Youth Open Regatta 2015

Youth Open Regatta 2015

Incorporating the Jon Hesp Memorial Cup

A Youth Open Regatta is scheduled on the 29th, 30th & 31st August 2015, and will be organised by Carsington Sailing Club in conjunction with Derbyshire Youth Sailing at Carsington Water, ASHBOURNE Derbyshire, DE6 1SU.
All racing, officials and competitors shall be governed by the rules defined in the current Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) 2013 – 2016, except as shall be modified by the Sailing Instructions, the Rules of Carsington Sailing Club Ltd, the Rules of the appropriate Classes and the requirements of Severn Trent Water Plc.

Eligibility & Registration

Entries to the Youth events are to be under 19 on the 31st August 2015 the “All comers” series is open to all.
The Regatta is open to Dinghies that have a published Portsmouth Yardstick Handicap.
Where a class has multiple sail configurations the helm is to declare their race configuration at registration, changes to the declared configuration must be approved by the race committee. It will be the intention of the Race Committee to approve such requests where the change will allow an over powered boat to continue in the series.
Sail changes that do not change the configuration of the Dinghy must also be approved by the race committee. Such approval will not be unreasonably withheld where the original sail has been damaged and the change will allow the boat to continue in the series.
Pre‐Registration is via the DYS web site registration page‐register/

Entry fees;

  • £20.00 for the Saturday and Sunday only
  • £10.00 for Mondays All Comers Series only
  • £25.00 for all events

Closing date for entries is Saturday 29th August 2015 at the venue. Booking‐in will begin at 9.30am and will be located in the clubhouse, where copies of the Open Regatta Sailing Instructions will be available.

Intended Programme of Events

Youth General Handicap – Saturday/Sunday

2 Races will be held back to back on Saturday, briefing at 10:00, first warning signal at 10:55
2 races will be held back to back on Sunday, first warning signal at 10:25

Youth Match Racing – Saturday/Sunday

The match racing will be run as a “Social Fun Series” and will take place in Club Dart 16’s (subject to weather conditions) with the crews being selected from the registered competitors on the day by the organising committee.
Round Robin Series Being held on Saturday commencing 14:25
Qtr, Semi, and Finals being held on Sunday commencing 13:25

All comers General Handicap – Monday 31st August

2 Races will be held back to back before lunch with a final race being sailed after lunch.
Briefing at 10:00, first warning signal at 10:55

For full details please refer to the Notice of Race.

Event runs:

29 August 2015 - 9:30am - 31 August 2015 - 5:00pm

For further information about this event please contact

Nigel Coles, DYS Events Coordinator
07769 707410


23 Aug 2015 - 3:48pm

Computed Field

29th Aug

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