Urgent Reminder: Corinthian Entry for the 2008 North Americans Closes this Friday — 26 September
23 September 2008
The absolute final closing deadline for Corinthian entries for the 2008 Melges 24 North American Championship is Friday 26 September 2008. Competitors are reminded that entries for the Corinthian Division must include a full crew list giving ISAF Sailor ID numbers and classifications for all crew members. This information must be submitted at the time of entry and no later than Friday 26 September.
To enter online please visit www.annapolismelges24.com
When submitting your Corinthian crew details please ensure that you have checked that your crew's classification is up to date. The classifications are awarded for a period of two years (unless the sailor's status changes during that period in which case they must apply for reclassification) and to be eligible to compete in the Corinthian Division each of your crew members' classifications must be valid for the full duration of the regatta. For all further details about ISAF Classifications please visit www.sailing.org/classification.php
For your information the wording of the relevant section of the Notice of Race is as follows:-
4. SAILOR CLASSIFICATION
4.1 The ISAF Sailor Classification Code will apply to the Corinthian Trophy. Please refer to ISAF’s Web site: www.sailing.org
4.2 Indicate classification for each sailor on the entry form if entering for the Corinthian Trophy and the unique ISAF User ID Number
4.3 The closing date for the registration of Corinthian entries shall be as in 3.2.
4.4 Sailors must be registered with ISAF prior to this date and be able to declare their User ID numberon the entry form.
4.5 Late entries cannot be considered for this trophy.
4.6 Full details for the Corinthian Trophy can be found in IMCA Championship rules.
3. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
3.1 The Championship is open to all boats of the Melges 24 class that meet with the obligations of the Class Rules and their National Authority, in the case that a National Authority exists.
3.2 Eligible boats may enter by completing the entry form and sending it, together with the required fee, to the Eastport Yacht Club so that it is received there by September 26, 2008.
The 2008 North American Championship is sponsored by Coral Reef Sailing Apparel, Gill, Melges Performance Sailboats, North Sails, Velocitek, Annapolis Wireless Internet (AWI), Harken, Sail 22, Pusser’s Rum, and Westin Annapolis. The Melges 24 Class and the Eastport Yacht Club are extremely proud to be partnered with these outstanding companies and thank them for their generous support of the 2008 Melges 24 North American Championship.
The Melges 24 is designed by Reichel Pugh and considered the most unique one design sportboat in the world as well as one of the fastest-growing classes of high performance yachts. For more information, visit the official class websites of the International Melges 24 Class Association (IMCA) and U.S. Melges 24 Class Association (USMCA).
For more information or press photos, please contact:
International Melges 24 Class Association (IMCA)
2008 North American Championship Press Officer
+44 7711 718470
U.S. Melges 24 Class Association (USMCA)
2008 North American Championship Press Chair
Class Communications Director | Executive Secretary
+1 (912) 398-5776
For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact
LM PR, Inc.
Annapolis Melges 24 Sponsor & Marketing Director
+1 (773) 960-3960