The Spanish J80 Championship will be held in the waters of the Bay of Baiona, from April 27 to May 1, 2018, organized by the Monte Real Club de Yates de Baiona, by delegation of the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation and with the collaboration of the Galician Sailing Federation and the Association of Owners of J80 of Spain.
The regatta will be governed by The Rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRV) and:
– The RFEV Technical Cruise Regulations.
– The J-80 Class Rules[DP] .
– For all the rules that govern this event, the notation[NP] refers to the fact that an infraction of this rule will not be a reason for protests between boats. (Modifies R 60.1(a) of the RRS).
– Tests may be arbitrated. In this case, it will be done in accordance with WS Addendum Q.
Participants may display advertising in accordance with World Sailing Regulation 20, the RFEV Prescriptions to said Regulation and subject to the restrictions of Class Rules C2.1. In accordance with World Sailing Regulation 20, participants may be required to display the Organiser’s Publicity, which will be provided at the Regatta Office once their registration is confirmed. This will consist of stickers to be placed on the bows of the boat and flags to be placed on the backstay.
ELIGIBILITY AND REGISTRATION
The J-80 Class Spanish Championship is a regatta closed to J80 class boats, classified as a Member event. Foreign crews may be accepted after requesting an invitation to the RFEV. The title of champion of Spain will be for the boat that has the entire crew made up of sailors of Spanish nationality or with legal residence in Spain. Employers must be members of their National J-80 Class Association and be registered at www.j80measurement.com. Spanish sailors, with legal residence in Spain or sailing on a boat attached to a Spanish Club must be in possession of the 2018 sports federation license. Registrations must be made before April 12, 2018, through the Registration Form or sent to:
The registration is conditioned to the presentation of the following documents:
a) Current RC insurance policy, in accordance with RD 607/1999 of June 16, and with a valid receipt, with extended coverage for regattas.
b) Participants of nationality or with legal residence in Spain, the current federative sports license.
c) For foreign athletes who do not have a federative license or athlete 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.
d) In the event of displaying advertising, authorization from the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation in accordance with the Prescription of the RFEV to regulation WS 20.8.2. (only boats with a Spanish flag or a foreign flag that represents or competes for a club affiliated to the RFEV).
e) Complete equipment control and weighing of crews in accordance with the class rule (C4.1)
Registration fees will be €250.00 and will be made by bank transfer, indicating the sail number of the boat and the Spanish J80 Championship.
Account number: 2080-0559-23-3040003658
SWIFT: CAGLEMXXX IBAN: ES92
4.2 The Organizing Committee reserves the right to accept registrations received after April 12. In case of acceptance, the registration fees will have a price of €300.00 per boat.
The event program is as follows:
Friday, April 27 – 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Registration of participants . Measurement and control of sails and equipment. Crew weighing. Delivery of Sailing Instructions
Saturday April 28 – 09:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Registration of participants. Final measurements. Crew Weighing
Saturday April 28 – 15:00
Sunday April 29 – 11:00
Monday April 30 – 11:00
Tuesday, May 1 – 11:00
Tuesday, May 1 – 16:00
Tuesday, May 1 – 16:30
On May 1 there will be no warning signal after 3:00 p.m. There are 11 races scheduled, of which 2 must be completed for the regatta to be valid.
MEASUREMENTS. REGISTRATION OF SAILS AND EQUIPMENT
The registration of sails and equipment inspection, as well as the weighing of crews, will be carried out on the dates and times indicated in 5.1. The boats will present to registration the elements that are listed in their written declaration, which will be: 1 Mainsail, 1 Jib and 1 or 2 Gennakers. The sails must be measured according to the class rules before the event, carry the official sticker (rule G2.3) and be registered at www.j80measurement.com. No boat will be able to compete using the aforementioned sails without being previously registered. Daily measurement controls may be carried out.
Sailing instructions will be available at the race office from April 27 at 10:00.
RRS 44.1 is amended so that the Two Turn Penalty is replaced by the One Turn Penalty.
If 5 or more races have been completed, each boat’s total score will be the total of all its points, discarding its worst result.
Courses will be windward/leeward. More details will be described in the sailing instructions.
The boats whose registration is accepted in this regatta and that are not based in the MCY Baiona, will have a mooring place reserved in the Club during the event. Also, if they come by road, the launching and stranding included. The moorings will be free for up to a week after the end of the championship, and the boats may enter as far in advance as they deem appropriate, for which the means of transport and the day of arrival in Baiona will be indicated in the registration form.
The Race Committee will use Channel 69 VHF for its communications during the events. Except in emergencies, a boat while racing shall not make or receive data or voice transmissions that are not available to all boats. [DP]
By registering for this event, the participants automatically transfer to the Organizing Committee the image rights, recorded or filmed during the event, as defined by the Notice of Regatta and the Regatta Instructions, in perpetuity, being able to use them in any moment without the participants being able to request any compensation.
All boats participating in the regatta do so at their own risk and responsibility. The MRCY Baiona, the Organizing Committee, the Protest Committee, the Regatta Committee Committee and any other person or body involved in the organization of the event, expressly reject any responsibility for material or personal damage that may occur as a result of participation. in the tests covered by this notice of race. Attention is drawn to the Fundamental Rule 4 DECISION TO RACE, from part 1 of the RRS which states: “A boat is solely responsible for her decision to start or not to start or to continue in the race”
Each Participating Boat must have a current RC Insurance Policy, in accordance with RD 607/1999 of June 16, with extended coverage for regattas.
SOCIAL EVENTS / AWARDS DELIVERY
The program of events will be published in the TOA.
The following accommodations are recommended;
– Hotel Pinzon 986356046
– Hotel Carabela Pinta 986355107
– Hotel Announced 986356018
– Hotel Restaurant Escondidiño 986358205
– Hotel 3 Caravels 986 355441
– Hotel Bahía Bayona 986385004
– Ababides Apartments 600 43 06 12
– National Inn of Bayonne 986 35 50 00
The J80 Class Spanish Championship is included in the Repsol Trophy · Monte Real Yacht Club Spring Regatta .