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Notice of Race

Draycote Water S.C.

Miracle Dinghy Open Meeting

Saturday 10th October 2015


Draycote Water Sailing Club,

Kites Hardwick, Nr Rugby,

Warwickshire, CV23 8AB

1. Rules

The regatta will be governed by the Rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing, RYA Prescription, The Class Association Rules and in accordance with the RYA Racing Charter

2. Eligibility and Entry

The Regatta is open to all boats of the Miracle Class, the owner and helms and shall be current members of the National Miracle Owners Association

All helms and crews who are under the age of 18 years of age during the event are required to present a signed Parent / Guardian Declaration at Registration

Substitution of Competitors will not be allowed without prior written approval of the Race Committee

3. Fees

Entry Fees are payable at Registration, cheques should be made payable to "Miracle Fleet "

Entry Fee £ 20.00 per boat

4. Schedule

Registration at Clubhouse from Saturday at 9.30 am

Briefing at the Clubhouse on Saturday at 10.45 am approx

First Race Warning Signal on Saturday not before 11.25 pm

3 Races are scheduled on Saturday, with one discard


5. Measurements

Each Boat shall produce a valid Measurement Certificate, completed with up to date buoyancy inspection

 6. Sailing Instructions

To be issued at Registration and will be displayed on the Open Meeting notice board

7. Scoring

The Low Point System as defined in Appendix A will be used


8. Insurance

Each participating boat is required to complete and sign the Draycote Water S.C. Open Meeting Entry Form at registration confirming that they are insured with valid Third Party Liability Insurance with a minimum cover of £ 2,000,000

9. Local Rules

All entrants and authorised guests will be deemed to be temporary members of Draycote Water Sailing Club during the period of the Open Meeting and, as such, will abide by all of the Club rules and by - laws and may sail only the boat entered for the Open Meeting

All entrants and authorised guests shall also comply with the following Water Authority Regulations and DWSC reserves the right to disqualify any competitor who does not comply with these local rules :-

a) No Parking of vehicles on any roadway, slipways or grass areas for Public Safety reasons. Once trailer and boat are off loaded at the drop off point, all vehicles shall be returned either to the Event designated Club car park , if spaces are available ,or to the lower Sailing Club car park.

Car Parking spaces next to our Clubhouse can be made available by prior arrangement with DWSC for competitors or guests with special requirements

b) Dogs are not allowed on the site, they may be walked in the adjacent Country Park

c) Pollution & Non -Native Invasive Species ( Killer Shrimps) A Disclaimer must be signed to state that visiting boats have been washed and/or disinfected before being brought on to the site. For entrants without the facilities to wash down boats away from their Club grounds a washing down point is provided in the lower Car Park

10. Free Sailing Friday p.m.

Please note that the Water and Club facilities will be available to all competitors who wish to sail from 1.30 pm on Friday 12th September 2014

10.Accommodation, Campervans, Caravans, Camping

An accommodation list is available from Draycote Water SC

Camping facilities within the Club boundaries and hard standing for Campervans and Caravans on the lower car park will be provided for an overnight stays on Friday night and on Saturday night, if required, please check details in advance before travelling

Also competitors wishing to arrive on Friday night and before 7.30 pm can do so by making prior arrangements with the Club. Fees £3.50 per night are payable at Reception  

11. Food

Hot food will be available in the Club Wet Bar from 9.30 am on Saturday morning.

12. Further Information/ Contacts

For further information please contact Caroline Noel on 07813765864 or on

For Accommodation please contact Draycote Water SC on 01788 811153 or

Email:   or visit Website:

For Miracle Association visit Website:


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