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YMC Alma Mater Race


RACE DOCUMENTS

Kellett Island Moorings
The club will do it's best to allocate a mooring space at Kellett Island that is available for competitors of the race.  However as all the moorings at KI are allocated there are not many available.  Any moorings that are available will be allocated on a first come first served to boats that have signed on for the race.  A waiting list will be kept for those boats that are unsuccessful.

SWISS RE YMC ALMA MATER RACE 2022

Philosophy & Vision

  • YMC Alma Mater Race will be a racing event for fun, in the same way as Nations' Cup.
  • To promote the sport of sailing to wider general public as well as to build a soft linkage to colleges / local universities.
  • To create new dynamics and additional "horizontal" bonding among Members of the RHKYC community.
  • To identify and engage potential supporters and participants for our upcoming series of University Initiative events.
  • YMC Alma Mater Race is a Clean Regatta and we are targeting to get Gold Certification. To promote marine conservation and sustainability via Alma Mater and participating alumni.

Design of the Race

  • Team identities will be self declared by competing teams, similar to Nations' Cup.
  • Team identities will be based on academic institutes or units, acceptable examples of team identities include Team CUHK, Team LSE, Team HKUMed, Team CityU Business School, Team DGS.
  • Each team shall be formed in such a way that over 50% of the crew have affiliation with the same academic institute as their team identity.
  • When a competing team comprises of 3 or less members, all of them need to have affiliation with the same academic institute as their team identity.
  • Examples of academic institute include local and non-local universities, colleges, high schools, schools.
  • Examples of affiliation include alumni and students.
  • School flags, stickers will be allowed and encouraged to be displayed on the boom only during this race.

Q&A on Team Composition:

Q: If I am racing on F15 with a team of 2 members, how many crew is required to have affiliation with the same academic institute?

A: All members i.e. 2 team members.

Q: If I am racing on Ruffian with 4 members, how many crew is required to have affiliation with the same academic institute?

A: At least 3 team members.

Q: If I am racing on Impala with 6 members in total, how many crew is required to have affiliation with the same academic institute?

A: At least 3 team members.

Q: If I am racing on Impala with 7 members in total, how many crew is required to have affiliation with the same academic institute?

A: At least 4 team members.

Q: If I am racing on a Beneteau First 50 with 15 members in total, how many crew is required to have affiliation with the same academic institute?

A: At least 8 team members.

CREW BOARD

Please send your information to Iris Yang.

Crew Wanted

Name & Contact details Information / Details Academic Institute

Crew Available

Name & Contact details Experience / Qualification Academic Institute

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