The Antigua Yacht Club is hosting two events on March 25-26, the 5th Antigua Optimist Open, and the 20th Antigua Laser Open.
Racing for the Optimist Open will be governed by the 2021-2024 World Sailing Racing Rules and the Optimist Class Rules; the Laser Open will be governed by the 2021-2024 ISAF World Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing and the Laser Class Rules. Both events will also be governed by the prescription of the race committee and the sailing instructions.
Early Bird entry fee for both events should be submitted by 4p.m., March 15. For the Optimist event, the fee is US$50/EC$135; for the Laser event, it is US$60/EC$162.
Regular entry fee should be submitted by 4p.m., March 22. For the Optimist event, the fee is US$65/EC$175; for the Laser event, it is US$75/EC$202. Entry fee for both includes lunch on Saturday.
Members of the AYC may reserve an Optimist or a Laser by handing in an entry form with entry fee. There are only a limited number available.
Non-members are asked to bring their own boats, or they can charter a boat. The fee for an Optimist is US$70/EC$189, for a Laser US$90, in addition to the entry fee. Those who have a preference in equipment are more than welcome to bring their own.
The races will be sailed in Falmouth Harbour and will be a Trapezoid or Windward/Leeward. The course will be given in the sailing instructions. There will be a maximum of 12 races with one discard.
Prizes for the Optimist Open will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.
Prizes for the Laser Open will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the standard, 1st in Radial and 1st in 4.7.
For more information, please contact Antigua Yacht Club
1 (268) 460 1799; [email protected]; www.antiguayachtclub.com