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





2014 Pacific Cup - Scarlet Runner wins by Vanessa Yates, Hawaii






























































Marina Rubicón Round Canary Islands Race - First blood to Team Brunel
ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds - Competition heats up on day 2
Laser Radial World Championships - Competition aplenty on day 3 +Video
Extreme Sailing Series - Penultimate Act to take place in Nice
Leukemia Cup - Images by Leighton O'Connor
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Meeting of the grand designs
29er North American Championship - Final series kicks off
29er World Championship 2014 set to start in Kingston, Ontario
Barcelona and Parnu chosen for 2015 ORC championship events
2014 Race for Rady Yacht Race - Benefiting Rady Children’s hospital
CMRC Summer Invitational Series - Doubleheader events start tomorrow
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 3
Sailing through STEM Night at California YC
Six Metre European Championship - High temps and little wind on day 3
Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan - Light wind opener in Vannes
International Moth Worlds: Rashley ahead as Aussies close in
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Unsatisfactory conditions on day 4
ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds - American unbeatable on day 1
RS Feva World Championships - All set at Yacht Club de Carnac
ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards - Nominations now open
BIC Techno 293 Worlds - Steady winds on day 2 + Video   
29er North American Open Championship - Qualifying series wraps up   
Opening ceremony O'pen Bic World Cup, Travemunde Week, Germany   
Six Metre Europeans - Wind fails to make an appearance on day 2   
Edgartown Race Weekend - Let the sailing (and good times) begin   
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Action commences July 23   
International Moth Worlds - Mothballed on day 4 + Video   
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Ireland remains out front   
Spirits high as Team Alvimedica completes Transatlantic crossing   
Gladwell's Line: A change of direction needed in the America's Cup *Feature   
29er North American Championship - Day 1 in Kingston   
Red Bull 49erFX: First look at the Olympic sailing venue at Rio   
Fuerteventura Kiteboarding Grand Slam - Classic conditions on day 3   
NYYC Race Week Part II images by Rolex/Daniel Forster   
Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life   
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 1   
Six Metre European Championship - Blazing sunshine on opening day   
National Sailing Hall of Fame to present Lifetime Achievement Award   
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Tactical evening ahead for the fleet   
International Moth Worlds: Greenhalgh and Rashley tied at the top   


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 NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT