Radio Controlled Racing

Radio Controlled Racing (2018)

 

DragonForce 65 Fleet Captain: John Lowther

IOM Fleet Captain: Paul Switzer

Email: radiocontrolled@kingstonyachtclub.ca

 

We will be sailing International One Meter Class every Monday evening starting at 6pm (1800 hrs) beginning  the first Monday after launch in May. Our new DragonForce 65 Class will be racing every Wednesday at 6pm (1800 hrs) beginning the first Wednesday after launch in May.

There will be 8 heats (races) in each race night, with a minimum of 3 boats and 3 races to constitute a race night. Racing will be scored in accordance with RRS Appendix A4, Low Point Scoring System and governed by the ISAF 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), including Appendix E; Fleet determined Sailing Instructions (SI), Bylaws of the Kingston Yacht Club, the Rules of the International One Metre Class and DragonForce 65 Class as warranted.

 

Venues this season will be as follows:

Both IOM and DragonForce 65 Fleets will sail their regular scheduled race nights off the break-wall at KYC.There is recognition for the top three racers in each series for both fleets and awards for the top three racers for the overall season in both fleets.

Both fleets invite all KYC members to come by and give it a try. Information on boat building, buying, sailing and racing is available through the Canadian Radio Yachting Association website (WWW.CRYA.CA) or by contacting the fleet captains.

 

Other RC Events:

International One Metre Canadian Eastern Region Championship September 8-9, 2018

Mid October - Until the Ice Moves In

IOM Frostbite Series often referred to as the “Hot Rum” series.  A perpetual trophy is housed at Kingston Yacht Club and awarded to the Frostbite Champion each year.

See you at the start line.

 

 

 Racing Schedule

 

DragonForce 65 Fleet

 

Wed Evenings - KYC 6pm start

May - June - July

Series A

August - September - October

Series B

 

IOM Fleet

 

Mon Evenings – KYC 6pm start

May - June - July

Series A

August - September - October

Series B

October - November - December

Frostbite