Notice of Race
Friendship VII Invitational Regatta
Sponsored by the
Menno Haven Model Yacht Club
Reflection Lake, Chambers Pointe
Saturday, May 6th, 2017
Eligibility: This is an invitational regatta open to CVMYC, SCMYC and MHMYC members and invited Skippers. Boats must be Dragon Force 65s with the short keel.
Rules: The regatta will be governed by the current Racing Rules of Sailing; and the Sailing Instructions for this regatta.
Schedule: Early registration is recommended because the number of entries will be limited to 15, and it is a kindness since it makes things easier for the Race Director.
Check in: Coffee & Continental Breakfast: 0915.
Skippers Meeting: 0930.
First Race: 1000. No races will start after 1530 (3:30 pm).
Location: Racing will occur on Reflection Lake, Chambers Pointe, Menno Haven in the Borough of Chambersburg, PA.
Google maps recognizes S Penn Hall Drive as a destination.
Entry: Entry Forms will be sent to all invited Skippers via e-mail. Please return the form by April 18th with shirt size(s) etc so that orders can be placed in a timely manner.
Racing Format: Eight (8) races are required to be completed to constitute the regatta.
Scoring: The Low Point Scoring System will be used. Did Not Start (DNS) and Did Not Finish (DNF) will both be awarded Number of Boats plus 1. Disqualified (DSQ) will be awarded 3. One throw out will be done for each set of 8 races completed.
Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in the Regatta.
Measurements: Class authenticity verification may be conducted on site on a random basis, as determined by the Race Director.
Accommodations: Menno Haven has arrangements for hotel prices.
Questions: Contact Mike Cavanaugh.
Local Hotel Information
Below are local hotels that have given Menno Haven special rates. When calling these hotels please mention Menno Haven in order to get these prices.
Comfort Inn - $59.00 plus tax per night, 3301 Black Gap Road (approx. 5 miles from Menno Haven). They do accept pets, cost is $15.00 per night per pet. (717) 263-6655.
Best Western - $71.99 plus tax per night, 211 Walker Road (approx. 2 miles from Menno Haven). They do accept pets, cost is $15.00 per night per pet. (717) 262-4994.
Country Inn & Suites - $89.00 plus tax per night, 399 Bedington Blvd (approx. 2 miles from Menno Haven). They do accept pets at $15.00 flat fee regardless of how many pets or how long the stay is. (717) 261-0900.
Candlewood Suites - $80.00 plus tax per night, $90.00 plus tax per night for a suite (approx. 2 miles from Menno Haven). They do accept pets and will waive the pet fee for Menno Haven. (717) 263-2800.
Motel 6 - $39.99 plus tax per night. 1095 Wayne Avenue, (approx. 4 miles from Menno Haven). (717) 263-3400. No pets