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 Post subject: WEST KIRBY SC OPEN EVENT 31/8 & 1/9 2019
PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:32 pm 

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West Kirby SC Open Event Sat 31/8/19 & Sun 1/9/19
A Notice of Race and Entry Form has been emailed to members of the class.
Please contact if you haven't received the NOR & Entry form.


5.1.Fees:The entry fee is £35 per IC for Open Meeting.

6. Registration
6.1 Pre Registration: Please complete the accompanying entry form and either post with cheque to: Tony Marston, 28 Rigby Drive, Greasby, Wirral. CH49 1RF U.K. OR email the completed form to: Tony Marston: Funds may be transferred to the British Canoeing Sailing Committee, Account No. 35483708 Sort Code 09-01-55, Santander Bank, Bridle Road, Bootle, Merseyside L30 4GB.
6.2 Registration: West Kirby Sailing Club will be open for registration between 08.30 and 09:30 on Saturday 31/8.
6.3 Should the Open Event be cancelled due to a severe adverse weather forecast by mid night on Wednesday 28/8/19 paid entry fees will be refunded. Note: The club and organisers accept no liability for accommodation costs in the eventuality of event cancellation. The purpose of this is to save time and cost in the eventuality of cancellation due to forecasted adverse weather.

7. Schedule
7.1.West Kirby Sailing Club will be open for registration between 08.30 and 09:30 on Saturday 31/8.
7.2.There will be a briefing on Saturday 31/8 at 09:45 hrs in the clubhouse.
7.3.The first race will not start before 10:30 on Saturday 31/8. Courses and format of racing
will be detailed in the sailing instructions.
7.4. Racing will take place approximately 2 x hours before high water (HW) and 1.5 hours after. 7.5. Sat 31/8/19 HW 12:19 9.51 Mtrs. Sun 1/9/19 HW 13:03 9.59 Mtrs
7.6.The Sailing Instructions will be available at registration.

8. Prizes,Results and Scoring
8.1 There will be prizes for IC’s, ICOD’s, AC’s (each division subject to a minimum of 3 canoes competing) and overall on PY. The PY’s for the open event with the exception of the long distance race (see below) are as follows: IC’s 820, ICOD’s 920, AC’s 850. These locally adjusted PY’s take account of strong tidal flow which gives advantage to faster boats.
8.2 Depending on conditions the plan is to race three races on one day and two races on the other day, one of which will be a Long Distance Race for the Sailing Challenge Trophy. The PY’s for the Sailing Challenge Trophy race will be IC’s 860, ICOD 920, AC870
8.3 Two races are required to be completed to constitute a series and there will be one discard when five races have been completed. The Sailing Challenge Trophy will only be awarded if a long distance race is successfully completed.

9. Venue
9.1.Directions to the Club CH48 3HZ: see below
9.2.The sailing area will be the Dee Estuary.
9.3. WKSC is a town club with very limited parking. Parking is possible in roads nearby without
cost or time limitation. At previous events, motor homes have been able to park overnight on the promenade without restriction. An accommodation list should be available separately as a guide.

• Leave the M6 at junction 20, then keep left to join the M56 motorway (signposted North Wales, Chester, Runcorn).
• LeavetheM56atjunction15,thenjointheM53motorway(signpostedEllesmerePort,Birkenhead)-NBIgnore the first M53 towards Chester.
• LeavetheM53atjunction2.
• At Roundabout go straight on and go into the righthand lane. At Traffic Lights Turn Right. Go along this road
entering Saughall Massie, once the shops and houses finish the road bends round to the left. At Roundabout
go straight across.
• At the end of this road (after the primary school on your left), turn right and go up the hill. At the top of the
hill turn left, then immediately right. Carry on down this road until you reach ‘Hickorys' on the right, turn right. Go over the bridge and head for the water. The road bends to the right, West Kirby Sailing Club is on the left.

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