March 5, 2019

JJ GILTINAN 2019 – SAILING INSTRUCTIONS AMENDMENT MARCH 5

JJ Giltinan 2019
Amendment # 5 to Sailing Instructions

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17 . TIME LIMIT

There will be a time limit of three (3) hours, with the exception that if one boat finishes within the three (3) hour time limit then a time limit extension of one (1) hour after the finishing time of the first boat is available to all other boats in which to finish, or the original time limit, whichever is later. If no boat finishes within the time limit the race may be abandoned or re-sailed.
Amends RRS 35, A4 and A5.

On Multi Race days the Race Committee can start the second race of the day within five (5) minutes of the finishing time of the first race winner.
The time limit for Multi Races will be one (1) hour except boats not finishing within fifteen (15) minutes of the first boat will be scored Did Not Finish without a hearing.
This amends RRS35.A4 and A5.

Becomes

17 . TIME LIMIT

There will be a time limit of three (3) hours, with the exception that if one boat finishes within the three (3) hour time limit then a time limit extension of one (1) hour after the finishing time of the first boat is available to all other boats in which to finish, or the original time limit, whichever is later. If no boat finishes within the time limit the race may be abandoned, re-sailed or shortened.
Amends RRS 35, A4 and A5.

On Multi Race days the Race Committee can start the second race of the day within five (5) minutes of the finishing time of the first race winner.
The time limit for Multi Races will be one (1) hour except boats not finishing within fifteen (15) minutes of the first boat will be scored Did Not Finish without a hearing.
This amends RRS35.A4 and A5.

February 4, 2019

JJ Giltinan 2019 – Sailing Instructions Amendment

JJ Giltinan 2019
Amendment #1 to sailing instruction 20.2

Substitution of damaged or lost equipment will not be allowed unless approved by the Race Committee. Requests for substitution shall be made in writing to the Race Committee at least one hour prior to the scheduled race start time.
In the event of a damaged sail within the one hour prior to a race, a replacement sail may be used without consent of the race committee but both the signed in and replacement must be presented to the race committee with a written declaration within one (1) hour of the last boat finishing the last race of the day.

Amendment #2 to sailing instruction 25.

The organising Authority may commission an official television production.

As part of any official television production, camera boats will be on the race course each scheduled race day. Skiffs must be aware of the presence of the camera boats. The camera boat skippers have been instructed to keep clear . As these camera boats form part of the official television production, skiffs shall treat these camera boats as an obstruction with regard to Part 2 of RRs 2017-2020.

In each race at the discretion of the Organising authority , skiffs may be compulsorily equipped with cameras . The allocation of the cameras will be rotated in an equitable manner . These cameras are for the official television production. A breach of this sailing instruction shall not be grounds for protest by a competitor.

Amendment #3 A new sailing instruction 34 is added.

34. AREAS THAT ARE OBSTRUCTIONS

34.1 While racing, boats shall not sail:

a. Within the area of water between the registered moorings and the adjacent shoreline.
This includes Police or NSW Maritime moorings but excludes naval and shipping moorings.

b. Within the area bounded by the cardinal marks around Sow and Pigs reef

c. Between the cardinal mark(s) nearby and the shore of:
(I) Bradley’s Head; and
(II) Shark Island

d. Within the area of water between the yellow markers in the vicinity of:
(I) Garden Island; and
(II) Chowder Bay

34.2 These areas rank as obstructions. Penalty for breaking this SI shall be in accordance with SI 16.

Amendment #4 to sailing instruction 19.

19 PROTESTS

Protest forms are available at the race office and shall be lodged in writing at the race office. The protest time limit shall be two(2) hours after the last boat has finished the last race of the day.
An arbitration meeting in accordance with Appendix T may be held prior to a protest hearing for an incident resulting in a protest by a boat involving one or more rules of Part 2 or rule 31. This amends RRS T2.

Doug Cameron on behalf of The Race Committee