Back To School Regatta 2013

Back to School Regatta

September 7 & 8, 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 2013-2016, the rules of the GYA Regulations for Sanctioned Events ,the Regatta Sailing Instructions, class rules of the invited classes, except as any of these are altered by the regatta sailing instructions .

2. Eligibility: Capdevielle, Open Scots, Laser, Laser Radial (GYA Laser Radial Circuit), Sunfish, Optimist (red, white, blue and green fleets), 420 (GYA Club 420 Circuit), Finns, VX One, Viper 640 and/or any other class with three or more boats.

3. Registration: Registration will be held at Pontchartrain Yacht Club on September 7, 2013 beginning at 1000, in the Regatta Room.

4. Fees:

4.1 Capdevielle there is no charge

4.2 Single handed boats $25.00 US Sailing Membership number required, otherwise $30.00.

4.3 All other entries $35.00 US Sailing Membership number required, otherwise $40.00.

5. Schedule of Events:

Saturday September 7, 2013

1000 – 1130 Registration

1130 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.

1225 Warning signal for all classes except Capdevielle and Open Scots; additional races to follow

1255 Warning Signal for Capdevielle and Open Scots; additional races to follow

Sunday September 8, 2013

1025 Warning Signal for all classes, 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 The Capdevielle event will comply with the Optional Format as described in GYA Regulations for Sanctioned Events Appendix G. Open Class Scots will attempt five (5) races.

6.1 Optimist will attempt as many races as possible.

6.2 All other classes – Six (6) races will be attempted.

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

8. Scoring:

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

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

7.3 All classes, except Capdevielle and Open Scots 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

Holiday Inn & Suites 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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