The AXA J80 Autumn League will be held in the waters of the Bay of Baiona, on October 13 and 27, November 10 and 24, organized by the Monte Real Yacht Club.
1.1 The Regatta will be governed by:
a) The rules as defined in the WS Racing Rules of Sailing 2017–2020 (RRV).
b) J80 Class One Design Regulations and their special adaptations of the J80 Galicia Fleet [NP] [DP]
c) Announcement and Race Instructions.
d) 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
e) 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 under this instruction shall be [DPI
f) The penalty for infractions of the IR indicated as [SP] will be fixed, without hearing and imposed by the Race Committee, in the most recently completed race, applied as indicated in Rule 44.3 RRS (modifies Rules 63.1 and A5 of the RRS )
2. ADVERTISING [NP] [DP]
2.1) Participants may display advertising in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 20 of WS.
2.2) The Organization may require the participants to display the sponsor’s publicity in the appropriate way and that will be provided to them before the regatta, not being able to manipulate or modify said material under any circumstances.
3. PARTICIPATION [NP] [DP]
3.1) J80 class boats that comply with the regulations of point 1 of this AR may participate.
3.2) Skippers who are not owners must be in possession of the ISAF Sailor Classification Grade 1. (https://members.sailing.org/classification/?unique=1442849722.9402&view=req_new_classification&nocache=1)
4.1) Registration will be mandatory, at a cost of €30 per boat, and the following documentation must be sent or presented before October 12:
• Duly completed registration form.
• INSURANCE of the boat.
• 2018 federative licenses for all crew members.
• Proof of transfer of registration rights.
Submitted or presented at:
Mount Royal Yacht Club
Parador Enclosure s/n, 36300 Baiona
phone + 34 986 385000 Fax. + 34 986 355061
And the transfer of with the registration rights made in
Account number: 2080-0559-23-3040003658
SWIFT: CAGLESMMXXX IBAN: ES92
4.2) Registration and registration confirmation
The owner or person in charge of each boat must register and personally sign the registration form at the Regatta Office before 1:00 p.m. on October 13, 201
This program may be modified if circumstances so require (postponement to other dates due to suspension due to storms, etc., or modification of schedules according to forecast weather conditions or other causes). It will not be possible to give a start 60 minutes before sunset on each day.
6. COMPETITION FORMAT
6.1) It will be navigated in fleet, in real time.
6.2) 12 tests are scheduled.
6.3) No more than 3 tests per day will be sailed.
7. MEASUREMENT AND SAFETY [NP] [DP]
7.1 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.
7.2 The number of crew members on board may not be changed during the regatta.
7.3 The safety of this regatta will be considered as category 4 (reduced) in accordance with the Special Rules for High Seas Regatta of the WS
7.4 All boats will have to be equipped with a VHF radio with channels 16, 09, 71 and 72
7.5 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.
8 SCORING SYSTEM
8.1) The Low Score system described in Appendix A of the RRS will be applied.
8.2) There will be one (1) discard from 6 or more races held and two (2) discards from 11 or more races held.
Prizes will be awarded to at least the top 3 finishers at the dinner to be held on November 24 at 8:30 p.m. at the club.
Participants in the AXA TROPHY – Fall League – J80 Class do so at their own risk and responsibility.
The MRCYB or any person or body involved in the organization of the event, reject 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 by this race announcement.
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 race or to continue racing”.