18 July 2023
TO ALL COMPETITORSIMPORTANT REGATTA INFORMATION – REQUIRING YOU TO TAKE PROMPT ACTION!
*** THIS IS A LOT OF INFORMATION. PLEASE READ TO THE END ***
REGISTRATION It’s your responsibility to ensure your entry is fully and correctly complete, in particular:
- Number of Crew and Names of Crew
- Boat age (essential for The Aberdeen Quaich)
- Date of Birth (essential for Under 30/Helm, Crews Race)
- Cat 1/Cat 3 information (Cat 1 essential for all crew/ Corinthian Cup, Lady Helm/Seagull’s Trophy). (In the absence of correct Cat 2 info, you will default to Cat 3).
- Sail Registration Forms – complete and return
- And entry fee paid!
To date very few entries show fully and correctly completed information. It would be helpful if you could please complete all your missing information at your very earliest opportunity or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
SOCIAL BOOKING FORM Please action very promptly. We need to know attendance numbers – and from 27 July Gala Prizegiving Dinner tickets will be opened up beyond just competitors. Your help in supplying your numbers/names NOW would be appreciated. The Social Events are open to all our extended Dragon community! https://form.jotform.com/231295142915960
Sunday 13 August 1800 Cowes Yacht Haven – Drink and Briefing
Monday 14 August 1830 Opening Ceremony, RYS Pavilion, Sponsored by Yanmar
Tuesday 15 August Post racing Hospitality sponsored by MTM Agency
1830 Celebration Cocktail Party, Island Sailing Club Sponsored by Wessex Distillery
Wednesday 16 August Post racing Hospitality sponsored by MTM Agency
1900 Summer Party at Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club
Thursday 17 August Post racing Garden Party Cream Tea and Pimms
Hospitality sponsored by MTM Agency
Friday 18 August 1900 Gala Prizegiving Dinner
Cocktails sponsored by Hendricks
Dinner sponsored by The Royal Yacht Britannia
ARRIVAL/MARINA INFORMATION FORM
- Please action very promptly.
- RYS Yacht Haven: If you wish to take up the opportunity of a berth in the RYS Yacht Haven, this is on a first come first served basis and there is very limited space. Book now to avoid disappointment!
MEASUREMENT The Measurer is the IDA’s International Measurer, Mr Bence Toronyi.
Measurement Schedule (As per NoR Addendum C)
Sunday 13 August 0900 – 1700 Commencing with Local Fleet boats 0900-1200 Thereafter, as many boats as can be available.
Monday 14 August 1000 – 1600
IDA Championship Regulations Appendix 9/Boat Measurement Check List will be used by the Measurer.
Measurement Certificate and Measurement Form Ensure you have your Measurement Certificate AND Measurement Form available for the Measurer. In most cases, he will want to check details of correctors and seats.
Sail Registration Form You are required to complete and submit a Sail Registration Form. https://yachtscoring.com/event_documents/15665/Regatta_Sail_Registration_Form_v2.pdf There will be no sail measurement.
Registration and Crew Weighing – at Regatta Registration, RYS Pavilion:
Sunday 13 August 1400 – 1700
Monday 14 August 1000 – 1600
NOTICE OF RACE & AMENDMENTS We draw your attention to the Notice of Race – ALL current, and future, amendments are now embedded into the original document, not identified as separately numbered amendments. Click here to view the NOR’s
OFFICIAL REGATTA CLOTHING See details and place your orders at: https://worldleisurewear.net/edcup
LIFTING STROPS Your lifting strops will require up-to-date Certification. If you need help with either getting your strops certified in advance or with purchasing new contact: Spencer Rigging, Cowes: https://www.spencerrigging.co.uk/
NORTH SAILS Regatta Sail Repair Service: North Sails will provide an overnight sail repair service through its Cowes loft (in Cowes Yacht Haven).
Contact: Service Manager – James.email@example.com or Main office number on 02392 525588
Storage: North Sails are generously offering a secure storage facility at their site in Gosport (only a short drive from both the Portsmouth Cross Channel and Isle of Wight ferry terminals) for visiting teams who wish to arrive early and/or plan to participate in the Dragon Gold Cup in Torquay from 7 to 16 September and wish to leave their boats in the UK between events.
Contact: Charlie Cumbley – firstname.lastname@example.org or Main office number on 02392 525588
OUR SPONSORS https://www.britishdragons.org/edinburgh-cup/ Without the generosity of Sponsors the 75th Edinburgh Cup/UK Grand Prix would not have been possible. Clear Solutions, our Principal Sponsor, not only provided most valuable funding, but an extra Dragon entry too! As James Mansell, Managing Director and owner of Clear Solutions, bought a Dragon to join in! I hope you will all take the opportunity to meet James and thank him personally.
OFFICIAL EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER AND VIDEOGRAPHER We are delighted to have secured the services of Rick Tomlinson together with his son James to cover the regatta. Exciting images and footage to come! Many of you will already know Rick personally, and if not will have heard of him! And if not: https://www.rick-tomlinson.com/about/biography
Any queries, feel free to bother me!
Chairman, Organising Committee75th Edinburgh Cup 2023, Cowes