The NSW Hobie Class Association is excited to be joining with our hosts Tanilba Bay Sailing Club to sail the 2019 Hobie State Titles on the beautiful waters of Port Stephens.
This event is open to Hobie 16 (Open, Masters and Grand Masters), Hobie 18, TIGERS and WILDCATS.
This event will be held on Saturday 30th of November to Sunday 1st December 2019.
Tanilba Bay Sailing Club is located in the North NSW Central Coast region on the Western end of Port Stephens and has expansive grassy rigging areas that are well suited to the Hobie Class.
Thanks to our sponsors Rooster, The Life Aquatic and Hobie Cat Australasia.
Random measurement and inspection checks may be carried out at any time during the championships. Measurement is not required, but it is the responsibility of each skipper to ensure their boat complies with the IHCA Class Rules. Random measurement and inspection checks may be carried out at any time during the championships.
The sailing instructions will be available to competitors on the event web site nsw.hobiecat.asn.au Printed copies WILL NOT be available
Attachment A shows the venue and location of the racing area.
The course(s) to be sailed will be as described in the Sailing Instructions.
Team Managers, Coaches and other support personnel shall keep 100m clear of the course area after the warning signal, except in boats provided by the organising authority or when asked to assist by the Race Committee.
Boats and trailers shall be kept in the areas assigned by VSC while off the water.
Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.
Prizes will be awarded to the following classes depending on the number of entrants: -
In participating in an event, a competitor automatically grants the Organising Authority, the Class and the sponsors of the event, the right in perpetuity, to make, use and show, from time to time and at their discretion, any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or film television and other reproductions of him/her during the period of the competition for the said event in which the competitor participates and in all material related to the said event without compensation.
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk and they are reminded of the provisions of RRS 4, Decision to Race. Sailing is by its nature an unpredictable sport and therefore involves an element of risk. By taking part in the event, each competitor agrees and acknowledges that:Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk and they are reminded of the provisions of RRS 4, Decision to Race. Sailing is by its nature an unpredictable sport and therefore involves an element of risk. By taking part in the event, each competitor agrees and acknowledges that:>
Any amendments to this Notice of Race will be posted on the event web site at: https://nsw.hobiecat.asn.au/
Camping, hotel and holiday rental accommodation is available within walking distance to the venue. Vincentia is a popular holiday destination and you are encouraged to book your accomodation soon
For further information please contact the organisers via the website https://nsw.hobiecat.asn.au/