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1st Annual Bow Lake, NH RC Laser Regatta

September 12, 2021



1st Annual Bow Lake, NH RC Laser Regatta

Sunday, September 12, 2021

WELCOME: Bow Lake Sailing has a new and growing RC Laser Fleet, and we want to share a terrific venue and hospitality with other RC Laser skippers. This is our first annual RC Laser event, and we welcome all RC Laser skippers to join us for a fun day of racing.

ELIGIBILITY: Bring an RC Laser. Regatta is limited to 20 boats. Register early.

LOCATION: Bob Shapiro’s house on Bow Lake, 7 Fire Rd 144, Strafford, NH 03884. Turn onto dirt road Fire Rd 14 go 100 yards. At end turn right onto dirt/grass road Fire Rd 144. Park on the right – please pack the cars in tightly. Walk past the 2-story earth toned house to the water.


Sunday, September 12, 2021
9:45 AM:  Skipper’s Meeting, Racing begins after meeting
Noon-ish:  Lunch break, lunch and drinks included
2:30 PM:  No race starts after 2:30 PM; awards after scoring completed

RULES: The regatta will be governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing 2021-2024, as amended by Appendix E for RC sailing, prescriptions of US Sailing, and further Sailing Instructions as announced by the Race Director during event.

PENALTY SYSTEM: For the RC Laser Class RRS 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty. There is no penalty for hitting a course mark.

FORMAT: We plan to sail one fleet. Courses to be announced.

SCORING: The event will be scored under the Low Point System described in the Racing Rules of Sailing Appendix A. For each 7 races sailed, a boat’s worst score will be excluded.

PRIZES: Will be awarded to the top 3 skippers.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY: Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS 4, 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.

REGISTRATION AND FEE: https://form.jotform.com/212304637863052/ Bring a $10 bill and Bob Shapiro will being collecting it. Let us know if you are coming from far away; we can put up a limited number of people the night before. We will confirm your entry via email.

CONTACT: Bob Shapiro, 978-761-3289, finallybk@gmail.com


September 12, 2021
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Bob Shapiro


Bow Lake NH
7 Fire Rd 144
Strafford, NH 03884 United States
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