ORC, ORC OPEN, ORC A2, J80 and FIGARO CRUISES
May 1 and 2, 2021
The REPSOL Trophy will be organized by the Monte Real Club de Yates (MRCYB) with the sponsorship of REPSOL.
2. PLACE AND DATES
It will be held in the waters of the Vigo estuary and the Bay of Baiona on May 1 and 2, 2021.
3.1 According to the provisions in force in the following regulations:
3.1.1 The regatta rules as defined in the Racing Rules
WS Sailing 2021-2024 (RRV).
3.1.2 The Technical Regulations for Cruise Ships The Regatta will be held by the RFEV.
3.1.3 The IMS Measurement regulation (only for ORC cruises).
3.1.4 Regulation of the ORC Rating System (only for ORC Cruises).
3.1.5 The WS Special Rules for Offshore Racing (OSR), Category 4.
3.1.6 Announcement and Instructions of this Regatta.
3.1.7 [NP][DP] The Security Protocol in relation to COVID-19.” of the General Secretariat for Sport of the Xunta de Galicia and RFG Vela (ANNEX I of the AR).
3.2 The infraction of the Rules in AR and IR of this event indicated as[NP] , it will not be a reason for protests between ships. This modifies Rule 60.1(a) RRS.
3.2 Measures in relation to COVID-19.
3.2.1 Access to the facilities will not be allowed for those people whose body temperature exceeds 37.5 degrees or those who refuse to pass the temperature control. This decision does not constitute a reason to request a remedy (this modifies RRS 62.1(a)).
3.2.2[SP] Failure to comply with the “Security Protocol in relation to COVID-19” will lead, after a hearing, to the imposition of penalties at the discretion of the Protest Committee” with a minimum of two places in the test or tests to be determined.
3.3 The infraction of the Rules in AR and IR of this event indicated as[DP] , indicates that your penalty may be lighter than disqualification if the Protest Committee so decides. The abbreviation for the discretionary penalty imposed pursuant to this instruction shall be[DPI] .
3.4 The penalty for infractions of the IR indicated as[SP] they will be fixed, without a hearing and imposed by the Regatta Committee in each test infringed during the day (modifies Rules 63.1 and A5 of the RRS).
4.1 Participation in this regatta is limited to boats with an ORC International, ORC, OPEN or ORC A2 or Club certificate valid for 2021, as well as the J80 and Figaro monotypes.
4.2 Participants must comply with the eligibility rules of the WS
4.3 Groups and Classes.
An ORC group is established that will be divided into classes, as well as those of the different monotypes:
Cruise (*) – ORC
Cruise (**) – ORC OPEN
J80 class – J80 monotypes
Figaro class (***) – Figaro Monotypes
A2 (****) – A2
(*) In ORC, in view of the registrations made and as soon as their effective participation in the regatta is verified, the Regatta Committee and Organizing Committee will establish the classes and cuts of the same, seeking the greatest possible equity, not admitting claims about it.
(**) In the Special Open Class, only boats that do not enter the classes indicated in (*) will be admitted. This class will have to fill out a registration form with specifications of material on board.
In any case, the Regatta Committee and the Organizing Committee of the regatta will have the power to include, at their discretion, in the Open Class the boats they deem appropriate, not admitting claims in this regard.
(***) The Figaros will run in real time and only in their class.
(****) In class A2 they will race under the Double Handed rating (those boats with an ORC certificate may request it free of charge from the RFEV).
4.4 One designs will only compete in their class and in real time.
To form a class, there must be a minimum of 6 registered.
5.1 Participants must comply with the eligibility conditions reflected in Regulation 19 of the World Sailing and the prescriptions of the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation related to said regulation.
5.2 Participants of nationality or legal residence in Spain must be in possession of the athlete’s federation license for 2021.
6. ADVERTISING [NP] [DP]
6.1 Participants may display advertising, in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 20 of World Sailing and the Advertising and Competition Regulations of the Royal Galician Sailing Federation.
6.2 In accordance with World Sailing Regulation 20, participants may be required to display advertising on the forward 20% of the hull, on each side of the boat and on the sides of the boom, as well as possible advertising pennants on the backstay of each boat. All this would be provided at the MRCYB race office once your registration is confirmed.
6.3 Modifications to the stickers provided by the organizing committee are not allowed. Violation of this IR will entail a penalty of 2 places in the test.
6.4 The Monte Real Club de Yates reserves the right to demand the elimination or substitution of any type of publicity, message or image displayed during the celebration of the event of the boats or the equipment of their crew members, which does not comply with the moral and ethical standards of general acceptance (Regulation 20 of the World Sailing) or contravene the interests of the organizing club. This includes holding races on the regatta course, at the club’s facilities or while at the regatta committee’s disposal.
6.5 The owner or skipper of the boat with advertising will be asked to indicate or show the type of advertising that will be displayed during the celebration of the regatta, for the approval of the organizing committee.
6.6 The participating owners and crews grant their authorization to the MRCYB so that any photograph, image or video of people or boats taken during the days of the regatta may be published in any medium, such as television advertisements, editorial comments, information , advertising, etc.
7. INSCRIPTIONS AND BONUSES
7.1 Entries will necessarily be formalized on the official form (it accompanies this document and/or is available at www.mrcyb.es).
7.2 The registration fees will be the following:
CLASS RIGHTS REGISTRATION
With and without 50% bonus (*)
ORC CLASS – 40 euros – 80 euros
ORC OPEN – 30 euros – 60 euros
FIGAROS – 25 euros – 50 euros
J80 – €30 – €60
ORC A2 – €25 – €50
(*) The 50% bonus will be applied only to those boats that have participated in the COMUNICA TROPHY.
In addition, the boats that have participated in the Comunica and Repsol will have a 30% discount on the Conde de Gondomar Trophy.
7.3 The registration rights must be made effective, in the name of the Monte Real Yacht Club, by means of a transfer or payment made in the current account that is set out below (indicating the name of the boat):
Account number: ES92 2080 0559-2330 4000 3658
7.4 To be accepted, an application for registration must be submitted or submitted with the following documentation:
• Registration form duly completed and signed.
• Proof of payment, as specified in 7.2.
• For foreign athletes who do not have a federative license or athlete’s medical insurance that insures them in the event of an accident, they must prove that they have insurance against accidents and illness valid in Spain.
• Valid and signed ORC measurement certificate (ORC fleet only).
• Photocopy of civil liability insurance and damage to third parties for a minimum coverage of €336,556 and coverage for all crew members on board and policy extension for participation in non-professional regattas.
• List of security elements (depending on whether ORC or Monotype) duly covered and signed.
7.5 The application for registration must have the approval of the Organizing Committee of the Monte Real Club de Yates.
7.6 The documents will be sent or presented by hand within the established period in:
MONTE REAL YACHT CLUB
CAMPUS OF THE NATIONAL PARADOR, S/N
Phone: + 34 986 38 50 00
The documents for registration are available on our website: www.mrcyb.es
7.7 Registration period.
The registration period will end on April 27, 2021. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to extend said period. If registrations are accepted after the deadline, the cost of these will be increased by 20%.
7.8 Registration of Participants
Each owner or skipper must register and personally sign the registration form at the MRCYB Regatta Office before 11:00 a.m. on May 1, 2021.
7.9 Admission of Participants
The registration of a boat will not be accepted if, before the time indicated in section 7.8, it does not present the documents specified in 7.4 at the Regatta Office or does not have the approval of the Organizing Committee.
8.1 The program of the event is as follows:
Friday, April 30
12:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Presentation of documentation and delivery of Sailing Instructions.
Saturday, May 1
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Presentation of documentation and delivery of Sailing Instructions.
1:00 p.m. – Coastal tour for all classes (departure from Baiona cove).
7:30 p.m. – Tasting, if the COVID restrictions on the date allow it.
Sunday, May 2
12:00 hours – Coastal Tour.
6:30 p.m. – Award ceremony.
8.2 On Sunday, May 2, no attention signal will be given later than 3:30 p.m. GPS time.
8.3 Two coastal tests are scheduled (one on Saturday and the other on Sunday), which may be modified at the discretion of the organizing committee.
8.4 The Sailing Instructions may introduce variations in the routes or in the scheduled program, depending on the circumstances that occur, mainly weather.
9. INSPECTION AND MEASUREMENTS [DP]
Measurements and daily checks of certificates and safety may be carried out by the measurement committee on regatta days.
10.1 The Low Score System Appendix A4 of the RRS will apply.
10.2 There will be no discards.
11. COMPENSATION SYSTEM AND RANKINGS
11.1 ORC rankings will be established according to one of the following compensation systems:
For cruising, compound course, and if not possible, coastal regatta will apply.
All this always at the discretion of the regatta official, not admitting claims in this regard.
11.2 Class classifications will be established (provided that the provisions of points 4.2. and 4.3 are met).
11.3 The one design classes (J80 and Figaro) will only qualify in real time.
12. SECURITY [NP] [DP]
12.1 The safety of the regatta is considered as Category 4, in accordance with the Special Rules of Regatta of the World Sailing (for one designs they will be specific to them).
12.2 The participants undertake to carry on board, under their responsibility, the updated regulatory documentation of the vessel, as well as the appropriate qualification for the management of the vessel and the navigation to be carried out.
The list of prizes will be exposed in the TOA, in view of the participants and registered, before the start of the 1st test.
The boats formally registered in this regatta and that do not belong to the MRCYB fleet, will have a reserved mooring or anchoring place (mooring under the exclusive responsibility of the owner or skipper), free of charge at the MRCYB, from April 25 to May 8.
15. COMMUNICATIONS [NP] [DP]
15.1 The Race Committee will use Channel 72 VHF for its communications during the celebration of the tests.
15.2 All participating boats must have an operational VHF radio receiver installed on board, equipped with at least VHF channels 09 (156.450Mhz), 16 (156.800Mhz) and 72 (156.610Mhz).
16. OFFICIAL SOCIAL ACTS
16.1 The award ceremony will take place on the terrace of the MRCYB, once the general classifications of the tests have been published on May 5, 2021 (approximately 4:30 p.m.).
16.2 Scheduled social events:
Saturday, May 1, 7:30 p.m.
Tasting, if the COVID restrictions on the date allow us.
Sunday, May 2 18:30
MRCYB trophy delivery
17.1 All boats participating in the regatta do so at their own risk and responsibility.
17.2 The Monte Real Club de Yates, the organizing authority or any other person or body involved in the organization of the event, rejects any responsibility for loss, damage, injury or inconvenience that may occur to people or things, both on land and at sea, as a result of participating in the tests covered by this Notice of Race.
17.3 Attention is drawn to Fundamental Rule 4 DECISION TO RACE in part 1 of the RRS which states:
“It is the sole responsibility of a ship to decide whether to participate in a
test or if it continues in regatta”
April 2021 MRCYB