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October 29 - October 31



American Model Yachting Association

RC Laser National Championship Regatta

October 29-30-31, 2021

Noroton Yacht Club – Darien, CT

RULES: The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2021-2024, Appendix E for Radio Sailing Racing Rules will apply as amended by the sailing instructions. 

The prescription to rule 63.2 is deleted.

ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY: The regatta is open to all AMYA RC Laser Class boats registered with the AMYA or current card-carrying members of an international radio control sailing organization.
**Discounted AMYA memberships will be available to new members on registration form. Membership includes a subscription to Model Yachting Magazine.

Eligible boats may enter by completing the online registration Entry Form and submitting it prior to October 15, 2021 with an entry fee of $75.

Entry fee includes Friday early evening light fare, Saturday and Sunday coffee and pastries, lunch Saturday and Sunday, and sailor!s gift.

Regatta entry will be limited to 30 boats.


2PM to 4PM Registration/Equipment Inspection
2:30PM-5PM Informal Practice Races
6PM Skippers and Friends Light Fare / Cash Bar
Noroton Yacht Club
Credit Cards accepted
8:30AM Registration/Equipment Inspection
9:30AM Skipper’s Meeting
10:00AM Qualifying Series racing
12:15PM-1PM Lunch
1PM Qualifying Series racing
3:30PM No races begin after 3:30PM
6PM Dinner Noroton Yacht Club
Cash Bar, Credit Cards accepted
9:30AM Skipper’s Meeting
10:00AM Gold/Silver Fleet racing
12:15PM-1PM Lunch
1PM Gold/Silver Fleet racing
2:30PM No races begin after 2:30PM
3PM Awards Ceremony & refreshments – Noroton Yacht Club clubhouse social area

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS: The sailing instructions will be available after 1300 on 9/1/21 at Noroton Yacht Club sailing office, and will be posted to the RCLaser.com website as soon as practicable after 9/1/21.

VENUE: https://www.norotonyc.org/directions
The above web link lists directions to the Noroton Yacht Club

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.

SCORING: The Low Point System in Appendix A will apply. For each 6 races sailed in either the Qualifying or Gold/Silver series a boat!s worst score will be excluded. Scores from the Qualifying series do not carry forward.

PRIZES: Trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in Gold and Silver Fleets (with registration over 20 boats), and other individual awards, will be given immediately following the completion of sailing in the Noroton YC clubhouse social area.

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.

Regatta Host – Noroton Yacht Club

RC Laser Fleet Captain: Greg Smith 203-644-2642

RC Laser Class Secretary: Nick Mortgu 609-820-050


October 29
October 31
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Greg Smith
Nick Mortgu


Noroton Yacht Club
23 Baywater Dr
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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