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IC & Fast Electric Rules & Championship Standings

For the results round by round please click on the links below.

IC & Fast Electric Championship Standings 2019

IC & Fast Electric Rules

1. The Club Championship will consist of the following classes:

     -2 cell electric

       You may run any hull, drive and motor setup but it must run on a 2 cell battery.

     -3 cell electric

       You may run any hull, drive and motor setup but it must run on a 3 cell battery.

     -.12 IC

You may run any hull but it must run submerged drive and a max engine size of .12.  Boats will run in a  clockwise direction.

     -.21 and .28 IC

You may run any hull but it must run submerged drive and a max engine size of .28.  Boats will run in a clockwise direction.

     -3.5 Multi

       You may run any multi boat setup with a max engine size of 3.5cc Glow motors. Boats will run in an

       anti-clockwise direction.

     -Petrol – Multi

       You may run any multi boat setup with a max engine size of 35cc Petrol motors. Boats will run in an

        anti-clockwise direction.

 

     There will be medals awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each class subject to there being at least 4 in the class or 1st          and 2nd for up to 4 in the class.

 

2. There will be 8 rounds with 2 races in each class in each round.  Each race will be scored. Both races in each round     may count towards the total.

 

3. A competitor must complete at least 4 laps to score points in a race. Those starting and not completing 4 laps will       be awarded the minimum points.

 

4. Only 10 race scores will count giving competitors up to 6 scores to discard.

 

5. A schedule of racing times is attached but will be subject to change dependent on conditions on the day.

 

6. Each race will be 5 mins in duration.

 

7. The start sequence will be as follows for Electric:

     i. Boats will be called to the edge of the lake – boats will start in the water

     ii. The final start sequence will be confirmed on the day

7a. For the .12 and .21/.28  classes  

i. A 2 minute muster time will be called during which boats may enter the water at any time. 1min , 30 secs and race start will be called after 2 minutes. 

     ii. As each boat crosses the start/finish line after race start a lap will be counted.

7b. For Multi

     i. They will get 2 minutes preparation time at the end of which dead engines will be called. 

     ii. There will be a countdown to a Le Mans start

 

8. Once race time has elapsed boats will be counted in on their last lap and informed that their race is completed.

 

9. In the event of 2 boats recording the same time the leading boat across the finishing line on the final lap will be           deemed to be ahead.

 

10. In the event of wildfowl straying onto the course the race may be stopped or competitors asked to follow an                 alternative course until told otherwise. In some cases the race may be restarted from the time at which the race             was stopped.

 

11. A buoy missed will forfeit one lap and be deducted from the total. 

 

12. If a buoy is missed to avoid wildfowl this may at the discretion of the Organiser not result in the loss of the lap.

 

13. At the discretion of the Organiser penalties may be applied for unsportsmanlike conduct on and off the water.

 

14. All decisions of the Organiser are final.