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NORA 2014 - Event Format


Following on from the great success of the 2013 Malinwater Series / NORA Championship, the committee has looked at ways of improving the event further and streamlining in an attempt to attract visitors from further afield.

In 2014 the event will start in Killybegs Bay on the 2nd August with Inshore racing over two days for both Spinnaker and White Sail Fleets.  Individual courses will be aimed to give the most fun and competitive sailing to both fleets. On Saturday evening after racing there will be a party organised for all competitors and friends.  Monday will see our first of our two Coastal Races starting from Killybegs to Sligo Yacht Club.

Both of the events Coastal races will score double points and be non discardable.  We are planning that one or possibly both of these will be run  "Pursuit Race" style.  This means the slowest boat will start first and be followed by the rest of the fleet in order of handicap to pursue each other to the finish line.

Thursday 7th August will see a full day of inshore racing off Rosses Point.  With Friday seeing the second of our Offshore Races to Mullaghmore Sailing Club.

The event will conclude with another day of inshore racing on Saturday the 9th August in Donegal Bay off Mullaghmore.  With a final prize giving and party on the Saturday night in the MSC Clubhouse.

 

to all the Members who Volunteer

Michael B for cutting the grass, Eoghan, Una, David & Sinead, Ken & Daniel, Klaus, Gerry, Jan, Mick S, Bob, Liam and Ellen for attending the work party on Sat 27th,  Karl for setting up the What's App Group.   This list will be updated regularly

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