SAILS ‘N SCALES REGATTA
May 2-3 , 2020
Tom Scott Lake, Sedgwick County Park
Hosted by the Air Capital Model Sailing Club – AMYA #172
AMYA Green CHEVRON EVENT
E-mail, Air Capital Model Sailing Club email@example.com
The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the current edition of the Racing Rules of
Sailing, as modified by Appendix E, the Sailing instructions and the Dragonforce One Design class rules.
The regatta is open to all boats of the Dragonforce 65 USA class.
Boats must be registered with the DF65 USCOA,
(boats only registered, as RG65’s are not eligible to race)
Boats must comply with current class rules.
Eligible boats may compete by completing the online entry forms and submitting them prior to
April 24th with the entry fee ($40) indicated on the entry form. (Web site link)
Sailing instructions and frequency assignments will be sent/given to all competitors
at the conclusion of the entry time period.
(A ten-minute break will be held after every 3th heat or at the discretion of the race committee)
Schedule: Saturday, May 2
8:30-9:30 – Registration & boat check in
9:30-9:45 – Skipper’s meeting & Group Picture.
10:00 – Racing begins
12:30-1:15 – Lunch break
Lunch and beverages (water, soda) will be provided for all competitors.
A survey E-mail, go be sent out to everyone about preferred lunch & drink choices.
1:15 – Racing resumes
4:00 – Racing concludes (no heat to start after 4:00pm)
Sunday, May 3
9:00-9:15 – Skipper Meeting
9:30-12:30 – Racing
12:30-1:00 – Lunch
1:00 – Awards & Pictures
2:00 – Event concluded.
Racing will be conducted in one fleet unless greater than 20 boats are registered. If
more than 20 are racing, the HMS (Heat Management System) may be utilized.
The regatta will be scored in accordance with the Low Point Scoring system as set forth in
Appendix A of the Racing Rules of Sailing. For each 8 races sailed, one worst score will be excluded from
the overall score.
Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers in the regatta.
Measurement and class authenticity verification may be conducted on site on a
random basis as determined by the Regatta Director, during check in and registration.
Racing will be at Tom Scott Lake, which is the Southernmost pond in Sedgwick County Park
located in Wichita, Kansas. The park is located on the city’s Northwest side.
The pond features a sandy bottom and a wooden observation deck near the racing area. Competitors
will need to wear waterproof footwear to facilitate the launching of their boat. There is no dock.
From I-235 north bound: Utilize exit 9 (13th Street west). Be prepared to merge into the right lane at
the end of the ramp/bridge. At the stoplight (North Shore Blvd), turn right off of 13th into the park.
Head left (west) at the ‘T’ intersection and follow the road around the west side of the pond. The
sailing area is on the west shore.
From I-235 south bound: Exit at Zoo Blvd (exit 10). Turn left (northwest) on Zoo Blvd. Stay in the left
lane. Turn left onto Windmill Road (first traffic light after turning onto Zoo Blvd). Follow Windmill Road
west to North Shore Blvd. Turn right into Sedgwick County Park. Stay left at the ‘T’ intersection and
follow the road around the west side of Tom Scott Lake. The sailing area is on