2018 Cleveland Sailing Association
The Cleveland Cup
Preliminary Notice of Race
Saturday, September 08, 2018
Host and Organizing Authority: Edgewater Yacht Club, Cleveland, Ohio
Sponsor: Cleveland Sailing Association
1.1 The 2018 Cleveland Cup Race is separate from any established CSA series. The race is for CSA registered yachts that have competed in any 1 CSA designated event. Other PHRF and JAM Yachts are invited to participate and will be scored separately from the CSA Competitors. The Cleveland Cup is a single race for PHRF and JAM classes.
1.2 The race is governed by the 2016-2019 Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the prescriptions of the United States Sailing Association (USSA), the rules of the participating classes, except as any of these are changed by this Notice of Race or the Sailing Instructions.
1.3 PHRF-South Shore ratings, rules and rulings apply to all PHRF and JAM rated boats.
1.4 A class will have a minimum of 3 boats.
2. Eligibility & Entry
2.1 The race is open to any boat registered in the CSA for any 2018 sailing series and has competed in at least one (1) CSA designated event. The race is also open to all boats in good standing with current PHRF certificates
2.2 The entry fee is $5.00 for CSA member boats and $25.00 for non-members.
3. Racing Area
3.1 The race will take place on Lake Erie, north of Edgewater Yacht Club.
4. Schedule of Race
4.1 Saturday, September 8, 2018..
4.2 The warning signal for the first start will be 1025 hrs
4.3 There will be a mandatory skippers meeting at 0915 hrs.
5. Sailing Instructions
5.1 The Sailing Instructions will be available at the skippers meeting on September 8, 2018. Additionally, a preliminary set of Sailing Instructions will be available on the CSA website (clevelandsails.com)
6.1 The race will be scored using the low point system.
7.1 Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places for CSA PHRF and JAM classes with 5 or more boats competing. Prizes will be awarded for First, Second and Third Places for NON CSA Competitors.
7.2 Prizes will be awarded for first and second places only for classes with 3 or less boats
7.3 Only CSA Competitors can win The Cleveland Cup Trophy
8. Additional Information
Contact Lee Jay Karns – Commodore – Cleveland Sailing Association
Additional information will be posted at Clevelandsails.com