NOTICE OF RACE 36th PRINCE OF ASTURIAS TROPHY

36th PRINCE OF ASTURIAS TROPHY
ORC CRUISES J80 FIGAROS

PRESIDENT OF THE XUNTA TROPHY
COUNT OF BARCELONA TROPHY
25th GESTILAR LADIES CUP
J80 MONOTYPES

The 36th Prince of Asturias Trophy will be held in the waters of the bay of Baiona and the Vigo estuary on September 3, 4 and 5, 2021, under the organization of the Monte Real Club de Yates and the Naval Regatta Commission of the Naval School Marine Military.

>> REGISTRATION: https://www.mrcyb.es/inscripcion-regata-principe-de-asturias-2021/

1/ RULES

1.1. The regatta will be governed by:

a) The regatta rules as defined in the World Sailing (WS) Racing Rules of Sailing (RRV).

b) Technical Cruise Regulations and their Annexes in force.

c) Regulation of measurement, habitability and equipment of the ORC and IMS rules.

d) Regulation of the ORC rating system.

and)[DP] J80 Class Monotype Regulations and their special adaptations of the J80 Galicia Fleet.

F)[DP] MRCYB Regulations for Monotype Figaro and Ladies Cup.

g) Special rules for offshore regattas (OSR) of WS, Category 4 (ORC) reduced, and the particular ones for J80 Galicia and Fígaros zone of the MRCYB.

h) In the rules that govern this regatta, the notification[NP] refers to the fact that an infraction of this rule will not be a reason for protests between boats (modifies RRS 60.1(a)).

i) Special rules of the RFGV and SDX (General Secretariat for Sport of the Xunta de Galicia) for COVID19 prevention. [NP] [DP] (Annex I to this AR).

j) In the rules that govern this regatta, the notification[SP] “standard penalty” the Race Committee, or by the Protest Committee may apply a penalty without a hearing (modifies rule 63.1 and A5 of the RRS). k) Between 9:00 p.m. each day and 8:00 a.m. the following day, part B of the International Regulations to prevent collisions at sea will apply, replacing Part 2 of the 2021 Sailing Regattas Regulations. – 2024.

1.2. The official language of the regatta will be Spanish.

2/ ELIGIBILITY

2.1 Participants must meet the eligibility conditions reflected in Regulation 19 of the WS and in the prescriptions of the RFEV.

2.2 Participants of nationality or with legal residence in Spain or who compete in boats attached to a Spanish club, must be in possession of the sports federation license for the year 2021. For foreign athletes who do not have a federative license or athlete medical insurance that insures them in case of an accident, they must prove that they have accident and illness insurance valid in Spain.

3/ ADVERTISING [NP][DP]

3.1 Participants may display advertising in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 20 of the WS.

3.2 In accordance with WS 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 will be provided at the regatta office once your registration is confirmed. Modifications to the stickers provided by the Organizing Committee are not allowed. If it occurs, the Regatta Committee may decree the penalties it deems appropriate.

3.3 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 WS) or contravene the interests of the organizing club. This includes the celebration of the tests in the regatta field, in the club’s facilities or while it is available to the Regatta Committee.

* 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 regatta, for the approval of the Organizing Committee.

4/ PARTICIPATION

4.1 Participation in this Regatta is limited in ORC to cruisers with a single hull, with a length greater than 7.00 meters, with an ORC or ORC club certificate valid for 2021 and with a GPH of less than 780 s/mile, and must have a declaration complete set of sails, including your spinnaker or gennaker. Whoever does not have it declared, may participate, but will be penalized with 25% of the real time he does in the regatta; as well as the ORC called Open by the organization. Monotypes J80 and Monotypes Fígaro of the MRCYB (the female crews invited by the organization for the Ladies Cup trophy) will race in real time.

4.2 The skippers of the boats must be of legal age.
In case of taking a minor as a crew member, they must have the corresponding written authorization from the parents or guardians.
The responsibility of the minor during the regatta corresponds to the skipper of the boat where he is embarked.

4.3 The following groups and classes are established:

(*) In the OPEN CLASS, only those boats that due to their GPH are obliged to go in other classes, but that do not have a minimum competitive capacity, as well as vintage boats, especially slow designs, etc., may participate.

For those boats that due to their performance can compete in this class, but are more modern models or with materials and elements of high modulus, carbon, etc., the Organizing and Regatta Committee may classify it at its sole discretion in a class called OPEN EXTRA.

In any case, the Regatta Committee and Organizing Committee will have the power to include, at its discretion, in the OPEN and OPEN EXTRA Group the boats it deems appropriate.

4.4 The Organizing and Regatta Committee reserves the right to admit the inscriptions, as well as to group the boats in the corresponding class or group.

4.5 To form a class or group, a minimum of FIVE boats must register in it.

5/ REGISTRATION

5.1 In this edition and as a preventive measure due to the extraordinary circumstances caused by Covid19, the maximum number of participating boats will be 70.

Registrations will be formalized in two ways:

– ONLINE (recommended): through the form located on the MRCYB website
https://www.mrcyb.es/inscripcion-regata-principe-de-asturias-2021/

– TRADITIONAL: covering the form posted on the web in the regatta section and sending it by email.

Additionally, to formalize the registration, a photocopy of the valid measurement certificate 2021 and proof of payment of registration fees must be sent by email, before September 2 at 12:00 p.m. to:

Mount Royal Yacht Club
Parador Enclosure s/n
36300 Bayonne
phone + 34 986 385 000
regatas@mrcyb.com

Not admitting any registration made after 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 2, 2021.

5.1.1 The registration fees will be the following:

5.1.2 Payment of registration fees will be made in cash or by bank transfer to the name of Monte Real Club de Yates to the account:

ABANCA
BAIONA Branch
Account number: 2080-0559-23-3040003658
SWIFT: CAGLEMXXX IBAN: ES92

It will be necessary to present the receipt of the transaction, together with the registration form, including the name of the boat or sail number, at the club’s offices or by email to regatas@mrcyb.com.

5.2 Registration and confirmation of registration.

5.2.1 The owner or person in charge of each boat must register and personally sign the registration form at the Regatta Office before 8:00 p.m. on September 2, 2021 (ORC, J80 and Ladies Cup) or on September 3, 2021. September 2021 before 8:00 p.m. (ORC 4, 5 and Open). Entries of boats that have made requests to the RFEV for the issuance or modification of their rating certificate after 6:00 p.m. the day before the start of the first race will not be accepted (except for a justified cause approved by the regatta committee).

5.2.2 The registration is conditioned to the presentation before the appointed time of the following documents:

a) Valid measurement certificate.

b) ORC habitability certificate (if applicable).

c) 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.

d) In case of displaying advertising, corresponding federal authorization. e) Federation athlete license, federation certificate (MANDATORY to submit along with the registration form).

6/ SPORTS PROGRAM

6.1 The sports program of the event is as follows:

7/ NUMBER OF EVENTS AND ROUTE

7.1 The trophy consists of a maximum of:
– 6 tests for ORC 0-1-2-3-4 and Ladies Cup.
– 9 tests for J80.
– 2 tests for ORC 5, Open and Open Extra.
The trophy will be valid when at least one test is completed in the corresponding group.

7.2 The Sailing Instructions will detail the courses to be sailed.

8/ CLASSIFICATIONS

8.1 There will be a classification for each of the groups formed.

8.2 The classifications for the ORC groups or classes, specified in the Sailing Instructions.

8.3 J80 and Ladies Cup will qualify in real time.

9/ SCORE

Appendix A and the downward scoring system described in the RRS will apply.

10/ INSPECTION AND MEASUREMENT. [DP][SP]

10.1 Security and measurement controls may be carried out daily by the Technical Committee.

10.2 The responsibility of attending this regatta having previously updated its Measurement Certificate, measuring the material with which it is intended to participate, is exclusively the registered skipper.

10.3 In no class may the number of crew members on board be changed during the regatta.

10.4 Points 102.3 and 200.1.b of the ORC, minimum crew weight, will apply in this regatta.

11/ SAFETY [NP] [DP]

11.1 All boats must be equipped with a VHF radio with channels 16, 69, 71 and 72.

11.2 It will be the responsibility of the owner or skipper 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.

12/ PRIZES

The full list of prizes will be displayed at the TOA during the regatta. As a minimum, prizes will be awarded to the best classified in each of the groups ORC, Open, J80 class, and the Ladies Cup Trophy to the winning female crew in the figaro class, the Conde de Barcelona Trophy to the best classified Portuguese crew in ORC according to the trophy rules

(*) The number of prizes for each class will depend on the number of registered in each of them.

(**) The Regulations of the different Trophies will also be available to the participants on the website of the Monte Real Club de Yates in its section on the Príncipe de Asturias regatta.

13/ IMAGE RIGHTS

The image rights of the event belong exclusively to the Monte Real Club de Yates.

During all the days of regatta and in the social events there will be photographic and television coverage.

14/ LOCAL MARINE REGULATIONS

Royal Decree 62/2008 establishes the conditions of maritime safety, navigation and human life at sea applicable to nautical-sports events.

Participants are warned, before the start of the tests, that the boats can only participate if they are legally dispatched to navigate the waters through which the test will take place, and if their skippers have sufficient qualifications for their government.

Participants must declare, adequately in advance of the start of the race, the insurance taken out, if applicable, including the risks covered and the limits of liability in accordance with the Notice of Race, being covered for participation in races nautical-sports.

15/ RESPONSIBILITY

All those who participate in this regatta do so at their own risk and responsibility.

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

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

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

BERTHS

The boats whose registration is accepted in this regatta will have a reserved and free mooring or anchoring place (mooring under the sole responsibility of the owner or skipper) during the celebration of the event, from August 30 to September 12.

See attached map, which indicates the area reserved for participants.

The Monte Real Club de Yates reserves the right to assign berths to the boats in strict order of registration, depending on their size and draft.

 

RESERVED AREA FOR THE DOCKING OF PARTICIPANTS

 

Contact the crew on VHF 71 before docking.

SOCIAL EVENTS AND AWARDS DELIVERY

The award ceremony for the 36th PRÍNCIPE DE ASTURIAS TROPHY will take place at the club’s facilities on September 5, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Any other social event scheduled during the days of the tests will be published on the Official Notice Board (TOA) and on the club’s website in the regatta section.

All ceremonies will be subject to the COVID regulations that mark us during the celebration of the Prince of Asturias.

 

ANNEX I

COVID-19 PROTOCOL FOR THE REGATTA [NP] [DP]

A : MEASURES COMMON TO THE WHOLE ACTIVITY:

 

A1) Interpersonal separation of 1.5m and/or the use of physical protection measures are established as fundamental measures, as established by the regulations, in addition to constant hand washing.

A2) Before attending the activity, participants must undergo a SELF-TEST to confirm symptoms. Do I have a fever, cough or shortness of breath?

A3) All participants must bring their own mask and their own hydroalcoholic gel for all activities.

A4) All participants who have any symptoms of COVID19 or have been in contact with someone infected, will not be able to access the facilities or carry out activities. In addition, they must immediately notify the technical manager of the facility or competition.

A5) It will be mandatory to wash hands at all entrances to the facilities with hydroalcoholic gel or soap, for at least 40 seconds and constantly, before and after each activity that is carried out.

A6) It will not be allowed to share food or drinks between participants, users and/or staff.

A7) All coaches and assistance personnel in water must carry an FFP2 mask and their own bottle of hydroalcoholic gel.

A8) The use of changing rooms is not recommended and they will be used only when necessary. Personal items will not be allowed in the changing rooms. Showers may not be used.

A9) The use of a mask will be mandatory at all times.

A10) In navigation situations in which the safety distance cannot be maintained, a mask will be used whenever conditions allow it and its use is not incompatible with the activity. In case of harsh sea, wind and/or rain conditions, the rain suit will be used to cover the nose and mouth. In addition, before sailing, special attention should be paid to the rest of the measures to minimize the risk of contagion:
– Take temperature prior to activity.
– Frequent hand washing.
– Do not exchange positions on the boats during the same day of activity.
– Disinfection of shared material.

 

B : OWN MEASURES FOR CRUISE SHIPS AND MONOTYPES ADDED TO THE COMMON MEASURES:

 

B1) Use of masks and safety distance of 1.5 m. during the actions of lowering and raising boats.

B2) Keep the crews in their own boat whenever they are on the jetty.

B3) Maintain a constant safety distance of 1.5m interpersonally when circulating or being on the slipway and pontoon.

B4) Use of a mask during transits through the pontoon.

B5) Use of a mask in all interior areas of the club.

B6) Hand washing with hydroalcoholic gel in all accesses.

B7) Carry hydrogel on board for constant hand washing of the crew.

B8) Daily disinfection of the ship.

B9) Obligation to use a bottle of water for each crew member. Do not share bottle

B10) Obligation for each athlete to carry their own supplies on board. Do not share food.

B11) Carry a minimum of 5 masks on board to be able to replace those that are damaged.

PROTOCOL:

http://www.fgvela.es/media/documentos/PROTOCOLO_FISICOVID-DXTGALEGO.pdf

PROTOCOL DEVELOPMENT TABLES:

http://www.fgvela.es/media/documentos/ANEXO_II_-_TABLAS_FISICOVID_RFGVELA.pdf

 

RESPONSIBLE DECLARATION TO BE ADDED TO THE REGISTRATION APPLICATION FORM FOR THIS RACE – MANDATORY ACCORDING TO THE COVID 19 PROTOCOL RULE TO BE ABLE TO TAKE PART IN THE EVENT

 

Mr / Ms ………………………………………. ……………………… with DNI / NIE number …………………………. ………
Skipper / Owner of the Boat ……………………………………………… with Sail number: ………………………………

To participate in the 36th PRINCIPE OF ASTURIAS TROPHY, organized by the Monte Real Club de Yates de Baiona and held in the Vigo estuary and Baiona Bay from September 3 to 5, 2021,

I REQUEST to be able to participate in the indicated Regatta, for which, I have read in detail the information provided by the organization itself and I accept the conditions of participation and express our commitment to the personal hygiene and prevention measures of the protocol of the organization and the RFGV .

AND DECLARES that:

● Both he and the crew members of his boat who appear on the registration form know the protocol for returning to the sporting activity of the Royal Galician Sailing Federation and their commitment exhaustively.
● All of them will access the facilities with the recommended protection measures and will use them whenever the sport allows it, complying with the rules of use of the facilities established in the protocol for each of the spaces.
● Despite the existence of a return to activity protocol, I am aware of the risks involved in playing sports indoors in the current pandemic situation.
● Likewise, I declare that IN THE LAST 15 DAYS WE HAVE NOT HAD ANY OF THE CREW:
o Suffered from any symptoms of Covid:
▪ Fever.
▪ Tiredness.
▪ Dry cough.
▪ Difficulty breathing.
Nor have we been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for Covid-19.
● We will immediately notify the Management of the Organizing Entity if any of the above circumstances occurs or is positive for Covid-19, so that the appropriate measures can be taken.
The signature certifies compliance with and acceptance of the rules of the protocol established by the Royal Galician Sailing Federation and the Organizing Club.

In ……………………….., on ……… of ………………………. from 2021

Signed: