2016 Black Dog Dash - Race Registration
RACE DATE: July 23, 2016
A NEW ENGLAND MULTIHULL ASSOCIATION REGATTA OPEN TO ALL MULTIHULLS WITH A NEMA RATING
Sponsored by The Black Dog Tavern, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard
Owner/Skipper Name
Yacht Name
Email Address
Contact Phone
Check this box if you are NOT registering to race but you WILL be purchasing T-Shirts or Dinner tickets ---->
Enter the Number of Shirts by Size Required - First 3 are included in registration fee,  additional are $16, mark all quantity needed here.
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Enter the Number of Guests coming to the Saturday Night Dinner Party 
Entry Fee -   $69 Includes skippers breakfast and 3 Black Dog Multihull Race T-shirts 

Friday  - Raft up on the beach, in front of The Black Dog Tavern

Saturday, 0715 hrs - Breakfast at the Black Dog, free for each racing skipper Get your breakfast coupon from the R.C.

Saturday, 0845 hrs - Skippers meeting on the beach at the Black Dog 

Start - N.E.M.A handicap pursuit start, at anchor, outside the breakwater First boat off at 1100 hrs

Course - 22 Miles or less, depending on conditions

Time Limit - Places, according to position at 1800 hrs, if necessary

Requirements - 1. N.E.M.A rating, applied for at least two weeks before the event. 
                              2. All safety equipment, as stated in the N.E.M.A. race rules. 
                              3. This entry application, signature and paid entry fee.

After Race - Raft up, in front of the Black Dog for awards presentation and party on the beach and aboard the rafted boats

Awards - 1st through third, plus others to be announced

Saturday, 1900 hrs - All participants of the Black Dog Dash (both racers and non-racers) are invited to evening dinner party at the home of Kate Shands and Joe Mulinare (726 Franklin St.,Vineyard Haven).  Food and drinks will be provided, but guests are encouraged to bring additional appetizers, drinks, and desserts if they wish.  Please be aware that party is not part of the race and to offset cost of food and drinks, there is a charge of $25/person if sent together with race registration. (See next page for payment)
 
You will also have opportunity to pay $35/person cash or check or credit card on the beach Saturday morning.  

WAIVER OF CLAIMS: I AGREE THAT AS CAPTAIN OF THE YACHT NAMED HEREIN I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR  
MY YACHT, MY CREW, MYSELF AND OUR SAFETY. IT IS MY DECISION WHETHER OR NOT TO  
PARTICIPATE, AND IF I DO PARTICIPATE, I HEREBY WAIVE AND RELEASE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AGAINST  
THE NEW ENGLAND MULTIHULL ASSOCIATION, THE BLACK DOG DASH, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND  VOLUNTEERS (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASEES”) INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED, TO CLAIMS OF NEGLIGENCE,  ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY ASPECT OF THE BLACK DOG DASH. I ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATION IN THE SERIES, INCLUDING ALL RISKS OF INJURY AND LOSS OF LIFE FOR MYSELF AND MY CREW. I ALSO AGREE THAT I SHALL BE FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PHYSICAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE CAUSED BY ME OR MY YACHT TO OTHERS, AND SHALL HOLD RELEASEES HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM ARISING FROM MY ACTS OR OMISSIONS IN CONNECTION WITH MY PARTICIPATION IN THE BLACK DOG DASH.
After submitting this registration you will be offered the opportunity to pay via PayPal, should you so choose, otherwize your registration is not complete until a check has been mailed to the NEMA Treasurer.
Electronic Signature