The Monte Real Yacht Club (MRCYB), by delegation of the Royal Galician Sailing Federation, organizes the INSERIMOS TROPHY – IV MEMORIAL RAFAEL OLMEDO · GALICIAN CHAMPIONSHIP of SOLO and TWO for ORC Cruises, which will be held in the waters of the Galician Rías Baixas on Saturday, June 02, 2018, and will also be scored for the CIRCUITO RIAS BAIXAS A DOS 2018 , in accordance with the following stipulations of this Notice of Race,


The Regatta will be held under the following regulations:

  1. The “rules” as defined in the WS Racing Rules of Sailing 2017/20.
  2. Technical Cruise Regulations 2018 in force.
  3. The IMS Measurement Regulation.
  4. Regulation of the ORC Rating System.
  5. The WS Special Rules for High Seas Racing (OSR) for category 4, reduced, special for this regatta.
  6. Regulations of the RFGV Galician Singles and Twos Championship in force and of the Rías Baixas A Dos Circuit.
  7. This Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions, the latter prevailing in case of discrepancy between the two.


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 celebration of the event of the boats or the equipment of their crew members, which does not comply with 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


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


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 2018. 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).

Lessons : 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 Regatta Committee who will designate the class of each boat, not admitting claims in this regard.


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 31, 2018 to:

Mount Royal Yacht Club

National Parador Enclosure

36300 Bayonne

phone + 34 986 38 50 00

Fax. + 34 986 35 50 61



Also attaching PHOTOCOPIES of the following documentation:

  • Valid ORC measurement certificate for 2018.
  • Sailing licenses 2018 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.
  • Valid 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: Solitary: €30 · For Two: €50.

50% BONUS:



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:



Account number: ES92- 2080-0559-2330-4000-3658


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 2017, are exempt from the registration fee , in the GALICIAN CHAMPIONSHIP OF SOLITARIOS YA DOS of this year.


The definitive admission of a registration is subject to the presentation of the original documentation previously mentioned BEFORE 8:00 p.m. on FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018, 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.


In accordance with the Regulations of the Galician Solitary and Two-handed Championship of the Royal Galician Sailing Federation, 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.

In IR, the possible alternative routes will be specified according to said conditions.




The certificate data will be used in the Special Scoring: Double Handed OSN ToD section .

There will be independent classifications for each SOLO and A DOS division (Galician Championship), as well as a classification for each of the classes established in A Two and a classification in real time also for the J80.

The general classification of A Dos will count towards the Rías Baixas A Dos Circuit 2018.

Appendix A and the low scoring system described in RRS Rule 4.4.1 will apply.


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.


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

12.2 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 in particular for their government, dispatch and security.

Do not forget that it is very important:

  • VHF radio with channels 16, 09 and 69, support mobile phone, as well as enough batteries and spare parts for the entire duration of the navigation.
  • Bring on board all the regulatory documentation of the boat updated, including insurance and the necessary qualification of the skipper.
  • Mandatory GPS, at least one (1) per boat.
  • Perfect condition of the 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, compulsory passage controls and position notices will be established throughout the entire route.

12.4 Wake Tracking and Safety Program.

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 .

It will be very important to 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.


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. 2018. The complete list of prizes will be exposed in the TOA before the start of the Regatta.


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 27 to Saturday, June 9.