Phuket’s ACYC gives notice of race

PHUKET: The Ao Chalong Yacht Club (ACYC) has announced the 2013 ACYC Keel Boat and Multihull Club Championship Race Series 1 – FCI Watermaker Series.

The fourth race is this Sunday, April 14.

Eligibility and entry: The series is open to all keel yachts and multihulls with an overall length greater than six meters.

Eligible boats may enter by completing an entry form on each race day and by paying the racing nomination fee to the Race Officer or appointed ACYC representative.

Fees: There is no entry fee for boats. Crew fees are 100 baht per person for ACYC members, 200 baht for non-members. Crew fees no longer include food.

PLEASE NOTE: Crew fees are applicable to ALL participating crew.

Classes: Racing monohulls, cruising monohulls, racing multihulls, cruising multihulls.

Course: Ao Chalong Bay and surrounding area, details announced at race briefing pending prevailing conditions.

Rules: The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-2012.

Handicap system: Performance handicap system as managed and monitored by the ACYC.

Prizes: Overall series prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each class.

Individual race prizes will be awarded to podium finishers on race day pending the number of entries.

Course: To be announced, pending conditions on the day.

Insurance: Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance to a minimum cover of twenty million baht, or the equivalent, for all races entered.

Disclaimer of liability: Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, “Decision to Race”. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage, personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

For more information, call Scott Duncanson on 081-958 6879. To see the complete 2013 racing program, visit the Club’s website:

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