Grafham 2022

All racing will take place at Grafham Water Sailing Club.

 

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Sailing Instructions

Click here to download the Sailing Instructions (incorporating SSI1 and SSI2)

Click here to see the Supplemental Sailing Instruction No1 published 23 July 2022 

Supplemental Sailing Instruction No 2:
Protest Time Limit
The Protest time limit is 45 minutes after the last boat of the fleet has finished or the race committee signals no more racing today, whichever is later.  This amends SI 16.3

Supplementary Sailing Instruction No 3 published 28 July 2022

The scheduled time of the am first warning signal for Friday 29 July is moved forward to 1010 from 1030.  This changes SI5.1

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24 July 2022 Event Notice

Handicaps

Slow Handicap
The Slow Handicap Fleet will include all boats with PY number of 1300 or higher:
Fusion
RS Tera Pro
Topper 4.2
RS Tera Sport
Optimist

Medium Handicap
The Medium Handicap Fleet will include all boats with a PY between 1060 and 1299:
RS Aero 7
Laser Standard/ILCA 7
Laser Stratos
420
Laser 2000
RS Aero 5
RS Vision
Byte C1
RS Feva XL


Fast Handicap
The Fast Handicap Fleet will include all boats with a PY of less than 1060:
29er
RS500
RS300
RS200

 

24 July Race Office Location
The Race Office is the GWSC Club Office on the second floor of the Clubhouse

Monday 25 July Protests and Protest Time Limits
Laser 4.7        17:20
Laser Radial    17:30
Fast Handicap  18:00
Medium Handicap  18:00
Slow Handicap   18:08
Topper    18:15

There is a protest filed between Topper 19266 and Topper 48645 relating to Race 4.  The hearing will be after the conclusion of sailing on Tuesday: time and place to be advised

Tuesday 26 July Protests and Protest Time Limits
In view of the time take for boats to get ashore after this afternoon's racing the protest time limit for all fleets has been extended to 1745

There is a protest filed between Laser Radial 191539 and Laser 4.7 151120.  In view of the later than expected finish for the Mount Haes this hearing had to be postponed from Wednesday.  It is now planned to be held as soon as possible after the conclusion of sailing on Thursday.  Location to be the top bar of the Sailing Club Clubhouse: exact time to be advised when we know the finishing time of sailing.

All Comers Pursuit Race start schedule

We have over 70 entries for the All Comers Pursuit Race; click here to see the start schedule.

Protest time limit 1420

 

Mount Haes

Here is the heats schedule for the Mount Haes

Wed 27 July Single Handed Race

Protest time limit 1445

Schedule for Thur 28 July
We are aiming to run six races; three in the morning, lunch, and then three in the afternoon.  The scheduled time of the am first warning signal (1030) is unchanged

Supplementary Sailing Instruction: schedule for Fri 29 July
The scheduled time of the am first warning signal is moved forward to 1010 from 1030.  This changes SI5.1

28 July 2022: arrangements for protests
There have been five protests filed from this morning's racing; in addition there is one protest held over from Tuesday.  These will all be held this evening (Thursday 28 July) in the top bar of the Sailing Club Clubhouse.  Wherever possible these will be held as arbitrations.  Boats involved are as follows:

Laser Radial 191539 and Laser 4.7 151120 (from Tuesday 26 July) (Ref 2)
Topper 19266 and Topper 48451 (Ref 3)
Laser 4.7 201857 and Laser 4.7 201861 plus Laser 4.7 184355 as witness (Ref 4)
Topper 47264 and Topper 44144, also Topper 48451 as witness (Ref 5)
Topper 48664 and Topper 48798, also Topper 48798 as witness (Ref 6)
Topper 45959 and another party (Ref 7)

Parties involved as above should be available for these hearings to commence at 1800

 

Thursday 28 July Protest Time Limits

Fast Handicap         1733
Medium Handicap    1733

Slow Handicap         1737
Topper                    1745
Laser Radial            1743
Laser 4.7                1733

Thursday 28 July Further Protest details

Topper 46921, Topper 45959, Topper 48320: witnesses Topper 42612, Blue Safety 1 and Blue Committee (Also Ref 7 above)
Topper 47287, Topper 45233 (ref 8)
Laser 4.7 211311 and Laser 4.7 141556 (ref 9)

These will also be heard this evening, from 1800 in the top bar of the Clubhouse.  Parties involved should make themselves available at this time

Two protests have been held over until tomorrow, Fri 29 July due to unavailability of parties.  Those involved:

Ref 6  Topper 48664, Topper 47730, also Topper 48798 as witness
Ref 8  Topper 47287, Topper 45253

Schedule for Fri 29 July
There will be up to three races back to back in the morning session.  There will be no sailing after lunch

Briefing for Topper Fleet Fri 29 July
There will be a competitor briefing for the Topper fleet today before going afloat, at approximately 0950 on the water side of the Clubhouse.  John Aston PRO

 

Friday 29 July Protest Time Limit for slow handicap fleet - 1230

 

Outstanding protest hearing

Re Topper 46921, Topper 45959, Topper 48320 (Also Ref 7 above).
This hearing will be reconvened in the top  bar of the Sailing CLub Clubhouse at 1415 today 29 July

 

Final Results and Prize giving

Regrettably, there is an issue in relation to the Topper fleet which is of sufficient potential seriousness that it cannot be resolved today.  We cannot finalise the Topper fleet results until this issue is resolved, and so there will be no prizes presented this evening which are affected by the Topper fleet results