sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : IRC Lake Ontario fleet - Measurements and first events
IRC Lake Ontario fleet - Measurements and first events


The time of year has arrived when we start organizing spring boat measurement and weighing sessions for the IRC Lake Ontario fleet. Please submit your sail measurements to our regional measurers prior to submitting your certificate renewal.

Your favourite sailmaker will measure your sails and fill in the IRC sail measurement forms for you. We suggest that all Canadian IRC certificate renewals be forwarded to our Chief Measurer John Crawley at jccrawley@gmail.com so all dimensions and details may be checked prior to submission to the RORC Rating Office. This will ensure that no additional fees are incurred for submission of revised information at a later date.

It is imperative that your IRC certificate renewals are processed early and any boat that is in need of new measurement contact our measurers to arrange to get their certificate procedure booked. Our regional home for all things IRC Lake Ontario is www.lorc.org so we encourage you to go to the site, check out the regional racing schedule and contact our 2013 executive for further information. Again this year, all rental costs for the scales will be paid for by IRC Lake Ontario for the group weighing sessions. All single point lifted boats of less than 9000 lbs will be lifted for free at National Yacht Club while all those who need lifting apparatus will be weighed at C&C Marine which is located at the east end of Toronto Harbour. C&C Marine generously allows us to buy time for our IRC measurement sessions to keep the cost to owners to a minimum. By having our entire Lake Ontario IRC fleet with measured certificates we maintain very good accuracy and thus enjoy the best, most competitive racing on the lake.

We encourage all IRC Lake Ontario members and participants to relay our regional information to prospective owners of IRC eligible and appropriate boats. Remember - we are striving to accommodate boats of all sizes and speeds with a division appropriate for all. In the last two years, all of our major IRC events have had five divisions. There are few boats that are not competitive in our IRC fleet when well prepared and well sailed. Since there is virtually no PHRF racing at regional weekend regatta events we strive to have a competitive IRC division for any boat that would like to join us. Again last year, we saw a handful of high performance boats languishing in the PHRF divisions especially for a number of the regional distance races. For the most part, these boats are just looked upon as 'mug hunting' a division that is intended for those newer to racing and lower performance boats. We want to encourage these boats to sail IRC on Lake Ontario this year to the benefit of all racers.

The first events of the 2013 racing season are not that far away with the ABYC Open Regatta on May 25/26 followed by the Susan Hood distance/overnight race on May 31. Also, new this year and not mentioned on our IRC Racing Calendar, there will be an IRC start at the Toronto Area Hospice Regatta, June 15/16 at NYC. The weekend following the Hospice regatta is our first IRC championship event of the year - the 2013 IRC Canadian Championship at the RCYC Open. We all have a lot of work to do over the next six weeks to prepare our boats! Good luck and we'll see you on the water!


by Int'l IRC Owners Association - Lake Ontario

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=108239

1:16 PM Mon 8 Apr 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World















International Moth Worlds: Rashley ahead as Aussies close in by Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com,




















International Moth Worlds - Mothballed on day 4 + Video by Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com,




Gladwell's Line: A change of direction needed in the America's Cup *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,
























Anna Tunnicliffe set to compete at the CrossFit Games by Anna Tunnicliffe, Pittsburgh, PA




Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi OR completes double Atlantic crossing
Volvo Ocean Race: Team SCA has a 'pull through day' off the Canaries
No tiller sailing - how to steer using just the sails + Video
International Moth Worlds: Three bullets in a row for Greenhalgh
U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship - Sophia Reineke wins
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 0 Opening
Fuerteventura World Cup - Slalom action highlights day 2
2014 Governor's Cup - Sam Gilmour of RFBYC victorious again
Farr 40 West Coast Champ - Skipper Alberto Rossi leads Enfant Terrible
Flying Dutchman World Championships - Magyars are the Masters
Final day shakes up standings at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica pushing towards Southampton
NYYC Race Week - Saving the best for last
VX One North American Championship - Chris Alexander commands
2014 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Waiting game on Day 3
International Moth Worlds: Thunderstorms delay racing on Day 1
Fuerteventura World Cup - Impressive tricks on day 1
2014 Governor's Cup - Two former winners in the finals
America's Cup: Iain Murray explains reasons for Australian withdrawal *Feature
Wilson and Roble remain number one match racers in U.S.
2014 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Set to start   
PWA Pozo World Cup - Moreno twins dominate home spot   
ISAF Youth Worlds - Record breaking regatta in Tavira + Video   
Melges 32 European Championship - Robertissima remains out front   
Farr 40 West Coast Championship - Italians take one-point lead   
Melges 32 European Championship - Day 3 images by Carlo Borlenghi   
New York Yacht Club Race Week - Marstrom 32 fleet off to anxious start   
Melges 32 European Championship - Day 3 images by Max Ranchi   
CYC Race to Mackinac - Cruising fleet sets sail in 106th edition   
Team Alvimedica getting a touchup   
PWA Pozo World Cup - Plenty of drama on day 5   
ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - Day 5 Videos   
NYYC Race Week - High performance classes put on shoreside show   
2014 Pacific Cup - 'Invisible Hand' the first boat to finish   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - B.C.'s Eric Holden skippers wins   
America's Cup: Updates on Team Australia withdraw   
J/70 North American titles - Brian Keane moves to top of leaderboard   
2016-2017 America's Cup - Team Australia withdraws   
VX One North American Championship - Chris Alexander takes charge   
America's Cup: Team NZ disappointed, but on track after Australians go   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT