Monthly Race Director list, 2023
March 18 - John Ebell
April 15 - Tom Walsh
May 20 - Alan Krusinger
June 17 - Steve Howard
July 15 - Kyle Russell
August 19 - Chris Carpenter
September 16 - Mari Spina
October 21 - Sangeet Khalsa tentative
November 18 -
Quoting from our Bylaws:
Sect.4. The Race Day Team shall consist of one member at large responsible for setup and takedown of the race day equipment, plus one member at large to act as Race Director. The Race Director shall not race for the day. At the end of the race day, the Race Director will be awarded the same points score as the second place finisher for each class that they own a boat and regularly race.
Only the RD gets the second place finish, as that individual is not racing. Anyone assisting with setup and takedown is expected to race as usual.
What is expected of RD:
Evaluate wind prediction and wind on race day.
Set a course that is favorable for windward/leeward racing.
Ensure seven races are run per class for the schedule of the day, if feasible, due to wind
Announce the start of the race and "Clock is ON!"
Call the starting line (OCS violations); General Recall if absolutely necessary
Take PHOTOS of racing for the day and get them to the webmaster for posting online
Call the finish line and record the finish order
Make sure the final score sheets are sent to our scorer
What is expected of Setup:
Unlock the job box
Get all equipment out of the job box
Inflate the dinghy
Bring dinghy, marks, start timer, (and dock if at Columbia), pond side
Bring tripod and score sheets pond side
Help RD set a course
Recover all marks after the end of racing for the day
Return dinghy, marks, equipment, to the job box
Deflate and fold the dinghy
Put all equipment back into the job box
Lock the job box