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    • 08 Jan 2019
    • 07 Nov 2019
    • Union Reservoir
    Please renew your membership before renewing your storage. The software has no way to enforce this, so if you do pay for storage without renewing your membership then the Storage Czar, a volunteer, has to track you down and nag you until you do renew.
    You must have been assigned a space by the storage administrator prior to making your payment.  
    Please contact storage@unionsailingclub.org to check on space availability and/or to be put on the waiting list.

    Availability: Applicants must check with the storage administrator for availability — storage@unionsailingclub.org
    Eligibility: Storage is available only to paid members, owning sailing dinghies or catamarans, who plan to participate in club
    activities. Storage is assigned on a first-pay basis for unoccupied spaces until all spaces are occupied.
    Requirements: (PRIOR to storing): Paid membership dues, current City car and boat passes, and this signed contract with payment.
    The Board of Directors of Union Sailing Club and the below signed applicant agree to the following storage terms:
    1. Price: Dolly spaces are $325 and rack spaces are $100.
    2. Term: January 1
    to December 31
    3. Hand or Dolly Launch ONLY: No vehicle and/or trailer launching allowed at the club.
    4. Renewals: new contract and payment due January 1st.
    5. Allowed Use: Storage is restricted to your designated space. Dolly spaces may store up to 3 boats and related equipment stacked up to 6’ high (excluding masts). Rack spaces may store one boat per space. No keelboats or motor boats allowed.
    6. Park Permit: Each boat must have a Union Reservoir Park annual pass sticker affixed to it. If the sticker is not VISIBLE for inspection by City of Longmont officials, then the owner will be liable for any fine levied on the club by the City.
    7. Mud: Do not drive into the club when the ground is wet! When mostly dry, avoid mud puddles.
    8. Volunteer: We are an all volunteer organization, please volunteer at least twice per year
    9. Sharing: Only families may share a storage space. Families are those who reside in a single domicile and are related under Colorado State Law.
    10. Hours and Rules: Refer to current Park flyer or contact the Park for seasonally varying operating hours, and rules and regulations of Union Reservoir Park. City of Longmont laws apply to facilities. Union Sailing Club rules are posted at the club and online.
    11. There is no subletting or prorating of storage spaces.
    12. Secure your boat: Boats and equipment must be anchored with ground tackle so as to prevent damage to themselves or adjacent boats anywhere on the USC site. Inspect your tie-downs at least monthly. If you are uncertain about tying your boat down, ask a board member.
    13. Inactive or Abandoned boats: USC Board of Directors reserve the right to remove any boat deemed inactive or abandoned, at the owner’s expense.
    14. Late Fee: At the discretion of the USC Board. a late fee of $1 dollar per day may be assessed for failure to meet any deadline given herein.
    15. LOCK DOWN: Failure to pay or failure to meet any of the above REQUIREMENTS may result in your boat being rendered unusable.

    In consideration of the issuance of this seasonal storage space permit, I hereby agree to abide and conform to the Rules, Regulations & Policies of Union Sailing Club,and the City of Longmont governing Union Reservoir. I also agree to indemnify, defend, and save harmless Union Sailing Club, its officers, agents, and employees and City of Longmont, its officers, agents, and employees, from claims or demands of any kind, including alleged negligence or other fault by the Club and or City, for damages or injuries, either to myself, my guests, or to other persons, or to my property or the property of others, arising out of or in connection with the use and storage of boat, trailer, vehicle or anchoring system at Union Reservoir. I further understand that Union Sailing Club or the City of Longmont are in no way responsible for the safekeeping of my boat, vehicle or other property or for the damage to the said property by reason of fire, flood, storm, theft, vandalism or otherwise. I further understand payment is a non-refundable. This storage contract cannot exceed the terms or limits of the Use Permit between Union Sailing Club and the City of Longmont. If the Use Permit between the Union Sailing Club and City of Longmont is not renewed, then storage fee may be refunded on a prorated basis.
    I certify that I have read and understand this contract and agree to abide by their provisions.
    I acknowledge that Union Sailing Club has a lien upon the boat(s) and equipment for the storage charges set forth above. I further acknowledge that Union Sailing Club may foreclose the lien on my property if the charges are not paid when due. In addition, if the boat and/or trailer are left at Union Reservoir after March 31st without payment in full, or otherwise abandoned, I understand that the City may declare the boat and/or trailer to be abandoned without foreclosing the lien, and sell or otherwise dispose of the boat and/or trailer, in accordance with State law.
    • 08 Jun 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 09 Jun 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Union Reservoir, Longmont CO

    2019 ReUnion Open Regatta

    Notice of Race

    Location: Union Sailing Club, Longmont, Colorado

    Dates: Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9, 2019

    Organizing Authority: Union Sailing Club

    Contact(s): Links: http://www.unionsailingclub.org

    Doug McKnight: doug@mcknight.to

    Gib Charles GibSail@comcast.net

    Regatta Highlights: Regatta headquarters will be at Union Sailing Club on the South East side of Union Reservoir in Longmont, Colorado.  Union Sailing Club is dedicated to promoting small boat and youth sailing.   Union Reservoir is owned by the City of Longmont.   With a stunning view of Longs Peak and the Twin Peaks, this 750 acre no-wake lake is perfect for this early season family-friendly event.  In addition to the Regatta, other activities available for the family on the City side of the lake are swimming and paddle board rentals.

    1.  Rules: 

    This Regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017- 2020.

    2.  Eligibility and Entry: 

    The event is open to monohull and multihull sailboats no more than 20 feet long, no more than 850 pounds displacement. Entrants must fill out a registration form and pay the appropriate fees. Four boats of the same one-design class will be scored as a fleet. Boats that do not form a one-design fleet will be grouped into one or more Portsmouth handicap Fleets. Anticipated one-design fleets include:  Finn, Laser, MC Scow, Mutineer, Optimist, and Snipe.

    3.  Fees and Registration: 
    Regatta Entry Fees: $60/boat. Early Online Registrants will receive a $10 discount and US Sailing Members will receive an additional $5 discount. Click here for (Online Pre-registration), be sure to register by June 2nd to receive the $10 discount.

    Entry fee includes: BBQ at USC after racing on Saturday and snacks before awards on Sunday.

    Entry fee does not include mandatory Union Reservoir Park vehicle or boat passes, available at the park entry station:  Union Reservoir Fees

    4.  Schedule of Events:
    Saturday, June 8:

    8:00 to 9:00 Registration at Union Sailing Club (South East Side of Lake)
    10:00 Competitor’s meeting at Union Sailing Club, including an announcement of fleets/starts.
    11:00 Warning signal for the first race (no race will be started after 17:00).
    18:00 (or approx 45 min after last race
    ) shoreside BBQ on the USC picnic barge

    Please note: Union Park has a no alcohol policy.

    Sunday, June 10:
    10:00 Warning signal for the first race (no race will be started after 15:00)

    16:00 (or approximately 45 min after the last race) snacks and Awards at the Union Sailing Club

    5.  Sailing Instructions: 
    Sailing instructions, available at registration, take precedence over this NOR if there are differences.

    6.  Regatta Site:

    · The regatta site will be at Union Sailing Club on the South Eastern Shore of Union Reservoir, Longmont, Colorado. Vehicle/Trailer launching is available at the public concrete launch ramp at the Union Reservoir Park main site, on the South end of the lake, a short drive from USC (see attached map).  Launching at USC is by dolly only, no vehicles are allowed on the gravel launch ramps.

    · Any boats being brought on site must report to the Union Reservoir Park main gate to be inspected for Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) by the Park staff prior to launching. This applies to all boats, even those launched at the USC dolly-only ramps.

    7.  Racing Area and Courses: 
    Racing area and courses will be as shown on the Union Sailing Club Race Course Chart, and as described in the Sailing Instructions, available at registration.

    8.  Scoring: 

    The scoring system will be the Low Point Scoring System found in Appendix A of the RSS. One race is required to be completed to constitute a Regatta. When fewer than 5 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race score. When 5 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score. Results of the regatta will also be included in the scoring for the Sailing Association of Intermountain Lakes Dinghy Championship Tour.  Portsmouth Fleets will be scored using the most recent Portsmouth Yardstick D-PN wind average available through US Sailing.

    9.  Trophies: 
    Fleets with four or more pre-registered boats by June 2nd will be awarded first, second, and third-place trophies. There will also be awards to the “overall regatta winner” and “first place Junior”.

    10.  Disclaimer of Liability: 
    Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See RRS Rule 4, Decision to Race. Union Sailing Club, Union Reservoir Park, and the City of Longmont will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta. 

Past events

29 Sep 2018 Oktoberfest 2018
22 Sep 2018 2018 Rocky Mountain Snipe Championship
18 Aug 2018 2018 Back to School Junior Regatta
29 Jul 2018 Union Sailing Club BBQ Potluck
14 Jul 2018 2018 Juniors - 2nd Session
16 Jun 2018 2018 Juniors - 1st Session
09 Jun 2018 ReUnion Regatta 9-10 Jun 2018
12 May 2018 2nd Spring Work Day and BBQ
31 Mar 2018 Spring Work Day / Docks-in
18 Nov 2017 2017 Fall Banquet, Award Ceremony and Elections
07 Oct 2017 2017 Rocky Mountain Finn Championship
30 Sep 2017 Oktoberfest 2017
16 Sep 2017 2017 Rocky Mountain Snipe Championship
26 Aug 2017 August BBQ Potluck / New Dock Launch / Capsize clinic
05 Aug 2017 August 2017 Juniors
08 Jul 2017 July 2017 Juniors
10 Jun 2017 ReUnion Regatta 10-11 Jun 2017
03 Jun 2017 June 2017 Juniors
08 Apr 2017 Rain Date: Spring Work Day / Docks-in
04 Mar 2017 Spring Potluck at the Flett's
19 Nov 2016 2016 Fall Banquet, Award Ceremony and Elections
01 Oct 2016 Oktoberfest 2016
17 Jul 2016 July 2016 Junior Sailing Program
11 Jun 2016 ReUnion Regatta 11-12 Jun 2016
20 Feb 2016 Please Register for the Union Sailing Club Spring Potluck, February 20th @ 5:30
14 Nov 2015 Fall Banquet, Award Ceremony and Elections
26 Sep 2015 Oktoberfest 2015
26 Sep 2015 Final Pot luck BBQ of the Season & Oktoberfest this Saturday
06 Sep 2015 Pot Luck BBQ Sunday Serptember 6, 2015
02 Aug 2015 Pot Luck BBQ Sunday August 2, 2015
05 Jul 2015 Pot Luck BBQ Sunday July 5th
20 Jun 2015 Boat Handling Clinics with Jim Young
14 Jun 2015 Pot Luck BBQ Sunday June 14th
06 Jun 2015 ReUnion/3Peaks Regatta 6-7 Jun 2015
03 May 2015 First Pot Luck BBQ of the season Sunday May 3rd
21 Mar 2015 Spring Potluck, March 21st @ the Flett's Home
15 Nov 2014 Fall Banquet, Award Ceremony and Elections
25 Oct 2014 Fall Cleanup Day/ Docks Out
27 Sep 2014 Oktoberfest 2014
07 Sep 2014 Sept 7th Pot Luck BBQ & Bring a Friend to Union Sailing Club
03 Aug 2014 August 3rd Pot Luck BBQ
06 Jul 2014 July 6th Fun Day and Potluck BBQ
22 Jun 2014 Colorado Buttterfly Championship Regatta
07 Jun 2014 Union ReUnion Regatta
01 Jun 2014 June 1st Pot Luck BBQ
04 May 2014 Time change for Pot Luck Bar-BQ to 12:00
04 May 2014 Race Committee Clinic this Sunday at 11:00am
04 May 2014 Motor Boat Clinic this Sunday at 1:00pm
05 Apr 2014 Spring Work Day/ Docks-in
01 Mar 2014 Opening Day Potluck, @ Mark & Melissa's
01 Jan 2014 2014 Boat Storage Payments

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