Two Classes Sport & Spirit
All Miniyachts that comply with the Fisly Specification
But race results are only awarded in the British landsailing
series to Fed club pilots, separate award for non fed pilots.
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PILOTS PLEASE REGISTER HERE BY FILLING OUT FORM INCLUDING SAIL NUMBER.
See Who has registered
Pilots must have qualified for competition in their home club or association BFSLYC insurance will cover this event for FED members other competitors will need proof of insurance cover for competition.
It is the responsibility of the pilot to pre-register and have a sail number issued before racing.
If you are not qualified or cannot produce evidence of qualification you will
Be required to do a short written and practical test.
Cost: Entry fee £30 for the 2 Day event
Please be aware that we the BFSLYC have introduced two classes for the racing over and above the Fisly rules below
these are currently being developed but we have the Spirit Class and Sport class
Traditonal miniyachts , bootlegger, bootsail, Potty, Blokart, xsail etc all fit inside the 5.6M rope
Yorker sport, seagull cutdown promo, cutdown class 5,s
All wheels fit inside 5.6M rope body allowed to overhang rope.
Sailing master has overall decision which class yacht can sail in
Motorhome is free to all pilots and supporters on site at the Varne Boat Club car park, Friday and Saturday Nights
A Mini-yacht is :
- any assembled land or sand yacht that fits inside a continuous loop of rope 5,6 meter long.
- the wheel size is maximum 400 x 8
- the mast must be a circular tube; no wing section
All Miniyachts must be inspected prior to racing by the race officials. yachts
must be presented at the yacht park and sailors must remain with their yacht
until the inspection has been conducted.
Any Miniyacht may be inspected at any time by the race officials.
Miniyacht disqualified from a race due to infringement of an equipment rule must
carry that disqualification for the event.
pilots are responsible for the safety
aspects of their yacht and that the scrutineers might prevent a yacht from
participating if there was an obvious safety issue; ie poorly maintained