'17 Lipton Series Regatta

Notice of Race
2017 PICYA Lipton Series Regatta
Saturday, July 8th, 2017
Organizing Authority: Sausalito Yacht Club
PICYA invites all current member clubs to participate in the 2017 PICYA Lipton Perpetual Series. The host yacht club is
the Sausalito Yacht Club.
RULES: All races will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the Declarations of Trust for the respective
Perpetual Cups (see 2017 PICYA Yachting Yearbook or the PICYA website), except as any of these are modified by the
Sailing Instructions.
Thomas J. Lipton Challenge Trophy” and “The Edward E. Peck Memorial Trophy”) will be sailed with J-105 boats under
Fleet One Rules. The LARRY KNIGHT Perpetual Trophy Series (for “The Larry Knight Perpetual Trophy” and “The
Treasurer's Cup”) will be sailed with Express 27s, under class rules. The LITTLE LIPTON Perpetual Trophy Series (for
“The Sir Thomas Lipton Pacific Coast Perpetual Challenge” 1st and 2nd place trophies) will be sailed with SF 30s, under
SF 30 rules of San Francisco Bay. The ADMIRAL Perpetual Trophy Series (for “The Admiral's Cup” and “The Valhalla
Cup”) will be sailed with Cal 20's limited to a class mainsail and a class jib.
ADVERTISING: This invitational Regatta is classified as a Category A Event in accordance with ISAF Regulations.
ELIGIBILITY/ENTRY:Yacht clubs that are members of PICYA may enter one boat per division at
http://www.regattanetwork.com/event/14786#_home. The helmsperson and tactician of each yacht shall be properly
enrolled members of their sponsoring clubs. Only those boats officially designated by their respective clubs may enter.
The fee is $25 per boat entered.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: The first WARNING signal is scheduled for 1130 hours. Three races are scheduled. Race
results will be posted on the SYC notice board and at http://www.regattanetwork.com/event/14786#_home as soon as
possible after the last race. Hors d'oeuvres and keg beer will be provided by PICYA and SYC at the SYC clubhouse, post
SAILING INSTRUCTIONS: Sailing Instructions will be posted on the SYC notice board no later than 1800 Friday, July
7 th, 2017. They will also be posted on the regatta website http://www.regattanetwork.com/event/14786#_home .
RACING VENUE: The intended racing area will be the Knox area, using dropped and/or permanent marks.
SCORING: The Low Point Scoring System, Appendix A4 of the rules, will apply. Three races are scheduled, of which
one shall be completed to constitute a series. All scores count; no race shall be excluded.

TROPHIES: Perpetual trophies will be awarded for the First and Second Place participants in each division and entrusted
to the winning clubs. Awards for the Lipton Series will be presented at the September 2017 PICYA Delegates Meeting.