Tyler Yacht Club Regatta
9.1 Races will be started by using rule with the warning signal made 5 minutes before the starting signal. Rolling fleet starts will ensue at 5 min., 10 min., 15 min., etc.
9.2 The starting line will be between a staff displaying an orange flag on the committee boat and the course side of the port-end starting mark.
9.3 Boats whose warning signal has not been made shall avoid the starting area during the starting sequence for other races.
9.4 A boat starting later than 5 minutes after her starting signal will be scored Did Not Start without a hearing. This changes rule A4.
10 THE FINISH
The finishing line will be between a staff displaying an orange flag on the committee boat and the course side of the port-end finishing mark.
11 TIME LIMITS AND TARGET TIMES
The time limit will be 90 minutes for the first boat in each class to sail the course.
12 PROTESTS AND REQUESTS FOR REDRESS
No protests will be accepted. Participants are expected to race in good faith. Any bad faith racing or misconduct, as viewed solely by race management, shall be grounds for immediate disqualification with no redress or refund of race fees.
The Low Point scores system of Appendix A of the RRS will apply. All scores will count. One race constitutes a regatta.
14 SAFETY REGULATIONS
14.1 All sailors in single-handed boats shall wear a Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device from the time the boat leaves the dock until the boat returns to the dock, other than brief periods while adding or removing clothing.
14.2 A boat that retires from a race shall notify the race committee as soon as possible.
15 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See Rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.