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Acura Key West 2009 -  Notice and Conditions of Race

 

January 19 - 23, 2009

Key West, Florida USA 

 

Acura Key West 2009, presented by Nautica is an international regatta that will provide both individual and team competition. This event will be organized and conducted by Premiere Racing, Inc., which will have the authority to reject or rescind the entry of any boat before the start of the first race. The fleet will be divided into divisions and classes at the discretion of the Race Committee.

 

November note: You may enter now and pay later. We can hold checks and credit card processing until after the December 12 deadline, and will begin processing payments the week of December 15. If you enter using our online system, you can choose to pay “offline” and defer the entry payment. If your situation changes and you are not able to join us in Key West and you have paid the entry fee, we will refund 100% of your payment.

 

Part 1 of this Notice deals with general administrative information and

Part 2 with the Rules and Conditions of Race Week.

Welcome Letter and Forms

Download NOR Parts 1 and 2 (PDF)

NOR Amendment 1 posted 11/10/08 - Scoring Discards

Forms and Documents

 

ENTRY Application (PDF)

SAFETY Requirements (PDF)

PHRF Rules and Regulations (PDF)

PHRF Handicap Application (PDF)

PHRF Handicap Application (PDF)

      with fill-in capability

PHRF Handicap Renewal (PDF)

PHRF Handicap Renewal (PDF)

     with fill-in capability

NOR Parts 1 and 2 (PDF)

Online Entry System

       Click Here

 

Entry List

 

The NOR is in the mail

to be sure you are on the

 mailing list email us

CLICK TO VIEW THE CENTERFOLD

 

 

ONLINE ENTRY

AVAILABLE SOON

 

An Invitation to Key West

 

Picture the glistening azure waters and feel the warmth of the Florida sunshine. Envision yourself and your crew on the starting line, racing among some of the very best talent in the world. Imagine the electric anticipation that only Acura Key West 2009, presented by Nautica can deliver. When you’re serious about the sport of sailboat racing, where else could you hope to be the third week of January? 

 

I invite you to take part in the 22nd edition of North America’s premiere regatta.

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 Part 1  General Administrative Information

 1   EVENT MANAGEMENT

Address all correspondence pertaining to the regatta to:

Premiere Racing, Inc.

Post Office Box 1067

67 B Front Street

Marblehead, MA 01945  USA

Tel:       781-639-9545

Fax:      781-639-9171

Email:   KWinfo@Premiere-Racing.com

Web:    Premiere-Racing.com

Event Director & Race Chairman:

                 Peter S. Craig

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Part 2 Rules and Conditions

 

1   MANAGEMENT 

Premiere Racing is the Organizing Authority for Acura Key West 2009, presented by Nautica, the 22nd annual race week at Key West.

 

2   RULES

2.1 The regatta will be governed by the current rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-2012 (RRS), the 2008 IRC Rules Parts 1, 2, and 3, the PHRF Rules and Regulations as adopted and amended by the Key West PHRF Consortium, and the 2009 Key West Safety Requirements.

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An Invitation to Key West

 

Picture the glistening azure waters and feel the warmth of the Florida sunshine. Envision yourself and your crew on the starting line, racing among some of the very best talent in the world. Imagine the electric anticipation that only Acura Key West 2009, presented by Nautica can deliver. When you’re serious about the sport of sailboat racing, where else could you hope to be the third week of January? 

 

I invite you to take part in the 22nd edition of North America’s premiere regatta. Please come and experience first-hand this exceptional week of international racing excitement and shoreside fun.  Once again this year, One Design, PHRF and IRC fleets featuring the latest designs from around the world will come together for championship caliber competition conducted by Premiere Racing’s highly regarded race management team.  

 

We recognize that competing at the southernmost point in the continental United States can involve considerable planning and logistics efforts.  We are always available to assist you with your preparations and are continually updating information on the event web pages. All available details, forms and information on boat transport, dockage arrangements, crew accommodations, money saving tips, charter, and Key West tourism are posted.

 

A sincere thank you goes out to our Sponsors and Industry Partners, whose support continues to play an increasingly significant role in delivering much needed stability to this world class event on the international racing calendar. We are grateful for the continued participation from Title Sponsor Acura, the Florida Keys Tourism Council, presenting sponsor Nautica, Mount Gay Rum, B&G, Lewmar, SLAM and Sperry Top-Sider. Premiere Racing’s Industry Partner Program continues with its all-star line up of sailing industry leaders. Please be sure to keep all of these participating companies on your list of preferred vendors.

 

If you haven’t yet been to Key West, I hope that 2009 is your year.  If you’ve raced with us in the past, we certainly hope to see you again.  Race dates are January 19-23.  Please know that your Premiere Racing team and the host city of Key West will do everything possible to make sure that your experience at Acura Key West 2009 is a memorable one.  

 

Sincerely yours, Peter S. Craig,

Event Director & Race Chairman


A special thank you to the sponsors, partners and industry advertisers in the print publication

 

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