NOTICE OF RACE

42ND Annual Missouri Governors Cup Regatta

September 30th – October 2nd, 2016

The Lake Stockton Yacht Club (LSYC) is pleased to invite you to the 42nd Annual Governor’s Cup Regatta.

This event offers sailors a fantastic opportunity to experience one of the premier inland sailing venues in the Midwest. The regatta includes great meals, cold refreshments, entertainment, and exciting racing. Orleans Trail Marina offers excellent lodging (resort rooms / camping) and launch facilities.

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th - Onsite Registration/Merchandise Pick-Up at OTM Conference Center

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Soda, Beer, and Snacks provided

SATURDAY, October 1 - RACING, DINNER, PARTY

7:30-8:30 AM- Late Registration (8:30 AM registration cutoff) @ Conference Center

8:30-9:00 AM- Skipper’s Meeting – @ Conference Center

11:00 AM- Approximate time of class flag for first start (Min 3 Races Scheduled)

6:00 PM- Post -Race hour followed by dinner and live music.

SUNDAY, October 2 - RACING, AWARDS CEREMONY

10:00 AM- Approximate time of class flag for first start (Min 2 Races Scheduled); No race

will begin after 1:30 pm

3:00 PM (approx.): Awards ceremony in the Event Tent with free hot dogs and soda provided.

GENERAL INFORMATION

RULES: The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016, the prescriptions of the U.S. Sailing Association, the rules of each class concerned, and any posted amendments. The low point scoring system will be used.

ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY: The regatta is open to all boats of the keel boat and centerboard classes including Spinnaker (all PHRF Ratings), Jib and Main (all Non-Spinnaker Boats). Any class with 4 or more boats will constitute a fleet.

FEES (See Registration Form) – Email Paul Nahon for Registration form - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS: Sailing Instructions will be available at the registration and check-in on September 30 and October 1 2016. Registration cutoff is 8:30 AM on Saturday, October 1st.

AWARDS: Trophies will be awarded for first, second and third places in each fleet.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY: Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. The organizing authority (LSYC) will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta. All boats entering the regatta and all crew members will be required to sign a Waiver and Release of Liability as indicated on the registration form.

QUESTIONS:

Governor’s Cup Chair: Paul Nahon phone or text at 417-459-6545; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or Wayne Mitchell; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;

Lodging, camping, launching: Orleans Trail Marina (417-276-5161), Resort (417-276-3566).

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