Malletts Bay Fall Invitational

Notice of Race & Registration

September 23-24, 2006

Mallets Bay Boat Club, Colchester, Vermont


Malletts Bay Boat Club

Club Address:

662 Lakeshore Drive

Colchester, Vermont 05446

Regatta Contact:

Marty and Becca Olsen

32 Indian Brook Road

Essex, Vermont 05452

802-238-8054 (home)

802-288-9551 (fax)

Organizing Authority

This regatta is organized by Malletts Bay Boat Club in conjunction with the J/24 and J/80 Class Associations.


The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined by the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), and the J/24

and J/80 Class Association rules, this Notice of Race, the Sailing Instructions, and any amendments thereto.


The regatta is open to all J/24 and J/80. Competitors must meet all ownership, class membership, and yacht

measurement requirements, and must complete all aspects of the registration process to become official

participants. Final crew weigh-in will take place prior to the skippers’ meeting at 09:30 on Saturday, September 23.

All official participants are subject to inspection and measurement at any time during the regatta.

Entry and Fees

The entry fee for this regatta is $75.00 (US) per yacht which includes use of the club facilities, hoist, docks,

overnight mooring for Friday and Saturday night, launch service, and four (4) Saturday night dinner tickets.

Additional dinner tickets may be purchased in advance for $10.00 each. Please notify us of your intention to dine

with us prior to September 16th.

Registration forms will be available as of July 15 at the MBBC website at

org. Forms may be sent to the above regatta contact address. Early registration

deadline for this regatta is September 8, 2006. Entries postmarked after this date will be charged a $10.00 post registration fee.


On the last day of the regatta, no warning signal will be made after 14:00.

Friday, September 22, 2006

1300 to 1900 ~ Launching, Registration, and Weigh-In

Saturday, September 23, 2006

0900 to 0930 ~ Final Registration and Weigh-In

0930 ~ Skippers’ Meeting

1100 ~ Warning Signal for first race

1800 ~ Lasagna dinner at Malletts Bay Boat Club.

Sunday, September 24, 2006

1000 ~ Warning Signal for first race

After Racing ~ Haul Out and Awards (Note: Haul out will be in order of distance traveled.)


The Low Point scoring system RRS Appendix A will be used, modified, such that all completed races will be scored

with no throw-outs. This modifies rule A2. A single race will constitute a regatta and all races will count.


Prizes will be awarded to top three finishing places.

Launching and Rafting

The Malletts Bay Boat Club is equipped with a 3-ton hoist. If you prefer to launch by travel lift, please contact

Marty Olsen for information on local boat yards. Boats will be moored and rafted. Any available moorings will be

assigned in the order registrations are received. Remaining boats will be rafted off our main docks. Please bring

plenty of fenders and lines in preparation for rafting.

Lodging and Accommodations

Local hotels and campgrounds are available in the area. For information go to Site courtesy of Lightning Fleet 301 based at MBBC.


From South: I-89 to Exit 16. Right onto Route 7 (North). Follow approx. 2 miles. Left at light onto Blakely Road.

Follow to intersection at Malletts Bay. Straight onto Lakeshore Dr. Club 0.7 mi. on right.

From North: I-89 to exit 17. Left at end of exit ramp. Right on Route 7 for about 3 miles. Turn right towards Malletts

Bay on Bay Rd., opposite Mobil station. Follow around bay until traffic light. Right on Lakeshore Dr. Club 0.7 mi. on













Registration Form

Owner/ Skipper: ____________________________________________________________________

Street Address: ______________________________________________________________________

City, State, Zip Code: _________________________________________________________________

Home Phone Number: _________________________ Work Number: ______________________

Email Address: ______________________________________________________________________

Competition Division: J/80 ____ J/24: ____

Name of Boat: ____________________________ Sail Number: __________ Hull Color: _________

Entry Fee: $75.00                                                                                     $__________

~ Includes use of club launch, mooring or dockage, and 4 dinner tickets.

Late Fee (if registration is postmarked after September 8th) $10.00             $__________

Additional Dinner Tickets Number ____ at $10.00 each.                         $__________

                                                                                                     TOTAL $__________

Total Number of Participants (Skipper and Crew): __________________

I hereby certify that my boat, its rigging, and its crew is sound and in good condition to race. I realize

that the decision to race is solely mine, and that it is my responsibility to provide adequate safety

equipment for my crew and myself. I will not hold the Malletts Bay Boat Club , the members of the

J/80 fleet 16, the J/24 Fleet 23 , the Race Committee, or any regatta officials liable in any way for any

damage to my boat or for any loss to me or to any of my crew. My boat conforms to all rules and

regulations of the class in which I am racing.

I have read, understand, and agree to the above paragraph.

Signed: ________________________________________________ Date: _________________

Send signed registration form along with a check payable to MBBC to:


C/O Marty Olsen

32 Indian Brook Road

Essex, Vermont 05452