The regatta is organized by Lightning Fleet 154, in conjunction with the International Lightning Class Association (ILCA).
The regatta shall be governed by the rules as defined in the current Racing Rules of Sailing. Appendix T, Sections A, B and D will apply; the Prescriptions of US Sailing; the Document Governing all Sanctioned Lightning Class Championships (hereafter referred to as the Document Governing), except as any of these are altered by these sailing instructions), and by the Sailing Instructions.
ELIGIBILITY & ENTRY
Eligibility for entry shall be in accordance with Articles V, VI, and VII of the Document Governing. An entry fee of $40 USD is due upon registration.
Advance registration will be available online via the WYC website beginning June 1, 2023. Onsite registration will take place from Noon – 1PM on Saturday, June 24, 2023.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (all times are EDT)
Saturday, June 24, 2023
1:15 PM Skipper’s Meeting
2:00 PM Warning Signal,1st Race Other races to follow
6:30 PM Dinner TBD
Sunday, June 25, 2023
10:45 AM Warning Signal,1st Race Other races to follow
After Racing Awards
The Principal Race Officer may adjust the racing schedule to suit weather conditions. The Principal Race Officer may try to conduct as many races in a given day as possible.
No warning signal will be made after 1:00 PM on Sunday, June 25, 2023.
Races will be sailed in the general area of the Wawasee Yacht Club racing area on Lake Wawasee, near Syracuse, Indiana.
The Sailing Instructions will be available onsite beginning Friday, June 23, 2023.
The courses will be windward-leeward in configuration. Specific courses to be sailed will be provided in the Sailing Instructions.
Use of hand-held VHF radios will be permitted for communication from the Race Committee to competitors on a predetermined channel to be identified in the Sailing Instructions. The Race Committee intends to use VHF radio to identify OCS (On Course Side of the line) boats after STARTS and otherwise communicate with the fleet on the water. Failure to receive a hail, for a hail to be made, the order of hails made, or receive other communications to the fleet shall not be cause for redress.
NUMBER OF RACES
Five (5) or more races are planned. If more than 5 races are completed, each competitor’s worst finish will not be scored.
Scoring will be in accordance with the Document Governing
Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 placing skippers and crew.
We strive to provide housing to all regatta participants. As a courtesy, please inform the housing contact below that you plan to attend and would like housing. Advanced notice is required.
Housing Contact – Jeff Schmahl
DIRECTIONS TO WAWASEE YACHT CLUB
The street address of the Wawasee Yacht Club is:
6338 E. Trusdell Avenue
Syracuse, IN 46567
The website for the Wawasee Yacht Club is:
For further information, please contact the following: