Event Calendar

Upcoming events

    • 30 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • Union Reservoir, Longmont, CO
    2017 Oktoberfest One Design Regatta

    Notice of Race: 2017-OktoberfestNOR.pdf

    Regatta Entry Fee for double handed boats: $35.00
    Regatta Entry Fee for single handed boats: $25.00

    A $20.00 late fee will be charged for onsite registrations.

    Entry fees do not include vehicle, park or boat passes which are available at the park entry station - on the west side of the lake.

    Entry fees include a great day of racing, waters and drinks, awards and bragging rights. Buy your own applies at the pub/brewery after racing.

    Volunteers on-shore and on-water still needed (race committee, buoy boats, etc.)

    Potluck Lunch:
    We will break for lunch, please bring a side or dessert to share.

    Schedule of Events:
    Saturday, September 30, 2016
    9:00 am - Skippers meeting at USC Clubhouse
    10:00 am - First warning signal for morning races.
    1:00 pm - Break for BBQ Potluck Lunch
    2:30 pm - First warning signal for afternoon races.
    No race will be started after dusk or the wind dies, whichever comes first.
    ASAP after last race - Awards at USC Clubhouse
    ASAP after awards - Meet-up at a Brewery or Pub in Longmont, TBD

    • 07 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 08 Oct 2017
    • 2:00 PM
    • Union Sailing Club, Longmont, CO

    Rocky Mountain Finn Championship Regatta

    Downloadable NOR

    1. Event:

    The Rocky Mountain Finn Class as the organizing authority will conduct the Rocky Mountain Finn Championship at Union Reservoir, Longmont, CO, Saturday, October 7th and Sunday, October 8th, 2017. 

    2. Rules:
    The regatta will be governed by the Rules as defined by the 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing except as changed by this Notice Of Race (NOR), the Regatta Sailing Instructions, the rules of the International Finn Class and the Rules & Regulations of Union Reservoir.

    3. Eligibility and Entry: 
    3.1 The regatta is open to all members of the Finn Class. Competitors shall be members of the USA Finn Class Association, the Canadian Finn Association or other relevant national Finn Class Associations. 
    3.2   Competitors must arrange for the registered boat to be present at the event. 

    3.3 To enter, complete and sign the enclosed form, pay the entry fee in Section 4 Fees, and mail the form and entry fee to the regatta chair listed below or register online www.unionsailingclub.wildapricot.org. Entry may also be completed at the time of registration. Boats that have not registered and not paid their their entry fee, will not be considered competitors.
    3.4On Site registration will be available at the Union Sailing Club Clubhouse. Sailing Instructions will be distributed to competitors at Registration and may be posted at www.unionsailingclub.wildapricot.org . Up to twelve (12) races are scheduled. Seven races completed will constitute a regatta.  Competitors who registered by mail or online at www.unionsailingclub.wildapricot.org are required to check-in at the On Site registration desk to pick up their Sailing Instructions and sign their waivers.

    4. Fees:
    Fees are $50.00 which provide for event shirt, beer/beverages, Saturday evening dinner and Sunday awards. 

    5. Schedules:
    Friday, October 6th, 2017 – Drop off for Out of State boats 1800 -2000
    Saturday, October 7th, 2017: On Site Registration 0900-1000; Competitor’s meeting 1000; First warning signal 1030; subsequent signals & races to follow 
    Sunday, October 8th, 2017: First warning signal 1030; subsequent signals & races to follow No race warning after 1400 

    6. Notices to Competitors:
    Notices to competitors will be posted on the official USC notice board located on the Union Sailing Club Club House.

    7. Changes to the Rules:
    The Sailing Instructions may modify the rules. Anticipated changes include but are not limited to: modification of Appendix A Low Point Score System as described in Section 10: Scoring, Inclusion of RRS Appendix T. Changes to the Sailing Instructions may be made on the water under Code Flag L.

    8. Prizes:
    Trophies will be awarded for the top three finishers.

    9. Venue:
    All races will be held on Union Reservoir, Longmont, CO.

    10. Scoring:
    10.1 The Low Point Scoring System in Appendix A will be used with the modifications stated in this Notice of Race: 
    10.2  Each boats’ series score shall be the total of her race scores excluding her two worst (that which can be thrown out) scores after ten (10) races have been completed.
    10.3 Appendix A 4.2 is modified as follows: 
           DNF, RET, RAF, TLE = number of finishers plus 1; 
           DNS, OCS = number of starters plus 1; 
           DNC = number of competitors plus 1, 
           DSQ = total number of boats registered plus 2. 

    11. Photography Consent:
    Competitors entering the regatta accept that they may be photographed and/or videotaped participating in the race and/or Union Sailing Club’s facilities and they consent to the taking of such images and to the use, reuse, publication and republication of such images in any media, in conjunction with the competitor’s name or not, without compensation and without the competitor’s approval of such images or any use thereof.

    12. Coaches and Non-Race Committee Boats:
    All support boats and coaches must be capable of communicating with the Race Committee on VHF channels, 16,68,69,71 and 73

    13. Radio Communication:
    The Race Committee reserves the right to make announcements on the water via VHF radio on channel 73 in addition to announcements made under Code L. These may include OCS calls and advanced warning of upcoming starting sequences and schedules. 

    14. Insurance:
    Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with minimum coverage of US $300,000.00 per event or the equivalent.

    15. Disclaimer of Liability:
    Competitors participate entirely at their own risk. See RRS Rule 4 Decision to Race. Union Sailing Club as the organizing authority 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. 

    16. Information:
     For more information, contact the regatta chairs: 
    Marcus Ward                 marcus.ward@gmail.com
    Curtis Rist (719) 648-1830 commodore@rmsail.org 

    Union Sailing Club, 461 Co Rd 26, Longmont, CO 80504

Past events

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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