IDNIYRA Last updated: November 6, 2010

2011 Regatta Dates

International Regattas

Gold Cup World Championship

Dates: January 30, 2011 – February 4, 2011
Host: North American Western Region

1.   Rules:
All races will be governed by the Racing Rules of the National Iceboat Authority; the By-Laws of the IDNIYRA as stated in the sections ‘IDNIYRA Regattas A) Gold Cup World DN Championship Regatta,’ ‘Racing Rules,’ and ‘Official Specifications of the DN Ice Yacht’; the Notice of Race, including any amendments to the Notice of Race, (except as any of these are altered by the sailing instructions) and the Sailing Instructions.  The Sailing Instructions can be modified at the Skippers Meeting and by notice posted on the official notice board.

2.    Eligibility:
All DN class yachts meeting the requirements of the Official Specifications and whose skippers meet the requirements of the By-Laws of the IDNIYRA as stated in the section ‘IDNIYRA Regattas’ are eligible to enter and race in the championship.

3.   Site Information and Postings:
A.   The primary site is the North American Western Region
B.   Site and Headquarters Information will be available on the Official Regatta Hotline
608-204-9876, extension 4.
C.   Site and Headquarters Information will be duplicated on the website in the Class Announcements section.  In the event of conflicts, the posting on the DNAmerica site shall take precedent.

4.   Entry, Deadline, and Fee:
A.   The official entry may be submitted and signed or may be accomplished on line as described in the posted amendment to the Notice of Race.  A registration form may be found in the Runner Tracks, may be downloaded from the DNAmerica site.
B.   The early entry fee is $85 US if paid by PayPal or postmarked by December 31, 2010 and late entry fee $120 US if paid by PayPal or postmarked January 1, 2011 or later.  Entrants traveling from Europe are exempt from paying late fees.

5.   Schedule of Events:
December 31, 2010    deadline for early entry fee
January 1, 2011   late entry fee goes into effect
January 23, 2011, 9:00 PM CST   Site information initial posting   
January 29, 2011 5:00 – 8:00 PM CST   Final registration and check-in for all competitors at the site headquarters as posted
January 30, 2011 9:00 AM   Opening ceremony and Skipper’s meeting at launch site
January 30, 2011 10:15 AM   First race

6.   Sailing instructions will be available at final registration and check in. 

7.   Yachts with two piece masts or mast sticks shall notify the measurement committee prior to the close of registration to have mast approved and officially sealed prior to the first race for the duration of the regatta.
8.   Prizes shall be awarded in accordance with the IDNIYRA By-Laws.

North American Championship

Registration:Immediately following the World Championship

Last Race:

Primary site: Central Lakes Region of North America

Notice of Race - North American Championship

Entry Form - North American Championship

European Championship / European Trophy

EC/ET Regattas (link to Euronews website)

Canadian Championship

Regatta Dates: TBD

North American Regional Championships


Central Region Championship

Regatta Dates: TBD

Eastern Regional Championship

Regatta Dates: TBD

Mountain Lakes

Regatta Dates: TBD

Western Regional Championship

Regatta Dates: TBD


Other Regattas


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