Friday September 27, 2013 at 5:00 PM CDT
Sunday September 29, 2013 at 1:00 PM CDT

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Clinton Lake Sailing Assocation. Weldon, IL
6599 Sailboat Rd.
Weldon, IL 61882

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Eric Bussell 
Flying Scot Fleet 135 

Deb Aronson
District Govenor/Flying Scot Fleet 135

Seventh Annual Glow in the Dark Regatta 


The early entry fee is $40. Registration postmarked after September 16, 2013, will be $45.

Shirts are available, and can be customized with your boat name and sail number, but must be ordered by August 30!   


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The seventh annual Glow in the Dark Regatta, hosted by Clinton Lake Sailing Association, will be held September 27-29, 2013. For more information contact Eric Bussell (eric@ericbussell.com) or Deb Aronson (debaronson@nasw.org).  If you are paying by check, you can make check out to Fleet 135 and mail to Eric Bussell, PO Box 200, Savoy, IL 61874.



Rules: This regatta will be governed by the rules as defined by the current edition of the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).  RRS 61.1(a)2 is deleted; all boats will comply with RRS 61.1. 

Eligibility:  The regatta is open to any Flying Scot. 

Registration:  Registration must be completed online on-site at the regatta site beginning Friday, September 27 at 5 pm. Sailing Instructions will be available to registrants at the event. 

Measurement:  All boats may be checked for safety equipment as required by the FSSA rules.

Fees: The early entry fee is $40. Registration postmarked after September 16, 2013, will be $45.  Payments can be made online via Paypal.  Checks should be made out to Fleet 135 and mailed to Eric Bussell, PO Box 200, Savoy, IL 61874. 

Schedule:  This regatta will consist of five planned races, weather permitting.

Friday September 27:  5-9 pm registration and welcome party/potluck.


Saturday September 28:

8 am                 Registration, donuts and coffee at the pavilion

10 am               Skippers’ meeting

11 am               First warning signal. Second and third races to follow.

6:30 pm            Dinner at the pavilion


Sunday September 29:           

7-8 am             Hot Breakfast at the pavilion

9:30 am            Warning signal for fourth race. Fifth race to follow. No races started after noon.

1 pm                 Awards ceremony


Venue: Racing will take place on Clinton Lake using temporary marks.  Launching will be at the Clinton Lake Sailing Association boat ramp or at the nearby Clinton Lake Marina boat ramp.  While boats are being launched, they may be rafted at the CLSA dock, due to limited dock space.  Please bring bumpers if you have them.  Boats will be stored on trailers on the CLSA grounds in the appropriately marked areas.

Scoring: No races will be excluded from a boat's series score.  This changes RRS rule A2.  Appendix A Low Point Scoring System shall be used.  Five races are scheduled, of which one will constitute a regatta.

Radio Communication:  Boats shall neither make nor receive radio communication while racing. This includes mobile phones. Emergency communications are an exception.

Awards: Trophies will be awarded to the skipper and crew of the top five finishes.

Disclaimer of Liability:  Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk.  See RRS 4, Decision to Race.  Neither the organizing authority nor the host organization will accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

Additional Information:  Please see additional notice with other regatta information available on XXXXXXXX  For more information, please contact Eric Bussell (eric@ericbussell.com) phone: 217-377-0661.


Shirts need to be ordered before August 29th!  

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