Hawaii HS IMU Invite

29 November– 1 December 2013
PCISA, HYSA & the Kāne`ohe Yacht Club
Kāne`ohe, Hawaii


10 September 2013

On behalf of HYSA and the Kaneohe Yacht Club, we welcome you to the 2013 Hawaii High School IMU Invitational Regatta. The event will take place in Kaneohe, Hawaii, USA from 29 November - 1 December 2013. The Notice of Race, Regatta information, and daily results may be found on the event website at:  http://www.regattanetwork.com/event/7350.

Registration & Check-in
Each Team must register online. Each competitor must also send a completed Medical Form along with all of the required waivers and a Competitor’s Agreement to Alison Kiyotoki (P.O. Box 4685; Honolulu, HI 96812) by 15 November 2013. Should any medical issues change after that date, it is the responsibility of the sailor to notify Alison Kiyotoki. It is also required that you attach a photocopy of your medical insurance card to your medical forms. Each team must also send a Charter Agreement and Damage Deposit of $250.00.

The Race Office, located at the Kaneohe Yacht Club, 44-503 Kaneohe Bay Dr., Kaneohe, HI 96744, will be open for check-in Friday, 29 November 2013 from 1300 until 1500. You will not be able to check-in if your registration is not complete.

Practice
There will be an optional practice held from 1400 – 1700 on 29 November 2013. It is highly recommended that you participate.

Racing
Racing days will be Saturday, 30 November 2013 through Sunday, 1 December 2013. No warning signal will be made after 1430 on Sunday, 1 December 2013.

Meals and Social Events
Saturday and Sunday, 30 November – 1 December 2013 – Breakfast and Lunch for Competitors and Coaches Saturday, 30 November 2013 – IMU Luau (4 tickets included w/ Registration Fee; additional tickets available
for purchase via the Event Website Store)
Sunday, 1 December 2013, as soon after racing as practical – Awards Ceremony & Pizza at Kaneohe Yacht Club

Charter Boats
Boats will be provided by the organizing authority. The charter fee is included in the Registration Fee. A mandatory Damage Deposit fee and Charter Agreement on file are required by 15 November 2013.

Pack Up
Failure to assist in the pack-up will result in the forfeiture of the $250.00 Damage Deposit. Details for the pack- up will be provided on Sunday, 1 December 2013 during the Competitors’ Meeting.

Lodging
Housing is not provided for this event. However, there are many resorts, hotels, and vacation rentals in the area.
 
Transportation
The airport that serves the area is Honolulu International Airport (HNL). Transportation between Kaneohe Yacht Club and HNL will not be offered.

Flights from Honolulu International Airport should not be scheduled earlier than 1900 HST Sunday 1 December 2013.

Awards Ceremony
The awards ceremony is on Sunday, 1 December 2013 after all boats have been checked in. Trophies will be for the team placing 1st through 3rd place. Additional awards may be given. Attendance at the Awards Ceremony is mandatory.

Sailing Instructions
Sailing Instructions will be distributed and posted on the Official Notice Board.

Gear
A Personal Flotation Device is required at all times while sailing. A water bottle and sunscreen are highly recommended. This is a “green” regatta; no disposable water bottles will be provided. Mark all personal belongings in advance.

Attire
Dress for dinner is clean and casual. Shirts and footwear should be worn in the “Longhouse” at KYC at all times.

Weather
Real time weather will be provided each race day on the Official Notice Board. The temperature should be between 75-80 degrees Fahrenheit.

Alcohol and Drugs
The use of alcohol or any illegal drug by a competitor is not allowed or tolerated during the event.

We welcome you to KYC and look forward to great competition in the spirit of Corinthian sailing!

Sincerely,

Alison Kiyotoki and Charles Barclay
Regatta Chairs
2013 Hawaii High School IMU Invitational Regatta