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Ridgway Reservoir

The Telluride One Design Regatta

Race your Melges 15, Melges 14, Snipe, Finn or MC Scow in the high alpine. Hosted by the Telluride Yacht Club on Ridgway Reservoir, CO.

The Telluride One Design Regatta
The Telluride One Design Regatta

Time & Location

Aug 10, 2024, 9:00 AM MDT – Aug 11, 2024, 5:00 PM MDT

Ridgway Reservoir, Ridgway Reservoir, Colorado, USA

Guests

About the event

Notice of Race

Telluride One Design Regatta

August 10 - 11, 2024

Ridgway Reservoir, CO

INVITATION

Telluride Yacht Club (TYC) cordially invites you to attend the 2024 Telluride One Design Regatta to be held on Ridgway Reservoir, August 10 - 11, 2024. This regatta is for the M15, M14, Snipe, Finn and MC Scow one design classes.  Telluride Yacht Club is the host club and the Telluride Yacht Club is the Organizing Authority of the Regatta.

1. RULES

1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The World Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) and the latest Class Rules  for each class.

1.2. ALL BOATS MUST COMPLY WITH STATE MANDATED AQUATIC NUISANCE INSPECTION GOING INTO AND COMING OUT OF THE WATER.

2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

2.1. The Regatta is open to current class members of the Melges 15, Melges 14, Snipe, Finn and Melges MC Scows classes.

2.2. We would appreciate all competitors registering at the events page via the website at www.tellurideyachtclub.org by August 9, 2024.

2.3. On-site registration will be performed at the registration table at the boat ramp parking lot at Ridgway Reservoir from 9:00 am - 10:00 am on Saturday, August 10, 2024. All competitors must check in on Saturday morning.

2.4  All competitors will be required to sign a waiver of liability.

3. FEES

3.1.  Required fees are as follows:

 Registration fee per skipper - $95.00

 Registration fee for each crew and additional guests - $75.00

Late registration after August 1 - $50

3.2 . Registration fees include your regatta entry fee, hosted dockside beer and soft drinks at the end of each race day, dinner and drinks on Saturday night, prizes and any sponsor promotions. CPW park entry fees and/or camping fees are not included.

4. SCHEDULE

Saturday, August 10, 2024

09:00 AM to 10:00 AM at  west end parking lot at Ridgway Reservoir:   Late Registration and Check-in.

10:00 AM – at the boat ramp at Ridgway Reservoir:  Skippers Meeting.

11:30 AM –  Scheduled time of the first warning signal. Other races to follow.  No races will start after 3:30 PM.

03:30 PM - Hosted Dockside beer and soft drinks.

07:00 PM - Hosted Cocktails and Dinner in Ridgway.

Sunday, August 11, 2024

11:30 AM –  Scheduled time of the first warning signal. Other races to follow.  No races will start after 3:30 PM.

03:30 PM - Hosted Dockside beer and soft drinks.

05:00 PM -  Hosted Cocktails and Awards at Ridgway Reservoir.

5. MEASUREMENTS – All boats shall comply with class rules and measurement rules.  Onsite inspection of boats may be conducted at the pleasure of the Organizing Authority.

6. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS – The sailing instructions (SI’s) will be available on the Telluride Yacht Club website on or before August 9, 2024, and on race day at the registration desk.

7.  LOCATION

7.1. Directions and other information relating to TYC  and Ridgway Reservoir are available on its website located at www.tellurideyachtclub.org.

7.2. Accommodations – There are many hotels and camping facilities in the Ridgway, Telluride and Montrose area. Visitor information on accommodations, restaurants, events and festivals can be found online at the various towns.  Camping is also available at the Ridgway Reservoir State Park camp grounds.  Camping at the state park requires reservations.  Campsites and yurts may be reserved online at cpw.state.co.us or by calling 1-800-244-5613.  Campsites are equiped with water, electricity, showers and bathroom facilities.

7.3 Parking - All competitors are to park in designated areas.

7.4  Docks -  All boats will tie up on Saturday night at the Ridgway Reservoir dock.  All boats are required to remain in the water overnight.

8. CLASSES

8.1. The regatta is open to all one design boats in the following classes: Melges 15, Melges 14, MC Scow, Snipe and Finn.   Should there be a request to add another class of one design boat, the Organizing Authority will take it under consideration.

8.2. Racing will be limited to the one design classes referred to in section 3.1 registering three (3) or more boats.

8.3. CLASSES NOT ABLE TO FORM A 3-BOAT FLEET WILL BE REFUNDED THEIR ENTRY FEES. (IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT CLASSES ATTEMPT TO GET AT LEAST 3 BOATS COMMITTED BEFORE REGISTERING)

8.4. Each one design class will be started and scored separately utilizing a single race committee.

8.5. Racing area and start lines will be announced at Skipper’s meeting.

9. SCORING

9.1. Scoring shall follow Appendix A of the RRS, using the low point scoring system, except that there shall be one (1) throw out race for every six races completed.

9.2. Number of races scheduled will be identified in the Sailing Instructions.

10. PRIZES

10.1. Trophies will be awarded in each class for every 3rd, 6th and 9th entry. (So, if 3 boats entered, we will award one 1st place trophy. For 6 boats entered we will award a 1st and 2nd place trophy, etc.)

11. PENALTY SYSTEM

11.1. Appendix T – Arbitration will be used for post-race penalties.

12. RADIO COMMUNICATION – VHF radios are encouraged on each boat so the race committee can communicate with the competitors. Be advised that only in an emergency, a skipper of a boat that is racing shall not make electronic voice or data transmissions and shall not receive voice or data communication that is not available to all boats.

13. ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY – Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 3, 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. By participating in the regatta, each boat owner, skipper and crew agree to sail and use the Ridgway Reservoir facilities at his or her own risk. To the fullest extent permitted under Colorado law, each boat owner, skipper and crew unconditionally and irrevocably release and discharges the Telluride Yacht Club, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, the Department of Agriculture, their officers, board of directors, agents, and all other persons who assist in maintaining equipment or in organizing and/or conducting races from all claims and legal liability for personal injury, death or property damage incurred in connection with the regatta and caused by negligence.

14. INSURANCE

14.1. All boats must maintain Liability Insurance in full force and effect during racing which will include a General Liability policy written by a reputable insurance company insuring the owner and any operators against liability for bodily injury in limits of not less than $300,000 and for property damage of not less than $100,000. Each boat will present proof of insurance upon organizing authority’s request.

15. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION – For additional information, please refer to the following contacts:

15.1. Event website: www.tellurideyachtclub.org.

15.2. Event Chair - Ed O’Sullivan: Ph: 970-708-2409, Email: admin@tellurideyachtclub.org.

This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.

Schedule


  • 1 hour

    Check In

    Ridgeway Reservoir

  • 4 hours

    Warning Signal for first race and races thereafter

    Ridgeway Reservoir

Tickets

  • Entry Fee

    Sale ends: Aug 10, 10:00 AM MDT

    Entry Fee

    From $50.00 to $95.00
    • $95.00
    • $75.00
    • $50.00

    Total

    $0.00

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