ANNOUNCEMENT OF RACE GALICIAN CHAMPIONSHIP SOLITARIOS Y TWO

PRIMA VINIA TROPHY
GALICIAN SOLO CHAMPIONSHIP AND TWO
V RAFAEL OLMEDO MEMORIAL

 

1. ORGANIZATION, PLACE AND DATES

The Monte Real Yacht Club (MRCYB), by delegation of the Royal Galician Sailing Federation, organizes the PRIMA VINIA TROPHY GALICIAN CHAMPIONSHIP of SOLITARIES and DOS 5 RAFAEL OLMEDO MEMORIAL for ORC cruisers and J80 monotypes, which will be held in the waters of the Galician Rías Baixas on Saturday, June 1, 2019, and will also be scoring for the CIRCUITO RIAS BAIXAS A DOS 2019 , in accordance with the following stipulations of this Notice of Race.

2. RULES

The regatta will be held under the following regulations:
2.1 The “rules” as defined in the WS Racing Rules of Sailing 2017/20.

2.2 The IMS Measurement Regulation. [NP]

2.3 The ORC Rating System Regulations.

2.4 The Regulations with the adaptations made by the MRCYB for this regatta, of the J80 one-design class. [NP]

2.5 The Special Rules for offshore racing of the WS (OSR) for category 4, reduced, special for this regatta.

2.6 The RFGV Galician Singles and Twos Championship Regulations in force and the Rías Baixas A Dos Circuit.

2.7 This Notice of Race (AR) and the Sailing Instructions (IR), the latter prevailing in case of discrepancy between the two.

2.8 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.

2.9 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] .

2.10 The penalty for infractions of the IR indicated as[SP] They will be fixed, without hearing and imposed by the Regatta Committee in each test infringed during the day. (modifies Rules 63.1 and A5 of the RRS).

3. ADVERTISING [NP] [DP]

3.1 Participants may display advertising in accordance with the provisions of World Sailing Regulation 20, the RFEV Competition Regulations and the RFEV prescriptions for said regulations.

3.2 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 regatta office once your registration is confirmed.

3.3 Modifications to the stickers provided by the Organizing Committee are not allowed. If this rule is broken then rule 20.9.2 of the World Sailing Regulations will apply.

3.4 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 event of the boats or equipment of their crew members, which does not comply with the regulations. generally accepted moral and ethical standards (World Sailing Regulation 20) 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.

3.5 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.

3.6 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.

4. ELIGIBILITY

Participants must meet the eligibility requirements reflected in the WS regulations and in the prescriptions of the RFEV to said regulations.

5. PARTICIPATION

Any single-hull sailing cruiser with a minimum length of 6.49 m can participate. and with an ORC International or ORC Club measurement certificate valid for the year 2019. Vessels with a GPH greater than 780 sec./mile will not be admitted.

The skippers of the boats must be of legal age accredited by means of a photocopy of their DNI and, in the event of carrying a minor as a crew member, they must provide, together with the documentation for registration, the corresponding written authorization from their parents or guardians. Accordingly, the responsibility of the minor during the regatta falls to the skipper of the boat where he is embarked.

There will be a SOLO division (with a single crew member) and a TWO division (necessarily with two crew members) .

In view of the registrations made and as soon as their effective participation in the regatta is verified, the Regatta Committee and Organizing Committee, if they deem it appropriate, will establish within the TWO division, the classes and cuts of the same that they consider necessary seeking the greatest equity possible, not admitting claims in this regard.

The J80 fleet, in addition to being able to classify in compensated time with the other boats as long as they have an updated ORC certificate, will also have a special classification in real time where those who do not have an updated certificate will enter (with the condition of being A Two).

The minimum number of boats to form a division and each class will be five.
In any case, it will be the Race Committee who will designate the class of each boat, not admitting claims in this regard.

6. REGISTRATION

Registration will be mandatory and will necessarily be done on the attached form, which must be sent before 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019 to:

MONTE REAL YACHT CLUB
NATIONAL PARADOR ENCLOSURE
36300 BAIONA
PHONE + 34 986 38 50 00
FAX. + 34 986 35 50 61
E-MAIL: secretaria@mrcyb.com

Also attaching photocopies of the following documentation:

 Valid ORC measurement certificate for 2019.
 Sailing licenses 2019 of all crew members on board.
 Necessary qualification of the skipper to be able to govern the boat.
 Valid airworthiness certificate.
 Advertising permission if you have it.
 Current insurance policy, which covers civil liability (damage to third parties and property) or extension of coverage of civil liability and damage to third parties up to a minimum amount of 330,556.66 euros.

registration price
Solitaries: €30 · For Two: €60.
50% Bonus for boats that register before May 27, 2019

 

The payment of the registration fees will be proven by presenting the photocopy of the transfer made, where it must reflect the name of the boat or sail number, to the account of the Monte Real Yacht Club:

ABANCA
BAIONA Branch
Account number: ES92- 2080-0559-2330-4000-3658
SWIFT: CAGLESMMXXX

Registrations made after the date indicated will not be entitled to the different additions that may entail.

The winning boats of the GALICIAN CHAMPIONSHIP OF SOLITARIOS YA DOS of 2018, are exempt from the registration fee, in the GALICIAN CHAMPIONSHIP OF SOLITARIOS YA DOS of this year.

7. CONFIRMATION OF REGISTRATIONS

The definitive admission of a registration is subject to the presentation of the original documentation previously mentioned BEFORE 8:00 p.m. on FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019, as well as the security review form completed and signed by the Measurement and/or Regatta Committee and the personal signature of the document waiving liability and authorization for the club and Organizing Committee to broadcast all the images collected from the event in any means of communication without territorial limits.

8. COURSE

In accordance with the Regulations of the RFGV Galician Solitaire and Two-Handed Championship, the planned distance and itinerary will be adapted to the prevailing weather conditions, for the safety of the participants.
Initially the planned route will be: Departure in the Bay of Baiona – Beacon to unmark if necessary – Beacon of Carallones Er. – Beacon of La Negra Er. – Illas Cíes Br. – Lighthouse Tower Camouco Er. turning it – Beacon Islote dos Viños in Cíes, Br. – Beacon of La Negra Br. – Beacon of Carallones Br. – Arrival.

This route may vary depending on the weather conditions on the day of the test.

The IR will specify the possible alternative routes according to said conditions.

9. PROGRAM

Friday, May 31, 2019

16:00 – 20:00 Security checks (MRCYB regatta office)

20:00 Skippers meeting (at the Monte Real Yacht Club)

Saturday, June 1, 2019

11:00 Start of the regatta (from the Bay of Baiona)

21:00 Awards ceremony (at the Monte Real Yacht Club)

 

10. SAIL INVENTORY, INSPECTION, SAFETY AND MEASUREMENTS [NP] [DP]

The responsibility of going to this regatta with its correctly updated measurement certificate, material measured and sealed correctly, as well as the maximum number of sails that can be carried on board and the required safety elements is exclusively the skipper of the registered boat.

11. SECURITY [NP] [DP]

11.1 For safety purposes, this regatta is considered a reduced category 4, in accordance with the WS Special Rules for High Seas Regatta (OSR) and specified in the security sheet attached to the registration, both of which are mandatory.

11.2 It will be the responsibility of the owner or the person in charge of each boat to comply with the legal regulations established for recreational boats, both in general and especially for their government, dispatch and security.

11.3 Do not forget that it is very important:
 VHF radio with channels 16, 71 and 72, support mobile phone, as well as enough batteries and spare parts for the entire duration of navigation.
 Bring on board all the updated regulatory documentation of the boat, including insurance and the necessary qualifications of the skipper.
 Mandatory GPS, at least one (1) per boat.
 Perfect condition of navigation lights and radar reflector.
 The use of the autopilot in regatta will be allowed. You must carry enough fuel to be able to navigate at maximum power for four (4) hours, as well as one (1) safety harness per crew member or registered skipper, approved vests, clothing and water shoes.
 Permanently installed lifelines.
 Throughout the duration of the regatta, mandatory passage controls and position notices will be established throughout the entire route.

11.4 Wake Tracking and Security Program. [NP] [SP]
During the completion of the test, the participants must MANDATORY be connected to the live monitoring program of the regatta, through the application that they will download to their mobiles for free. In this link you can follow the instructions http://bit.ly/1Gft3BP.

It is very important that they provide mobile battery chargers or mobile connection to the ship’s battery to charge.

Participants who disconnect or do not directly connect to the program at all times, without just cause, may be penalized with a minimum of 2% of their real time, with no claims being accepted in this regard.

12. PRIZES

The overall winner of A Dos and the overall winner of Solitaire who meet the requirements of the Galician Championship regulations (all crew members have a Galician federation license for the current year and the boat runs for a Galician club) will receive the plates accrediting Galician Champions for the year. 2019.

The complete list of prizes will be exposed in the TOA before the start of the Regatta.

13. BERTHS

The boats formally registered in this regatta not belonging to the MRCYB fleet will have a free mooring or anchoring place (mooring under the exclusive responsibility of the owner or skipper) reserved at the MRCYB from Sunday, May 26 to Saturday, June 8 .

14. LIABILITY

14.1 All boats participating in the regatta do so at their own risk and responsibility.

14.2 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.

14.3 Attention is drawn to Fundamental Rule 4 RACE DECISION, part 1 of the RRS which states:

“It is the exclusive responsibility of a boat to decide whether to participate in a test or to continue racing”

MRCYB, MAY 2019