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2011 MELGES 32 NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP: Competitor Announcement No. 1

26 July 2011

The International Melges 32 Class is excited to welcome you all to Newport, R.I. this forthcoming weekend for the 2011 North American Championship, hosted by Sail Newport.

Please see below a few competitor reminders prior to racing:

REGISTRATION & WEIGH-IN
Weigh-in and Registration for the North American Championship will occur simultaneously at the Newport Shipyard. Please proceed to the gym area during the following times:
Wednesday, July 27 - 14.00 - 18.00
Thursday, July 28 - 10.00 - 18.00

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS
The Sailing Instructions (SIs) for the 2011 North American Championship have been posted online at Yachtscoring. There are several other important forms and appendices available, please be sure to visit the Official Event Website.

PRACTICE RACE
Download the Practice Race Info

SAIL DECLARATIONS & BUTTONS
All sail declarations must be submitted by the close of registration on Thursday, July 28 at 18.00. Sail buttons will be available on request, on site during registration.
Download A Sail Declaration
Download A Sail Button Form

LAUNCHING & HAUL OUT AT SAIL NEWPORT/FORT ADAMS
The forthcoming weekend is a very, very busy one in Newport. Anyone who plans to launch out of Sail Newport and/or store trailers etc. at Fort Adams, you are encouraged to notify Anderson Reggio and advise. Folk Fest will take place at Fort Adams (where Sail Newport is located) and an influx of crowds are expected. We want to make sure that everyone is well taken care of with the onset of a busy weekend. Anderson Reggio can be reached on e-mail, or via phone +1 (401) 846-1983.

SOCIAL AGENDA*
Thursday, July 28 - Skipper's Meeting at the Newport Shipyard, 18.00
Friday, July 29 - Apres Racing Food and Beer at the Newport Shipyard
Saturday, July 30 - Apres Racing Beer at the Newport Shipyard
Sunday, July 31 - Apres Racing Food and Beer at the Newport Shipyard
* Please see your competitor pack for more details regarding the full North American Championship social schedule

FURTHER INFORMATION
If anyone else has any questions or requires further assistance, please contact Joy Dunigan, International Melges 32 Class Association at your convenience.


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