2021 U.S. Nationals Notice of Race

DNs line up on Lake Charlevoix in Michigan in 2018     Photo: upnorthimaging.com

2021 U.S. Nationals Regatta
January 23 – 30, 2021
Location: TBA on January 20, 2021
US NATIONALS INFORMATION PAGE
Register & Pay for 2021 U.S. Nationals

IDNIYRA Vice-Commodore Jody Kjoller invites U.S. DN sailors to the 2021 U.S. Nationals. The US Nationals is a non-ranking regatta scheduled in place of the 2021 Gold Cup World Championship, cancelled because of the pandemic. A Nationals information page has been created for Race Documents, Schedule of Events, and Registration information. The latest information will be posted on the home page of idniyra.org in addition to the Nationals Information page.
Sailors and Race Committee must observe social distancing and COVID-19 guidelines. Online registration and payment is mandatory. 

2021 U.S. NATIONALS NOTICE OF RACE

NOTICE OF RACE
International DN Ice Yacht Racing Association
U.S. Nationals January 23-30, 2021
Hosted by V.C. Jody Kjoller

RULES
● All races will be governed by the Racing Rules of the National Iceboat Authority, the Bylaws of the IDNIYRA, Established Procedures of Iceboat Competition, the Regatta Management Agreement, the Notice of Race, including any amendments to the NOR,(except as any of these are altered by the sailing instructions) and the Sailing instructions.

RACE SYSTEM
● Races shall be sailed under the rules of the National Iceboat Authority and those of the IDNIYRA.
● The regatta is scheduled for 11 races per fleet with up to one throwout.
● Saturday will be used ONLY if the gold fleet does not have 3 races completed. This changes IDNIYRA bylaws, C) 2, b.
● The number of Fleets and fleet size will be determined after registration.

RACE COURSE
● All courses will be a WINDWARD / LEEWARD Inline course with Darling Marks.
● A diagram of the race course will be posted on the Official Notice Board and will be available online

ELIGIBILITY
● All DN class yachts meeting the requirements of the DN official specifications and whose skippers meet the requirements of the bylaws of the IDNIYRA as stated in sections IDNIYRA Regattas are eligible to enter and race in the championships.
● All participants shall provide proof of $300,000 personal liability at time of online registration.

SITE INFORMATION
● The primary site is in the United States
● Site and Headquarters information will be posted on the DN North America website located at: idniyra.org
REGISTRATION, DEADLINE, AND FEE
● Each skipper shall register on: idniyra.org. All registration and fees will be online only. Entry Fee shall be paid in U.S. Dollars.
● The entry fee is $75.
● No entry fee will be accepted after the close of registration (refer to schedule of events) When regatta location moves, prior to the first race, registration may be reopened.
● Sailing instructions and course diagram to be available to all competitors, online only, at time of final registration. Printed Sailing instructions and other regatta documents will not be provided by any race official.
● All skippers may be required to complete a Safety Test as part of registration.

REGATTA INFORMATION at: idniyra.org