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COMPETITOR ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 2: 2015 Melges 32 Blue Water Series, Nationals - Logistics

17 November 2015

BAHIA MAR LOGISTICS
• Contact Megan Legasse (mlagasse@rcibahiamar.com) with arrival date of boat and trailer. Parking lot fees do apply per day per axle.
• The dock where the Melges 32 will be moored has 50 AMP power.  Please be prepared with any converters or splitters.
• Be sure to contact Megan and make your slip reservations if you have not already. You will need to fill out a from requesting dockage which are accompanied on this email. According to Bahia Mar, the following teams have made reservations - G Spot, La Pericolosa, Delta, Volpe, Team Hydra and Argo.

CRANE
• We have spoken with most of you about your preferred mast-step/launching times.  The crane will be arriving to the Bahia Mar on Sunday afternoon, November 29th and staying until Tuesday afternoon Dec 1st.  This will be enough time to accommodate all the teams, however your flexibility is appreciated.
• The fee for the crane will be $550 USD roundtrip paid to the Melges 32 Class Association.  All liabilities will be on the owner and owner’s representatives.
• The crane will be available on Sunday, December 6th immediately after racing and throughout Monday.

CREW DECLARATIONS
• Due Nov 20. A link can be found here to submit your Crew declaration - http://www.melges32.com/forms/crew-declaration.php
• Crew Lists are posted online at melges32.com

All other forms due at the time of registration:

WEIGH-IN
• Teams will be able to begin weighing on Wednesday, Dec 2nd from 9-11 am at the Lauderdale Yacht Club, and again on Thursday morning as needed.

CHANGES TO THE NOTICE OF RACE (NOR)
• Training Day Restrictions changed from 2 to 3 for Blue Water Series event #1.
• The Skippers briefing has been changed to 5:15 on Thursday afternoon at Lauderdale Yacht Club

PRACTICE STARTS/RACING - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3
• Practice Starts and Racing will be held on Thursday @ Noon in the racing area.  More details to come including VHF channel etc.

FRIDAY NIGHT TEAM QUEST BBQ
• BBQ Dinner at the home of Grant Hood.  All teams, shore crew and families are welcome. Please confirm your teams final head count to Mike Wolfs – mikepcyc@gmail.com

SATURDAY EVENING SURF & TURF AT LAUDERDALE YACHT CLUB (LYC)
• What could be described as “Legendary”, the annual Commodores Banquet at LYC is a show stopper and will ensure even the hungriest of teams leaves full. Eight (8) dinners are included in your entry fee and we are looking forward to seeing all the teams on Satruday evening. Additional dinners can be purchased at the time of registration.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please be sure to contact Sam Rogers with any other items you need prior to the event! sam.rogers42@gmail.com // 952.426.2330


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