Melges 32 Nationals : Very Important Competitor Information

6 July 2007

If you are planning to attend Nationals, this article contains valuable Melges 32 competitor information. All participants should read very carefully and act today!

COMPETITOR INFORMATION

REGISTRATION

Online registration is available. The Notice of Race (including amendments), crew waivers, entry lists and additional race documentation can be acquired at the Official Event Web Site.

Early registration for the Melges 32 National Championship ends on Friday, June 29th at 1700. Entries received after this time shall incur a late fee of $50. No entry will be accepted after Friday, July 13 at 1900.

ISAF SAILOR CLASSIFICATION
All participating Melges 32 crew must have provide a rules compliant MELGES 32 CREW DECLARATION FORM (APPENDIX 3) to the class by Monday, July 9. These forms must be completely filled out in order to be accepted by the class. Forms can be faxed in advance to the Melges 32 Class Association (912) 920-1827. To gain ISAF Sailor Classification, visit ISAF.ORG

PLEASE BE ADVISED: FOR ALL MELGES 32 ENTRANTS TO BE LEGAL AND SCORED THESE FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED BY JULY 9. ALL BOATS MUST COMPY WITH THE CLASS RULES.

CREW WAIVER
Crew Waivers for the Melges 32 National Championship must also be completed. Please fill out the CREW WAIVER FORM. NOTE: This form must be completed personally and voluntarily by each crew member to valid and to complete entry. THE ONLINE FORMS FOR CREW AND MINOR WAIVERS ARE NOT MAC/SAFARI FRIENDLY. IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THIS PART OF YOUR ENTRY IN ADVANCE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT REGATTA COORDINATOR DIRECT, ADAM DESANTIS VIA PHONE AT (401)846-1983.

For teams that have crew under the age of 18, have a parent or legal guardian complete this MINOR WAIVER FORM.

WEIGH-IN
Weigh-in for the Melges 32 Class will be held on Thursday, July 12 between 0900-1100 at Sail Newport.

MELGES 32 BBQ SOCIAL
Beer, burgers and hotdogs will be served on Thursday, July 12 from 5-7 p.m. at The Newport Shipyard (where all the Melges 32s will be kept) following practice!


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