Abington Park will be hosting Footy racing on Saturday February 16th.
The 2009 Footy Class Rules will apply with respect to boat construction, and in light wind conditions competitors will be asked to measure their largest sail against the 2014 UK Big Rig Template.
Ensure that your sail numbers are correctly displayed and that your boat will be capable of passing the box test as defined in the Footy rules.
The MYA formal rules for the racing will be the RRS 2017-2020 modified by the 2017 MYA Standard Sailing Instructions as applied to radio controlled boats. However, don’t feel intimidated, these rules are basically full size boat rules and will be modified on the day to suit the Footy boat and local weather conditions. Local sailing instructions will be announced at the Race Officer’s briefing before the start of competition.
Your MYA membership card or equivalent evidence of insurance should be made available to the Race Officer if requested. The Race Officer will be Peter Shepherd.
Advance notification of your intention to attend would be appreciated and you can register this by filling in the following Entry Form.
Registration and measurement checks will start at 9.30am.
The briefing will be at 9.45am with the first race due to commence shortly afterwards. The final race starting at no later than 2:30 pm (or sooner by mutual agreement), any race not completed by 2.45pm will be abandoned.
There will be a shortened break of approx, about midway. The event forms part of the APMYC Frosrbite Winter Series and is therefore Free to enter.