School’s Out Regatta NOR

School’s Out Regatta

June 1-2, 2013

Pontchartrain Yacht Club •140 Jackson Ave. • Mandeville, Louisiana 70448

985-626-3192 •


1. Rules: The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing, class rules of the invited classes, except as any of these are altered by the regatta sailing instructions.

2. Eligibility: Expected classes are Sunfish, Optimist, 420, Finn, Laser, Laser Radial, Lido 14, VX One, A-Cat & Portsmouth class.

3. Registration: Registration will be held at Pontchartrain Yacht Club on June 2, 2012 beginning at 0830, in the Regatta Room.

4. Fees:

4.1 Single handed boats $35.00. US Sailing Members, membership number required, can deduct $5.00.

4.2 All other entries $45.00 US Sailing Members, membership number required, can deduct $5.00.

5. Schedule of Events:

Saturday June 2, 2012

  • 0830 – 1000 Registration
  • 1000 Skipper’s Meeting – At the meeting the Optimist PRO will announce a time and meeting place for the Opti sailors to have another meeting before going on the water.
  • 1125 Warning Signal for the day’s first start, additional races to follow

Sunday June 3, 2012

  • 1025 Warning Signal for the day’s first start, additional races to follow
  • 1430 No races will start after this time

Awards ceremony will be as soon as possible following the conclusion of all races.

6. Number of Races:

6.1 Optimist will attempt as many races as possible.

6.2 All other classes – Nine (9) races will be attempted.

7. Sailing Instructions: Sailing Instructions will be available at the registration desk.

8. Scoring:

8.1 One (1) completed race will constitute a regatta.

8.2 The low point scoring system of RRS Appendix A will be used.

8.3 All classes will have one throw out if six or more are completed.


9. Contact:

Pontchartrain Yacht Club General Manager:   985-626-3192

10. Lodging:

Area Hotels

  • Comfort Inn & Suites Covington, LA 985-809-1234
  • Courtyard Marriot Covington, LA 985-871-0244
  • Hampton Inn Covington, LA 985-809-0019
  • Clarion Inn Covington, LA 985-893-3580
  • Homewood Suites Covington, LA 985-809-6144
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Covington, LA 985-871-0356
  • Super 8 Covington, LA 985-892-4470

Bed & Breakfast

Mar Villa Guest House Mandeville, LA 985-626-5975

Pontchartrain Winds Mandeville, LA 985-727-2444


Fontainebleau State Park Mandeville, LA 70448 877-226-7652 877-226-7652

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