2013 Ski & Sail Regatta, Notice of Race and online registration

April 27-28 2013

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  1. The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing.
  2. Sail Canada prescriptions will apply as well as the Equipment Rules of Sailing to the extent that they apply the rules of the participating classes and this Notice of Race.
  3. If there is a conflict between the official Notice of Race and any Preliminary Notice of Race, the official Notice of Race will take priority.



  1. Advertising will be restricted to Category “C”.

Eligibility and Entry

  1. Skippers wishing to register boats in this event must be “Members of Good Standing” of a recognized yacht or sailing club, or association or National Authority.
  2. Eligible classes are  Laser,  Laser Radial,  Laser 4.7, Laser II, the International Tasar and the 420, the Pirate, The optimist dinghy.



  1. The entry fee for the single-handed boats  is $20. ( 1 participant) 
  2. The entry fee for the double-handed boats is $30.( 2 participants) )
  3. The fee for the Ski portion of the event is $30 per participant. 

Race Schedule

  1. Saturday April 27th 2013: Registration will take place from 9 am to 10;  Meet At Merlins Bar at the Base of Blackcomb Mountain
  2. 11:30 am:   Start of the Ski Race 
  3. Sunday April 28th.   12 pm Start of First Race , If you are using a club Sailboat you must be at the Sailing Club at 10 am.   Location: Old Youth Hostel located at 5678 Alta Lake Road, Whistler, BC will be at 12pm click link below for directions.   http://goo.gl/maps/migfz

Sailing Instructions


  1. Sailing Instructions will be available at registration on April 27th. 


  • No skin suits are allowed for the skiing portion of the event. 



  1. Whistler offers many accommodation options.
  2. For information about the location at Hostel International, and reservations visit their website; http://www.hihostels.ca/westerncanada/331/HI-Whistler.hostel
  3. Billeting will be available upon request on a first come first serve basis Contact Francois Hebert at 604 902 4836
  4. Camping is available at the whistler campground http://www.whistlercamping.com/home.html



  1. The venue for this event will be the Whistler Sailing Association at 5678 Alta Lake Road, racing will take place on Alta Lake.


Penalty System

  1. RRS 44.1 and 44.2 will be in effect for all classes.


  1. The Low Point scoring system in Appendix A4.2 will apply.
  2. Up to 4 runs in the ski race will be done on Saturday April 27th. The Skipper and Crew times will be combined  in the total score.  A minimum of 2 runs will be skied. 
  3.  A minimum of 4 races are scheduled to be held on Alta Lake on Sunday April 28th. 

One race is required to be completed to constitute a series.

  1. When 4 races or less have been completed, a yacht’s score will be the total of her race scores.
  2. When from 5 to 9 races have been completed, a yacht’s score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.


There will be prizes for the top three sailors and skiers  in each class.

Disclaimer of Liability

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4 Decision to Race. The organizing authorities, the Whistler Sailing Association will not accept any liability for material or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during or after the regatta.


  • There will be a potluck style dinner on Saturday Night at the Old Youth Hostel at 5678 Alta Lake Road, bring your favorite dish and drink to share.
  • Alcohol will not be permitted on the premises, since the sailing club is located in a public park. 

Further Information

For further information, please contact Francois Hebert Head coach of the Whistler Sailing Association at 604 902 4836 or email info@whistlersailing.com 

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