ORC cruisers, Monotypes J80 and Figaros
July 25 to 28, 2019


The 44th COUNT OF GONDOMAR – BANCO SABADELL TROPHY, will be held in Galician waters on July 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2019, being organized by the Monte Real Yacht Club (MRCYB), by delegation of the Royal Spanish Federation Sailing (RFEV).

This event appears in the Official Calendar of the RFEV as a qualifying regatta for the Spanish Cruiser Height Championship in the Galicia Zone, “Memorial Ángel Zorrilla”, in its Baiona – Carrumeiro Chico – Baiona stage, which will take place on July 25 and 26. of 2019.



The regatta will be governed by:

  1. 1.The regatta rules as defined in the World Sailing (WS) Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) 2017 – 2020.
  2. The 2019 Cruise Technical Regulation and its annexes, in force.
  3. The Rules of the ORC Rating System
  4. The IMS Measurement Regulation, the Habitability and Equipment Rules.
  5. [DP]The J80 Class Regulations, with the specifications of the Galician Class Association.
  6. [DP]The MRCYB Regulation for monotype Figaro.
  7. The Special Rules for High Seas regattas of the WS, Category 3 (Height to Carrumeiro Stage) and Category 4 reduced for the other Stages.
  8. 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)).



2.1 Participants must meet the eligibility conditions reflected in Regulation 19 of the WS, and in the Prescriptions of the RFEV to said Regulation.

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 2019. The License must be issued by the Armed Forces where the club has its headquarters, as well as where the athlete, coach or judge are registered or can demonstrate that they have a direct link with the practice of sailing. (RFEV 11.4 license regulation)

For foreign athletes who do not have a federal license or athlete medical insurance that insures them in the event of an accident, they must prove that they have valid accident and illness insurance in Spain.



3.1 Participants in the Spanish Championship of Height Galicia Zone may display advertising in accordance with Regulation 20 of the WORLD SAILING, the Technical Regulation of Cruises and the prescriptions of the RFEV to said Regulation.

3.2 In accordance with regulation 20.4 of the WS, participants may be required to display advertising on the front 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 carried out, the organizing committee may impose penalties.

3.4 The MRCYB 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 standards and generally accepted ethics (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 person in charge of each 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.

3.6 Those responsible for each participating boat 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…



4.1 Participation in ORC for the Galicia Zone Spanish Height Championship in this Regatta is limited to boats with a valid ORC Certificate for 2019 and with a GPH of less than 650 s/mile, and there must be a minimum of 6 boats registered.

4.2 Participation in general for the 44th Count of Gondomar – Banco Sabadell Trophy, will be for cruisers with an ORC and ORC CLUB Certificate valid for 2019 whose GPH does not exceed 780 s/mile, as well as the J80 and Figaro Monotype classes.

4.3 For the 44th Count of Gondomar – Banco Sabadell Trophy, the ORC fleet will be divided into Classes, as long as there is a minimum of registered boats according to the criteria of the Organizing Committee. If any of the classes do not form, their ships will go to the class where the GPH comes closest to it, being the following

4.4 In the Stage “Baiona – Carrumeiro Chico – Baiona” (Spanish Height Championship “Memorial Ángel Zorrilla”) only boats of Classes 0-1, 2 and 3 of the previous table may participate.

4.5 The Figaro and J80 classes will race in real time and will only be classified within their own class.

4.6 To form the Monotype classes there must be a minimum of 5 registered.



5.1 Entries

5.1.1 The inscriptions will necessarily be formalized in the attached form and must be sent together with a photocopy of the valid Measurement Certificate and a photocopy of the Certificate of Habitability (if applicable) before July 24, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. to:

Mount Royal Yacht Club
Conde de Gondomar Parador Enclosure
36300 Bayonne
phone + 34 986 385.000

5.1.2 Entry fees are set per boat, at €120 for ORC 0-1-2-3 classes and €80 for the others. Registrations that are formalized before July 20 will have a 25% discount, remaining at €90 for the ORC 0-1-2-3 classes and €60 for the others.

5.1.3 The payment of the registration fees will be evidenced by the delivery of a nominative check in the name of Monte Real Club de Yates, or the presentation of the photocopy of the transfer made where it must reflect the name of the boat or sail number to:

Account number: ES80 0081 2308 6100 0108 3014

In addition, it is recalled that every boat participating in each and every one of the following regattas organized by the MRCYB: Comunica Trophy, Repsol Trophy and Conde de Gondomar Trophy, will obtain free registration for the 43rd Prince of Asturias Trophy.

5.2 Confirmation of registration.

5.2.1 The person in charge of each boat must register and personally sign the Form at the Race Office before 10:00 a.m. on July 25, 2019.

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

a) Valid ORC Measurement Certificate for the year 2019 (ORC fleet only).

b) 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 336,556 euros.

c) In case of displaying advertising, authorization from the corresponding Federation. In case of not being presented, the boat will not classify in the Galician Zone Cruisers Height Spanish Championship.

d) For Spanish crew members, sports federation license for the year 2019. For participants in the Spanish Height Championship, License enabled by the RFEV 2019. It is recalled that for a license to be valid it must be issued by the Armed Forces where the club has its headquarters, as well as where the athlete, coach or judge are registered or can demonstrate that they have a direct link with the practice of sailing ( license regulation RFEV 11.4).

5.3 Entries of boats for which requests for the issuance or modification of their rating certificate have been made to the RFEV after 6:00 p.m. of the day prior to the closing of the registration of participants and confirmation of the entry will not be accepted.


6.1 The program of the event is as follows:


7.1 The classifications for ORC will be established, in accordance with rule 204 of the RTC (Implied Wind Composite course or Ocean PCS for coastal; and Implied Wind Composite course or Inshore Tod in windward/leeward events).

7.2 For J80 and Figaros, the classification will always be in real time.

7.3 a) The 44th Conde de Gondomar – Banco Sabadell Trophy will be awarded to the winner of the Joint General Classification of ORC classes 0-1-2-3 (only for those who have completed the Carrumeiro Stage)

b) There will be a classification for each of the classes that are finally formed of ORC and Monotypes

7.4 For the Spanish Cruiser Height Championship “Angel Zorrilla Memorial” Galicia Zone, only the Baiona – Carrumeiro – Baiona Height Stage will score points.



Appendix A and the Low Point System described in rule A 4.1 of the RRS will be applied, with the following specifications:

8.1 No races will be excluded in the scoring of each boat.

8.2 The coefficient in the long test Baiona – Carrumeiro – Baiona will be 2.0, in the Vuelta a Ons Stage it will be 1.5, while in the rest of the tests it will be 1.0.



9.1 Safety and Measurement controls will be carried out daily by the Technical Committee.

9.2 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.



10.1 The safety of this regatta will be considered as Category 3 for the Carrumeiro stage and 4 for the other stages (see categories on the RFEV website, cruise documents) in accordance with the Special Rules for High Seas Regattas of the RFEV. W.S.

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

10.3 It will be the obligation of the person in charge of each boat to comply with the legal regulations established for recreational boats, both in general and special, for their government, dispatch and security.

10.4 Wake Tracking and Safety Program

All participants must be connected to the live monitoring program of the Regatta, through the free application that they will download on their mobiles, during the completion of all the tests. In this link you can follow the instructions

For any information about the application, please contact us by phone at 608 823 036.
It will be very important to provide mobile battery chargers or mobile connection to the ship’s battery to charge.



They will be indicated in the TOA before the departure of the first test.



Royal Decree 62/2008 has 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 Regatta, being covered for participation in nautical races. -sports.



The image rights of the regatta are the sole and exclusive property of the MRCYB and the RFEV.

Any advertising action that does not have the express authorization of the organizers is prohibited.



All regatta participants do so at their own risk and responsibility.

The Organizing Committee or any 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 participation in the tests covered for this Notice of Race.

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

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

MRCYB – June 2019




The trophy delivery ceremony will take place on the terrace of the MRCYB, once the final general classifications have been published, after finishing the tests on Sunday, July 28 (6:00 p.m. approx.).

The schedule for the various events will be as follows:


The boats whose registration is accepted in this regatta will have a reserved and free mooring or anchoring place (mooring under the exclusive responsibility of the owner or skipper) during the celebration of the event, from July 21 to 28. See attached plan.

The MRCYB reserves the right to assign berths to vessels in strict order of registration, based on their size and draft.


  • Contact the crew on VHF 71 before docking.
  • Free mooring from July 21 to 28.