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Notice of Race

NOTICE OF RACE

 

49er Grand Prix Gdynia 2016 will be held in the Bay of Gdańsk from July 21 to July 24, 2016.

The Organizing Authority is: GSC Yachting and Pomeranian Sailing Association.

 

  1. RULES

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

1.2.  ISAF Addendum Q will apply at all time of racing.

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

  1. ADVERTISING

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

  1. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY

3.1. The regatta is open to all 49er and 49erFX boats.

3.2. Competitors shall enter by filing the registration form on the regatta website: http://49ergrandprix.com/?page_id=136. The Regatta Office will then send a reply with confirmation of entrance and further instructions.

On - line registration will be open on March 15, 2016. Entries must be received no later than July 01, 2016. Entries lodged after that date may not be accepted.

3.3.  Competitors under 18 years of age shall present a signed and completed parent (or guardian) consent and declaration form at registration. The forms are available for downloading at the event website www.49ergrandprix.com.

3.4.  There is limited number of entries. Entries will be accepted in the order of receiving until the number of 20 entries is reached. At least 5 entries are required to constitute a regatta.

  1. FEES

The required entry fee is €200EUR per competitor. A discount of €30EUR per competitor will apply for payment received before 15thMay, 2016.

  1. FORMAT AND SCHEDULE

5.1.  The courses and format of racing will be described in the Sailing Instructions.

5.2.  Registration for competitors is scheduled at 10:00hrs – 18.00hrs on July 21, 2015 at the Race Office.

5.3.  The schedule of regatta is as follows:

Date

Starting signal for the 1st class

Points of programme

Number of races in each class

21.07.2016

10.00 – 18.00

Registration

 

22.07.2016

10:00 – 10:30

Competitors & Race Officer briefing

 

11 :00 – 11:30

Opening ceremony, team presentation

 

12:00 – 16:00

RACING

5

23.07.2016

11.00 – 15:00

RACING

5

21:00 – 21:20

22.00

PRESS CONFERENCE

NIGHT RACE & BANQUET

1

24.07.2016

11.00 – 13:00

RACING

3

14.00

MEDAL RACE

1

18.00

CLOSING & PRIZE GIVING CEREMONY

 

 

 

5.4. On the last day of racing no warning signal will be made after 15:30hrs.

  1. MEASUREMENTS

 All boats shall carry national letters on their sails.

  1. SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

Sailing instructions will be available at registration on July 21, 2016.

  1. VENUE

The Race Office will be located in the building of Helios Foundation, Aleja Jana Pawła II 11A, Gdynia 81-345.

  1. PENALTY SYSTEM

RRS 44.1 and RRS P2.1 are changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-Turn Penalty.

  1. SCORING

10.1.  The Low Point System of RRS Appendix A will apply.

10.2.  At least 3 races are required to be completed to constitute a regatta.

10.3.  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.

10.4.  In medal races, a boat’s score shall be double the number of points specified in RRS Appendix A 4.1, and the score for that race shall not be excluded from the series score.

10.5. Ties in the series score between boats with different medal race point scores shall be broken in favour of the boat that scored better in the medal race. This changes RRS Appendix A8.

  1. BERTHING

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

  1. PRIZES

Money prizes will be given for top 3 boats in 49er and 49erFX class as follows:

1st place – 1000 EUR

2nd place – 500 EUR

3rd place – 250 EUR

Above prices will be awarded only in classes with 7 and more entries.

Money prizes according to the Polish law are taxed by 10%.

 

There is a special prize for the winner of Night Race. The separate notice concerning Night Race will be posted.

  1. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. Neither the organizing authority nor ISAF will accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

  1. INSURANCE

Each participating crew shall present a valid insurance certificate showing proof of third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of 1.500.000 Euros per incident or equivalent.

  1. MEDIA RIGHTS

15.1. By participating in an event competitors automatically grant to the organizing authority, the right in perpetuity to make, use and show, from time to time at their discretion, any motion pictures and live, taped or filmed television and other reproductions of the athlete during the period of the competition without compensation.

15.2.  Boats may be required to carry cameras, sound equipment or positioning equipment as specified by the Organizing Authority.

15.3.  The top three competitors as well as the individual race winners may be required to attend a media press conference each day.

15.4.  Competitors may be required for interviews at the regatta.

  1. FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please contact:

info@49ergrandprix.com

www.49ergrandprix.com