Adriatic Race

 

 

YC HOST

27.04.  -  01.05. 2011.
Vis - Sv.Andrija - Palagruža - Vis
 

NOTICE OF RACE 2011

1.  ORGANIZER:
Yachting  club "HOST" – Vladimira Nazora 34, VIS, tel/fax +38521398-233, mobil. +385911510415 
e-mail:
mail@yc-host.com - www.yc-host.com.


2.  RULES:
International Racing Rules of Sailing ISAF 2009-2012
(RRS).
ISAF Offshore Special Regulations  Category 2 Races
Between the official times for sunset and sunrise the right of way rules of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (IRPCAS) shall replace the Rules of RRS Part  2.

Notice of Race. 

Sailing Instructions.  

Race Committee and Organizer notices  which will be posted at least  2 (two) hours before the start of the race. Notices may change Sailing instructions.

3.  ELIGIBILITY:
Monohull boats with length over all greater than 10.50 m (LOA) – 35 feet:  

Division OPEN, according to length over all (LOA).

<MINI TRANSAT Open 650 Class

Division IRC, Boats having a current and valid IRC rating certificate for 2011. are eligible to compete in an additional IRC division, apart from main OPEN division.

 

Not eligible - Boats with hiking trapezes, sliding platforms and platforms which are not part of hull construction .

 

4. ROUTE:

Vis-Dubrovnik -Palagruža-Vis

Non stop

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Mandatory mark close to Dubrovnik is island Sv.Andrija , but depending on weather condition RO may change the rounding mark to island Daksa or Lokrum .

Length of the course: cca. 225 NM

Organizer reserves the right to change or shorten the course.

5. ADVERTISING:

Regatta has advertising category C according to ISAF regulation 20, Advertising Code. The Organizing Authority may require all competitors to display bow decals at first 20% of the hull length.

6. Length over all measurement (LOA):

The straight line measurement from the foremost part of the boat to the aftermost part of the boat, measured parallel to the centerline and to the design waterline. Integrally formed, molded, or welded components and appendages, such as bow pulpits, swim platforms, attachment structures for the propulsion systems, and structural rub rails installed by the builder are included in the length. Attached bowsprits, pulpits, boomkins (bumpkins), rudders, sails, outboard brackets, handles, railings, and other similar attached extensions are not included in the measurement.
Length over all is criteria for boat divisions, and LOA stated in IMS or IRC certificate is acceptable. Owner or skipper has to provide LOA in entry form and sign with respect to RRS 69.


7. PROGRAMME:


WEDNESDAY 27.04.2011.
Arrival of competitors , registration in hotel TAMARIS from 10:00 hours. 

Mandatory equipment inspection from 14:00 till 19:00 hours

19.00h skippers meeting, hotel TAMARIS, mandatory

THURSDAY 28.04.2011.

11.00h start for all divisions.

FRIDAY 29.04.2011.
Race – offshore

SATURDAY 30.04.2011.

Race – offshore

Time limit 19.00 hours 30.04.2011.

21,00h prize giving ceremony. Dinner – competitors and guests are invited
23.30h party TRANSFORMATION


SUNDAY 01.05.2011.
Reserve day in case of delayed start
 

8. APPLICATION:
Applications with a form that is attached to the website of the organizer (Entry form) must be sent via e-mail not later
than 14:00 Tuesday 26.04.2011.
 
Applications should be personally confirmed in office
by the race office by 14:00 WEDNESDAY 27.04.2011.
 
Organizer reserves the right to reject, accept or cancel the registration of the ship.

8. ENTRY FORMS:
Entry form is available on site, and
shall be received by e-mail
not later than 14:00 h TUESDAY 26.04.2011.
 
Entries shall be confirmed in regatta office no later than 14.00h  WEDNESDAY 27.04.2011.
 
Organizator reserves discretional right to refuse, accept or cancel any boat entry.
 
9. ENTRY FEE:
Entry fee is 600,00 kn per boat plus + 10,00 kn per each member of boat crew ( Cro Yacht asociation TAX )
Entry fee shall be paid till 14.00h  WEDNESDAY 27.04.2011. in the regatta office.
Regatta office will be located in hotel Tamaris in Vis.

10. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS:
Sailing instructions will be available to all competitors at regatta office from 10:.00 to 17.00h  WEDNESDAY 27.04.2011.  

11. CLASS AND HANDICAPS:
Race committee will declare the classes prior to skippers meeting:

IRC class


OPEN 

Division
Lenght over all (m)
Maxi
Preko 16.00
1
13.51 – 16.00
2
3
11.90 – 13.50
10.50 – 11.90
MINI TRANSAT 650  6.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 
 12. LIABILITY:
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta..
Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race..
 
 
13.DOCUMENTS :
Skipper license
Valid boat registration license (copy)
Boat insurance policy
Certificate EC standard category (recommended)
Skipper shall sign a statement to confirm fulfilling the requirements from:
ISAF Offshore Special Regulations (Category 2 Race)
 
 
14. SCORING:
Boats will be ranked generally and in divisions according to their finish time.
A boat that did not start, did not finish, retired after finishing or was disqualified shall be scored points for the finishing place one more than the number of boats entered in the boat division. Race is valid if one boat finish the race.
Additional IRC division will be scored according to the corrected time.
 
15. PENALTIES:
Jury may penalize following infringements without hearing:
RP42 propulsion infringement – DSQ RRS 67
Invalid data provide din entry form – DSQ RRS 3
Crew replacement or change without prior confirmation with RC committee- +5% on elapsed sailing time
 
 
16. PENALTIES FOR PART 2 RRS:
One turn 360°  which is changing RRS 44.2
Boat may accept scoring penalty according to RRS 44.3. Such a boat will be penalized with 20% scoring penalty calculated on number of the boats in division, but no less than 3 penalty points.
 
 
17. PRIZES:
Boat with best elapsed time will be awarded with trophy.
Trophy will be awarded to first boat in each division.
Trophy will be awarded to second boat in each division with no less than 5 entries.
Trophy will be awarded to third boat in each division with no less than 7 entries.
Trophy will be awarded to fourth boat in each division with 10 or more entries.
First boat in each division will receive practical prizes.
Winner of the race (boat with best elapsed time) – will be engraved on perpetual trophy exhibited in organizers office.
Additional award to the winner of the IRC division.O
rganizers may award other prizes. (for instance PARAFRUGEL )
 
 
18. MANDATORY BOAT EQIPMENT:
Skipper shall sign a statement to confirm fulfilling the requirements from:
ISAF Offshore Special Regulations Category 2 Race
Organizers will check following equipment list prior to final entry confirmation (abstract from APPENDIX C Standard Inspection Card - ISAF Offshore Special Regulations):
Life raft with valid certificate capable of carrying the whole crew stowed in appropriate position 
Lifelines, harnesses for all crew members
Storm main sail (for sufficient number of reefs) and storm fore sail (storm jib , trial sail)
Radio VHF
Additional waterproof VHF radio
Horseshoe with floating rope and light
Rigging cutters 
Flashlight + spare batteries and bulbs
Anchors (main and spare) together with a suitable combination of chain and rope, all ready for immediate use
Spare navigational lights
Required number of flares etc.
Means of closing sea cocks and valves 
Required number of fire extinguishers
Fuel sufficient to cruise 100 Nm
Water supply sufficient for all crew members for 3 days
Race Committee may require the boat inspection anytime before or after the race., and may disqualify the boat in case of discrepancy with rules.
  
19. MOORINGS:
For all regatta entries moorings will be provided free of charge in port VIS and KUT two days prior and after the race. 
 

ORGANISING COMMITTEE                                            Vis, February 20th 2011.