Notice of Race

Notice of Race

Event:           Airisto Regatta 2018

Snipe Class Finnish Championships
Lightning Class Finnish Championships
505 Class Championships
Star Class national ranking
Finn Class national ranking
Europe Class national ranking
Zoom8 Class national ranking
Optimist Kadetti class regatta

Organising Authority:      Yacht Club of Turku (TPS),  in conjunction with
Airisto Segelsällskap i Åbo r.f. (ASS)
Turun Työväen Pursiseura ry (TTPS)
Naantalin Purjehdusseura ry (NPS)
Gullkrona Kryssarklubb r.f. (GK)

Date:    10–12.8.2018

NOTICE OF RACE

Notice of Race numbering is following the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) Appendix K numbering. Some paragraph numbers are intentionally left out.

1 RULES

1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing.

1.2 No national prescriptions will apply, except Finnish Championships rules apply for Lightning  and Snipe -classes.

1.3 RRS G3 applies for loaned and chartered boats having permission of race committee.

1.4 Race Committee may allow use of sail identification that do not comply with the requirements of RRS Appendix G. This changes RRS 77.

1.5 RRS appendix P and T applies for all classes.

1.6 If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.

1.7. Amendment 25.1.2018

2 ADVERTISING

2.1 Boats may be required to display advertising chosen and supplied by the organizing authority.

3 ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

3.1 The regatta is open to all boats of the Optimist Kadetti, Lightning, Europe, Zoom8, Snipe, 505, Finn- and Star Class, boats are eligible.

3.2 Within Optimist Kadetti classes the competitors shall be born year 2003 or later.

3.3 Eligible boats for all classes may enter by completing the electronic entry form at Yacht Club of Turku web site and submitting it together with the required fee as stated in NoR 5.1 by 1.8.2018.

3.4 Late entries may be accepted, on discretion of the Organising Authority, with fees raised 50% as to the initial ones.

3.6 Each competitor shall be a member of a club affiliated to its World Sailing national authority, and, member of her national class association of the respective class.

5 FEES

5.1 Entry fees for the classes are following

Lightning120 €
Star90 €
Snipe120 €
50590 €
Finn60 €
Europe60 €
Zoom860 €
Optimist Kadetti30 €

 

7 SCHEDULE

7.1 For Optimist Kadetti, 505, Star, Europe, Zoom8 and Finn-classes, scheduled number of racing days is 2 and races 6:

Friday 10.8.2018

1800–2000    Registration, measurement and inspection

Saturday 11.8.2018

0800–1000 Registration, measurement and inspection
1155     First warning signal, 3 races

Sunday 12.8.2018

1055    First warning signal, 3 races
1600   Prize giving ceremony, after protest handling

7.2 For Lightning and Snipe classes scheduled number of racing days 3 and races 9:

Thursday 9.8.2018

1800–2000    Registration, measurement and inspection

Friday 10.8.2018

0900–1100    Registration, measurement and inspection
1255  First warning signal, 3 races

Saturday 11.8.2018

1155   First warning signal, 3 races

Sunday 12.8.2018

1055  First warning signal, 3 races
1600  Prize giving ceremony, after protest handling

7.3  On the last day of the regatta no warning signal will be made after 1500

7.4 One additional race per day may be sailed if the weather forecast predicts that the scheduled races the next day will be unlikely to be sailed or when the event is behind the schedule.

8 MEASUREMENTS

8.1 Each boat shall produce a valid measurement certificate. In addition the measurements mentioned in Appendix 1 maybe taken.

9 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

Sailing Instructions will be available on Turun Pursiseura ry web-site Thursday 9.8.2018 at 12:00 and at the race office during event registration.

10 VENUE

10.1 Race courses are located on North-Airisto (Chart no. 26), Appendix 2.

10.2 Race harbour will be at Turun Pursiseura harbor.

10.3 Racing area will be about 3,5 nautical miles from the regatta harbor.

11 THE COURSES

The courses to be sailed are Windward-Leeward or Triangle or Trapezoid type

13 SCORING

13.1 For 505-class 4 races are to be completed to constitute National Class Championships series. For Star-class 3 races are to be completed to constitute 10th District Championships series.

13.2 When fewer than 5 races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores. When 5 or more races have been completed, a boat’s series score will be the total of her race scores excluding her worst score.

14 SUPPORT BOATS

Every boat that is moored in race harbour shall be registered at Race Office and are required to carry identification supplied by Race Office, and to function as security vessels according to the instructions of the Regatta Safety Officer.

Support boats shall be launched at TPS harbour, see appendix 3.

15 BERTHING

Boats shall be kept in their assigned places while they are in the boat park and harbour.

16 HAUL-OUT RESTRICTIONS

Keelboats shall not be hauled out during the regatta except with and according to the terms of prior written permission of the race committee.

18 RADIO COMMUNICATION

Except in an emergency, a boat shall neither make radio transmissions while racing nor receive radio communications not available to all boats. This restriction also applies to mobile telephones.

19 PRIZES

19.1 For Snipe and Lightning class Finnish Sailing and Boating Federation Finnish Championship prizes shall be awarded for best 3 Finnish boats.

19.4 Additionally Yacht Club of Turku prizes will be awarded for each class following the Finnish Sailing and Boating Federation scheme.

20 DISCLAIMER OF 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.

21 INSURANCE

Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance, with 250.000 € minimum coverage.

22 FURTHER INFORMATION

Turun Pursiseura ry, Pursiseuranranta 30, 20100 Turku
kilpailut@turunpursiseura.fi
www.turunpursiseura.fi

23 CHANGES

All changes to this Notice of Race shall be published by 15.7.2018 on web-site of Yacht Club of Turku  http://www.turunpursiseura.fi