firecracker Regatta & Texas State Aero Championship.

Accommodations are available nearby. If you are joining us from out of town, limited housing may be available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please contact Regatta Co-Chairs CC Griffith or Magdalena Chavez.

All Viridian Sailing Center Aeros will be launched at the Sailing Center. For participants chartering a boat, please let us know the size of the rig you would like to use upon registration (Aero 5, 7, or 9 - VSC does not have Aero 6 rigs). Dollies will be made available for launching.

Visiting boats can be launched at the Sailing Center if dollies will fit through the gate (we can fit an Aero dolly), at Viridian beach, or on the Viridian Ramp located on the Northwest corner of the lake. There is no security guard on-site, and the Viridian Sailing Center will not assume responsibility for property left on the premises. The Viridian dock will be the central meeting place for regatta activities.

Restrooms will be available at the Regent Pavilion, located 50 yards east of the Lakeview Event and Conference Center (LECC). THESE ARE ACCESSIBLE BY ACCESS PASS ONLY. Passes will be located at the Sailing Center desk. Portajohns and changing tents may be available as well.

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. The Organizing Authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury, or death sustained in conjunction with or before, during, or after the regatta. All competitors must sign a waiver before participating in the event.

Questions? Please contact Regatta Co-Chairs CC Griffith or Magdalena Chavez.

VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP

Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet

Thank you to our event sponsors, Aircraft Extrusion Co. of Chico California, Harken Derm, and West Coast Sailing!

Tickets

Booking

Please visit the club website to book this event.

Last updated 5:32pm on 26 September 2022

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